Canadian Mining Journal


  • Feature

    New mines coming to Yukon, NWT and BC

    January 1, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Gold, copper, cobalt, silver, zinc, lead and bismuth producers on horizon

  • Feature

    New cobalt supply central to growing electric vehicle market

    January 1, 2019 by Robin Goad

    How the rise of electric vehicles is shaping demand for cobalt

  • News

    GOLD-COBALT: Mawson tables maiden resource for Rajapalot gold-cobalt project

    December 18, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    FINLAND – Mawson Resources of Vancouver has tabled a maiden resource for its Rajapalot gold-cobalt project in Finland that it says has plenty of room for expansion. The project contains a pit and underground constrained 4.3 million inferred tonnes grading 2.3

  • News

    GOLD: Canada Cobalt makes new find east of Castle mine

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., says that two widely spaced drill holes have intersected an apparent syenite hosted gold system east of the historic Castle cobalt-silver mine 75 km from Kirkland Lake, near Gowanda. The drill program

  • News

    CHILD LABOUR: Eurasian Resources wants to keep children out of mining in the DRC

    December 13, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Eurasian Resources Group announced this week that it joined forces with international development organization Pact to carry out the initiative “Children out of Mining-Northern Kolwezi.” The project is being implemented in the southern Kolwezi region,

  • News

    COBALT: Delrey completes IPO and phase one exploration at Sunset

    November 22, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Delrey Metals has finished its $165,000 phase one exploration program at its Sunset cobalt-copper-zinc property in southwest British Columbia. In September 2018, the company took 708 soil samples at Sunset as well as 68 rock samples and 11

  • News

    Talon Metals tables PEA for Tamarack North

    November 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Talon Metals (TSX: TLO; US-OTC: TLOFF) has announced a preliminary economic assessment for the Tamarack zone at its Tamarack North nickel-copper-cobalt project in Minnesota. The study assigns the project a US$210 million after-tax net present value at a 7% discount rate

  • News

    Editorial: Kamoto halt highlights cobalt’s unpredictability

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Anyone needing a reminder of the tenuousness of the global cobalt market – which plays a major role in underpinning the global boom in electric vehicles (EVs) – need only look at the stark news on Nov. 6 that Glencore’s

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt begins tests for restarting refinery

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has begun testing cobalt hydroxide material as feedstock for its refinery in Cobalt. SGS Canada has been retained to assess the suitability of different feed materials using the current refinery flowsheet. Last month the

  • INFRASTRUCTURE: Tlicho all-season road near NICO project approved

    October 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      LONDON, ON. — Fortune Minerals reports that the  governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories have accepted the environmental assessment approval for the modified Tlicho all-season road. The modifications were developed with the Tlicho government through a consultation process managed by

  • News

    VIDEO: First Cobalt offers tour of refinery

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Take a few minutes to learn about the inner workings of the cobalt refinery that First Cobalt might restarted.

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt considers restart of refinery

    October 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Three independent studies done for First Cobalt of Toronto all support starting the cobalt refinery in the town of the same name. The studies looked at capital requirements, operating costs, permit renewal timelines, potential feedstock sources, and offtake