Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


  • News

    NICKEL-COBALT: Canada Nickel discovers palladium-platinum zone at Crawford

    April 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Nickel Company has discovered a palladium and platinum-bearing zone, situated to the north of the nickel-cobalt deposit within its wholly owned Crawford project. Five holes intersected this zone, returning intercepts that include 7.5 metres of 1.7 g/t

  • News

    COVID-19: South African mines to suspend operations for 21 days

    March 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Monday evening, South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as of midnight on Mar. 26 to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, companies operating mines in the country, such as Anglo American,

  • GOLD: Franco-Nevada posts record results

    March 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Royalty and streaming company Franco-Nevada just had its best year ever, reporting revenue of US$844.1 million on the sale of 516,438 gold-equivalent oz. Net income for the year was US$344.1 million or $1.83 per share. The final quarter

  • News

    RING OF FIRE: Ontario to move ahead with north-south road

    March 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Greg Rickford, minister of Northern Development and Mines and Indigenous Affairs were at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention this week to announce a new agreement with two First Nations in

  • PDAC 2020: Covid-19 weighs on mining outlook for 2020

    March 2, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    It’s usually difficult to find a seat at the commodities session on the opening day of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention held in early March in Toronto, but there was a noticeably smaller crowd at this

  • News

    Precious Metals Snapshot: Eight companies advancing projects globally

    February 27, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Gold exploration and mine development remain leading drivers of mining activity around the world by Canadian-based gold companies. Here is a look at eight companies with significant developments in 2020. Balmoral Resources Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR) is exploring for gold along

  • News

    PGM: Max transfers rights in PGE project to new Colombian subsidiary

    February 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLOMBIA – Max Resource announced that it established a wholly owned subsidiary named PGE Americas Metals and transferred all of its rights in the platinum group element (PGE) Choco project in northern Colombia. In a press release, Max explained that

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Bitterroot, Below to join forces at LM

    February 20, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    MICHIGAN – Bitterroot Resources and Below Exploration entered into an option/joint venture agreement whereby Below can earn a 49% JV interest in Bitterroot’s 100%-leased LM nickel-copper-platinum-palladium property in Baraga Cty., Mich. To go ahead with the deal, Below is required

  • B of A boosts palladium price forecast

    February 5, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Palladium prices have surged 1,520% since 2009 due to tight supply and higher emission standards, and analysts at the Bank of America forecast the metal could rise to US$3,500 per oz. in the fourth quarter of 2020 from the current

  • News

    PGM: Transition expands exposure to palladium and PGMs

    February 5, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Transition Metals has staked 91 mining claims covering 19 sq. km east of Lake Nipigon in northwestern Ontario. According to the Sudbury-based company, the property covers most of the Eva Kitto Intrusion, an early rift, mafic-ultramafic body similar

  • Feature

    Palladium and an Ontario mining success story

    February 1, 2020 by Robert Mason

    Robert Mason of Norton Rose Fulbright details the turnaround story of the Lac des Iles mine and what it could mean for other platinum projects in Ontario

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Palladium One samples Smoke Lake

    January 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The most recent exploration release from Palladium One reports anomalous nickel, copper and cobalt in soil samples from the Smoke Lake anomaly at its 103-sq.-km Tyko property. Assays include 238 parts per million (ppm) nickel, 108 ppm copper