Canadian Mining Journal


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    Glencore shareholders revolt over CEO’s pay

    April 15, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Proxy adviser Glass Lewis, one of Glencore’s (LSE: GLEN) top shareholders, is pushing investors to vote against the company’s plans to pay its new chief executive Gary Nagle up to US$10.4 million. In a report for clients, Lewis said it

  • Feds announce $7.1M for new wind turbines at Raglan mine

    March 10, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As part of its climate efforts, the federal government is providing $7.1 million to Tugliq Energy to help fund the installation of two more wind turbines at Glencore‘s (LON: GLEN) remote Raglan nickel mine. The operation, in the Nunavik region

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    Glencore inks ‘ethical cobalt’ deal with Norway’s FREYR

    February 1, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Miner and commodities trader Glencore (LSE: GLEN) has inked a preliminary deal with Norwegian battery producer FREYR to supply 3,700 tonnes of “ethically sourced” cobalt metal cut cathodes. The cobalt, which will be produced at the Swiss company’s Nikkleverk facility

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    Canada Nickel mulls using Glencore’s processing facility in Ontario

    January 11, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada Nickel Company (TSXV: CNC; US-OTC: CNIKF) has inked a deal with Glencore (LSE: GLEN) to explore the potential use of the miner and commodities trader’s Kidd concentrator and metallurgical site in Timmins, Ont. The Toronto-based nickel producer would use

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    JV Article: World Class Technology Investors Believe in Canadian Cobalt Exploration

    September 24, 2020 by Fuse Cobalt

    A recent article Gates, Bezos-backed firm searching for cobalt in Canada (, Jul. 7, 2020), highlighted some of the recent positive events for cobalt exploration in Canada and a company that these tech gurus have formed, KoBold Metals. KoBold Metals is

  • Sourcing cobalt remains a challenge for electric vehicle manufacturers

    July 21, 2020 by Frik Els

    German luxury vehicle maker BMW signed a US$2.3 billion long-term deal earlier this month with Swedish battery maker Northvolt, the latest of such deals, as European carmakers try to compete with Tesla in the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market. Tesla’s

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    GOLD: Monarch selects Ausenco for upgrading study on Kidd concentrator

    June 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS – Monarch Gold has selected Ausenco Engineering to complete an upgrading study on Glencore’s Kidd concentrator, which would potentially be used to upgrade ore mined at the company’s Wasamac project in Quebec. In May, Monarch entered into a memorandum

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    TRAINING: Vale, Glencore join forces with Norcat

    June 10, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Vale Canada, Technica Mining, and Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, which are part of Glencore, have joined forces with non-profit organization Norcat to develop, test, and deploy a series of technology-enabled blended learning programs aimed at transforming how the Canadian

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    GOLD: Iamgold buys Monarch’s Fayolle deposit for $11.5M

    June 1, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    QUEBEC – Canada’s Monarch Gold is selling its Fayolle property in western Quebec to fellow miner Iamgold in a cash and share deal valued at $11.5 million. The Montreal-based company said the transaction will see Iamgold issuing $9.7 million in shares to Monarch and a $300,000 cash

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    COPPER-ZINC: Teck resumes operations at Antamina

    May 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    PERU – Teck Resources announced on Wednesday that operations have resumed at the Antamina mine in Peru, in which the company has a 22.5% interest along with BHP (33.75%), Glencore (33.75%) and Mitsubishi (10%). A reduced operating workforce has been mobilized to the

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Canada Nickel expands Crawford holdings

    March 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Shortly after releasing a maiden resource for its wholly-owned Crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project near Timmins, Canada Nickel Company has announced that it has signed an agreement with Noble Mineral Exploration to acquire one additional property and entered into

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    COBALT: First Cobalt updates on refinery studies

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has released an update on the progress of recommissioning its cobalt refinery in partnership with Glencore. The company expects to complete a prefeasibility study for a 12 t/d restart scenario as well as a second feasibility