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    LITHIUM: Operations suspended at Quebec Lithium

    October 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – RB Energy of Vancouver has been forced to suspend operations at the Quebec Lithium mine and mill 60 km north of Val d’Or. The company has been unable to securing financing to remain open.

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    IODINE: RB Energy to sell Aguas Blancas mine

    September 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHILE – RB Energy of Vancouver is considering the sale of its Aguas Blancas iodine mine 95 SE of Antofagasta. Officially, the company believes the market is “not attributing appropriate value” to the project. A formal process to maximize…

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    RB Energy proposes $78M financing to bring Quebec Lithium plant up to speed

    September 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    RB Energy’s (TSX: RBI) stock continued to fall on Friday, four days after it announced a proposed $78 million to $88 million financing to get its Quebec lithium project back on track.

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    LITHIUM: RB Energy makes first commercial lithium carbonate shipment

    August 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – RB Energy of Vancouver has made the first shipment of commercial grade lithium carbonate from its Quebec Lithium mine 38 km southeast of Amos. A container of 98.8% Li2CO3 was sent on its way to Tewoo ERDC in China. Shipments will…

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    FUNDING: RB Energy closes $22M bought deal for lithium project

    May 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based RB Energy has closed a bought deal equity financing worth slightly more than $22 million. The net proceeds will be used complete commissioning of its Quebec lithium project and repay construction debts..

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    LITHIUM: Concentrator restarts as weather warms

    April 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – RB Energy (formerly Canada Lithium) of Vancouver says it has restarted the concentrator at its Quebec lithium mine 60 km north of Val d’Or. This winter’s unusually long and cold conditions forced a suspension of milling activity…

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    LITHIUM: Plant start-up produces high quality, battery grade carbonate product

    March 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – RB Energy (formerly Canada Lithium) of Toronto says that during commissioning of the hydrometallurgical circuit at its Quebec lithium project, a very high quality, battery grade lithium carbonate product was made. It tested 99.9%…

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    LITHIUM: Canada Lithium reaches continuous production milestone

    November 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto says its Quebec lithium project 60 km north of Val d’Or has reached an important milestone – continuous production of lithium carbonate. Previously, production had been achieved only in batch…

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    Nemaska has patented edge at Whabouchi

    October 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Nemaska Lithium’s (TSXV: NMX) Whabouchi deposit has always had the grade, but now it’s looking to marry nature’s gift with a patented extraction process that could offer a considerable market advantage.

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    LITHIUM: Quebec plant commissioning suspended for three weeks

    August 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto has suspended commissioning at the Quebec lithium processing plant near Val d’Or. The company said the move was planned and will allow maintenance and upgrading of certain circuits in the plant. An…

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    MINING PEOPLE: African Barrick, Caledonia Mining, Canada Lithium, Nickel Institute, and Stornoway

    August 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    African Barrick Gold of London, UK, has named Bradley A. Gordon as its new chief executive, succeeding Greg Hawkins who has resigned to pursue other opportunities. Gordon was previously the CEO of Intrepid Mines.

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    LITHIUM: First high purity lithium carbonate produced by Canada Lithium

    July 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. has produced its first run of 99.1% Li2CO3 from its plant near Val d’Or. The lithium carbonate is currently being upgraded to 99.5% battery grade material in the company’s solvent extraction and bicarbonate…