A Tale of Two (would-be) Mines

One has Victoria’s backing but not Ottawa’s; the other has Ottawa’s blessing but not Victoria’s By Peter O’Neil, Vancouver Sun Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/tale+would+mines/9349562/story.html#ixzz2pk003eb6 The apparent contradiction is baffling to both the mining industry and the environmental movement. On the one hand Premier Christy Clark’s government says it is devoted to expanding the number of mines […]

First Point Minerals’ Decar Project Successfully Produces High-Grade Ferronickel Directly From Awaruite Concentrate

First Point Minerals’ Decar Project Successfully Produces High-Grade Ferronickel Directly From Awaruite Concentrate

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) (“First Point” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the positive results of preliminary lab scale test work, in which high-grade ferronickel was produced using awaruite (nickel-iron alloy) concentrate from the Company’s 40-% owned Decar project (“Decar”, or “the Project”). Decar, a nickel-iron alloy project in central British Columbia, is […]

West Cirque Discovers High Grade Cu-Au-Ag Zones, Heath Project

West Cirque Discovers High Grade Cu-Au-Ag Zones, Heath Project

West Cirque Resources Ltd. (WCQ: TSX.V) discovered two new zones of high grade copper-gold-silver (Cu-Au-Ag) mineralization during a recent mapping and rock sampling program at its 100% owned Heath Copper-Gold Porphyry project in central B.C. Mapping and rock sampling carried out in September 2013 documented widespread potassic (biotite-magnetite and K-feldspar) and sodic (albite) alteration and […]

First Point Minerals’ Decar Nickel Project to Proceed to Prefeasibility Study Phase

First Point Minerals’ Decar Nickel Project to Proceed to Prefeasibility Study Phase

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) (“First Point” or the “Company”) today announced that Cliffs Natural Resources Exploration Canada Inc., an affiliate of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) (“Cliffs”), has elected to proceed to the Prefeasibility Study phase at the Decar nickel-iron alloy project in central British Columbia. By sole funding completion of […]

First Point Minerals Provides Exploration Update On Its 100% Owned Nickel-Iron Alloy Properties in British Columbia and Yukon

First Point Minerals Provides Exploration Update On Its 100% Owned Nickel-Iron Alloy Properties in British Columbia and Yukon

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) (“First Point” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that field exploration has begun at its 100%-owned Mich nickel-iron alloy property in the Yukon. The Company’s overall 2013 exploration program is budgeted at $1 million and will also include exploration work at the 100%-held Orca and Wale properties in northern […]

First Point Files NI 43-101 for Deacr Nickel Project

First Point Files NI 43-101 for Deacr Nickel Project

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX)┬áis pleased to report that it has filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) the NI 43-101 compliant Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) for the Decar nickel project in central British Columbia, prepared by Tetra Tech and dated March 22, 2013 www.firstpointminerals.com  

Orestone Mining Prepares Gold Drill Targets on Captain for 2013

Orestone Mining Prepares Gold Drill Targets on Captain for 2013

Orestone Mining Corp. (TSX-V: ORS) in preparation for the upcoming field season at the Captain project the Company has made application for an additional 20 diamond drill holes and 44.9 kilometers of IP geophysics to increase coverage over the large outlined magnetic high anomalies. Recent drilling has shown a direct correlation between magnetic dike swarms […]

Rara Terra “RTX” Terminates Lonnie Option

Rara Terra Minerals Corp. (TSX.V-RTX) announces that it has given notice to vendor American Manganese Inc. (TSX-V: AMY) to terminate Rara Terra’s option to acquire up to a 60-per-cent interest in the Lonnie property located near Manson Creek, British Columbia, pursuant to a property option agreement dated January 31, 2011. Management’s decision to discontinue the […]

First Point Minerals Completes PEA for Decar Project

First Point Minerals Completes PEA for Decar Project

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) (“First Point” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the positive results of a NI 43-101 compliant Preliminary Economic Assessment (“PEA”) for the Decar nickel-iron alloy project (“the Project”) in central British Columbia, demonstrating the economic potential of the project. The PEA study was prepared by Tetra Tech on behalf […]