Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    Eurobattery Minerals confirms economical-grade nickel sulphide at Spanish project

    September 23, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Eurobattery Minerals announced that mineral tests conducted by SGS on the Castriz prospect in Galicia, Spain, confirmed economical-grade nickel sulphide. In a press release, the company said that seven samples from four diamond drill holes completed in 2019 were submitted to

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    Atlantic Nickel extends Santa Rita mine life to 34 years

    September 16, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Appian Capital Advisory’s Atlantic Nickel has released the results from a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its wholly owned Santa Rita nickel-copper-cobalt mine in northeastern Brazil.   Santa Rita, one of the largest open-pit nickel sulphide mines in the world, was

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    FPX releases ‘large-scale’ PEA for Baptiste

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the Baptiste nickel project in the company’s Decar nickel district, in B.C., which, according to Martin Turenne, the company’s president and CEO, “establishes Baptiste as a premier

  • Nova adds Janice Lake royalty to portfolio ahead of listing

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Nova Royalty has picked up nine new royalties from Transition Metals, including a 1% net smelter return (NSR) royalty on the Janice Lake copper-silver project in Saskatchewan which is being explored by major Rio Tinto. The deal will cost Nova

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    FPX starts field tests to establish carbon capture potential at Baptiste

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel announced that, last month, researchers at the University of British Columbia started field tests to determine the rate and volume of carbon capture by the tailings from a potential future mine at the Baptiste project. These tests will

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    Palladium One reports long, near-surface intercepts from LK in Finland

    August 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The first phase of drilling at Palladium One’s wholly owned Lantinen Koillismaa (LK) project in north-central Finland has returned long mineralized intervals, starting at shallow depths. The latest results are from the Murtolampi zone, 2.5 km north of the Kaukua deposit

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    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: Braveheart to acquire Ontario project

    August 19, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Braveheart Resources announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Cadillac Ventures for the purchase of a 100% interest in the Thierry mine project. In a press release, Braveheart said that to go ahead with the deal,

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    NICKEL: Giga Metals wants to develop world’s first carbon-neutral mine

    August 5, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Giga Metals announced that, together with Greg Dipple of the University of British Columbia, the company is working towards developing the world’s first carbon-neutral mine. The mine in question is the Turnagain project in British Columbia, considered one

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    Canada Nickel aims for zero-carbon emissions at Crawford

    July 29, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    On Tesla’s second quarter conference call last week, Elon Musk entreated the industry to: “Please mine more nickel – Tesla will give you a giant contract for a long period of time if you mine nickel efficiently and in an

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    NICKEL: Karora sells Dumont interest in Waterton deal

    July 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Gold-focused producer Karora Resources has announced the sale of its 28% interest in the Dumont nickel project in Quebec to two private funds advised by Waterton Global Resource Management, for a total of up to $48 million. As

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    U.S. government to assess Twin Metals Minnesota’s proposed mine

    July 9, 2020 by Daniel Sekulich

    Antofagasta’s (LSE: ANTO) Twin Metals Minnesota has received formal notice that its planned copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum metals mine will be assessed through a federal environmental review. The U.S. government’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified the company at the end of June

  • BATTERIES: Why LFP cathode material is making a comeback

    June 30, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    A previously sidelined EV battery cathode material – LFP, composed of lithium iron and phosphate  – has come to the forefront in 2020, thanks to its safety, low cost, and the simplified battery pack design that it allows, a white paper published