Canadian Mining Journal


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    VANADIUM: Largo doubles strike length of NAN vanadium deposit in Brazil

    December 20, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRAZIL – Largo Resources drilled 24 holes totalling 4,223 metres during phase two drilling at its Novo Amparo Norte (NAN) vanadium deposit. The deposit lies 6.5 km north of Largo’s Campbell pit at its Maracas Menchen vanadium mine in Bahia State.

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    EMERALDS: Fura Gems completes maiden resource for Coscuez project

    December 17, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – Less than a year after acquiring a 76% stake in the Coscuez emerald mine, Fura Gems has completed a maiden resource estimate that puts the potential mine life of the project at 30 years. The company mapped more than 20

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    GRAPHITE: Northern updates Bissett Creek numbers

    December 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Northern Graphite Corp. of Ottawa has taken a closer look and updated some parameters for its Bissett Creek graphite project between the cities of Ottawa and North Bay. The updates were done by G Mining Services. The review

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    GRAPHITE: Mason updates economics in Lac Gueret FS

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Mason Graphite of Montreal has updated the feasibility study for the Lac Gueret project by adding detailed economic information. Detailed engineering for the project near Baie Comeau is almost complete. Equipment has begun arriving at the site, and

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    RARE EARTHS: Appia drills high grade TREO at Alces Lake

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Appia Energy Corp.’s first diamond drilling program at Alces Lake has returned high grades of total rare earth oxides (TREO). The property, east of Uranium City, returned 10.02% TREO by weight over 3.55 metres. Appia drilled 15

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    First Vanadium pushes Carlin toward updated resource

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In mid-2018, First Vanadium (TSXV: FVAN; US-OTC: FVANF) drilled 69 reverse circulation holes as part of the phase two drilling program at its Carlin vanadium project, 9.6 km south of Carlin, Nevada. Of those, 33 were step out holes and 36 were

  • SELENIUM: BQE Water signs on to provide water treatment for Centerra’s Kemess Underground project

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BQE Water has entered into an operating services agreement with a subsidiary of Centerra Gold for water treatment at the Kemess mine site 430 km northwest of Prince George. The treatment plant will remove heavy metals

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    URANIUM-VANADIUM: Western Uranium and Vanadium to re-open the Sunday mine complex

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLORADO – Western Uranium and Vanadium Corp. announced plans to re-open the Sunday mine complex, located in western San Miguel County, Colorado. The complex extends for 3,748 hectares and consists of five individual mines currently in temporary cessation. These are

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    Mason Graphite’s Lac Gueret leads the field in Quebec

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The earliest known producing graphite mine in the province, and possibly the country, was the Miller mine, situated in Grenville Township, 80 km west of Montreal. It was worked in the mid-1800s and most of the graphite was used in

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne signs formal offtake agreement

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Headquartered in Chicoutimi, Que., Arianne Phosphate has signed its first formal offtake agreement for high purity phosphate concentrate from its Lac a Paul mine. The concentrate will be shipped to the buyer’s plant to be processed into downstream

  • World needs graphite, Ontario projects need cash

    September 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    There is roughly 20 times more graphite than there is lithium in a lithium-ion battery — a misnomer if ever there was one. Graphite is the anode material in lithium-ion batteries, the same ones that power our smart phones, laptops,

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    COBALT-BISMUTH: Fortune says new tests result in cleaner cobalt concentrate from NICO

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Based in London, Ont., Fortune Minerals says metallurgical tests have produced an upgraded, essentially arsenic free cobalt concentrate from the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper development project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. Tests successfully removed more than 99% of the