Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • NICKEL: RNC Minerals, Abitibiwinni sign IBA for Dumont project

    May 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – RNC Minerals of Toronto and the Abitibiwinni First Nation (AFN) have signed an impact and benefits agreement for the Dumont nickel project near the town of Amos.  The IBA provides the framework for the relationship between the AFN

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe seeks additional financing for Platreef

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver has selected three mine financing institutions as lead arrangers to attract financing for the ongoing development of the Platreef platinum group metals-nickel-copper-gold project in Limpopo. Export Development Bank, Nedbank Limited and Societe Generale

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Noront, Marten Falls FN sign agreement

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto and the Marten Falls First Nation (MFFN) have signed an exploration and project advancement agreement. The terms of the deal call for compensating MFFN for work that has been completed on their traditional land

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    NICKEL: RNC Minerals, Waterton form JV for Dumont mine project

    March 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC –  Toronto-based RNC Minerals is forming a 50:50 joint venture with Waterton Metals Fund II Cayman and Waterton Mining Parallel Fund Onshore Master (Waterton) for the development and operation of RNC’s Dumont nickel project 25 km west of Amos,

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    NICKEL: Vale to close Stobie mine

    March 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Brazilian miner Vale said late last week that it will put the Stobie nickel-copper mine near Sudbury on care and maintenance later this year. About 230 jobs will be affected. The company said low ore grades, soft metals

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi traces E&L intrusion over 4 km by 1.5 km

    March 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver says its geologists believe the E&L mineralization will prove to be a large tonnage, high grade intrusion defined over a length of 4 km and a width of 1.5 km. This is the

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    GOLD: Reliant continues work at East Bay

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Reliant Gold Corp. of Toronto has enough working capital to keep it busy for the next 24 months at its flagship East Bay gold property in the McVicar Lake area, 90 km west of Pickle Lake. East Bay

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    Noront’s road to the Ring of Fire

    February 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    Spirits were high in March 2015 when the Ontario government announced at the PDAC it was moving forward with an all-weather road into the Ring of Fire. Here we are almost two years later, and what do we have for

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale to decommission Superstack in Sudbury

    January 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Yesterday Jan. 24, Vale announced that it will decommission the iconic Superstack at its Copper Cliff smelter in Sudbury in Q2 2020. It will be replaced with two smaller, more efficient 137-metre stacks. Construction of the Superstack began

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    GOLD: Gowest buys share of Redstone mill to treat Bradshaw ore

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Gowest Gold of Toronto has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Northern Sun Mining Corp. (also Toronto based) that would see the creation of a joint venture for the ownership of the Redstone mill near Timmins. The

  • REPORT: MAC releases sustainability results

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA –  The Mining Association of Canada has released its 2016 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) progress report. The report takes a look at MAC members’ efforts to protect the environment and contribute positively to the communities where they operate. The

  • NICKEL: SNC-Lavalin wins contract for SO2 mitigation project from Norilsk

    November 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded a contract by Norilsk Nickel to implement a sulphur recovery project at the Nadezhda smelter, located at the company’s Polar Division in the Krasnoyarsk region. The project is one of the largest