Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    Horizonte completes feasibility on Araguaia nickel project in Brazil

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Araguaia, one of the largest undeveloped ferro-nickel projects in the world, could produce about 52,000 tonnes of ferronickel a year over a mine life of 28 years, Horizonte Minerals says. A feasibility study of the open pit nickel laterite mining project, in

  • News

    NICKEL: Glencore awards Onaping Depth winze to Cementation

    September 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Cementation Canada has won the design and construction contract for a new internal shaft for the Onaping Depth nickel project by Glencore. The winze will be sunk from the Craig mine where production was suspended in 2009.

  • NICKEL: Vale celebrates completion of $1B Clean AER project

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – On Sept. 14 Vale held a special celebration in this mining town to mark the end of its Clean AER (atmospheric emission reduction) project. The $1-billion undertaking was the largest single environmental investment in the town’s history.

  • News

    NICKEL-IRON: FPX begins met study of Baptiste deposit at Decar property

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel Corp. has begun metallurgical studies on a composite 400-kg composite sample. The material was recovered from four drill holes completed in 2012 and 2017 in the southeast part of the Baptiste nickel-iron deposit where it

  • News

    GOLD: New find at Beta Hunt yields 9,000 oz. for RNC

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based RNC Minerals recently made a new high grade gold discovery at its Beta Hunt gold-nickel mine 600 km from Perth. Last week the company recovered 9,250 oz. of gold from a 130 tonnes of ore from the

  • News

    NICKEL-COBALT: New roasting method ups nickel payability by 25% for RNC

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – RNC Minerals of Toronto says its innovative roasting approach has used value-in-use market analysis to determine that nickel payability for Dumont nickel concentrates will be 94%. Compare that to 70% to 75% for conventional smelting and refining. The

  • Feature

    Voisey’s Bay expansion a go

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cobalt streams to pay for 40% of US$1.7B capital cost

  • FERROCHROME: Update on Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

    July 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. today announced that it has reduced the choice of prospective locations for its proposed ferrochrome production facility (FPF) to two Northern Ontario cities: Timmins or Sault Ste. Marie. Both Thunder Bay and Sudbury have been

  • News

    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX floats maiden resource for West Bear deposit

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has released the maiden resource numbers for its West Bear cobalt-nickel deposit on the eastern rim of the Athabasca Basin. UEX made the discovery while it was exploring in the vicinity of the West Bear

  • News

    NICKEL-COBALT: Cardero continues to explore Kootenay property

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Cardero Resource Corp. continues to explore its Kootenay property in the southeast part of  the province. Cardero has an option on the property which includes the former Goldstream mine and four other targets. Of particular interest

  • News

    CleanTeQ preps Sunrise project for construction

    June 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CleanTeQ’s (TSX: CLQ; US-OTC: CTEQF) Sunrise nickel, cobalt and scandium project in Australia is one step closer to becoming a significant producer of nickel and cobalt sulphate for the lithium-ion battery market. A definitive feasibility study modeling only the first

  • News

    COBALT: Cobalt 27 adds $300M to treasury

    June 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has closed a C$300 million bought deal offering of common shares. The company issued 30.8 million shares at a price of C$9.75 each. The underwriters have been granted an over-allotment option for an additional