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  • Century Files on Sedar Technical Report on Feasibility Study for Joyce Lake DSO Project 2015-04-15

    TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2015) - Century Iron Mines Corporation (TSX:FER) ("Century"), through Labec Century Iron Ore Inc. ("Labec Century"), a joint venture with WISCO International Resources Development & Investment Limited ("WISCO"), is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR of the National Instrument 43-101 compliant technical report ("Report") summarizing the results of the feasibility study for the Joyce Lake Direct Shipping Ore ("DSO") Project of the Attikamagen Property, Labrador ("FS"). The publicly filed document is consistent with the results disclosed in the news release dated March 2, 2015. The date of the Report is April 14, 2015 and a copy is available under Century's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com and will be posted on Century's website at www.centuryiron.com. Century is a 60% owner of Labec Century which owns the Joyce Lake DSO Project. The FS was completed by BBA Inc. ("BBA") located in Montreal, Quebec, with inputs from Stantec Consulting Ltd., SGS Canada Inc., Geostat, BluMetric and LVM, a division of Englobe Corp.

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  • General 2015-05-10
    The Voisey's Bay development consists of three major components: an integrated mine and concentrator at the Voisey's Bay site in Labrador that will process ore from the Voisey's Bay deposit; a demonstration hydrometallurgical plant in Argentia to confirm the technological and commercial application of hydrometallurgical technology for Voisey's Bay concentrate; and a processing facility. Construction of the mine and concentrator is complete and mining activity is underway. Vale Inco began processing its first ore in August 2005. Construction of the hydromet demonstration plant was completed in October 2005 and the final phase of the R&D program was completed and the demonstration plant closed in June 2008. Following the completion of the R&D program, Vale Inco will construct a processing facility at Long Harbour, Newfoundland that will produce finished nickel product. Based on what we know today, this facility will cost in the order of US$2.2 billion and during operations employ about 450 people. Construction of the Long Harbour Processing Plant is expected to generate approximately 5,750 person-years of employment.

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