Canadian Mining Journal

Industrial/Specialty Minerals

  • 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

  • News

    GRAPHITE: Robust PEA for Nouveau Monde’s Tony claim block West zone

    June 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nouveau Monde Mining Enterprises of Gatineau, QC, continues to test its Matawinie graphite property 130 km north of Montreal. The latest development is the receipt of a “robust” preliminary economic assessment for the West zone of the Tony

  • MDN Inc sees big future in niobium, acquires Argor

    June 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Two of the biggest mining deals in recent memory have a common denominator that might surprise some retail investors outside of Asia. Was it gold or copper? No, it was niobium – a metal rarely discussed in mining circles and

  • News

    Pure Energy’s Robinson surveys the world’s lithium deposits

    June 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — While the burgeoning lithium market has sent companies scrambling to secure and advance lithium projects across the globe, anyone new to the scene may be left wondering what the fuss is all about. And so The Northern Miner reached out

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska secures Canadian, U.S. patents

    June 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has obtained issuance of Canadian patent No.2,874,917 that describes its proprietary process of preparing lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate from spodumene sources using membrane electrolysis. Nemaska has also received a notice of allowance for the