Canadian Mining Journal


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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins testing refinery residue, waste piles

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-headquartered First Cobalt Corp. has begun metallurgical testing of high grade refinery residue and crushed waste at its mill in Cobalt. This study could provide the company with an early source of cash flow. Testing will be done

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt assays 2.46% Co, high silver from Castle bulk sample

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works (formerly Castle Silver) of Coquitlam, B.C., continues its bulk sampling program at the former Castle mine near the town of Cobalt in Northern Ontario. The sample tested 2.46% cobalt and 6,173 g/t silver. Underground bulk

  • COBALT: First Cobalt offers $150M for US Cobalt

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt is making an all-share offer for U.S. Cobalt of Vancouver. The deal is worth an estimated $149.9 million. First Cobalt is offering to exchange each U.S. Cobalt share for 1.5 First Cobalt shares. The exchange ratio

  • Apple and the vertical transformation of mining

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. was in direct talks with an undisclosed mining company to secure long term cobalt supplies to support the mounting demands of the company’s power hungry device lineup. Cobalt, a hard, silver-grey metal once used

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Cobalt 27 picks up royalty on RNC’s Dumont project

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has agreed to acquire an existing 1.75% net smelter return royalty on the Dumont nickel-cobalt project belonging to RNC Minerals. The mine is construction ready near the town of Amos. This is the first

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    Teck posts record 2017 revenue and cash flow

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Favourable commodity prices and a focus on cost control last year drove revenue and cash flow from Teck Resources‘ (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) operations into record territory. The company reported revenue of $12.1 billion, up from $9.3 billion in 2016, along

  • COBALT: Castle Silver adopts new name – Canada Cobalt Works

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COQUITLAM, B.C.  – Castle Silver Resources’ shareholders have approved (99.97% in favour) a name change to Canada Cobalt Works Inc. The change is subject to TSE Venture exchange approval. The new name reflects the company’s interest in the past producing

  • COMMENT: Sustainable cobalt at Samsung

    February 14, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Reading MINING.COM yesterday, I came across this headline gem: Soaring cobalt prices force Samsung SDI to mine metal from old phones. No problem there. South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI is making plans to recycle cobalt from used mobile phones.

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    COBALT: More high grades from Bellellen for First Cobalt

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has confirmed the presence of high grade cobalt-nickel mineralization at the historic Bellellen mine at the former town of Silver Centre. The best grades came from the known vein system south of the

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    First Cobalt finds new mineralization at Keeley

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF) has found near-surface disseminated cobalt and silver mineralization outside the veins that were the focus of historic underground mining at its Keeley project near Cobalt, Ontario. Drill hole KF-WV-0013, in the southern portion of the

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    COBALT: eCobalt ups resources at Idaho cobalt project

    February 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Vancouver-based eCobalt Solutions has released an  updated and increased resource estimate for its Idaho cobalt project. The project, about 40 km west of Salmon, is in the advanced stages of exploration. The new estimate was made on the

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Landore updates estimate for B4-7 deposit at Junior Lake

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Additional drilling by Landore Resources of London, U.K., has allowed the company to report a 43% increase in total resources for the B4-7 nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit on its Junior Lake property. The property lies about 235 km north-northeast of