Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


  • News

    GOLD: Landore drills new zone at Junior Lake

    March 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – About 235 km northeast of Thunder Bay, Landore Resources of London, UK, has drilled a significant new gold zone at its 100% owned Junior Lake property. Last December a wide zone of near surface mineralization returned 1.12 g/t

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: First Quantum sells Kevista mine for $712M

    March 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Cash strapped First Quantum Minerals of Toronto has sold its Kevista copper-nickel-PGE mine in Lapland to Boliden AB for US$712 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The Kevista open pit and mill is capable of producing to

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Balmoral releases maiden estimate for Grasset deposit

    March 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Balmoral Resources of Vancouver has released the maiden resource estimate for the Grasset nickel-copper deposit at the Detour Trend in the Matagami region. With a 1.00% NiEq cut-off grade, the indicated resource is 3.45 million tonnes averaging 1.79%

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge expands shallow mineralization at Parkin

    March 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Co. released the results from the 13 drill holes on its Parkin properties in Sudbury. Nine of the holes intersected significant nickel-copper-PGM mineralization, and six of the holes intersected semi-massive to massive sulphides. Notable assays from the holes

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Royal Nickel buys into Australian, Manitoban mines

    February 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Royal Nickel Corp. is buying into two mining companies, thus launching itself into the ranks of nickel and copper-gold producers. It is buying a 67% interest in Salt Lake Mining and a 100% interest in VMS Ventures. Salt

  • Feature

    Underground maintenance at Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine gets five-star rating

    February 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s conventional wisdom that underground mining is a dirty business. In fact, it’s undeniably true because as almost everybody knows, the nature of working underground involves spaces that are often cramped, damp and dark. To say that the environment is

  • COMMENT: World Bank bears down on commodity outlook

    January 27, 2016 by Marilyn Scales

    It seems the World Bank has only bearish opinions on commodity prices for this year. In its Q1 2016 Commodity Markets Outlook, it highlighted weak growth in emerging economies and commodity markets. None of what the bank predicted gives the

  • News

    NICKEL-PGM: Transition Metals picks up First Nickel properties

    January 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Transition Metals of Sudbury, ON, has acquired all of the former exploration and development properties of First Nickel, chief among them the suspended Lockerby nickel-copper-PGM mine near Sudbury. The arrangement includes the Lockerby East and West Graham zones,

  • NICKEL: Vale’s Clean AER project may demolish the Superstack

    January 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO –Vale is about halfway through its $1-billion Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project in Sudbury. It has already spent $625 million on the project and upgrading the surface facilities. Despite the bleak outlook for metals, the company vows to

  • News

    NICKEL: Vale wins award for Long Harbour hydromet plant

    January 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Natural Resources, a magazine covering mining, oil and gas, and renewable energy development and a sister publication of Atlantic Resources, has named Vale’s nickel hydrometallurgical plant in Long Harbour, NL, the first recipient of its Industry Excellence Award.

  • NICKEL: Charges dismissed against Vale at Voisey’s Bay

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – A Newfoundland and Labrador provincial judge has found that Vale did not violate the federal Fisheries Act at its Voisey’s Bay nickel mine in October 2011. The court found that enforcement officers employed by Environment Canada failed to

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Rice Island results please Wolfden

    January 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, ON, continues to drill its 100% owned Rice Island nickel-copper property in the Snow Lake Greenstone Belt, and the results are very promising. All 19 holes the company has drilled at the