Canadian Mining Journal



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    RECYCLING: Lithium Australia subsidiary to use metals from batteries for fertilizers

    June 11, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Envirostream Australia, a 90%-owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, has announced that it is working on a project aimed at assessing the use of zinc and manganese derived from recycled alkaline batteries as micronutrients in blended fertilizers. According to Envirostream,

  • RAW MATERIALS: MetGrow+ project looks at metals recovery

    May 12, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – VTT, a research, development and innovation partner, coordinated a project that combined new and existing recovery methods of economically significant metals from process waste as well as low-grade ores. The recently completed MetGrow+ project found ways to increase

  • RECYCLING: American Manganese, Voltabox recycle Li-ion batteries

    April 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    TEXAS – American Manganese (AMY) announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Texas-based Voltabox to work on end-of-life lithium-ion batteries for commercial-scale recycling of cathode materials using AMY’s RecycLiCo patented process. The RecycLiCo process provides a closed-loop recycling

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    RARE EARTHS: Geomega aims to be first Canadian recycler using ISR

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources is improving its proprietary ISR technology as it moves closer to being Canada’s first rare earth elements recycler and the only one outside China. The company operates a pilot plant and has made several optimizations recently.

  • Geomega fine-tunes rare earths recycling technology

    May 9, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Geomega Resources (TSXV: GMA) plans to put Canada on the map as a producer of rare earth elements (REE) — not by building a mine, although it hopes to do that one day too — but by initially recycling them from

  • LITHIUM: American Manganese to help US government recover lithium-ion battery materials

    April 1, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    UNITED STATES – American Manganese announced this week that it will participate in a U.S. Department of Energy project to advance the economic recovery of lithium-ion battery materials from electric vehicles and other consumer goods. In a press release, the British

  • LITHIUM: American Manganese moves forward with plans to recycle lithium-ion battery materials

    February 11, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SURRY, B.C. – American Manganese announced this week that its partner Kemetco Research had started the processing of a select sample of cathode scrap material through stages 1 and 2 of a pilot plant built to recycle cobalt, nickel, manganese,

  • RECYCLING: GIW pays for white iron scraps

    January 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – It may be comforting to know that if a slurry pump breaks down, GIW Industries has your back. Their team of service techs can help repair or replace your equipment. But what happens to the scrap that gets

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    RARE EARTHS: Innord pilot study to test recycling of electric vehicles

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Innord, as  wholly owned subsidiary of GeoMegA Resources, is collaborating with the University of Liege and Comet Traitements SA to test recycling of hybrid and electric vehicles on behalf of a major vehicle manufacturer. Innord will conduct separation

  • LITHIUM: First Li-ion battery recycler in Quebec lands $3.8M from feds

    November 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Sustainable Development Technology Canada has awarded the engineering firm Seneca $3.8 million toward developing a lithium-ion battery recycling business in the province. Seneca is part of the consortium Lithion Recycling Inc. The Lithion consortium includes Seneca, Centre d’etudes

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    Regina’s used-oil centre reopens at new location

    June 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Regina’s main used-oil materials drop-off EcoCentre, closed since late December, has now reopened at its new location at Crown Shred and Recycling, 225 – 6th Avenue East, Regina.

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    Public hearing planned for Deep Geologic Repository Project

    June 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) announces it has scheduled the public hearing on September 16, 2013, for the project.