Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • PERMITTING: Fortune Minerals files DAR with Mackenzie Valley Review Board

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has filed its developers assessment report (DAR) with the Mackenzie Valley Review Board (MVRB)for the environmental assessment for its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project. The report…

  • News

    OUTLOOK: Newfoundland and Labrador exports continue to grow

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following was excerpted from material supplied by Export Development Canada, and paints an encouraging picture for the province.

  • FINANCING: Noront, Baosteel ink deal for Ring of Fire projects

    May 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto and Baosteel Resources International, owned by the Chinese government, have signed a binding term sheet for a non-brokered private placement that will put $17.4 million into Noront’s treasury. The proceeds…

  • News

    Up and up with resource numbers

    May 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The words “mineral resources” might well be spelled “commodity prices”. The mining industry understands that the higher the prices the more material falls within the definition of resources, meaning it has the potential to be economically…

  • News

    COPPER RESOURCE: Victoria project hosts 3.4-B lb CuEq, production in 2017

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Quadra FNX Mining of Toronto has released 43-101-compliant figures for its Victoria copper deposit near Sudbury. The inferred resource is 12.5 million tonnes grading 2.3%  Cu, 2.2% Ni and 8.5 g/t PMs. The contained metal is…

  • News

    ENERGY MANAGEMENT: Bestech helps Vale and Xstrata save money

    March 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Miners around the world are facing more than their fair share of challenges – from stringent environmental and regulatory pressures to an urgent need to improve operational costs, productivity and safety, all while having to…

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM DEVELOPMENT: Project description available for Eagle’s Nest deposit

    March 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has filed the project description for its Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-platinum group deposit in the James Bay Lowlands. The company is proposing a 1.0 million t/y underground mine and mill. The mill is to be…

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER RESOURCES: Significant increase in Eagle’s Nest numbers

    March 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto released higher resource numbers last week for its Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper deposit at the McFauld’s Lake property in the James Bay Lowlands. The updated information was compiled after 20,200 metres of…

  • News

    NICKEL MINING: Lockerby restart on track for Q3 this year

    March 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Nickel says its project to restart production at the Lockerby nickel mine near Sudbury is on track for first ore in Q3 2011. The project will ramp up to full production – 10 million lb nickel and 7 million lb…

  • News

    BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: First Nickel secures loan for Lockerby Depth

    March 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – First Nickel of Toronto has arranged a $30-million senior debt facility with which to advance the Depth project at its Lockerby nickel-copper mine near Sudbury. The financing was arranged with Societe General and Commonwealth Bank of…

  • News

    NICKEL SMELTING: Vale shuts down No.2 furnace

    February 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – On Feb. 18, Vale, the Brazilian owner of what used to be Inco, announced the closing on its No.2 flash furnace at the Copper Cliff smelter near Sudbury for at least 16 weeks. Earlier in the month there was a spill of molten metal…

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Former Bouchard Hebert mill to move to Makwa nickel project

    February 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Mustang Minerals of Toronto plans to purchase the mill at the former Bouchard Hebert base metal mine near Rouyn-Noranda, QC, and move it to its Makwa (formerly Maskwa) nickel project near Bernic Lake. The $2-million price covers…