Canadian Mining Journal


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    COBALT: First Cobalt produces battery-grade cobalt sulphate from different feeds

    March 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – For the second time, First Cobalt announced that it has produced battery-grade cobalt sulphate, highlighting the ability of the flowsheet at its hydrometallugical refinery to treat different feedstocks. The latest product, at 21.4% cobalt and with over 99.9%

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    COBALT: Refinery expansion study on track, says First Cobalt

    March 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has announced that the feasibility study on an expansion of its Ontario refinery will be complete in the coming weeks. It is also in discussions with potential automotive off-take partners looking for a North American source

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    Canada Nickel reports initial assessment of Crawford project

    March 18, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Canada Nickel Company (TSXV: CNC) has announced initial results from a mineralogical assessment of its Crawford nickel-cobalt project, located 40 km north of Timmins, Ontario. The first phase of mineral processing work at the deposit was used to determine the proportion

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Canada Nickel expands Crawford holdings

    March 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Shortly after releasing a maiden resource for its wholly-owned Crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project near Timmins, Canada Nickel Company has announced that it has signed an agreement with Noble Mineral Exploration to acquire one additional property and entered into

  • PDAC 2020: Covid-19 weighs on mining outlook for 2020

    March 2, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    It’s usually difficult to find a seat at the commodities session on the opening day of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention held in early March in Toronto, but there was a noticeably smaller crowd at this

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Canada Nickel tables maiden Crawford resource

    March 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – A day after its shares started trading on the TSX Venture exchange, Canada Nickel Company released a maiden resource estimate for the wholly-owned Crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project near Timmins. The resource features 600.4 million tonnes in the measured

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Giga improves Turnagain recoveries

    February 12, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Giga Metals announced that, based on ongoing metallurgical testwork, it has obtained significantly improved nickel and cobalt recoveries for samples from the Turnagain deposit in western Canada. Recent tests have shown that separating fast-floating nickel minerals from slower-floating

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    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Palladium One samples Smoke Lake

    January 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The most recent exploration release from Palladium One reports anomalous nickel, copper and cobalt in soil samples from the Smoke Lake anomaly at its 103-sq.-km Tyko property. Assays include 238 parts per million (ppm) nickel, 108 ppm copper

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    COBALT: First Cobalt upgrades Iron Creek resource

    January 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – First Cobalt has released an updated resource for its 7-sq.-km Iron Creek project with 2.2 million tonnes at 0.32% cobalt-equivalent in the indicated category and 2.7 million tonnes at 0.28% cobalt-equivalent in the inferred category. Contained cobalt stands

  • BATTERIES: Li-Cycle marks first shipment of recycled battery material

    January 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO –  Li-Cycle Corp. has reported its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material from its facility in Ontario. The shipment, made in December, contained key energy metals used in lithium-ion batteries, such as cobalt, nickel and lithium, in a

  • Feature

    Battery markets charge up for 2020

    January 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Why we’re headed toward a ‘tipping point’ for EVs

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    Finding the metals that will power the future

    January 1, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    The rise of EVs could fuel the development of these battery and base metals projects