Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Nickel Creek presses on with mini-pilot tests of Nickel Shaw samples

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Nickel Creek Platinum (formerly Wellgreen Platinum) is moving into phase 2 of its metallurgical testing program on samples from the Nickel Shaw nickel-platinum group metals project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The second phase involves the use

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Shaft 1 at Ivanhoe’s Platreef reaches 750 metres

    April 23, 2018 by Ivanhoe, Platreef

    SOUTH AFRICA – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines says the fist shaft at its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper mine 280 km northeast of Johannesburg has reached the 750 metre level. A station is to be built at this level to provide access for initial

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi raises $10M for E&L exploration

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver is raising a little bit more than $10 million through a non-brokered private placement of flow-through shares. The company will issue 3 million shares at a price of $3.35 per share. Proceeds from

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX cuts 2% Co and 1% Ni over 10.5 metres at West Bear

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based UEX Corporation made its first foray into the cobalt arena late last year through its subsidiary, CoEX Metals. The move appears to have potential. The West Bear cobalt-nickel prospect in the eastern Athabasca Basin returned 2.00% cobalt

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    NICKEL-COBALT: RNC sharpens focus on Dumont project

    March 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based RNC Minerals plans to focus on its Dumont nickel-cobalt project near Amos. Dumont, says the company, is the world’s second largest undeveloped nickel resource in the world. And it is shovel ready. The strong nickel price and

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Glencore, Vale approve two projects in Ontario

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Vale Canada and Glencore have approved two new projects for their Sudbury Basin operations that will total more than $1.6 billion – deep development of the Copper Cliff and Onaping mines. Vale has decided to go ahead

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Cobalt 27 picks up royalty on RNC’s Dumont project

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has agreed to acquire an existing 1.75% net smelter return royalty on the Dumont nickel-cobalt project belonging to RNC Minerals. The mine is construction ready near the town of Amos. This is the first

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Landore updates estimate for B4-7 deposit at Junior Lake

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Additional drilling by Landore Resources of London, U.K., has allowed the company to report a 43% increase in total resources for the B4-7 nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit on its Junior Lake property. The property lies about 235 km north-northeast of

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi drills 8.3% Ni and 4.1% Cu over 10 metres at Nickel Mountain

    January 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – If there are bonanza grades of nickel and copper, Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver has found them. It has drilled 8.3% nickel and 4.1% copper over 10.3 metres at its Nickel Mountain discovery 17 km southwest of Eskay

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    China ‘tweaks’ nickel import taxes to favour electric vehicles, Wood Mackenzie says

    January 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In mid-December, China made adjustments to import taxes on some nickel products that favour the production of electric vehicles. Starting from Jan. 1, the import tax on nickel sulphate — a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries — was slashed to

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    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: South32 pulls out of Huckleberry, leaving Northern Shield sole owner

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Australian base metal miner South32 has elected not to pursue its interest in the Huckleberry copper-nickel-platinum group metals property, leaving would be partner Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa with sole ownership of the property 100  km north of

  • COBALT: Sherritt links warrants to cobalt price, raises $115M

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International is raising C$115 million through the sale of shares and share purchase warrants. The proceeds will be used to reduce debt, for general corporate purposes and to fund future growth. The company will issue 82.1 million