Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


  • News

    MAGNESIUM: MGX puts Driftwood maiden resource at 8M tonnes grading 43% MgO

    September 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – If Vancouver-based MGX Minerals is correct, it may be on its way to creating next magnesium oxide mine at Driftwood Creek, located 53 km southeast of Golden and 164 km northwest of Cranbrook. MGX has a 100%

  • News

    GRAPHITE: Mason Graphite lines up $25M bought deal for Lac Gueret project

    September 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Mason Graphite of Montreal has lined up a bought deal private placement to raise $25 million for its Lac Gueret graphite project near Baie Comeau. A syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial has agreed to purchase

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska drills new zone at Whabouchi

    September 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has drilled a new mineralized zone at its Whabouchi lithium project 300 km northwest of Chibougamau, in the James Bay region. The company recently expanded its definition drilling campaign to 50 holes, and

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska preps Whabouchi site for 60,000-t bulk sample

    August 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has begun to prepare the Whabouchi site 300 km northwest of Chibougamau for the mining of a 60,000-tonne bulk sample and installation of a modular mineral processing plant. The company has applied for

  • Feature

    Fortune Minerals well positioned at NICO

    August 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Growing need for ‘energy metals’ keeps Fortune Minerals moving forward with shovel ready project.

  • News

    Plugged in tech-metal juniors


    July 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From graphite to vanadium, high tech minerals and metals are sure to see growing use in the future from applications such as smart phones, cars and energy storage. Here’s a look at a few of the juniors that are getting

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska begins definition drilling at Whabouchi project

    July 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Nemaska Lithium has begun a $1.5 million definition drilling campaign at the Whabouchi lithium project 300 km northwest of Chibougamau, in the James Bay region. The goal is to increase the existing resources and extend the potential

  • Flinders eyes Tasman merger to tap emerging green economy

    July 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Two years ago Flinders Resources (TSXV: FDR; US-OTC: FLNXF) was flying high as the “only western producer of natural flake graphite” at its historic Woxna mine eight km northwest of the town of Edsbyn, Sweden. The company held its official opening ceremony

  • News

    BASE METALS: Nautilus upgrades 43-101 for CCZ resource

    July 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PACIFIC OCEAN – Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals has upgraded the 43-101 estimate for its Clarion-Clipperton zone project under the direction of its subsidiary, Tonga Offshore Mining Ltd. CCZ is a large deposit of polymetallic nodules in the tropical north Pacific at

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska to make $50M-$60M equity offering

    June 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has announced details of a proposed market offering that will raise between $50 million and $60 million. The company will issue between 43.48 million and 52.17 million units. Each unit will consist of one common

  • News

    LITHIUM: Saint Jean Carbon moves into James Bay region

    June 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Saint Jean Carbon of Oakville, ON, is acquiring what it calls the “Whabouchi lithium project” 300 km north of Chibougamau. Despite the name, the Saint Jean Carbon property is NOT to be confused with the Whabouchi hard rock

  • News

    Canpotex nixes plan for potash terminal in Prince Rupert

    June 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canpotex, an exclusive offshore marketing company for potash mined in Saskatchewan by Agrium (TSX: AGU; AGY: NYSE), Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT), has abandoned plans to build a $775 million potash export terminal in Prince Rupert, BC, after