Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    TNM Editorial: Worries of lithium oversupply dog market

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    There’s no better example of how unhinged the junior mining market can get than the last few releases in August from Toronto-based Desert Lion Energy in relation to its assets in Namibia. Desert Lion proudly describes itself as a “lithium

  • News

    LITHIUM: Avalon discovers new high grade lithium pegmatite at Separation Rapids

    September 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Avalon Advanced Materials has discovered a new, high grade lithium pegmatite on its 100% owned Separation Rapids project near Kenora. Called the Snowbank pegmatite, the find was made about 4 km northwest of the main deposit on land

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska collects first $75M from Orion streaming pact

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – Nemaska Lithium says its subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation has received the first payment of US$75 million from affiliates of Orion Mine Finance II LP. The is the first payment of the US$150-million streaming arrangement Nemaska

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska finalizes 5-year supply deal with Northvolt

    August 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has finalized a five-year deal with Northvolt, the Swedish battery maker. The agreement calls for Nemaska to supply battery grade lithium hydroxide to Northvolt at a rate between 3,500 and 5,000 t/y on a take-or-pay

  • Feature

    Canada’s next mines-to-be get creative with financing

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A look at development projects that have landed mine financings this year

  • News

    LITHIUM: Case Lake bench scale tests underway says Power Metals

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Power Metals and its 20% partner MGX Minerals have sent a 10-km sample of core for testing from the Case Lake lithium project 130 km northeast of Timmins. Bench-scale metallurgical tests of the spodumene rich material are

  • Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors step up to meet the tech-metal challenge

    July 18, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    The wider use globally of advanced technologies such as electric vehicles has led to a boom in juniors developing technology-metal assets, with an emphasis on lithium, cobalt, vanadium and rare earths. Here is a look at eight such juniors active

  • LITHIUM: Getting more value from brine – tech improvements reduce costs and increase recoveries for lithium

    July 16, 2018 by Bryan Schreiner, Jack Zhang and Lucinda Wood, SRC

    Bryan Schreiner, Jack Zhang and Lucinda Wood. The following is an excerpt from an article on the Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC) blog, From the Lab to the Loading Dock. Read the full version at Lithium, the lightest metal on

  • News

    SPODUMENE: CEAA okays N.A. Lithium project, DFO next

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The spodumene mine 60 km north of Val d’Or proposed by North American Lithium of Toronto has been deemed not to pose an environmental risk under terms of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. North American lithium is developing

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska signs 5-year offtake with Korean firm

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has signed a five-year agreement to supply battery grade lithium hydroxide to LG Chem, South Korea’s largest diversified chemical company. The company now has  offtake agreements for 90% of its production. Beginning in October 2020,

  • News

    LITHIUM: Power Metals makes new find on dome at Case Lake

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Power Metals Corp. of Vancouver says its recent geological mapping program at Case Lake has discovered lithium mineralization on a new dome, Dome 9. This is the first time spodumene has been identified outside the Henry Dome. Dome

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska rounds up $1B for Whabouchi

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has raised $1.18 billion with which to finance the construction, commissioning, working capital and reserve funds for the Whabouchi lithium mine and the Shawinigan electrochemical plant, as well as general working capital. The