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Workers near a railway at Labrador Iron Mines' Schefferville iron ore property in the Labrador Trough. Credit: Labrador Iron Mines

Commentary: Labrador Trough rail needs a rethink

During its successful 2014 election campaign, Quebec’s Liberal Party vowed to revive Plan Nord — a cherished blueprint for opening up the province’s vast northern mineral wealth for development. Brainchild of former Liberal…

Workers at a drill site in a historic pit at Castle Mountain Mining's namesake gold project in San Bernardino County, California, 90 km south of Las Vegas. Source: Castle Mountain Mining

Castle Mountain in Cali: Old mine, new story

The Castle Mountain heap leach gold mine in San Bernardino County in southern California produced 1.24 million ounces of gold between 1991 and 2001, when mining was suspended due to low gold prices. Now a management team and board…

A driller battles the elements at Champion Iron Mines' Fire Lake North iron ore project in the Labrador Trough. Source: Champion Iron Mines

Positive study for Champion Iron in Labrador Trough

VANCOUVER — A preliminary feasibility study has concluded the East and West iron ore deposits at Champion Iron Mines’ (CHM-T) Consolidated Fire Lake North (CFLN) project could produce 9.3 million tonnes of concentrate grading 66%…

A driller at Aureus Mining's New Liberty gold project in Liberia. Source: Aureus Mining

Aureus on track to production in Liberia

When Aureus Mining (AUE-T, AUE-L) turns its Liberty Gold deposit in Liberia into an open-pit mine as early as the first quarter of 2014, it will be the country’s first modern, commercial gold mine.

The Bloom Lake iron mine in Quebec in 2010 which was purchased by Cliffs Natural resources in 2011. Source: Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines

Cliffs to take major hit in Q4

Two years ago when Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF-N) acquired Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines and its Bloom Lake mine for US$4.97 billion, many critics argued the Cleveland-based company had overpaid.

Editorial: Iron miners, iron wills

The new year kicking off with ArcelorMittal selling 15% of its Labrador Trough iron ore assets underscores the realignment in iron ore assets that has been going on around the world in recent months. Arcelor is selling the 15% stake for a cool…

Equipment at Black Iron's Shymanivske iron ore project in the Ukraine, 330 km southeast of Kiev. Credit: Black Iron.

Black Iron takes on Ukrainian iron ore

Low operating costs and proximity to steel mills in Europe and the Middle East make Black Iron’s (BKI-T) Shymanivske iron ore project in the Ukraine a compelling proposition, despite fluctuations in the iron ore price, the Toronto-based…

Cap-Ex’s iron ore discovery grabs market’s attention

Just two short months ago, Cap-Ex Ventures (CEV-V) was one of the smallest and least visible explorer looking for iron ore in Eastern Canada’s Labrador Trough. But as the first assays from the company’s main Block 103 iron ore property near…

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