Canadian Mining Journal


Rare Earth Elements


  • News

    Commerce Resources pushes for Canada’s first rare earth mine

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Commerce Resources (TSXV: CCE; US-OTC: CMRZF) is trying to confirm feasibility of what could be the first rare earth element (REE) mine in Canada and one of the most significant outside of China. The company is currently raising money to further

  • Pala Investments sets up fund for new technology metals

    August 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Over the last decade, Pala Investments has invested across a range of metals including cobalt, lithium, rare earths, tin, nickel and copper. More recent investments include the $200 million public offering in June of Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT), a cobalt streaming company Pala

  • News

    NWT snapshot: Three advanced projects

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canada’s Northwest Territories is relatively remote, but endowed with mineral potential. Despite the region’s harsh winters and infrastructure deficit, the Northwest Territories hosts Canada’s largest and oldest producing diamond mines – Ekati and Diavik – and the newly minted Gahcho

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Search direct extraction process reaches pilot plant stage

    December 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Search Minerals of Vancouver says that SGS Canada has begun piloting Search’s direct extraction process on samples from the company’s Foxtrot rare earths (REE) project near the coastal community of St Lewis. The pilot plant is funded through

  • Matamec splits gold and energy projects into two companies

    December 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Montreal-based Matamec Explorations (TSX-V: MAT; OTC-QX: MHREF) is dividing its gold and energy related projects into two separate entities in hopes of gaining more traction among investors. “Our strategy is to split Matamec into two,” Andre Gauthier, the company’s president, said in

  • News

    MONAZITE: Canada Rare Earth becomes primary supplier to Chinese refinery

    December 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Rare Earth Corp. of Vancouver has signed an agreement with Yongzhou Xiangjiang Rare Earth Resource Co. to become the primary international supplier of monazite concentrate to the Chinese refinery. Canada Rare Earth executives have inspected the automated

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Quest chooses blimps to fly in/out of Strange Lake

    November 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quest Rare Minerals of Montreal has chosen Straightline Aviation to provide air services for the transport of personnel, concentrate and supplies between its Strange Lake rare earths project 225 km northeast of Schefferville and the port of Sept

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and

  • Friedland a skeptic on lithium, rare earths

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Robert Friedland, a renowned mining financier and promoter, took the stage at the recent Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto to highlight the need for platinum and copper, as rapid global urbanization continues. Both are key metals in projects

  • LITHIUM: Aldrin Enters Lithium Market With Acquisition of Two Critical Mass, Drill Ready Projects

    September 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Aldrin Resource Corp. today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire two prospective lithium projects with previously completed work programs having demonstrated the presence of lithium over wide areas. The properties, respectively at Case Lake, Ontario and Larder River, Nova

  • ENERGY: The City of Elliot Lake and Pele Mountain Sign Sustainable Energy Development Agreement

    September 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO:  Pele Mountain Resources Inc. announced today that it has signed a Sustainable Energy Development Agreement with the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. Under the terms of the Agreement, the Elliot Lake City Council has appointed Pele, on an exclusive basis, to

  • RARE EARTH METALS: Expanding efforts for rare metals

    June 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Houston Lake Mining Inc. of Val Caron, Ont., says it is now advancing its exploration efforts for rare metals lithium, tantalum, rubidium and cesium at its 100%-owned PAK Lithium Project in Northwestern Ontario.. The PAK Lithium Project lies close to the boundary