Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    BASE METALS: DeepGreen makes run at seafloor mining

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – DeepGreen Metals intends to be the world’s first zero tailings miner by retrieving polymetallic base metal nodules from the seafloor. In lab tests the nuggets have been treated with calcination and smelting techniques that produced iron-rich alloy nuggets

  • News

    NICKEL: Fate of Black Swan nickel project to be decided before year-end

    October 16, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Poseidon Nickel’s interim CEO, David Riekie, announced this week that a final investment decision can be expected in the current quarter on the proposed A$30-million restart of the Black Swan nickel mine in Western Australia. Talking at the

  • News

    LITHIUM: Researchers in Canada develop million-mile lithium-ion battery

    October 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – A group of scientists led by Jeff Dahn, a professor at Canada’s Dalhousie University and a research partner with Tesla, published a paper in the Journal of The Electrochemical Society where they present the concept of a new battery able to

  • News

    Indonesia to ban nickel ore in 2020

    September 19, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Indonesia has confirmed it will ban exports of nickel ore from January 2020 – two years earlier than expected. The Southeast Asian nation is the world’s largest nickel ore producer, and the news unleashed a torrent of speculation about supply

  • 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

  • News

    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