Canadian Mining Journal

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    URANIUM: McClean Lake granted 10-year licence renewal

    July 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has granted a 10-year extension to the operating licence of the McClean Lake uranium mine and mill  in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin, 750 km north of Saskatoon. The mine is

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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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    PUMPS: KSB’s Multitec family has two new, bigger members

    June 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – KSB’s Multitec series of high pressure multi-stage pumps has been expanded with the introduction of two new higher capacity models. The new Multitec 200 and 250 models have discharge flange diameters of 200 mm and 250 mm

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    URANIUM: Pele Mountain sells Eco Ridge and focus on lithium

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has sold its Eco Ridge uranium project near Elliot Lake and will concentrate instead on lithium. Weak uranium and rare earth prices are responsible for the decision. Pele sold the Eco Ridge claims,

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    COBALT: JV in works for Ontario refinery

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. has entered into an option agreement with Cobalt One, owner of the Yukon cobalt refinery in Cobalt. The goal is to create a 50-50 joint venture that includes the refinery and 16 hectares of nearby

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    LITHIUM: Critical Elements completes pilot plant work for lithium carbonate conversion

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Critical Elements Corp. and Outotec have completed the pilot plant tests for converting spodumene into battery grade lithium carbonate using a thermal leaching process. Extraction rates were 88.5% and the lithium carbonate produced has a purity of 99.9%.

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    GOLD: TMAC declares commercial production at Doris mine and mill

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources has declared commercial production at the Doris gold mine and mill at the Hope Bay project in the Kitikmeot region. The mill has operated at more than 60% of its 1,000-t/d capacity for a 45-day

  • ZINC-LEAD: Teck sells interest in Waneta Dam for $1.2B

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources has agreed to sell its two-thirds interest in the Waneta hydroelectric dam and related transmission assets to Fortis Inc. for $1.2 billion cash. Power from the Waneta Dam is used at Teck’s Trail, B.C.,

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    RESEARCH: Harnessing bacteria to turn gold grains into nuggets

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A bacteria that re-concentrates gold grains into nuggets is being targeted by researchers for its potential to optimize gold extraction processes from ore, old tailings or recycled electronics. University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia have been investigating the role of

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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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    GOLD: Osisko chooses site for future Windfall mill

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Osisko Mining has chosen a site near Lebel-sur-Quevillon for the future mill that will treat ore from the Windfall Lake gold project. Information about the proposed location will be used as the company prepares an environmental assessment

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    GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde boosts recovery to 97.4%

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Nouveau Monde Graphite says that in optimization tests, graphite recovery from a sample from its Matawinie project 130 km north of Montreal has reached 97.4%. The concentrate grade was 97.3% total carbon during locked cycle tests. Flake