Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    NICKEL: FPX expects Baptiste PEA this year

    April 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel expects the updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Baptiste deposit within its wholly owned 245-sq.-km Decar nickel district to be completed either towards the end of the third quarter or into the fourth quarter

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    CONTROL SYSTEMS: Outotec introduces solution to increase mill availability

    April 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – The newly launched Outotec Mill Control System provides the control functions required for safe operation of grinding mills and their lubrication systems.  The system continuously monitors the equipment condition and allows advanced monitoring strategies, such as remote expert

  • PROCESSING: GoGold’s SART plant up and running at Parral

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The SART plant at GoGold Resources‘ Parral tailings reprocessing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico, has been successfully commissioned, reaching steady production in early March. The SART (sulphidation, acidification, recycling and thickening) process makes gold recovery more efficient in instances where cyanide-soluble

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    COBALT: First Cobalt produces battery-grade cobalt sulphate from different feeds

    March 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – For the second time, First Cobalt announced that it has produced battery-grade cobalt sulphate, highlighting the ability of the flowsheet at its hydrometallugical refinery to treat different feedstocks. The latest product, at 21.4% cobalt and with over 99.9%

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    COPPER: Copper Fox updates Van Dyke resources

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Copper Fox Metals has released an updated resource for its wholly owned Van Dyke project in the Globe-Miami mining district after completing a re-assay program last year to update its geologic model. As a result, updated indicated resources

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Eight companies to watch

    March 24, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Given the market volatility from the spread of COVID-19, the outlook for gold remains uncertain. Nevertheless, gold exploration and mine development remain important drivers of mining activity. Here are eight companies with exposure to gold and precious metals. Bear Creek

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    COPPER: Nevada Copper looks to strengthen balance sheet

    March 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – As its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine ramps up to commercial production, Nevada Copper has entered into non-binding arrangements for a balance sheet strengthening package. The company is working to reach binding agreements in the next two weeks. “This

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    COBALT: Refinery expansion study on track, says First Cobalt

    March 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has announced that the feasibility study on an expansion of its Ontario refinery will be complete in the coming weeks. It is also in discussions with potential automotive off-take partners looking for a North American source

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    Canada Nickel reports initial assessment of Crawford project

    March 18, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Canada Nickel Company (TSXV: CNC) has announced initial results from a mineralogical assessment of its Crawford nickel-cobalt project, located 40 km north of Timmins, Ontario. The first phase of mineral processing work at the deposit was used to determine the proportion

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    THERMAL PROCESSING: Metso to supply calcining system in Russia

    March 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has signed a contract for the delivery of a calcining system to a customer in Russia. The order, valued at approximately €30 million, has been booked in the company’s first quarter orders received. The system is expected

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    COPPER-ZINC: Rockcliff updates Tower and Talbot resources

    March 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Rockcliff Metals has released resource updates for the Tower and Talbot volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposits within the Flin Flon-Snow Lake greenstone belt. At its wholly-owned Tower property, indicated resources are now at 1 million tonnes grading 5.74%

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    GOLD: Eldorado revamps Kisladag circuit; expects over 450,000 oz. annually

    February 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Following last week’s release of year-end results and five-year guidance from Eldorado Gold, the intermediate producer’s stock soared over 30% in one day and breached eight-year highs. Eldorado also announced a 15-year mine life at its Kisladag open