Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


  • Rhodium punches above its weight with strong prices

    October 10, 2019 by Denise Heckbert

    Rhodium is an irreplaceable material for complying with carbon emission standards in gasoline-powered vehicles, which consume almost all of its annual production. But while global auto sales declined in late 2018 and the first eight months of this year, rhodium

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    North American Palladium acquires 51% of Sunday Lake PGM project

    October 8, 2019 by Steve Stakiw

    On the back of record quarterly revenues from its wholly owned Lac des Iles mine, 106 km northwest of Thunder Bay, Ont., pure play palladium producer North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) recently added to its regional presence by acquiring 51%

  • PALLADIUM: Implats to acquire North American Palladium

    October 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Brookfield Business Partners L.P. is getting out of the palladium mining business. The firm has decided to sell its 81% interest in North American Palladium to Impala Platinum Holdings of Johannesburg, South Africa. Implats has agreed to pay

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    PALLADIUM: Generation Mining expands resource at Marathon deposit

    September 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Generation Mining of Toronto has completed a new resource estimate showing a 20% increase in contained palladium equivalent – 7.13 million oz. – for the Marathon copper-palladium deposit 10 km north of the town of Marathon. The estimate

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    PLATINUM: Amplats, Platinum Group Metals launch battery tech JV

    July 16, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    JOHANNESBURG and VANCOUVER – South African platinum miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) announced Monday that it has launched a joint venture with Canada’s Platinum Group Metals to accelerate the development of next generation battery technology using platinum and palladium. The joint venture,

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    Generation Mining options Sibanye-Stillwater’s Marathon project in Ontario

    July 11, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Financier Jamie Levy and mine builder Kerry Knoll have been busy since selling Pine Point Mining and its zinc project in the Northwest Territories last year to Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) for $35 million. Through their company Generation Mining (CSE: GENM), the pair have

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    PALLADIUM: NAP enjoys positive near surface results at Lac des Iles mine

    July 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s North American Palladium is enjoying continued success from the near surface exploration targets at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. So far this year, the company has drilled 34 holes totaling

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    PGM: New Age reports positive PEA for River Valley project

    June 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – New Age Metals of Vancouver has received the preliminary economic assessment for its 100% owned River Valley platinum group metals project 100 km from Sudbury. The study demonstrates positive economics for a large open pit that would produce

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    PALLADIUM: NAP announces new zone at Lac des Iles mine

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium (NAP) says underground exploration at its Lac des Iles mine 90 km north of Thunder Bay has discovered a new zone – C zone. Drilling results suggest that it is a large area of

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    PGM: Transition Metals optimistic after running MT survey at platinum-palladium project

    May 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Transition Metals announced this week that it completed a ground magnetotellurics or MT survey and stacked an additional 235 hectares at its 100% owned Saturday Night project, located north of Thunder Bay. In a press release, the Sudbury-based miner

  • North American Palladium CEO Jim Gallagher on global palladium markets

    May 6, 2019 by John Cumming

    The following is an edited transcript of a portion of a podcast interview with James Gallagher, president and CEO of North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF). Gallagher discusses the supply and demand fundamentals of the palladium market, and why palladium won’t

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    PLATINUM GROUP: North American Palladium expands Sunday Lake with best drill results

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium of Toronto has expanded the platinum group metals zone at the Sunday Lake property, 25 km northeast of Thunder Bay and 60 km south of NAP’s Lac des Iles mill. The current campaign is focused