Canadian Mining Journal


  • Metals Commentary: Bright lights at end of long tunnel for lithium

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cold water was thrown on the lithium market in 2018, with prices falling and lithium miners’ equity prices falling alongside. We at Fastmarkets believe the price weakness has been front-loaded with the market deleveraging into the prospect of two-to-three years

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    LITHIUM: Millennial nears feasibility at Pastos Grandes

    January 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – Millennial Lithium is nearing an updated resource estimate and feasibility study at its 86 km2 Pastos Grandes lithium project in Salta. The company is aiming for a 25,000-t/y lithium carbonate equivalent operation at Pastos Grandes. It expects to table

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    Lithium Americas poised to tap into EV revolution

    January 1, 2019 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Potential at Thacker Pass is huge

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    Quebec lithium sector takes root

    January 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    New projects on horizon

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    VANADIUM: Ultra Power chooses Canadian technology for world’s first processing plant

    December 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – VanadiumCorp and Electrochem Technologies and Materials have signed a patent option agreement allowing Ultra Pure Systems to purchase an exclusive licence to their VanadiumCorp-Electrochem processing technology (VEPT). The new technology will be used in the world’s first dedicated

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    LITHIUM: Lithium Australia formalizes acquisition of the Youanmi project

    December 11, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Lithium Australia announced today that it has expanded its holdings in Western Australia by completing the formalities on an option over the Youanmi lithium project, located in the Archean Yilgarn Block, 450 km northeast of Perth. In

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    LITHIUM: International Lithium estimates 25-year mine life at Mariana JV with new study

    December 6, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – International Lithium could produce 10,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent per year over a 25-year mine life at its Mariana lithium brine project, according to a recent preliminary economic assessment. It could also produce 84,000 t/y sulphate of potash.

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    LITHIUM: E3 Metals technology improves concentration and recovery

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – E3 Metals of Calgary continues to scale up its proprietary lithium extraction technology at the pilot plant. The results are excellent: lithium in brine was concentrated nearly 20 times to 1,498 mg/L with lithium recoveries greater than 99%.

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    LITHIUM: Plateau drills over 330 metres of mineralization at Falchani

    November 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Plateau Energy Metals of Toronto has shared new drill results from the Falchani lithium property on the in the Puno District. Expansion drilling to both the west and east have returned good grades. At Falchani West the company

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    LITHIUM: Chilean regulators reject Albemarle’s plans to boost lithium output

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SANTIAGO – Chilean environmental regulators have rejected plans by Albemarle Corp., the world’s top lithium producer, to expand output from the Salar de Atacama salt flat, according to filings with Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service (SEA). SEA said in a resolution

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    LITHIUM: Azincourt, New Age sample high grade Li2O at Lithium One

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – The joint venture of Azincourt Energy and New Age Metals (both Vancouver-based) has received assays up to 4.1% lithium oxide from the Silverleaf pegmatite samples at their Lithium One project 125 km northeast of Winnipeg. The results follow

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    LITHIUM: IBAT aims to have lithium recovery plant on line in 2019

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – International Battery Metals (IBAT) has completed the second phase engineering study, design and cost analysis for a planned lithium extraction system. It could be piloted next year. This plant will produce high purity 40% lithium chloride in commercial