Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


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    VANADIUM: Secova acquires cheap vanadium mineral claims in Quebec

    March 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    QUEBEC – Secova Metals acquired this week 100% interest in 3,809 hectares of vanadium mineral claims located in three land packages in this eastern Canadian province. In a press release, the Vancouver-based miner said the acquisition, which is a $75,000 arms-length

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    First Vanadium tables maiden resource at Carlin

    March 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Vanadium (TSXV: FVAN; US-OTC: FVANF) has tabled a maiden resource for its 4.6-sq.-km Carlin vanadium project, nearly 10 km south of Elko, Nevada. The project lies in the Carlin gold trend, a 20 minute drive from the town of Carlin.

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    VANADIUM: Regency Gold enters the vanadium exploration space

    February 14, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based Regency Gold announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vanadium North Resources to acquire all of its issued and outstanding common shares, the main interest behind the buyout being the Valley of Vanadium project

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    GRAPHITE: Northern Graphite to increase Bissett Creek’s production by 20%

    February 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Northern Graphite announced that it is considering increasing annual concentrate production by at least 20% at its Bissett Creek graphite project between Ottawa and North Bay. This would mean integrating an initial production rate of approximately 25,000 t/y into

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    EMERALDS: Fura promotes transparency in coloured gem industry

    February 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Fura Gems has launched the Provenance Proof Blockchain designed to promote transparency in the coloured gemstones industry. The program was launched by Gubelin Gem Lab with Everledger at the Tucson, Ariz. gem show. Emeralds from Fura’s Coscuez mine

  • LITHIUM: Lithium Energy Products wants to buy fluorite operation

    February 5, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    UTAH – Vancouver-based Lithium Energy Products announced that it entered into a binding letter of intention with American Strategic Minerals to acquire 100% of its assets, including the Lost Sheep fluorite mine in Juab County, Utah. In a press release, LEP

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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