Canadian Mining Journal


Cobalt


  • NICKEL-COBALT: First Quantum signals potential restart of Ravensthorpe mine

    May 14, 2019 by MINING.com staff

    VANCOUVER – First Quantum Minerals is investigating the possibility of re-starting its idled Ravensthorpe nickel/cobalt operation in Australia, according to UK-based market research firm Roskill. The Vancouver-based company acquired the Ravensthorpe mine and processing plant from BHP in February 2010, with

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    BATTERY MINERALS: US senate introduces new bill to boost domestic supply

    May 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    WASHINGTON, DC – Republican senators led by Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure mineral resources and supply chains, reducing reliance on foreign sources. The new legislation – the American Minerals Security Act – listed lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel as “critical

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt signs deal for first revenue stream

    May 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COQUITLAM, B.C. – Canada Cobalt Works has signed a deal for the custom treatment of material from U.S. mines using its proprietary Re-2OX process. A non-binding memorandum of understanding has been signed between Canada Cobalt and Global Energy Metals of

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    Dundee tests new frontiers for drones

    May 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Exyn machine can navigate autonomously underground for mapping and more

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    COPPER: Rockridge hits high grades at Knife Lake

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Rockridge Resources reports drilling high grade, near surface copper mineralization at the Knife Lake property 50 km northwest of Sandy Bay. Rockridge has an option with Eagle Plains Resources to acquire 100% interest in the historic property.

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    GOLD-COPPER: Lumina extends Gran Bestia in Ecuador

    April 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold has drilled its longest continuous section of mineralization at its Gran Bestia copper-gold deposit in Ecuador, part of its Cangrejos copper-gold project. The company cut 0.62 g/t gold and 0.11% copper over 626 metres from surface including

  • MARKETS: Raymond James raises gold, copper forecasts, lowers uranium

    April 9, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Brian MacArthur of Raymond James is increasing his price forecasts for gold, copper, zinc and coking call and lowering his estimate for uranium. The mining analyst has revised his average gold price for 2019 to US$1,301 per oz. from US$1,293

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    COBALT: First Cobalt produces battery grade cobalt sulphate

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has successfully produced a battery grade cobalt sulphate at its refinery near the town of Cobalt. The refinery has the potential to produce up to 2,000 tonnes of cobalt product per year or more

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX shares latest West Bear results

    April 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based UEX Corporation has shared the third set of assays from the winter drill program at its West Bear cobalt-nickel property in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin. The company said that 14 of the 20 assays

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    GOLD: BCI opposes Goldcorp’s US$12 million retirement bonus for Ian Telfer

    March 25, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – British Columbia Investment Management Corp. says it will vote against the proposed merger of Goldcorp and Newmont Mining due to Goldcorp’s decision to award its chairman, Ian Telfer, a US$12 million retirement allowance. BCI, which provides investment management services to

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    Salazar Resources set to dust off neglected portfolio

    March 20, 2019 by David Perri

    After riding out a decade of political and market instability, Ecuador-focused junior Salazar Resources (TSXV: SRL) has emerged with funds and a new focus to explore its portfolio of early stage projects in the country. The company is helmed by Fredy Salazar,

  • COBALT: First Cobalt extends Iron Creek mineralization by 150 metres

    March 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has drilled its deepest hole to date at the Iron Creek cobalt project between Challis and Salmon. The hole reached a depth of 611 metres and confirmed that mineralization in the No Name