Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    FERRO-NICKEL: Horizonte shares rise on Orion financing

    September 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRAZIL – Orion Mine Finance is handing over US$25 million in cash in exchange for a 2.25% royalty on Horizonte Minerals’ Araguaia project, one of the largest undeveloped ferro-nickel projects in the world. The royalty applies only to the first 426,429

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    Mystery nickel buyer could bring First Quantum’s Ravensthorpe back online

    September 4, 2019 by Brian Sylvester

    First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) management says it could have a buyer for any nickel produced from a restart of the venerable Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine at Bandalup Hill in Western Australia, but on a second quarter earnings call, the

  • News

    COPPER-NICKEL: Forum looking to fund exploration program in Saskatchewan

    August 22, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Forum Energy Metals is seeking to raise $75,000 through a non-brokered private placement of up 1,250,000 flow-through common shares to explore the Love Lake mafic-ultramafic complex. The project is located along Highway 905 to the Rabbit Lake-McClean Lake

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Horizonte releases maiden resource estimate for Serra do Tapa

    August 14, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRAZIL – Horizonte Minerals has completed a maiden resource on its Serra do Tapa nickel project about 90 km north of its Araguaia ferro-nickel project. The company acquired the deposit in October 2015 from Glencore Xstrata. Serra do Tapa contains measured

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    NICKEL-IRON: Met tests of Baptiste yield better recovery rates says FPX

    August 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based FPX Nickel says recent testing puts the nickel recovery rate from its Decar nickel-iron project at 94%. Samples from the Baptiste deposit were ground to 80% passing 90 microns to reach the 94% rate, compared to

  • Feature

    New mines, new beginnings

    August 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Canada has several new mines to celebrate – with more on the way

  • News

    Deposits that host the world’s base metals

    July 31, 2019 by Lesley Stokes

    The earth has many unique ways of stripping base metals from its crust and concentrating them into deposits. Over the course of civilization, humans have uncovered seven main types: sediment-hosted copper-cobalt; magmatic nickel-copper-platinum group metal; volcanogenic massive sulphide; porphyry; mississippi

  • EDITORIAL: Mining industry has role to play in carbon capture

    July 24, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    The carbon neutral mine is on the horizon. That’s the aim of a collaborative program to test immobilizing carbon dioxide in mine tailings. Lab scale tests are promising, and now the research is moving into the field. The technology could

  • News

    Top 10 Canadian base metal explorers and developers

    July 23, 2019 by Leslie Stokes

    The Northern Miner used the IntelligenceMine database of our sister company Infomine to determine the top-10 largest base metal companies headquartered in Canada that have non-producing assets. The list is ranked by market capitalization. Continue reading at The Northern Miner.

  • News

    RNC expands Beta Hunt with resource update

    July 15, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Infill and exploration drilling in the Western Flanks Zone of the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia has boosted measured and indicated resources five-fold and inferred resources three-fold, RNC Minerals (TSX:RNX) reports. The updated resource for the Western Flanks zone incorporated

  • News

    LITHIUM, COBALT, REE: Eight juniors looking to supply the electric vehicle revolution

    July 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the prices for key battery minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth elements, graphite and copper have so far been subdued in 2019, the general excitement about the future wide adoption of electric vehicles continues to fuel activity

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Pancontinental explores recently acquired St. Laurent project

    July 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Pancontinental Resources started exploring its newly acquired nickel-copper-cobalt St. Laurent project, located in St. Laurent Township, northern Ontario. In a press release, the Toronto-based miner explained that past shallow drilling at the property identified disseminated multi-element sulphide mineralization across