Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    COBALT-GOLD: Fortune updating NICO feasibility

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is updating the 2014 feasibility study for its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The project is one of the few new cobalt mines that could be in production by

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX cuts 2% Co and 1% Ni over 10.5 metres at West Bear

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based UEX Corporation made its first foray into the cobalt arena late last year through its subsidiary, CoEX Metals. The move appears to have potential. The West Bear cobalt-nickel prospect in the eastern Athabasca Basin returned 2.00% cobalt

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: Tlicho all-season road given approval

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., says the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Tlicho all-season road be approved, subject to certain conditions. The road will stretch 97 km between the town of Whati

  • Feature

    BC’s mining sector is back – in a big way

    April 1, 2018 by Iain Thompson

    A report on positive spending trends in B.C.’s mining sector.

  • COBALT: ePower Metals completes sampling program for Sweet Repose Adit

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver – ePower Metals Inc. announces that the Company has completed a sampling and structural mapping program for the Sweet Repose Adit. Thirty-six samples have been submitted from the Sweet Repose Adit sampling program for assay. In addition, the Company has resubmitted

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    NICKEL-COBALT: RNC sharpens focus on Dumont project

    March 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based RNC Minerals plans to focus on its Dumont nickel-cobalt project near Amos. Dumont, says the company, is the world’s second largest undeveloped nickel resource in the world. And it is shovel ready. The strong nickel price and

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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins testing refinery residue, waste piles

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-headquartered First Cobalt Corp. has begun metallurgical testing of high grade refinery residue and crushed waste at its mill in Cobalt. This study could provide the company with an early source of cash flow. Testing will be done

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt assays 2.46% Co, high silver from Castle bulk sample

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works (formerly Castle Silver) of Coquitlam, B.C., continues its bulk sampling program at the former Castle mine near the town of Cobalt in Northern Ontario. The sample tested 2.46% cobalt and 6,173 g/t silver. Underground bulk

  • COBALT: First Cobalt offers $150M for US Cobalt

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt is making an all-share offer for U.S. Cobalt of Vancouver. The deal is worth an estimated $149.9 million. First Cobalt is offering to exchange each U.S. Cobalt share for 1.5 First Cobalt shares. The exchange ratio

  • Apple and the vertical transformation of mining

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. was in direct talks with an undisclosed mining company to secure long term cobalt supplies to support the mounting demands of the company’s power hungry device lineup. Cobalt, a hard, silver-grey metal once used

  • News

    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