Canadian Mining Journal


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    BASE METALS: Lundin offers plans for next three years

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Lundin Mining Corp. has provided new production guidance for the three-year period beginning in 2018. In 2020, the company expects to be producing as much as 201,000 tonnes of copper, 244,000 tonnes of zinc, and 16,000 tonnes of

  • M&A: Cobalt One Overwhelmingly Approves Merger with First Cobalt

    November 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt Corp. is pleased to announce Cobalt One Ltd. shareholders have approved the merger with First Cobalt, with 99.995% of votes cast in favour. Trent Mell, President & Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are one step closer to

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    NICKEL: Ambatovy JV restructured, Sherritt cuts debt

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MADAGASCAR – Toronto-based Sherritt International and its partners Sumitomo Corp. and Korea Resources Corp. have restructured the Ambatovy nickel joint venture. Sherritt has shed a 28% interest in the project, retaining only a 12% ownership interest. By reducing its share

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    COBALT-GOLD: Fortune mulls 20-30% bump in NICO output

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is considering a 20% to 30% increase in the output from its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The 2014 feasibility study will be updated to an annual production of

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX makes foray into new age metals

    November 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – In a departure from its usual focus on uranium, UEX Corporation of Vancouver is re-evaluating its 100% owned West Bear cobalt-nickel prospect at the Hidden Bay uranium project in the eastern Athabasca Basin.  The cobalt-nickel potential of the

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    GOLD-COBALT: Granada, Castle Silver ink agreement to share mill

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO and QUEBEC – Castle Silver Resources and Granada Gold Mine have signed a provisional deal to share that would see gold ore from the Granada mine in Rouyn-Noranda, Que., treated at the historic Castle Silver mill 85 km northwest

  • COBALT: First Cobalt makes drill plans for consolidated properties

    October 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has begun prospecting and structural mapping on properties owned by Cobalt One and CobalTech Mining. All three companies have holdings near the town of Cobalt – once premier Canada’s silver producing region –

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    eCobalt plans US production facility

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — eCobalt Solutions (TSX: ECS; US-OTC: ECSIF) hopes to restart construction at its Idaho Cobalt project (ICP) next year, which could set the stage for first production in early 2020. The site is located in east-central Idaho, roughly 40 km due west

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    COBALT: First Cobalt examines mineralogies of historical mines

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has examined the mineralogies of samples from several historic mines it owns in the Cobalt camp 400 km north of Toronto. The company found high grade values and various styles. The highest grade vein

  • INFRASTRUCTURE: Fortune applauds next step along road to Whati

    September 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is following closely the government decisions that are moving the Tlicho all-season road to the community of Whati toward construction. Fortune has received approval to build a spur road from Whati to

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    COBALT: First Cobalt readies for work at Keeley-Frontier mine

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. is preparing for closer inspection of its Greater Cobalt project near the historic town of the same name. The company has filed a recent 43-101 report outlining property details and its plans, although no

  • Pala Investments sets up fund for new technology metals

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Over the last decade, Pala Investments has invested across a range of metals including cobalt, lithium, rare earths, tin, nickel and copper. More recent investments include the $200 million public offering in June of Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT), a cobalt streaming company Pala