Canadian Mining Journal

Search Minerals Inc

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Search direct extraction process reaches pilot plant stage

    December 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Search Minerals of Vancouver says that SGS Canada has begun piloting Search’s direct extraction process on samples from the company’s Foxtrot rare earths (REE) project near the coastal community of St Lewis. The pilot plant is funded through

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and

  • Feature

    R&D provides much needed boost in the east

    January 1, 2016 by Phil Saunders

    Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the foremost producers of iron and nickel in Canada, ranking second in production of both metals among Canadian jurisdictions in 2014. It also produces, or has significant resources of a wide range of other

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: APEGBC, Search Minerals, and Teck

    October 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC has bestowed the C.J. Westerman Memorial Award, its highest honour for geoscientists, to Garth Kirkham. He has been an influential advocate of best practices and improved guidelines in the exploration and

  • News

    PURCHASE: Labrador property changes hands

    June 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER: Search Minerals Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc., announces the purchase from Great Western Minerals Group Ltd., its interest in the Red Wine Complex Property, located about 110km NE of Churchill Falls,…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Antioquia Gold, Corsa Coal, Falco Resources, and Search Minerals

    February 19, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Antioquia Gold of Calgary has a new president and CEO, Julian Villarruel. He lives in Colombia and is a mining and metallurgical engineer, lawyer and international economics specialist. He replaces Fernando Jaramillo who has stepped down. The…

  • News

    RARE EARTH: Search scales up REO process

    February 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – Search Minerals and its subsidiary Alterra Resources have successfully scaled up the company’s proprietary direct extraction process and produced a high grade rare earth elements (REE) product with a purity of 98.9% rare earth…

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Search Minerals makes second REE find in Labrador

    January 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Search Minerals has made a second discovery of rare earth elements in the Port Hope Simpson district. This find, dubbed Deepwater Fox, is even more promising than the nearby Foxtrot deposit found last year.

  • Feature

    In the East: Mineral industry takes long-term approach

    January 1, 2015 by Phil Saunders*

    The minerals industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is confronting the challenging conditions in the broader commodities market with innovative deals and productivity upgrades in both the mining and exploration sectors. Recent developments in…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Search Minerals, Sirocco, and Zincore

    April 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Stephen Keith is the new president and CEO of Vancouver-based Search Minerals. Former president and CEO James Clucas is now the executive chairman.

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Search Minerals boosts economics of Foxtrot PEA

    March 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – Search Minerals of Vancouver says the revised preliminary economic assessment of its Foxtrot rare earth element project outlines better economics. The document, prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates, evaluated an open pit and…

  • News

    Canadian juniors leading quest for REEs

    November 8, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The hottest play among Canadian juniors is the quest for mineable rare earth element (REE) deposits. Who bette…