Canadian Mining Journal

Industrial/Specialty Minerals

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    Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors developing next generation metals

    July 14, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    While mining is best known for supplying the world with precious and base metals, technology metals – such as lithium, cobalt and transition metals – are needed for advanced applications, such as electric vehicle batteries, superalloys and within consumer electronics.

  • CRITICAL MINERALS: Rio Tinto extracts high-purity scandium in Quebec

    May 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto has developed a way to extract high-purity scandium oxide from waste at its titanium dioxide production facilities in Quebec. The company has been using the new process, developed by researchers at the company’s Rio Tinto Fer

  • First Vanadium study envisions low-cost project in Nevada

    May 14, 2020 by Carl A. Williams

    First Vanadium (TSXV: FVAN; US-OTC: FVANF) has completed a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Carlin vanadium project in Elko County, 10 km south of the town of Carlin in north-central Nevada. “Getting to the PEA level for Carlin was a

  • COBALT-GOLD: Fortune, Tlicho sign deal for NICO access road

    November 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., had the Tlicho government have signed an agreement supporting the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The agreement details the conditions under which the mining company can build and operate

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    VANADIUM: Great Atlantic starts drilling at Glenelg project

    November 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Great Atlantic Resources announced this week it has started phase one of its diamond drilling program on the Glenelg vanadium property, located in the southwest corner of the province. In a press release, Great Atlantic said the

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    AWARD: Nouveau Monde graphite wins award for sustainable development

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Nouveau Monde Graphite of Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Que., has won an Award of Excellence in Sustainable Development. The award highlights the company practices as part of its Matawinie graphite project 130 km north of Montreal. The award was presented at

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    VANADIUM: U.S. Vanadium acquires Russian owned facility

    October 15, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARKANSAS – U.S. Vanadium, a private company in which venture capital firm Elysee Development Corp. has a 15% stake, is acquiring a Russian owned production plant in Hot Springs, Ark., that produces vanadium pentoxide. Russian steel producer, Evraz, purchased the plant

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    VANADIUM: Great Atlantic triples size of Glenelg project

    October 1, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Great Atlantic Resources tripled the size of its Glenelg vanadium property located in eastern Canada. In a media statement, Great Atlantic said that the property was expanded by additional mineral claim staking to reach 3,500 hectares. This

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    CHROMITE: Noront chooses Algoma Steel, Hatch for Ring of Fire projects

    September 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has selected Hatch Ltd. and Algoma Steel to facilitate development of mines in the Ring of Fire and the associated infrastructure. In making the announcement Noront president and CEO Alan Coutts called this a

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    VANADIUM: VanadiumCorp drills to halfway point at Lac Doré

    September 23, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    Quebec – VanadiumCorp Resource reported on Friday that the 8,500-metre infill and extension drilling program currently underway at its Lac Doré vanadium project has passed the 50% completion mark. The company also reported that a review of historical drilling data

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    FELDSPAR: Hudson Resources ships first anorthosite to South Carolina

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GREENLAND – Vancouver-based Hudson Resources has made the first shipment of anorthosite from its White Mountain mine 80 km southeast of Sisimut. The MV Happy Dragon bulk carrier was loaded with 14,400 tonnes of GreenSpar 250 anorthosite product and 56

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    COPPER: Fortune makes new discovery at NICO

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., has made a new copper discovery at its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The new mineralization was exposed last spring in a pit excavated to provide aggregate for road