Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Is Chile losing ground in the lithium space?

    September 12, 2019 by Tom Assopardi

    The Salar de Atacama in northern Chile is the world’s largest and richest lithium resource, containing almost half the world’s known reserves, according to the United States Geological Survey. And the region’s geological and climatic conditions make it the most

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    LITHIUM: QMC Quantum drills almost 3% Li20 at Irgon dike

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Vancouver-based QMC Quantum Minerals has received the initial assay results from drilling its 100% owned Irgon lithium project approximately 150 km northeast of Winnipeg. QMC’s property lies in the same pegmatite field that hosts a former tantalum mine.

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    ‘Logic and law will prevail’ says Plateau CEO on Peru claims dispute

    August 26, 2019 by Jean Lian

    Plateau Energy Metals (TSXV: PLU) has lost its appeal to overturn a decision by the Instituto Geológico Minero y Metalúrgico (INGEMMET) to cancel 32 of its 149 concessions in Peru. INGEMMET is an agency under Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines

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    LITHIUM: Orocobre, partner to build hydroxide plant in Japan

    August 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Orocobre with Toyota Tsusho Corp. and Toyotsu Lithium Corp. have broken ground and begun  construction at the Naraha lithium hydroxide plant. The plant is the first of its kind to be built in this

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska updates Whabouchi 43-101, costs remain steady

    August 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium, headquartered in Quebec City, has updated the 43-101 report for the Whabouchi lithium mine-mill project 300 km northwest of Chibougamau and the electrochemical plant in Shawinigan. Both the capex at $1.3 billion and the operating cost

  • Feature

    New mines, new beginnings

    August 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Canada has several new mines to celebrate – with more on the way

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    LITHIUM: Millennial shares positive FS for Pastos Grandes

    July 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Millennial Lithium of Vancouver says the feasibility study for its Pastos Grandes project in the province of Salta is positive. The project will produce battery grade lithium carbonate. The Pastos Grandes lithium project has a life of 40

  • LITHIUM: Pallinghurst promises $600M to Nemaska

    July 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium, headquartered in Quebec City, says it has signed a letter of intent with the Pallinghurst Group which plans to invest $600-million in the Whabouchi lithium mine and mill 300 km northwest of Chibougamau and the electrochemical

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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