Balmoral delivers more high-grade nickel-PGMs at Grasset  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
Balmoral Resources’ (TSX: BAR) latest drill results provide further confirmation of new high-grade discovery at its Grasset nickel-copper-PGM project in Quebec, 600 km northwest of Montreal.

Price tag for Duluth's Twin Metals nears US$3B  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
The release of a prefeasibility study estimating that its Twin Metals copper-nickel-platinum group metals joint-venture project would cost US$2.8 billion to build sent Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; USOTC: DULMF) shares tumbling by more than 25%.

Resolution at hand for Newmont in Indonesia  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
A month after Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE: FCX) signed a deal with the Indonesian government resolving a standoff over the country’s recently imposed export tax on mineral concentrates, Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) appears...

Letter to the editor: Why Mount Polley's tailings are not toxic 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-27
The Mount Polley copper-gold mine operated by Imperial Metals processed a form of ore related to an alkali intrusive. This type of ore is typified as having a low content of sulphur and is not associated with significant quantities of...

Imperial agrees to First Nations review of Red Chris, ending blockade

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF), the unfortunate miner behind the large Mount Polley tailings spill, has agreed that the Tahltan Central Council could review the tailings facility at its Red Chris copper-gold development project, near...

Mercator files for creditor protection

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
Financially troubled producer Mercator Minerals (TSX: ML; US-OTC: MLKKF) is nearing its end, as it filed for protection from its creditors in Canada and the United States.

CBC Radio: TNM editor-in-chief talks Imperial Metals, Red Chris and Mount Polley

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-20
Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming appeared Tuesday evening on CBC Radio British Columbia's drive-home show "On the Coast" with guest host Kirk Williams to talk about Imperial Metals, the Mount Polley spill, the Red Chris mine...

Miedzi Copper loses Poland concessions  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
Ross Beaty isn’t the type of businessman who normally airs his grievances in public. But when two of his copper concessions in Poland were apparently revoked by the Polish government, he felt he had no choice.

Eric Roth's Aegean Metals sees upside in Turkey 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
VANCOUVER — It was a quiet couple of years for Eric Roth after Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) snapped up his Extorre Gold Mines and its Cerro Moro project in Argentina for US$400 million in mid-2012. But now as president...

BHP plans spinoff to focus on 'four pillars' 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
With a spinoff of its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its non-core coal assets, BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT; ASX: BHP; NYSE: BHP) is  driving to simplify its portfolio.