Canadian Mining Journal


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    NICKEL-COBALT: Cobalt 27 picks up royalty on RNC’s Dumont project

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has agreed to acquire an existing 1.75% net smelter return royalty on the Dumont nickel-cobalt project belonging to RNC Minerals. The mine is construction ready near the town of Amos. This is the first

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    Teck posts record 2017 revenue and cash flow

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Favourable commodity prices and a focus on cost control last year drove revenue and cash flow from Teck Resources‘ (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) operations into record territory. The company reported revenue of $12.1 billion, up from $9.3 billion in 2016, along

  • COBALT: Castle Silver adopts new name – Canada Cobalt Works

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COQUITLAM, B.C.  – Castle Silver Resources’ shareholders have approved (99.97% in favour) a name change to Canada Cobalt Works Inc. The change is subject to TSE Venture exchange approval. The new name reflects the company’s interest in the past producing

  • COMMENT: Sustainable cobalt at Samsung

    February 14, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Reading MINING.COM yesterday, I came across this headline gem: Soaring cobalt prices force Samsung SDI to mine metal from old phones. No problem there. South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI is making plans to recycle cobalt from used mobile phones.

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    COBALT: More high grades from Bellellen for First Cobalt

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has confirmed the presence of high grade cobalt-nickel mineralization at the historic Bellellen mine at the former town of Silver Centre. The best grades came from the known vein system south of the

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    First Cobalt finds new mineralization at Keeley

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF) has found near-surface disseminated cobalt and silver mineralization outside the veins that were the focus of historic underground mining at its Keeley project near Cobalt, Ontario. Drill hole KF-WV-0013, in the southern portion of the

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    COBALT: eCobalt ups resources at Idaho cobalt project

    February 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Vancouver-based eCobalt Solutions has released an  updated and increased resource estimate for its Idaho cobalt project. The project, about 40 km west of Salmon, is in the advanced stages of exploration. The new estimate was made on the

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Landore updates estimate for B4-7 deposit at Junior Lake

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Additional drilling by Landore Resources of London, U.K., has allowed the company to report a 43% increase in total resources for the B4-7 nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit on its Junior Lake property. The property lies about 235 km north-northeast of

  • TNM editorial: Cobalt positioned to enjoy strong year

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In many eyes, cobalt is set to become an investor darling for 2018, and the recent royalty hike on cobalt production by the government of the world’s largest producer — the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) — is only

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    COBALT: Orefinders acquires Mann project, plans battery metals spinout

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Orefinders Resources recently acquired sole ownership of the Mann cobalt-silver property in the Cobalt-Gowganda District. The land has nine historic shafts and a ramp driven to the 65-metre level. The Mann mine and its neighbours produced an

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    COBALT: First Cobalt completes first phase of muck pile sampling program

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto says it has completed the initial phase of muck pile sampling at its properties in the Cobalt camp. Over 400 samples were collected from two different geological settings – in  the north near

  • COBALT: Sherritt links warrants to cobalt price, raises $115M

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International is raising C$115 million through the sale of shares and share purchase warrants. The proceeds will be used to reduce debt, for general corporate purposes and to fund future growth. The company will issue 82.1 million