Canadian Mining Journal


Lithium


  • News

    LITHIUM: Case Lake gives up 40% spodumene on surface for Power Metals

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver’s Power Metals Corp. has made an encouraging new discovery of a zone grading up to 40%  spodumene near the surface at its Case Lake lithium project 80 km east of Cochrane and 100 km north of Kirkland

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska fires up phase 1 roasting plant

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium Quebec City has started processing spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi mine in the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan. The concentrate undergoes calcination and acid baking in the plant. The company

  • News

    LITHIUM-TANTALUM: Critical Elements looks to 185,000+ t/y concentrate from Rose project

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has a positive feasibility study for its Rose lithium-tantalum project in the James Bay region. The study suggests average annual production of 186,327 tonnes of chemical grade lithium concentrate and an additional 50,205

  • News

    LITHIUM: Rock Tech updates work at Georgia Lake

    August 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Rock Tech Lithium is testing its 100% owned Georgia Lake property 145 km northeast of Thunder Bay. The local pegmatites contain lithium- and rare metals-bearing spodumene at many locations in the area. Rock Tech concentrated on sampling

  • LITHIUM-TANTALUM: Critical Elements submits EIS for Rose project

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has officially submitted the environmental impact statement to the Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency for its Rose lithium-tantalum project in the James Bay region. The study

  • News

    Seven juniors hunting for battery minerals

    July 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The boom in electric vehicle manufacturing has translated into a lively subsector of junior explorers scouring the world for new deposits of lithium, cobalt, graphite and other minerals suited for use in emerging technologies. Here are seven such juniors: Avalon

  • Financing: Nemaska completes $50M bought deal

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nemaska Lithium is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced bought deal public offering, for aggregate gross proceeds of $50,001,000. In connection with the Offering, the Corporation issued a total of 47,620,000 common shares of the Corporation

  • Lithium: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund invests in Avalon

    June 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ontario is diversifying the Northern economy and helping create good new jobs for people in the North by supporting innovation at a mining company near Kenora. The province is supporting Avalon Advanced Materials as it develops an innovative new process

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska to raise $50M for Whabouchi mine and plants

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC– Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is launching a $50-million bought deal public offering. The proceeds will be used for ongoing development at the Whabouchi lithium mine and spodumene concentrator about 300 km north of Chibougamau and the hydrometallurgical plant

  • News

    URANIUM: Pele Mountain sells Eco Ridge and focus on lithium

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has sold its Eco Ridge uranium project near Elliot Lake and will concentrate instead on lithium. Weak uranium and rare earth prices are responsible for the decision. Pele sold the Eco Ridge claims,

  • News

    INNOVATION: ABB named key supplier to Nemaska Lithium, opens Montreal HQ

    May 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – ABB was named the key technical supplier for Nemaska Lithium‘s new Whabouchi mine and processing plant in the James Bay region. ABB will provide overall project management, design and engineering for the complete electrification and automation of the

  • News

    Lithium producers ramp up output as demand rises

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Lithium is heating up, with the price globally on the rise following higher demand. The U.S. geological survey (USGS) estimates lithium production last year increased 12% due to a spike in demand for lithium-ion batteries. That demand will likely stay