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    MINING PEOPLE: Canada Lithium, Coalspur, Exeter, Goldcorp, and Mahdia Gold

    February 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As the Quebec Lithium mine and mill owned by Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto nears commercial production, the company has made changes to its executive. Peter Secker will retain the title of CEO and add the duties of deputy chairman to his…

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    LITHIUM: Canada Lithium signs second off-take agreement

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – Canada Lithium Corp. has signed a three-year deal with Japan’s largest commodity trader Marubeni giving Marubeni exclusive rights to distribute battery grade lithium carbonate from the Quebec lithium mine 60 km north of Val…

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    LITHIUM: Commissioning begins at Quebec Lithium

    December 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Canada Lithium Corp. has begun commissioning its open pit mine and mill near Val d’Or. During November, 12,000 tonnes of ore and 380,000 tonnes of waste were mined. The waste rock is being used to build the tailings…

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    AWARDS: AEMQ recognizes the best of 2012

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ) held its annual recognition awards ceremony during the Quebec mining exploration convention, which took place from Nov. 19-22. The awards emphasize the excellence, dynamism…

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    LITHIUM DEAL: Canada Lithium signs 5-year deal

    November 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto has signed a five-year lithium carbonate offtake agreement with Tewoo-ERDC, one of China’s larger commodity traders, for 12,000 tonnes of battery grade lithium annually. Deliveries are to begin in…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: AuRo Resources, Canada Lithium, Finning, Mine Radio Systems, and Vanstar

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    AuRo Resources of Vancouver has named John Buckle as president, COO and a director, promotion from his previous position as VP exploration. He has been president of the Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society, and president of the Association…

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    FINANCING: Canada Lithium to raise $30-M for Quebec project

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium of Toronto is raising $30 million with which to fund some of the construction at its Quebec lithium project 60 km north of Val d’Or. The company will issue 83.3 million common shares priced at $0.36 each. The…

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    FINANCING: Lease facility secured, equipment arrives at Quebec Lithium project

    April 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium Corp. of Toronto says the long lead time equipment has arrived on site at its Quebec Lithium open pit mine and mill 60 km north of Val d’Or. The delivery was made possible when the company secured a…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Argonaut Exploration, Canada Lithium, International Lithium and Oracle Mining

    March 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Argonaut Exploration of Calgary has made changes to its management in recent days. Ray Cook, a co-found and past president of the company, has been named president and CEO. He replaces David Jensen. Oleh Wowkodaw has been named the new COO and…

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    FINANCING: Canada Lithium secures $75-M toward lithium project

    February 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium of Toronto has secured a five-year debt facility worth C$75 million. The money will be used to advance the Quebec Lithium open pit mine and mill 60 km north of Val d’Or. The money will be supplied by the Bank…

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    LITHIUM RESOURCE: Numbers up at Quebec project

    December 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Toronto’s Canada Lithium says the latest 43-101 report for its Quebec Lithium project 60 km north of Val d’Or has a total measured and indicated resource of 33.2 million tonnes grading 1.19% Li2O. That is 13.5% above the estimate made…

  • Feature

    Charged Up

    September 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    Rightly famous for its gold producers, Val d’Or, Que., has another hidden treasure. Forty years ago, lithium was mined 60 km to the north, and many readers will be unaware of this resource. Now Canada Lithium (CLQ) is redeveloping the former…