Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


  • Friedland a skeptic on lithium, rare earths

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Robert Friedland, a renowned mining financier and promoter, took the stage at the recent Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto to highlight the need for platinum and copper, as rapid global urbanization continues. Both are key metals in projects

  • Feature

    Plan Nord: A quick look at what’s happening in Quebec

    October 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    “Plan Nord” is one of the more ambitious economic, social and environmental projects ever proposed in Canada. It’s a massive development project in Quebec that started in May 2011, and since then has been described as everything from “foolhardy and

  • BASE METALS: Wolfden acquires key property contiguous with its Rice Island nickel-copper-cobalt deposit

    September 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY: Wolfden Resources Corporation announces the key acquisition of the Rice Island Tie-On property (the”RITOP”) located adjacent to Wolfden’s Rice Island property (the “RIP”) that contains the Rice Island nickel-copper-cobalt deposit. The deposit has been targeted in drilling programs completed by

  • TUNGSTEN: Company starts trenching at well-known Newfoundland quarry

    September 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND: Great Atlantic Resources Group of Vancouver announces that it has begun a trenching program at its South Quarry Tungsten Property, located in east-central Newfoundland. The trenching program is being conducted in the northern region of the South Quarry Property

  • 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

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    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

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    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