Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    NICKEL: FPX recoveries from Decar suggest battery market potential

    January 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel has released the results of pressure leaching testwork on nickel concentrates from its 245-sq.-km Decar nickel project located in central B.C. Based on nickel recoveries in excess of 98%, the company believes that the resulting

  • BATTERIES: Li-Cycle marks first shipment of recycled battery material

    January 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO –  Li-Cycle Corp. has reported its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material from its facility in Ontario. The shipment, made in December, contained key energy metals used in lithium-ion batteries, such as cobalt, nickel and lithium, in a

  • Feature

    Battery markets charge up for 2020

    January 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Why we’re headed toward a ‘tipping point’ for EVs

  • Feature

    Finding the metals that will power the future

    January 1, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    The rise of EVs could fuel the development of these battery and base metals projects

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi hits precious metals, copper at Nickel Mountain

    December 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources has released the results of drilling completed at its Nickel Mountain project which suggest strong copper and precious metal grades in the Lower Discovery zone with additional segments of mineralization identified outside of this zone.

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    Norilsk Nickel growth strategy risks dividend cut

    November 28, 2019 by Brenda Bouw

    Norilsk Nickel (US-OTC: NILSY) plans to boost spending on new projects over the next decade to increase production and capitalize on the growing electric car trend, but investors may need to brace for lower dividends down the road. The Russian metals

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    NICKEL: Talon wants an integrated nickel mine that supplies America’s battery industry

    November 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MINNESOTA – Talon Metals announced that it recently commissioned a test program to develop a process whose objective would be to produce nickel sulphates at the Tamarack project, located 85 km west of Duluth. In a press release, the miner

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PMG: Wallbridge to work Lonmin’s Denison property

    October 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Lonmin Canada (Loncan), a subsidiary of Sibanye-Stillwater, has appointed Toronto’s Wallbridge Mining Co. to be the operator of the advanced stage Denison nickel-copper-PGM property near Sudbury. Wallbridge has received a 20% ownership share of Loncan and a seat

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    Horizonte completes study on Vermelho nickel-cobalt project

    October 29, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Vermelho – One of the largest and highest-grade undeveloped laterite nickel-cobalt resources in the world – will generate US$7.3 billion in total cash flow over 38 years, Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) says. The company acquired the Brazilian asset last year

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    AI: Vale chooses GoldSpot to define targets at Coleman

    October 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. is sending its team of expert geologists and data scientists has been engaged by Vale Canada to use machine learning (artificial intelligence) to identify new drilling targets at the Coleman nickel-copper mine, part of its

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    BASE METALS: DeepGreen makes run at seafloor mining

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – DeepGreen Metals intends to be the world’s first zero tailings miner by retrieving polymetallic base metal nodules from the seafloor. In lab tests the nuggets have been treated with calcination and smelting techniques that produced iron-rich alloy nuggets

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    NICKEL: Fate of Black Swan nickel project to be decided before year-end

    October 16, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Poseidon Nickel’s interim CEO, David Riekie, announced this week that a final investment decision can be expected in the current quarter on the proposed A$30-million restart of the Black Swan nickel mine in Western Australia. Talking at the