Canadian Mining Journal


Avalon Rare Metals Inc


  • 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

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

  • News

    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Avalon gets permit for Nechalacho pre-construction

    April 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has granted a land use permit for pre-construction activity at the Nechalacho rare earth elements project at Thor Lake. The project is owned by Toronto’s Avalon Rare Metals.

  • News

    RARE EARTH: Tests almost double HREE recovery from Nechalacho project

    December 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Avalon Rare Metals says recent tests have indicated that heavy rare earth elements (HREE) recovery from the Nechalacho REE project near Thor Lake will be in excess of 80% compared to 42% as reported…

  • RARE EARTHS: Avalon receives environment okay from federal government

    November 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto says the report of environmental assessment for its Nechalacho rare earth elements project 100 km southeast of Yellowknife is in its hands. The assessment was approved by the minister…

  • News

    RARE EARTHS: Nechalacho feasibility outlines $1.6B project cost

    April 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto says project construction costs will be $1.575 billion for the Nechalacho rare earth elements project at Thor Lake, 100 km southeast of Yellowknife. The recently finished feasibility…

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Two tests for Nechalacho REE recovery promising

    November 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto is pleased with the results of two separate tests of technology that may be used to recover rare earth elements from its Nechalacho project at Thor Lake, 100 km southeast of…

  • News

    RARE EARTH RESOURCE: Avalon boosts measured amount at Nechalacho

    July 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto has updated the resource estimate for the Nechalacho rare earth deposit at its Thor Lake property. The report was prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates.

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Avalon Rare Metals, Black Iron and Sherritt

    November 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto has named Mark Wiseman to the position of VP sustainability. He is a graduate of the University of Guelph with a BSc in zoology and later obtained his MBA at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Most recently, he…

  • News

    RARE EARTHS MARKETING: Avalon taps potential Asian investors

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto is looking to potential Asian investors for the output of its Nechalacho REE deposit at Thor Lake. The company has signed non-binding memorandums of understanding with three Asian companies,…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: When the “C” in CSR stands for “Canada”

    June 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “CSR” means “corporate social responsibility”, and it is a growing part of the mine development process. We used to call similar initiatives being a responsible company or good neighbour to those who live near mining projects. Now CSR has…