Canadian Mining Journal


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    NICKEL-IRON: FPX Nickel cuts near surface, higher grades at Decar project

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel of Vancouver has results from three of the eight diamond drill holes in the Baptiste deposit at the Decar nickel-iron project 80 km north of Fort St. James. These are the first holes drilled at

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    NICKEL: Vale pulls puts Birchtree mine on care and maintenance

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Owner Vale Canada has put the Birchtree underground nickel-copper mine at Thompson on care and maintenance. The first C-and-M shift was Oct. 2, 2017. Sept. 27 was the last day of mucking, and the last hoisting day was

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    NICKEL-IRON: FPX completes step-out program at Decar project

    September 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based FPX Nickel Corp. has completed the step-out drilling program at the Baptiste deposit at the company’s Decar nickel-iron project 80 km north of Fort St. James. FPX completed eight holes totaling 1,917 metres to the southeast

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    NICKEL: Vale to permanently close Clarabelle crushing area

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – After a temporary closure of four months, the crushing area at the Clarabelle nickel concentrator at Sudbury is to be permanently closed. A report by the CBC said the Brazilian parent company, Vale SA, made the announcement late

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi begins drilling at Nickel Mountain

    August 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver has begun drilling its 100% owned E&L nickel project at Nickel Mountain, in the Eskay camp. This is a follow-up to electromagnetic surveys that identified four high priority targets – A, B, C

  • RING OF FIRE: Province to fund road proposals led by First Nations

    August 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn and the chiefs of Marten Falls, Webequie and Nibiminik First Nations jointly announced that the province will commit to funding two First Nations road proposals that will provide necessary infrastructure for mining development in

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    NICKEL: Vale halts underground expansion at Voisey’s Bay

    August 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Brazil’s Vale SA has again put plans on hold to develop and underground mine at the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper project near Nain. The underground idea was first proposed in 2015 in response to declining open pit reserves. Exhaustion

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Midland, Altius discover new showing near James Bay

    August 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – There has been a new discovery of a nickel-copper-cobalt showing in the  James Bay area by the 50:50 joint venture of Montreal’s Midland Exploration and Altius Minerals of St. John’s, Nfld. The new find – dubbed Moria –

  • Pala Investments sets up fund for new technology metals

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Over the last decade, Pala Investments has invested across a range of metals including cobalt, lithium, rare earths, tin, nickel and copper. More recent investments include the $200 million public offering in June of Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT), a cobalt streaming company Pala

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    NICKEL: First Quantum to put Ravensthorpe on care and maintenance

    August 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based First Quantum Minerals has decided to puts its Ravensthorpe nickel mine in Western Australia on care and maintenance at the end of this month. Low nickel prices are to blame. The company expects to spend US$10 million

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    Fjordland, Commander search for next Voisey’s Bay in Labrador

    August 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Fjordland Exploration (TSXV: FEX) is raising funds to fuel an exploration program with 85% joint venture partner Commander Resources (TSXV: CMD) at their South Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper-cobalt project in northern Labrador. The $1.2 million non-brokered private placement is being issued at a price

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    PGMs: Ivanhoe publishes Platreef feasibility study

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines has released the definitive feasibility study for phase one of its Platreef platinum group-nickel-copper-gold project 280 km northeast of Johannesburg. The first phase of the project will produce 476,000 oz. of platinum group metals and