Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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    PARTNERSHIP: Cementation partners with Nortech to create Inuit firm

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Cementation Canada has registered ‘Nortech-Cementation Canada Labrador LP’, a limited partnership between Nortech Holdings of Happy Valley Goose Bay and Cementation, as an Inuit business with the Nunatsiavut Government. Nortech-Cementation is a majority Inuit-owned limited partnership

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    NICKEL: Vale to close Birchtree mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Vale Canada, the Toronto-based arm of mining behemoth Vale SA, has announced the closure of its small Birchtree nickel mine at Thompson. The move is necessary because of weak nickel prices and declining ore grades. The suspension will

  • SUSTAINABILITY: MAC selects Dominion Diamond, Vale for successful TSM efforts

    May 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada has awarded two Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence awards this year – one to the Ekati diamond mine belonging to Dominion Diamond Corp. and another to the Voisey’s Bay nickel-cobalt mine of Vale

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Wolfden expands Rice Island with winter drilling

    May 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Wolfden Resources of Thunder Bay, Ont., says winter drilling has extended nickel-copper-cobalt mineralization within a recently discovered feeder structure at its Rice Island property near the town of Snow  Lake. The strike length of the new zone is

  • NICKEL: Sherritt shrinks Ambatovy share, retains operator status

    May 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International is reducing its interest in the Ambatovy nickel joint venture to 12% from the current 40%. Sherritt will, however, remain as operator of the project until at least 2024. Sherritt and its joint venture partners Sumitomo

  • NICKEL: RNC Minerals, Abitibiwinni sign IBA for Dumont project

    May 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – RNC Minerals of Toronto and the Abitibiwinni First Nation (AFN) have signed an impact and benefits agreement for the Dumont nickel project near the town of Amos.  The IBA provides the framework for the relationship between the AFN

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe seeks additional financing for Platreef

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver has selected three mine financing institutions as lead arrangers to attract financing for the ongoing development of the Platreef platinum group metals-nickel-copper-gold project in Limpopo. Export Development Bank, Nedbank Limited and Societe Generale

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Noront, Marten Falls FN sign agreement

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto and the Marten Falls First Nation (MFFN) have signed an exploration and project advancement agreement. The terms of the deal call for compensating MFFN for work that has been completed on their traditional land

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    NICKEL: RNC Minerals, Waterton form JV for Dumont mine project

    March 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC –  Toronto-based RNC Minerals is forming a 50:50 joint venture with Waterton Metals Fund II Cayman and Waterton Mining Parallel Fund Onshore Master (Waterton) for the development and operation of RNC’s Dumont nickel project 25 km west of Amos,

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    NICKEL: Vale to close Stobie mine

    March 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Brazilian miner Vale said late last week that it will put the Stobie nickel-copper mine near Sudbury on care and maintenance later this year. About 230 jobs will be affected. The company said low ore grades, soft metals

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi traces E&L intrusion over 4 km by 1.5 km

    March 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver says its geologists believe the E&L mineralization will prove to be a large tonnage, high grade intrusion defined over a length of 4 km and a width of 1.5 km. This is the

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    GOLD: Reliant continues work at East Bay

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Reliant Gold Corp. of Toronto has enough working capital to keep it busy for the next 24 months at its flagship East Bay gold property in the McVicar Lake area, 90 km west of Pickle Lake. East Bay