Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Pancontinental starts drilling Montcalm project

    January 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Pancontinental Resources announced Jan. 7 that it has started a diamond drill program on its nickel-cobalt-copper Montcalm project, located 65 km northwest of Timmins. The 3,780-hectares project sits within the Montcalm Gabbro Complex in the Montcalm Greenstone Belt.

  • BATTERY MINERALS: Cobalt 27 to acquire ASX-listed Highlands Pacific

    January 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      Cobalt 27 Capital has entered an agreement to acquire ASX-listed Highlands Pacific. The acquisition, valued at $96 million, will increase Cobalt 27’s exposure to nickel through the Ramu nickel-cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea. Highlands Pacific owns an 8.56% interest in

  • News

    NICKEL: Vale, Glencore team up to explore near Sudbury

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Yesterday Vale and Glencore announced that they are planning to create a joint feasibility study to explore and develop mineralization accessible from Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine. The study will include both economic and technical feasibility for

  • News

    TAXES: Colombian mining group says tax bill will attract foreign investment

    November 20, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    BOGOTA – Colombia’s main mining industry group said on Monday it was optimistic a new tax bill that includes a cut to corporate taxes will help attract more foreign investment, allowing companies to boost exploration and output in the coming

  • News

    Talon Metals tables PEA for Tamarack North

    November 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Talon Metals (TSX: TLO; US-OTC: TLOFF) has announced a preliminary economic assessment for the Tamarack zone at its Tamarack North nickel-copper-cobalt project in Minnesota. The study assigns the project a US$210 million after-tax net present value at a 7% discount rate

  • 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