Canadian Mining Journal

  • Rio Tinto to recover tellurium from waste at Kennecott mine for solar market

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LSE: RIO) is investing $2.9 million in a new plant at its Kennecott copper mine in Utah to recover tellurium, a critical mineral used to make solar panels. The plant will recover tellurium from waste already

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    New filter press from FLSmidth delivers high availability and water recovery

    March 4, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    FLSmidth has released the AFP2525 automatic filter press, which delivers high availability and efficiency at the lowest cost possible – according to the release, at the lowest cost per tonne of production in the industry. To keep mines operating at

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    PMC, Gekko sign agreement for North America-based mineral laboratory services

    February 4, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    PMC Laboratory (Process Mineralogical Consulting) and Gekko Systems have signed an agreement that makes PMC the exclusive mineral laboratory services provider for Gekko’s North and South American customer base. Together, PMC and Gekko will be able to provide customers with

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    Generation Mining completes pilot plant testing for Marathon

    January 27, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Generation Mining has completed the second phase of metallurgical testing and pilot plant trials for its Marathon palladium-copper project in northwestern Ontario, 30 km from the Hemlo gold camp. The results, which will inform a feasibility study for Marathon expected

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    First Cobalt starts pre-construction work on Ontario refinery

    January 26, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    First Cobalt has begun pre-construction work at its permitted cobalt refinery in Ontario. The company is now working on detailed engineering and procurement of long lead-time items, including a cobalt crystallizer and solvent extraction and filtering equipment. Pilot plant test

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    Canada Nickel reports high-grade concentrate from Crawford testing

    January 25, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Canada Nickel has announced processing test results from its Crawford nickel-cobalt sulphide project in the Timmins-Cochrane mining district. The latest processing data suggests a 52% nickel recovery, with 46% of the recovered nickel splitting into a high-grade nickel concentrate, at

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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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    Four countries have more heap leach mines than the rest of the world combined

    November 26, 2020 by Editor

    Heap leaching is a processing and extraction technology that has become increasingly popular over recent years due to the cost advantages and environmental benefits it offers to miners. Using data compiled by MiningIntelligence, MINING.COM takes a look at mining operations

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    Avalon, Rock Tech to build lithium process facility in Ontario

    November 17, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Avalon Advanced Materials and Rock Tech Lithium announced that they have plans to collaborate on the development of a lithium battery materials process facility in Thunder Bay, Ont.  The facility would be designed to accept lithium mineral concentrates from Avalon’s

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    First Cobalt to finalize new supply deal with Glencore

    November 12, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    First Cobalt is planning to alter its prior arrangement with global miner Glencore and sign a long-term feed purchase contract instead of the original tolling contract. First Cobalt currently owns North America’s only permitted cobalt refinery. Securing feed material under a long-term cobalt

  • Nouveau Monde advances plans to make high-purity graphite products

    October 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    As part of its plan to become a vertically integrated graphite company, Nouveau Monde has signed an agreement with a leading chemical company that will provide commercial operating space, site services and the supply of raw materials for the junior

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    JV Article: Appia Energy advances its rare earths project in Saskatchewan

    October 22, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Appia Energy is finding the types of REEs that are in demand, and in quantities that can be profitably produced, at its Alces Lake property in northern Saskatchewan. After the September announcement by the Government of Saskatchewan that it would