Canadian Mining Journal


  • REPORT: Survey IDs trade tensions and ESG policies as top issues for miners

    January 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Global law firm White & Case has released the results of its fourth annual survey on mining and metals, identifying trade and ESG issues as the industry’s top concerns for 2020. White & Case surveyed 64 senior industry decision makers

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    LITHIUM: Court grants Millennial Lithium mining licenses in Argentina

    January 14, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ARGENTINA – The Mining Court of Salta, Argentina, granted Millennial Lithium’s subsidiary, Proyecto Pastos Grandes, four of the five mining licenses that comprised the properties owned by state company Remsa. The land tenements are located within the Pastos Grandes project.

  • BATTERIES: Li-Cycle marks first shipment of recycled battery material

    January 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO –  Li-Cycle Corp. has reported its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material from its facility in Ontario. The shipment, made in December, contained key energy metals used in lithium-ion batteries, such as cobalt, nickel and lithium, in a

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    Battery markets charge up for 2020

    January 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Why we’re headed toward a ‘tipping point’ for EVs

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska Lithium files for creditor protection

    December 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium has announced that it will seek creditor protection as the company completes a strategic review for its Whabouchi project. The company will seek approval for an investor solicitation process to secure additional financing, sell certain assets

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    LITHIUM: American Battery Metals lobbies in Washington for domestic supply of critical minerals

    December 17, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – American Battery Metals reported that company executives spent a week in Washington, D.C. discussing with key stakeholders its strategy to help the United States lessen its reliance on foreign sources of critical minerals. “Regardless of what else is

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska idles Whabouchi mine, Shawinigan plant

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – As the price of lithium continues its slide and with no firm financing commitment, Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has been forced to shut down operations temporarily at its Whabouchi lithium mine 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The

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    LITHIUM: China’s Yibin Tianyi takes strategic investment in AVZ Minerals

    November 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – China’s Yibin Tianyi is taking a 12% stake in Australia’s AVZ Minerals for A$14.1 million (US$9.6 million). The Perth-based mining company says it will use the funds to increase its ownership by 5% to 65% in the Manono lithium

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    WATER: Veolia chosen to advance Mexican lithium project

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Veolia Water Technologies has engineered and designed a production process that recovers lithium carbonate and sulphate of potash from clay deposits using HPD evaporation and crystallization systems. That is exactly what British firm Bacanora Lithium needed to advance

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    Wealth Minerals and Rosatom partner up in Chile

    October 30, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Russia’s state nuclear group Rosatom and Canada’s Wealth Minerals (TSXV: WML) are working towards a partnership at the junior’s Atacama lithium project in northern Chile. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which Rosatom, through its subsidiary Uranium One Group,

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    Nemaska Lithium announces layoffs

    October 17, 2019 by Brenda Bouw

    Shares of Nemaska Lithium (TSX: NMX, US-OTC: NMKEF) fell 23% on Tuesday after the company announced it was laying off 64 employees, or about half of its staff, following financing delays for its Whabouchi project in Quebec. “This difficult decision comes after

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    LITHIUM: Vancouver’s QMC to produce L2O5 concentrate in China

    October 17, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHINA – Vancouver-based QMC Quantum Minerals announced that it has partnered with a public company in China with the idea of targeting the battery metals market. In detail, QMC shipped mineralized samples from its Irgon lithium mine in Manitoba to