Canadian Mining Journal


Nemaska Lithium Inc


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    LITHIUM: Nemaska’s new FS boosts Whabouchi mine life to 33 years

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has completed the 2018 feasibility study covering the Whabouchi mine and concentrator located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay area and the hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan.  The mine life has been extended to

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska fires up phase 1 roasting plant

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium Quebec City has started processing spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi mine in the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan. The concentrate undergoes calcination and acid baking in the plant. The company

  • Financing: Nemaska completes $50M bought deal

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nemaska Lithium is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced bought deal public offering, for aggregate gross proceeds of $50,001,000. In connection with the Offering, the Corporation issued a total of 47,620,000 common shares of the Corporation

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska to raise $50M for Whabouchi mine and plants

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC– Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is launching a $50-million bought deal public offering. The proceeds will be used for ongoing development at the Whabouchi lithium mine and spodumene concentrator about 300 km north of Chibougamau and the hydrometallurgical plant

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    INNOVATION: ABB named key supplier to Nemaska Lithium, opens Montreal HQ

    May 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – ABB was named the key technical supplier for Nemaska Lithium‘s new Whabouchi mine and processing plant in the James Bay region. ABB will provide overall project management, design and engineering for the complete electrification and automation of the

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska readies first tonne of hydroxide for customer

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SHAWINIGAN, Que. – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is ready to ship the first tonne of lithium hydroxide solution to a client for evaluation. The solution was made at the phase 1 plant using lithium sulphate supplied by a client.

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska makes first concentrate from Whabouchi mine

    March 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has produced the first spodumene concentrate using ore from the Whabouchi lithium mine 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The dense media separation plant has been running at half capacity since March 7, but

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska commissions electrolysis cell at plant

    February 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has successfully commissioned the electrolysis cell of its phase one plant in Shawinigan. The cell is being fed with synthetic lithium sulphate in a closed loop arrangement. The cell convers lithium sulphate (Li2SO4)

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska receives US and Canadian patents

    November 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has received its first US patent (No. 9,382,126) that describes its proprietary process of preparing lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate using membrane electrolysis. The company has also been granted its second Canadian patent (2,905,197) that

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    LITHIUM: Doris discovery at Whabouchi yields nice grades for Nemaska

    November 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has provided results from drilling at the newly discovered Doris zone on its Whabouchi lithium project 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The new zone lies in the southwest end of the planned pit

  • LITHIUM: FMC Corp. and Nemaska Lithium Sign Long-Term Lithium Carbonate Supply Agreement

    November 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY:  Nemaska Lithium Inc., via its wholly owned subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with FMC Corporation pursuant to which Nemaska Lithium will provide FMC with 8,000t per year

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska reports assays from Whabouchi project

    October 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has completed the summer 17,400-metre drill program at is Whabouchi lithium project 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. So far the company has received assay results from 19 of the 27 holes between sections