Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


  • News

    Nouveau Monde plans all-electric mine in Quebec

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nouveau Monde Graphite (TSXV: NOU) wants to build an all-electric open-pit mine that will have a carbon neutral footprint at its Matawinie project in Quebec, 120 km north of Montreal. A feasibility study on turning the natural flake graphite project into

  • Tin tops MIT list of metals most impacted by new technologies

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Rob Bruggeman, a former research analyst with more than a decade of experience with a boutique brokerage firm and a large bank-owned proprietary trading desk on Bay Street, has been blogging on his site Alpha Mining since 2017. He also

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    VANADIUM: Largo announces 25% expansion plan for Maracas Menchen mine

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Largo Resources of Toronto has announced plans to boost vanadium pentoxide production by 25% at its Maracas Menchen mine in Bahia state, about 813 km northeast of Brasilia. Monthly production would increase to 1,000 tonnes, and it may

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: Tlicho all-season road given approval

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., says the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Tlicho all-season road be approved, subject to certain conditions. The road will stretch 97 km between the town of Whati

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne gets more government funds for Lac a Paul

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Headquartered in Saguenay, Que., Arianne Phosphate has received an additional $1.5 million for its Lac a Paul apatite project from the Quebec ministry of energy and natural resources. The funding is part of the province’s promised support for

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    CHROMIUM-PGM-NICKEL: Azimut begins new drill program at Chromaska

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., has begun a 1,000-metre drill program at its 100% owned Chromaska chrome-platinum group-nickel property 45 km from Nemaska. Chromaska, formerly called Eastmain West, is geologically and geophysically similar to the Black Thor Intrusive

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne to test aluminum in transport trailers

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Based in Saguenay, Que., Arianne Phosphate is launching an R&D effort to incorporate aluminum into the transport trucks that will carry concentrate from its Lac A Paul project in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region to the deep water port to

  • Vanadium ‘metal to watch’ in 2018, analyst says

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prices for vanadium – a minor metal traditionally used to strengthen steel and more recently a key component in a new generation of battery technology that could potentially store electricity from solar and wind generation – are expected to rise

  • INDUSTRIAL MINERALS: Unimin to modernize its nepheline operation

    January 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Unimin Canada, with offices in Havelock, Ont., has announced a major modernization for its nepheline operations at Blue Mountain in the Kawartha Lakes. The company is planning to reduce the site’s environmental impact and footprint as well as

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    SILICON DIOXIDE: Canadian Metals updates Langis resource, awards PFS

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Canadian Metals of Montreal has updated the resources at its Langis silicon dioxide project 30 km south of Matane. The deposit contains 7.6 million measured and indicated tonnes at 99.0% silicon dioxide plus 14.0 million inferred tonnes at

  • GRAPHITE: $45M deal for Mason Graphite development at Lac Gueret

    December 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Mason Graphite is raising $45 million through a bought deal to be used toward the development and construction of its Lac Gueret graphite property at Baie Comeau. A syndicate of underwriters led by National  Bank Financial have

  • GRAPHITE: Saint John Carbon mill to be commissioned

    November 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OAKVILLE – – Saint Jean Carbon Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the construction of the Company’s mill, lab and anode material manufacturing facility. The purpose of the mill is to be able to take graphite mineralized rock and