Canadian Mining Journal


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    Avalon advances Separation Rapids lithium project

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Avalon Advanced Materials (TSX: AVL; US-OTC: AVLNF) has begun a new drill campaign at its 100% owned Separation Rapids lithium project, 70 km by road from Kenora, Ont. It aims to drill seven holes totaling 1,500 metres in an attempt to

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska sells Sirmac property to ABE Resources

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quebec City-based Nemaska Lithium has sold its 100% interest in the Sirmac lithium property to ABE Resources of Val d’Or, Que. The property, 180 northwest of Chibougamau, consists of 24 map designated mining claims covering about 1,000 hectares.

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    Great Thunder drills Chubb lithium project in Quebec

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Great Thunder Gold (TSXV: GTG) has announced drill results from its 100% owned Chubb lithium property, located 32 km north of Val d’Or, Que., while managing the challenges of being a small junior mining company. “We’re looking to try to expand

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska named to OTCQX Best 50 for third consecutive year

    January 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has been named to the 2018 OTCQX Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. The Best 50 is an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S.

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    LITHIUM: Power Metals cuts 2% Li2O and 214 ppm Ta at Case Lake

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Power Metals Corp. is seeking lithium and tantalum with some success at its early stage Case Lake project near Cochrane. Recent drilling in the Main dyke intersected 1.17% lithium oxide and 165.3 ppm tantalum over 8.0 metres,

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska’s new FS boosts Whabouchi mine life to 33 years

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has completed the 2018 feasibility study covering the Whabouchi mine and concentrator located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay area and the hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan.  The mine life has been extended to

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    CRU expects lithium demand to triple between now and 2025

    December 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Regulations in China that plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and fully electric vehicles must make up 8% of all new vehicle production in the Asian juggernaut next year, rising to 10% in 2019 and 12% in 2021, will drive increasing demand

  • LITHIUM: Veolia’s HPD evaporator and crystallizer chosen for NAL project

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Veolia Water Technologies will supply its proprietary HPD evaporation and crystallization technology to recover lithium from a mining waste stream, reducing environmental impact and producing a valuable by-product in sodium sulfate. North American Lithium is planning to re-start

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    LITHIUM: Galaxy upping resources for James Bay project

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Galaxy Resources of Western Australia has significantly expanded the resource estimate for its lithium project in the James Bay region. Not only has the total resource almost doubled but all the mineralization now qualifies for the indicated category

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    LITHIUM: Case Lake gives up 40% spodumene on surface for Power Metals

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver’s Power Metals Corp. has made an encouraging new discovery of a zone grading up to 40%  spodumene near the surface at its Case Lake lithium project 80 km east of Cochrane and 100 km north of Kirkland

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska fires up phase 1 roasting plant

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium Quebec City has started processing spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi mine in the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan. The concentrate undergoes calcination and acid baking in the plant. The company

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    LITHIUM-TANTALUM: Critical Elements looks to 185,000+ t/y concentrate from Rose project

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has a positive feasibility study for its Rose lithium-tantalum project in the James Bay region. The study suggests average annual production of 186,327 tonnes of chemical grade lithium concentrate and an additional 50,205