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    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Murchison buys out Pure Nickel for 100% of HMP project

    March 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    QUEBEC – Murchison Minerals announced this week that it is now the sole owner of the HPM nickel-copper-cobalt project in Quebec, following its acquisition of Pure Nickel‘s 50% interest in the project. To be able to complete the transaction, Murchison

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    SolGold’s Nick Mather our Mining Person of the Year for 2018

    March 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nicholas Mather, president and CEO of Australian junior SolGold, is The Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year for 2018 in recognition of his role as the driving force behind the wildly successful grassroots team that has drilled off the world-class

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    Katanga Q4 loss on suspended cobalt sales, higher costs

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Katanga Mining (TSX: KAT; US-OTC: KATFF) lost $116 million in 2018’s fourth quarter to end the year with $13.4 million in gross profit, a result of temporary cobalt sale suspensions, higher reagent costs at its Luilu metallurgical plant and increased mine

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    Trilogy Metals is cashed up and ready to go in Alaska

    February 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    South32 (LON: S32) has the next 11 months to decide whether it wants to write a US$150-million cheque for a 50% stake in Trilogy Metals’ (TSX: TMQ; NYSE-AM: TMQ) two base metal deposits in Alaska — Arctic and Bornite. To keep that

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    COBALT-SILVER: Canada Cobalt drills bonanza grades at Castle mine property

    February 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works says it has intersected multiple high grade cobalt and silver intercepts during phase one drilling on the first level of the Castle mine. The mine is located near Gowganda, 75 km south of Kirkland Lake.

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: NWT government signs contract to build Tlicho Road

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont. Says the Northwest Territories government has signed a contract for the building of the Tlicho all weather road to the community of Whati. The village is only 50 km south of Fortune’s

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    COBALT: First Cobalt extends mineralization at Iron Creek

    February 13, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    IDAHO – First Cobalt has extended copper-cobalt mineralization along strike at both its Waite zone and No Name zone, part of its Iron Creek cobalt project in Idaho. The Toronto-based company is reporting four holes it drilled west of the project’s

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX eyes 2.94% Co and 2.08% Ni drilled over 4.5 metres at West Bear

    February 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has the first drill results from its West Bear cobalt-nickel property located in the heart of the Athabasca Basin. Recent results have also allowed the company to extend the strike length of the deposit to

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    COPPER: Glencore expects higher copper production in 2019

    February 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Commodities giant Glencore has reported production figures for 2018 and confirmed 2019 guidance that implies a 14%-year-over-year increase in copper equivalent production. Copper production reached 1.45 million tonnes in 2018, 11% higher than 2017, and Glencore expects that number to

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    Balmoral discovers new nickel zones at Grasset

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR; US-OTC: BALMF) has discovered several new nickel sulphide zones in the central part of its Grasset Ultramafic complex in Quebec after drilling the area during its fall 2018 exploration program. The new discoveries sit 7 km northwest

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    COBALT: First Cobalt tests feedstock for refinery

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. reports on the feedstock testing at its cobalt refinery in the town of Cobalt. Tests have assessed the suitability of cobalt hydroxide as a feedstock, and the results are promising. The company says the

  • NICKEL: Sherritt’s year end and 2019 guidance

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International Corp. has published its 2018 year end production numbers, some of which outstripped guidance and some of which fell short. The company also supplied guidance numbers for 2019. At the Moa joint venture in Cuba, 2018