Canadian Mining Journal


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    LITHIUM, COBALT, REE: Eight juniors looking to supply the electric vehicle revolution

    July 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the prices for key battery minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth elements, graphite and copper have so far been subdued in 2019, the general excitement about the future wide adoption of electric vehicles continues to fuel activity

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    LITHIUM: Lithium Australia achieves high purity lithium phosphate from waste materials

    May 21, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Following the development of a process to generate lithium phosphate from waste materials, Lithium Australia announced this week that its experts have now developed a technique for removing impurities from the lithium phosphate resulting in an exceptionally high

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska Lithium Provides Whabouchi Project Update

    May 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    Nemaska Lithium Inc. provided an update on the overall Whabouchi project and disclosed its quarterly financials. “We have made good overall progress during the past months on both the construction at the Whabouchi mine and the detailed engineering at the

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    BATTERY MINERALS: US senate introduces new bill to boost domestic supply

    May 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    WASHINGTON, DC – Republican senators led by Lisa Murkowski has introduced bipartisan legislation to secure mineral resources and supply chains, reducing reliance on foreign sources. The new legislation – the American Minerals Security Act – listed lithium, graphite, cobalt and nickel as “critical

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska receives independent audit report from BBA

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quebec City-based Nemaska Lithium has received the independent audit report it asked Canadian engineering firm BBA to conduct. The results, says the company, validate its own internal cost-to-complete construction assessment as of Feb. 13, 2019. The audit was conducted

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    Sigma Lithium forms strategic alliance with Japan’s Mitsui

    April 17, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    In 2012, A10, a leading Brazilian M&A and private equity firm, used its personal capital and partners’ funds to back Sigma Lithium Resources (TSXV: SGMA; US-OTC: SGMLF) and its hard rock lithium project. A10 took the company public and raised its stake from

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    LITHIUM: Frontier to build demonstration plant at PAK deposit

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Based in Sudbury, Ont., Frontier Lithium has announced plans to build a demonstration processing plant at its PAK lithium project 175 km north of Red Lake. The plant will have the capacity to produce up to 15,000 tonnes

  • LITHIUM: American Manganese to help US government recover lithium-ion battery materials

    April 1, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    UNITED STATES – American Manganese announced this week that it will participate in a U.S. Department of Energy project to advance the economic recovery of lithium-ion battery materials from electric vehicles and other consumer goods. In a press release, the British

  • LITHIUM: Galaxy, Cree sign pre-development deal

    March 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Australia miner Galaxy Resources and the Cree Nation of Eastmain have entered into a pre-development agreement for the James Bay lithium mine 100 km east of the community of Eastmain. The PDA commits the company to notify the

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    LITHIUM: Advantage Lithium doubles Cauchari resource

    March 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – After completing its phase two and three drill programs at its flagship Cauchari lithium project in Jujuy, Advantage Lithium has more than doubled the project’s resource. Based on its new measured and indicated resources, the company says Cauchari is now

  • LITHIUM: Millennial Lithium’s project center in Argentina goes solar

    March 5, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ARGENTINA – Millennial Lithium announced that its Pastos Grandes Salar lithium brine project in Argentina is now home to a solar-powered permanent project center, which includes a 60 to 100 person camp with dorms and other facilities, an on-site laboratory,

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska reviewing strategic alternatives

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – When the higher cost of the Whabouchi and Shawinigan projects  were released by Nemaska Lithium two weeks ago, the stock price declined steeply. The cost of the project – mine, mill and electrochemical plant – jumped by