Canadian Mining Journal


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    Clean Air Metals tables resource for Thunder Bay North based on underground scenario

    January 20, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Clean Air Metals has released updated resources for the PGM-cobalt-copper-nickel Current Lake and Escape Lake deposits within its Thunder Bay North project in Ontario, 50 km from Thunder Bay. The company now plans to advance Current Lake towards a preliminary

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    Fortune Nickel and Gold acquires strategic lands in Ontario

    January 11, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    Fortune Nickel and Gold, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Here To Serve Holding, announced that it has acquired strategic lands in Ontario, in the general area where Canada Nickel has discovered several significant deposits of nickel and other metals.  In detail,

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    Canada Nickel mulls using Glencore’s processing facility in Ontario

    January 11, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada Nickel Company (TSXV: CNC; US-OTC: CNIKF) has inked a deal with Glencore (LSE: GLEN) to explore the potential use of the miner and commodities trader’s Kidd concentrator and metallurgical site in Timmins, Ont. The Toronto-based nickel producer would use

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    Metso Outotec to modernize Norilsk Nickel’s smelting line in Russia

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Metso Outotec has been awarded a landmark contract by Norilsk Nickel to modernize one of the company’s two existing smelting lines at their Nadezhda metallurgical plant in Norilsk, Russia. The contract value is approximately 90 million euros, and the order

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    Canada Nickel, Ontario First Nations sign deal to advance Crawford

    December 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Canada Nickel Company and the Matachewan and Mattagami First Nations signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in relation to exploration and development operations at the Crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project in Ontario. In a press release, the parties involved explained that

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    Clean Air Metals brings ‘fresh set of eyes’ to Thunder Bay North

    December 9, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Since listing on the TSX Venture exchange in May, PGM-focused Clean Air Metals has drilled over 19,000 metres at its wholly owned 30-sq.-km Thunder Bay North project, 50 km northeast of Thunder Bay in Ontario. The site features two parallel

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    Carbon and energy metrics hot commodities in evolving ESG space

    December 7, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Mark Fellows and Charles Cooper first had the idea to shift their mineral economics consultancy business, Skarn Associates, toward an energy and carbon focus in 2018. But it turns out they were just a little too far ahead of the

  • Chasm between copper, cobalt and nickel exploration success and future demand

    December 7, 2020 by Editor

    The switch to green energy and electric vehicles will see demand for battery metals and copper boom over the coming decades. But at the moment, the pipeline of projects to meet that demand appears wholly inadequate. MINING.COM’s sister company MiningIntelligence

  • Carmakers have blind spot for lithium, cobalt, nickel prices

    December 3, 2020 by Frik Els

    A new research note from battery supply chain specialist and price reporting agency Benchmark Mineral Intelligence has a warning for carmakers about the direction of battery prices used in electric vehicles – they won’t fall indefinitely. Andrew Leyland, Head of

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    Palladium One aims for first resource at Kaukua South discovery in Finland

    November 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Toronto-based Palladium One will begin a 17,500-metre drill program this month at its Kaukua South discovery in Finland aimed at delineating an initial resource. The Kaukua South zone is part of the 24.9-sq.-km Lantinen Koillismaa platinum group element (PGE) and

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    Class 1 Nickel updates Alexo-Dundonald resource, looks at direct-ship restart scenario

    November 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Class 1 Nickel and Technologies has tabled an updated resource estimate for its wholly owned Alexo-Dundonald nickel project, 45 km northeast of Timmins in Ontario. The updated resource consists of four deposits – Alexo North and South, and Dundonald North

  • Giga Metals targets battery market with PEA for Turnagain nickel project in BC

    October 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Giga Metals has tabled an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in B.C., 65 km east of Dease Lake. The early-stage study suggests a two-stage, 37-year open pit operation, producing a high-grade nickel concentrate sold to