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    COBALT: First Cobalt powers up refinery

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has turned the power on at its refinery in the town of Cobalt. A team of engineers and technicians will conduct a field program in support of the definitive feasibility study underway by Ausenco

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    IOCG: Go Metals finds multiple untested zones at Monster

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Go Metals Corp. has identified several untested iron oxide-copper-gold targets at its 100% owned Monster property in the Dawson mining district. Go Metals noted that the alteration and mineralization at Monster is similar to that of the

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    COBALT: Price drop puts brakes on Fortune’s NICO project

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The recent fall-off of the cobalt price has Fortune Minerals thinking it will stick with the smaller proposed NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. In 2014, a feasibility study suggested a mine and concentrator to

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    COPPER-COBALT: Go Metals samples 22.3% on Monster IOCG

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Go Metals Corp. of Vancouver is pleased with the latest results from its Monster iron ore-copper-gold property in the Dawson district. Ninety grab samples have been analyzed, and the best copper sample was 22.3%. Not every sample ran

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    GOLD-COPPER: Artemis closes $32.6M deal for BC exploration

    August 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Artemis Gold has raised $32.6 million through a best efforts non-brokered private placement. The company issued approximately 36.3 million units at a price of $0.90 per unit. Each unit consists of one common share and one

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    COBALT: Glencore to shut down Mutanda mine

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Glencore AG, one of the largest miners in the world, has announced the closure of its Mutanda mine due to depressed cobalt prices. The closure of the mine that in 2018 produced 27,000 tonnes of

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    COBALT: Glencore provides $5M loan for First Cobalt refinery study

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Swiss integrated miner Glencore AG has agreed to loan US$5 million to Toronto-based First Cobalt. The funds will be used for advanced engineering, metallurgical testing, field work and permitting to complete a feasibility study of First Cobalt’s refinery

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    COBALT-GOLD: Ground broken for Tlicho all-season road that is boon to Fortune

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The ground breaking ceremony for the 97-km Tlicho all-weather road on Aug. 24 in the town of Whati. The new two-lane gravel road will connect to the territorial highway system to the town of Whati, replacing the

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Horizonte releases maiden resource estimate for Serra do Tapa

    August 14, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRAZIL – Horizonte Minerals has completed a maiden resource on its Serra do Tapa nickel project about 90 km north of its Araguaia ferro-nickel project. The company acquired the deposit in October 2015 from Glencore Xstrata. Serra do Tapa contains measured

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    COBALT: Jervois plans for production at Idaho Cobalt in 2021

    July 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – With the eCobalt Solutions merger complete, Jervois Mining of Melbourne, Australia, is making plans for commercial production at the Idaho cobalt operation (ICO) in the second half of 2021. A 12-month construction period is anticipated. Jervois is assembling

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    COPPER: Fortune makes new discovery at NICO

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., has made a new copper discovery at its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The new mineralization was exposed last spring in a pit excavated to provide aggregate for road

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    LITHIUM, COBALT, REE: Eight juniors looking to supply the electric vehicle revolution

    July 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the prices for key battery minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth elements, graphite and copper have so far been subdued in 2019, the general excitement about the future wide adoption of electric vehicles continues to fuel activity