Canadian Mining Journal


  • 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

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    Vale to demolish Stobie headframes

    October 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vale Canada has announced that it has started demolishing headframes and other buildings at its Stobie mine in Sudbury. The mine was placed on care and maintenance in 2017, after 100 years of operations. The work is expected to take

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    Canadian Palladium reports broad, near-surface intercepts from East Bull

    September 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent drill results from Canadian Palladium’s 9.9-sq.-km East Bull property, 90 km west of Sudbury, Ont., returned broad intercepts of near-surface palladium mineralization, from an area downdip of the current resource. According to the press release, these preliminary

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    Eurobattery Minerals confirms economical-grade nickel sulphide at Spanish project

    September 23, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Eurobattery Minerals announced that mineral tests conducted by SGS on the Castriz prospect in Galicia, Spain, confirmed economical-grade nickel sulphide. In a press release, the company said that seven samples from four diamond drill holes completed in 2019 were submitted to

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    Atlantic Nickel extends Santa Rita mine life to 34 years

    September 16, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Appian Capital Advisory’s Atlantic Nickel has released the results from a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its wholly owned Santa Rita nickel-copper-cobalt mine in northeastern Brazil.   Santa Rita, one of the largest open-pit nickel sulphide mines in the world, was

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    FPX releases ‘large-scale’ PEA for Baptiste

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the Baptiste nickel project in the company’s Decar nickel district, in B.C., which, according to Martin Turenne, the company’s president and CEO, “establishes Baptiste as a premier

  • Nova adds Janice Lake royalty to portfolio ahead of listing

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Nova Royalty has picked up nine new royalties from Transition Metals, including a 1% net smelter return (NSR) royalty on the Janice Lake copper-silver project in Saskatchewan which is being explored by major Rio Tinto. The deal will cost Nova

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    FPX starts field tests to establish carbon capture potential at Baptiste

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel announced that, last month, researchers at the University of British Columbia started field tests to determine the rate and volume of carbon capture by the tailings from a potential future mine at the Baptiste project. These tests will

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    Palladium One reports long, near-surface intercepts from LK in Finland

    August 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The first phase of drilling at Palladium One’s wholly owned Lantinen Koillismaa (LK) project in north-central Finland has returned long mineralized intervals, starting at shallow depths. The latest results are from the Murtolampi zone, 2.5 km north of the Kaukua deposit