Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Kipawa rare earth pilot campaign successful

    September 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Partners Matamec Explorations of Montreal and Toyotsu Rare Earth Canada have successfully completed both the mineral process and hydrometallurgical pilot plant campaigns for the Kipawa heavy rare earth elements project in the…

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    REE PROCESSING: GeoMegA, Innovation Metals sign LOI for treatment in Becancour

    August 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – GeoMegA Resources of Montreal and Innovation Metals Corp. have signed a non-binding letter of intent for the processing of neodymium rich material. Concentrates from GeoMegA’s Montveil niobium and rare earths project 20 km…

  • Feature

    Rare earth elements and property protection

    August 1, 2012 by Mark Sajewycz and John Pivnicki

    As existing mineral reserves become depleted and high grade ores become less accessible due to geopolitical factors, process technologies for the extraction and upgrading of low grade mineral reserves will become invaluable. Rare Earth Elements…

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    RARE EARTH RESOURCE: Avalon boosts measured amount at Nechalacho

    July 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto has updated the resource estimate for the Nechalacho rare earth deposit at its Thor Lake property. The report was prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates.

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    PERSPECTIVE: Orbite’s busy week, month

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If the number of news releases is anything to go by, Orbite Aluminae of Montreal is hands down the busiest mineral industry player in Canada. The company has made four major announcements in the past week alone. And since Orbite released the…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Prairie Lake study confirms making a saleable phosphorus concentrate

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Nuinsco Resources of Toronto says that recent metallurgical testing of material from its Prairie Lake phosphorus-rare metals project indicate that a saleable phosphorus concentrate can be produced using conventional methods. The…

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    REE STUDY: Ashram deposit shows robust economics

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The preliminary economic assessment of the Ashram rare earth element deposit at the Eldor project in the northern part of the province shows what owner Commerce Resources of Vancouver calls “robust economics.” The…

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    New mine planned for Northern Ontario

    May 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario’s Ministry of Northern Development of Mines reports that Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a $3.3-billion investment to build a chromite mine, transportation corridor and processing facility in Northern Ontario’s…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Canadian C of C wakes up to rare earths

    April 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is touting rare earth elements as a “rare opportunity” for Canada. In its report, Canada’s Rare Earth Deposits Can Offer a Substantial Competitive Advantage, issued on April 26, the C of C lets…

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    RARE EARTHS-URANIUM STUDY: New PEA for Eco Ridge property

    April 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources has received an updated preliminary economic assessment for its Eco Ridge rare earths and uranium project at Elliot Lake. With a $2.16-billion pre-tax cash flow, a $1.02-billion net present…

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    HREE STUDY: Kipawa numbers add up for Matamec

    January 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The preliminary economic assessment of the Kipawa heavy rare earth elements project in the Temiscamingue region, and the number are good enough to have Montreal-based Matamec Explorations vowing to move forward. A capital investment of…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: New design boosts recovery of rare earths at Eco Ridge

    November 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto is investigating processing changes that will boost recoveries of critical rare earth oxides (REO) at its Eco Ridge project at Elliot Lake. The company is particularly interested in maximizing…