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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX floats maiden resource for West Bear deposit

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has released the maiden resource numbers for its West Bear cobalt-nickel deposit on the eastern rim of the Athabasca Basin. UEX made the discovery while it was exploring in the vicinity of the West Bear

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    GOLD: Monarques cuts 18.4 and 16.1 g/t at Croinor project

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold Corp. of Montreal has received some very encouraging results from the 2018 diamond drill program at its Croinor gold project 50 km east of Val d’Or. The best assays were 18.40 g/t gold over 1.6 metres

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    ROM seeks $3M endowment for geology curator

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is trying to raise an initial $3 million to hire and endow in perpetuity a geology curator for its earth sciences department — a position that has been vacant for more than 20 years. “$3

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    OILSANDS: Syncrude recovers after power outage

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy of Calgary is making plans to restart Syncrude production after a site wide power disruption on June 20. The preliminary investigation indicated the cause was a transformer trip in the Syncrude power house. The outage resulted

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    GOLD: Barrick, Shandong strengthen co-operation

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold says it has enhanced the strategic co-operation agreement between it and Shandong Gold Group Co. The new document builds on an April 2017 agreement when Shandong acquired 50% of Barrick’s Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The

  • POTASH: Nutrien to buy Waypoint labs

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATOON – Nutrien Ltd. announced on July 9 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Waypoint Analytical of Memphis, Tenn. and its operating subsidiaries. Waypoint is the largest agriculture laboratory group in the United States and among

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    Cobalt27’s Anthony Milewski discusses Vale transaction, cobalt outlook

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cobalt27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT) recently acquired a US$300-million cobalt stream on Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper-cobalt mine, beginning in 2021. It also has a stream on the Ramu nickel-cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea owned by the Metallurgical Corp. of China, and

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    SPODUMENE: CEAA okays N.A. Lithium project, DFO next

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The spodumene mine 60 km north of Val d’Or proposed by North American Lithium of Toronto has been deemed not to pose an environmental risk under terms of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. North American lithium is developing

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Cardero continues to explore Kootenay property

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Cardero Resource Corp. continues to explore its Kootenay property in the southeast part of  the province. Cardero has an option on the property which includes the former Goldstream mine and four other targets. Of particular interest

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska signs 5-year offtake with Korean firm

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has signed a five-year agreement to supply battery grade lithium hydroxide to LG Chem, South Korea’s largest diversified chemical company. The company now has  offtake agreements for 90% of its production. Beginning in October 2020,

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    TIN-INDIUM: Avalon plans for East Kemptville project

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Closed since 1992, the former East Kemptville tin-indium mine may reopen if Avalon Advanced Materials of Toronto has its way. The company proposes to reprocess stockpiles of low grade ore supplemented by near surface higher grade material.

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    LABORATORY: SGS opens sample preparation facility in Whitehorse

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – SGS Minerals is pleased to announce the opening of a new sample preparation facility in Whitehorse. This marks the expansion of SGS’s unparalleled commercial geochemistry laboratory network in Canada, and the network’s first sample preparation lab in the Yukon. “SGS is