Canadian Mining Journal


  • 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

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    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

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    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,

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    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

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    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

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska readies first tonne of hydroxide for customer

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SHAWINIGAN, Que. – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is ready to ship the first tonne of lithium hydroxide solution to a client for evaluation. The solution was made at the phase 1 plant using lithium sulphate supplied by a client.

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    Advantage Lithium cashes up, before closing Orocobre deal

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Advantage Lithium (TSXV: AAL) is turning its focus to Argentina in a race to start producing lithium, as lithium demand and prices steadily rise. The junior — which has five lithium brine projects in Nevada — recently closed a $20 million

  • NOMINATION: MGX Minerals’ nanoflotation technology among finalists for Katerva prize

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MGX Minerals reports that the nanoflotation technology developed by David Bromley Engineering (DBE) and licensed exclusively to MGX engineering and technology development partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions has been nominated for the prestigious international Katerva Award. The Katerva Award recognizes disruptive sustainable

  • LITHIUM: FMC Corp. and Nemaska Lithium Sign Long-Term Lithium Carbonate Supply Agreement

    November 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY:  Nemaska Lithium Inc., via its wholly owned subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with FMC Corporation pursuant to which Nemaska Lithium will provide FMC with 8,000t per year

  • LITHIUM: More work near Snow Lake

    November 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Far Resources Ltd has just announced the start of diamond drilling on its Zoro Lithium Property near Snow Lake, Manitoba. The drilling contract has been awarded to Westcore Drilling of Salmo, BC, with helicopter support being provided by Gogal

  • LITHIUM: Scientific Metals Enters Into Standstill Agreement to Acquire Two Lithium Brine Projects, Argentina

    October 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Scientific Metals Corp. is pleased to announce it has entered into an arm’s length standstill agreement which provides STM exclusive negotiating rights to purchase a 100% interest in two prospective lithium brine projects in Northwest Argentina. The Properties surround

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    Noront lobbies for road access to Eagle’s Nest

    October 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER —  Noront Resources is encouraged that the Ring of Fire camp in northern Ontario, where the junior has its remote Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper and platinum group metal (PGM) deposit, has been designated a priority in Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s