Canadian Mining Journal



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    LITHIUM: Nemaska finalizes 5-year supply deal with Northvolt

    August 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has finalized a five-year deal with Northvolt, the Swedish battery maker. The agreement calls for Nemaska to supply battery grade lithium hydroxide to Northvolt at a rate between 3,500 and 5,000 t/y on a take-or-pay

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt’s Re-2OX process makes premium grade sulphate

    August 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., says its proprietary Re-2OX process has made the first ever, premium grade cobalt sulphate. At 22.6% the grade exceed the technical specifications of cathode producers in Asia, who may be Canada Cobalt’s

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    FINANCING: MineSense raises $18M to drive commercialization

    August 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MineSense Technologies, a pioneer in industrial IoT providing real-time, sensor-based ore data and sorting solutions for large scale mines, has closed a US$18 million equity financing to position itself for full commercial launch. Led by Prelude Ventures, the

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    GOLD-SILVER: Braveheart tries ore sorting of Alpine material

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – In an effort to boost gold and silver grades ahead of toll milling, Braveheart Resources of Calgary has tested ore sorting of quartz-bearing vein material from its Alpine property near Nelson. The tests were carried out by

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne, New Brunswick team up to review phosphoric acid plant

    August 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate of Saguenay, Que., and the New Brunswick government to study the possibility of building a phosphoric acid plant in Belledune, N.B. Through the Opportunities New Brunswick program, the province will contribute to the cost of a

  • PATENT: BQE Water receives patent for Selen-IX water treatment

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – BQE Water has been issued a U.S. patent for its Selen-IX process technology. Selen-IX is a water treatment processes that combines ion exchange and electro-reduction to remove selenium from a large volume of wastewater. Patent 9,963,360 covers key

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    SCREENS: Expect longer life from Haver & Boecker

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider in aggregates and mining applications, offers Ty-Max and Ty-Wire screen media, now with longer wear life proven through extensive field testing. Haver & Boecker Canada president

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    LITHIUM: Case Lake bench scale tests underway says Power Metals

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Power Metals and its 20% partner MGX Minerals have sent a 10-km sample of core for testing from the Case Lake lithium project 130 km northeast of Timmins. Bench-scale metallurgical tests of the spodumene rich material are

  • ALUMINUM: Rio contemplates spenting $710M in Saguenay

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto Aluminium of Montreal and the Quebec government have renewed their partnership by updating certain parts of the agreement signed in 2006. The company  has also agreed to update its Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean investment program, potentially spending as much

  • FERROCHROME: Update on Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

    July 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. today announced that it has reduced the choice of prospective locations for its proposed ferrochrome production facility (FPF) to two Northern Ontario cities: Timmins or Sault Ste. Marie. Both Thunder Bay and Sudbury have been

  • LITHIUM: Getting more value from brine – tech improvements reduce costs and increase recoveries for lithium

    July 16, 2018 by Bryan Schreiner, Jack Zhang and Lucinda Wood, SRC

    Bryan Schreiner, Jack Zhang and Lucinda Wood. The following is an excerpt from an article on the Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC) blog, From the Lab to the Loading Dock. Read the full version at www.SRC.sk.ca/blog. Lithium, the lightest metal on

  • 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,