Canadian Mining Journal

  • Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors step up to meet the tech-metal challenge

    July 18, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    The wider use globally of advanced technologies such as electric vehicles has led to a boom in juniors developing technology-metal assets, with an emphasis on lithium, cobalt, vanadium and rare earths. Here is a look at eight such juniors active

  • Lithium: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund invests in Avalon

    June 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ontario is diversifying the Northern economy and helping create good new jobs for people in the North by supporting innovation at a mining company near Kenora. The province is supporting Avalon Advanced Materials as it develops an innovative new process

  • LITHIUM: More work near Snow Lake

    November 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Far Resources Ltd has just announced the start of diamond drilling on its Zoro Lithium Property near Snow Lake, Manitoba. The drilling contract has been awarded to Westcore Drilling of Salmo, BC, with helicopter support being provided by Gogal

  • LITHIUM: Aldrin Enters Lithium Market With Acquisition of Two Critical Mass, Drill Ready Projects

    September 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Aldrin Resource Corp. today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire two prospective lithium projects with previously completed work programs having demonstrated the presence of lithium over wide areas. The properties, respectively at Case Lake, Ontario and Larder River, Nova

  • ENERGY: The City of Elliot Lake and Pele Mountain Sign Sustainable Energy Development Agreement

    September 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO:  Pele Mountain Resources Inc. announced today that it has signed a Sustainable Energy Development Agreement with the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario. Under the terms of the Agreement, the Elliot Lake City Council has appointed Pele, on an exclusive basis, to

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    RARE EARTHS: Ucore to build SuperLig-One pilot plant

    July 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    HALIFAX – Ucore Rare Metals is proceeding with the design and construction of the SuperLig®-One pilot plant to test using molecular recognition technology (MRT) for the separation of rare earth elements on a bulk scale.

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    PURCHASE: Labrador property changes hands

    June 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER: Search Minerals Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc., announces the purchase from Great Western Minerals Group Ltd., its interest in the Red Wine Complex Property, located about 110km NE of Churchill Falls,…

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    RARE EARTH-URANIUM: Greenland releases Kvanefjeld feasibility

    May 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GREENLAND – Greenland Minerals and Energy, an Australian company, has released the feasibility study for its Kvanefjeld rare earth-uranium-zinc project. The resource is greater than 1.0 billion tonnes, giving the project an initial mine life of…

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    NIOBIUM: NioCorp likes the look of Elk Creek

    April 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEBRASKA – Vancouver-based NioCorp Developments has completed a positive preliminary economic assessment of its Elk Creek niobium project near Lincoln. It anticipates building a 3,700-t/d operation with a 36-year life that will produce…

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    RARE EARTHS: Pele Mountain invites Chinese to REE project

    March 31, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has entered into a tentative deal with a Chinese company in the hopes of finally developing its Echo Ridge rare earth property in Elliot Lake. The aim is to create a joint venture to build a…

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    RARE EARTHS: Pele Mountain shifts focus to monazite

    February 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – After a decade of work at its Eco Ridge uranium property in Elliot Lake, Toronto’s Pele Mountain Resources is shifting its focus to the recovery of rare earths from monazite-bearing tailings. The company intends to create a low…

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    RARE EARTHS: Search Minerals makes second REE find in Labrador

    January 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Search Minerals has made a second discovery of rare earth elements in the Port Hope Simpson district. This find, dubbed Deepwater Fox, is even more promising than the nearby Foxtrot deposit found last year.