Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

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    COBALT: Vale streams Voisey’s Bay cobalt for $700M

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – What Bloomberg reported last week – that Vale SA has reached a deal to sell future cobalt production from the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper mine 35 km south of Nain – Vale confirmed today, June 11. The upfront deal

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Vale’s Clean AER project nears completion as new stacks rise

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Just in time for World Environmental Day on June 5, Vale Canada announced its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project is coming to an end in Sudbury. The new wet gas cleaning plant has been commissioned and is

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    PGM: New Age releases resource for River Valley

    May 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – New Age Metals has released a new measured and indicated resource for its River Valley platinum group metals project about 60 km east of Sudbury. With a cut-off of 0.4 g/t palladium equivalent, the M&I portion contains more

  • Feature

    EVs driving growing enthusiasm for battery metals mining

    May 8, 2018 by Sander Grieve

    The future is bright for battery minerals

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    NICKEL: Vale to lay off 169 in Thompson

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – As the summer shut down of its Manitoba smelting and refining operations looms, Vale has announced the layoff of 169 employees in Thompson, 650 km north of Winnipeg. The public has known of plans to cease operations on

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Nickel Creek presses on with mini-pilot tests of Nickel Shaw samples

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Nickel Creek Platinum (formerly Wellgreen Platinum) is moving into phase 2 of its metallurgical testing program on samples from the Nickel Shaw nickel-platinum group metals project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The second phase involves the use