Canadian Mining Journal


Sherritt International Corporation


  • News

    NICKEL: Sherritt reports increased production from Ambatovy

    July 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International Corp. of Toronto reported higher nickel and cobalt production from the Ambatovy nickel mine in the second quarter compared to the first quarter of 2014. Total nickel output was up 26% to 9,004 tonnes,…

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    OFFERING: Altius shares to be issued to raise $65M+

    April 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    St. John’s, Newfoundland – Altius Minerals Corp. has announced plans to make a $65 million offering of common shares with which to purchase coal mines and royalties. If the overallotment is fully subscribed as well, the total raised will…

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    NICKEL: Sherritt output up, earnings down for 2013

    February 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Sherritt International pledged to focus on its core nickel business last year as evidenced by its decision to get out of coal mining. A look at 2013 balance sheet, and readers will know why. Despite higher outputs of nickel and…

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    NICKEL: Sherritt hits its stride at Ambatovy

    January 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International Corp. of Toronto says its has reached commercial production at the Ambatovy nickel operations. Located, 80 km east of Antananarivo, the project is a joint venture of Sherritt (40% and operator), Korea…

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    COMMENT: In case you missed it …

    January 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Many of us have enjoyed a bit of vacation as the mining industry wound down on 2013. That doesn’t mean nothing happened in the sector, just that we might not have noticed.

  • ESRD orders Sherritt to clean up Obed spill

    November 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Alberta government has slapped an environmental protection order on Coal Valley Resources and Sherritt International (TSX:S) after last month’s waste water spill in the Athabasca River.

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    Sherritt posts loss in Q2

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Sherritt International (TSX: S) reported a second-quarter net loss of $10.7 million, or 4¢ a share, falling below earnings of $40.8 million, or 14¢ a share, a year ago.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Banks Island Gold, Lincoln Mining, and Sherritt

    July 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Wolf Nickel is the new chairman of Vancouver-based Banks Island Gold. He retired from a 35-year career at Teck and Cominco, most recently as president and general manager of Highland Valley Copper. Nickel is also a director of Candente Copper.

  • Feature

    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Ambatovy hits permit snag

    July 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International of Toronto is pressing forward toward commercial production at the Ambatovy laterite nickel project of which it owns 40%. But, says the company, reaching commercial production may be delayed as the…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Sherritt updates Ambatovy progress

    April 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – All the systems in the pressure acid leach (PAL) area at the Ambatovy nickel development are either in operation or start-up, reports 40% owner Sherritt International of Toronto. The balance of the US$5.5-billion project is…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Auriga Gold and Sherritt

    January 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mike Kernick is now the general manager at Toronto-based Auriga Gold’s Maverick gold project near Flin Flon, MB. He brings over 20 years’ experience in narrow vein mining to his new post.