Canadian Mining Journal


  • Feature

    Cobalt’s central role in supporting the global battery sector

    January 1, 2020 by Benedikt Sobotka

    A “just” energy transition is key to the battery revolution

  • Metals Commentary: 5G technology should boost demand for gallium, cobalt

    December 11, 2019 by Denise Heckbert

    During the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) in Egypt in November, thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries adopted a treaty that moves the world closer to fifth generation (5G) technology, which will require a massive deployment of mobile wireless

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt updates on refinery studies

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has released an update on the progress of recommissioning its cobalt refinery in partnership with Glencore. The company expects to complete a prefeasibility study for a 12 t/d restart scenario as well as a second feasibility

  • COBALT-GOLD: Fortune, Tlicho sign deal for NICO access road

    November 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., had the Tlicho government have signed an agreement supporting the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The agreement details the conditions under which the mining company can build and operate

  • News

    VANADIUM: Great Atlantic starts drilling at Glenelg project

    November 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Great Atlantic Resources announced this week it has started phase one of its diamond drilling program on the Glenelg vanadium property, located in the southwest corner of the province. In a press release, Great Atlantic said the

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt samples high grade surface samples at Iron Creek

    October 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. announced high assay results from surface samples taken at its Iron Creek project 40 km southwest of Salmon. The results came from a target 1.5 km to the south of the main project. First

  • News

    Horizonte completes study on Vermelho nickel-cobalt project

    October 29, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Vermelho – One of the largest and highest-grade undeveloped laterite nickel-cobalt resources in the world – will generate US$7.3 billion in total cash flow over 38 years, Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) says. The company acquired the Brazilian asset last year

  • News

    SILVER-COBALT: Canada Cobalt hits visible metals at Castle project

    October 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Recent exploration drilling at the Castle silver-cobalt-nickel project 75 km south of Kirkland Lake has returned visible cobalt, nickel and silver for Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C. A total of 13 drill holes have been completed in

  • News

    BASE METALS: DeepGreen makes run at seafloor mining

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – DeepGreen Metals intends to be the world’s first zero tailings miner by retrieving polymetallic base metal nodules from the seafloor. In lab tests the nuggets have been treated with calcination and smelting techniques that produced iron-rich alloy nuggets

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt powers up refinery

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has turned the power on at its refinery in the town of Cobalt. A team of engineers and technicians will conduct a field program in support of the definitive feasibility study underway by Ausenco

  • News

    IOCG: Go Metals finds multiple untested zones at Monster

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Go Metals Corp. has identified several untested iron oxide-copper-gold targets at its 100% owned Monster property in the Dawson mining district. Go Metals noted that the alteration and mineralization at Monster is similar to that of the

  • News

    COBALT: Price drop puts brakes on Fortune’s NICO project

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The recent fall-off of the cobalt price has Fortune Minerals thinking it will stick with the smaller proposed NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. In 2014, a feasibility study suggested a mine and concentrator to