Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • ENVIRONMENT: First new converter delivered for Vale’s Clean AER project

    September 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vale has taken delivery of the first of four new converters as part of its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project in Sudbury. The project involves a complete retrofit of the converter aisle in the Copper Cliff…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Norascon wins pre-stripping contract for Dumont project

    September 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Royal Nickel has selected Norascon as the contractor for overburden pre-stripping at the Dumont nickel project near Amos. Royal Nickel has big plans for the Dumont project, saying it will be the fourth largest…

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    NICKEL MINING: Canadian Arrow commences nickel mining

    September 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, has begun mining and stockpiling nickel bearing massive sulphides from its Kelex mine near Timmins. The ore will be custom milled at Xstrata’s Strathcona mill near Sudbury.

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGE RESOURCE: Prophecy updates Shakespeare numbers

    September 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Prophecy Platinum of Vancouver has released an updated 43-101 estimate for the Shakespeare deposit underground East zone. The deposit, located 70 km west of Sudbury, ON, was acquired though a merger with Ursa Major Minerals in…

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    NICKEL STUDY: PEA points toward potential at Hart project

    August 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The results of the preliminary economic assessment of the Hart nickel project in Timmins is positive, says owner Liberty Mines of Toronto. Using a nickel price of $10 per pound, the project has a net present value of $35.8…

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    ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS: Kluane First Nation, Prophecy Platinum reach accord on Wellgreen

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Prophecy Platinum of Vancouver and the Kluane First Nation have reached a co-operation and benefits agreement for the Wellgreen nickel-copper-PGM project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The agreement covers Prophecy’s…

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    NICKEL EXPLORATION: Ressources Quebec invests $12M in Dumont project

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Ressources Quebec, a new Investissement Quebec subsidiary that focuses on mining and hydrocarbon industries, has agreed to invest $12 million in the Dumont advanced exploration nickel project. The investment will earn Ressources…

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    COPPER-NICKEL RESOURCES: Duluth files report on huge Cu-Ni-PGM deposit

    July 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MINNESOTA – Duluth Metals of Toronto has filed a 43-101 technical report for its Twin Metals (Nokomis) project, that it says is among the world’s largest copper-nickel-platinum group metals polymetallic sulphide deposits. The…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Ambatovy hits permit snag

    July 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International of Toronto is pressing forward toward commercial production at the Ambatovy laterite nickel project of which it owns 40%. But, says the company, reaching commercial production may be delayed as the…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM EXPLORATION: Noront offers more drill results from McFaulds Lake

    July 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto continues to drill its McFaulds Lake property in the James Bay Lowlands with good results. The latest assays were 1.02% Ni, 0.23$ Cu, 0.31 g/t Pt and 1.47 g/t Pd over 10.3 metres and 0.89% Ni, 0.34%…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale breaks ground for Clean AER project

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Joined by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, government cabinet ministers, community leaders, local residents and employees, Vale officially broke ground on its $2-billion Clean AER project, what the company calls one of the…

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    NICKEL STUDY: Royal Nickel files revised Dumont PFS

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Royal Nickel has filed a revised preliminary feasibility study for its Dumont nickel project 25 km from Amos. The updated study postulates an after tax net present value of $1.4 billion, up 31% from the PFS filed…