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Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the…

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…

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.…

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…

First Point Minerals Wale Property Update

First Point Minerals Wale Property Update

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) is pleased to provide an update on metallurgical testing of material from its 100%-owned Wale nickel-iron alloy property in northern British Columbia. The Wale property is located 45 km east of Dease Lake (a town on BC Highway 37 between Stewart and Cassiar) and covers…

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) is 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  …

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…

First Point Minerals Completes 43-101 Technical Update

First Point Minerals Completes 43-101 Technical Update

First Point Minerals Corp. (FPX-TSX) is pleased to report that it has filed on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com) the NI 43-101 compliant Independent Technical Report on the Resource Update for the Decar nickel project in central British Columbia, prepared by Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc. and dated February 27, 2013. The…

First Point Minerals Increase Resources at Decar Project

First Point Minerals Increase Resources at Decar Project

First Point Minerals (TSX-FPX) has provided an updated 43-101 resource estimate for the Decar nickel-iron alloy project near Fort St James, BC. The estimate from January 23, 2013 is 1,159.510,000 indicated tonnes with recoverable nickel being 1,437,800 tonnes at 0.124 (%Nil). The inferred is 870,400,000 tonnes with 1,088,000 recoverable at 0.125.…

First Point Minerals Exploration and Drilling Update

First Point Minerals Exploration and Drilling Update

First Point Minerals(TSX-FPX) has reviewed and published its 2012 exploration program, which totalled $3.3 million, First Point completed five drill holes testing the 100%-owned Klow property in central B.C. (as disclosed in First Point’s October 4, 2012 news release). The best hole returned 316 metres averaging 0.1% nickel-in-alloy. The Company also…