Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Murchison buys out Pure Nickel for 100% of HMP project

    March 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    QUEBEC – Murchison Minerals announced this week that it is now the sole owner of the HPM nickel-copper-cobalt project in Quebec, following its acquisition of Pure Nickel‘s 50% interest in the project. To be able to complete the transaction, Murchison

  • News

    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX eyes 2.94% Co and 2.08% Ni drilled over 4.5 metres at West Bear

    February 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has the first drill results from its West Bear cobalt-nickel property located in the heart of the Athabasca Basin. Recent results have also allowed the company to extend the strike length of the deposit to

  • News

    COPPER: Glencore expects higher copper production in 2019

    February 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Commodities giant Glencore has reported production figures for 2018 and confirmed 2019 guidance that implies a 14%-year-over-year increase in copper equivalent production. Copper production reached 1.45 million tonnes in 2018, 11% higher than 2017, and Glencore expects that number to

  • Feature

    Glencore digs deep in Sudbury

    February 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Onaping Depth will be Glencore’s first all-electric mine and its deepest

  • News

    Balmoral discovers new nickel zones at Grasset

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR; US-OTC: BALMF) has discovered several new nickel sulphide zones in the central part of its Grasset Ultramafic complex in Quebec after drilling the area during its fall 2018 exploration program. The new discoveries sit 7 km northwest

  • NICKEL: Sherritt’s year end and 2019 guidance

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International Corp. has published its 2018 year end production numbers, some of which outstripped guidance and some of which fell short. The company also supplied guidance numbers for 2019. At the Moa joint venture in Cuba, 2018

  • News

    BACKFILL: Outotec to deliver paste fill system to Canadian mine

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec has been awarded a contract to design and deliver a mine paste backfill system to a nickel mine in Canada. The contract price is not disclosed, but similar deliveries are typically valued at C$30 million to $45 million. The order

  • News

    NICKEL-COBALT: Pancontinental expands in the Montcalm Greenstone Belt

    January 21, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Pancontinental Resources entered into a binding letter of intent with Pelangio Exploration to acquire up to a 75% interest in the Strachan nickel-cobalt-copper project, located 65 km northwest of Timmins. Strachan covers 2,280 hectares within the Montcalm Greenstone

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Pancontinental starts drilling Montcalm project

    January 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Pancontinental Resources announced Jan. 7 that it has started a diamond drill program on its nickel-cobalt-copper Montcalm project, located 65 km northwest of Timmins. The 3,780-hectares project sits within the Montcalm Gabbro Complex in the Montcalm Greenstone Belt.

  • BATTERY MINERALS: Cobalt 27 to acquire ASX-listed Highlands Pacific

    January 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      Cobalt 27 Capital has entered an agreement to acquire ASX-listed Highlands Pacific. The acquisition, valued at $96 million, will increase Cobalt 27’s exposure to nickel through the Ramu nickel-cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea. Highlands Pacific owns an 8.56% interest in

  • News

    NICKEL: Vale, Glencore team up to explore near Sudbury

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Yesterday Vale and Glencore announced that they are planning to create a joint feasibility study to explore and develop mineralization accessible from Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine. The study will include both economic and technical feasibility for

  • News

    TAXES: Colombian mining group says tax bill will attract foreign investment

    November 20, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    BOGOTA – Colombia’s main mining industry group said on Monday it was optimistic a new tax bill that includes a cut to corporate taxes will help attract more foreign investment, allowing companies to boost exploration and output in the coming