Canadian Mining Journal


Cobalt


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    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

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    COBALT: Vale streams Voisey’s Bay cobalt for $700M

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – What Bloomberg reported last week – that Vale SA has reached a deal to sell future cobalt production from the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper mine 35 km south of Nain – Vale confirmed today, June 11. The upfront deal

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt notes high grade assays from Castle mine

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., has run into some high grade cobalt mineralization as it rehabilitates the former Castle silver mine near Gowganda. The company is preparing for its first underground drilling program. Five composite samples of

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    COBALT: Castle drilling yields high grades for Canada Cobalt

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Vancouver says it is making good progress at the former Castle cobalt-silver mine near the town of Cobalt. The first underground level has been rehabilitated so that underground drilling can be done on cobalt-rich

  • Feature

    EVs driving growing enthusiasm for battery metals mining

    May 8, 2018 by Sander Grieve

    The future is bright for battery minerals

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    COBALT: First Cobalt doubles length of Kerr zone

    May 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s First Cobalt Corp. says recent drilling has allowed it to trace the mineralization of the recently discovered Kerr #2 zone to twice what it was before. The zone extends over 200 metres. The Kerr #2 zone is

  • GOLD: Goldcorp reports Q1 net earnings down to $67M

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp reports net earnings of $67 million (all figures are U.S. dollars), or $0.08 per share, for the first quarter of 2018. Earnings were down substantially from the $170 million, or $0.20 per share, for the same quarter

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    COBALT: eCobalt readies Idaho cobalt project for construction

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO –  eCobalt Solutions of Vancouver is ramping up pre-construction activities at its 100% Idaho Cobalt Project (ICP) near the town of Salmon. The project is the only permitted primary cobalt mine in the United States. eCobalt says portions of

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    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

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    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.