Mining News - Yellowknife emerging as EV metals hubMon, 10 Apr 2023 06:23:00 GMT
The Northwest Territories capital city of Yellowknife is emerging as a northern link in North America's electric vehicle supply chain. Already home to Canada's only rare earths mine, a 160-kilometers (100 miles) area around this northern mining town happens to be enriched with the lithium and cobalt that is in massive demand for EV batteries, along with numerous other minerals critical...
Mining News - Alaska Energy Metals makes its debutSat, 11 Mar 2023 08:31:00 GMT
Millrock Resources Inc. March 1 announced that it is shifting its focus to exploration of Nikolai, an Alaska project prospective for a large deposit of critical energy metals such as nickel, copper, cobalt, and platinum group elements. As part of this shift in focus, the company plans to change its name to Alaska Energy Metals Corp. and complete a 10-to-one share consolidation. 'Despite...
Lithium deposits found in J&K: Is India's EV drive now set ...Sat, 11 Feb 2023 00:00:00 GMT
India announced that 5.9 million tonnes of lithium reserves have been found for the first time in the country in Jammu and Kashmir. Lithium is a non-ferrous metal and is one of the key components in EV batteries. As the world moves away from gasoline-fueled combustion engines, demand for lithium, nickel, cobalt and other metals that go into lithium-ion batteries is soaring.
Molybdenum Mark UpdateMon, 23 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
IMOA is delighted to report that the following molybdenum by-product sites have received the Molybdenum Mark extension: Kennecott Bingham Canyon MineSociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A.A.Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc.BHP's Minera Spence
Mining News - Sixty North affirms Mon IOCG potentialThu, 15 Dec 2022 12:34:00 GMT
Sixty North Gold Mining Ltd. Dec. 15 reported that sampling has identified two zones of elevated, copper, cobalt, nickel, and other metals along strike of the iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) discovery on its Mon gold property in Northwest Territories. Located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Yellowknife, Mon is best known for its high-grade gold potential. A summer seasonal mine that...
IGO races to restore Nova mine after fire causes total shutdownMon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Western Australia mine safety authorities have launched an investigation into the cobalt-copper-nickel mine in wake of the fire, which is said to have caused extensive damages.
Wallis extends long-running Murrin Murrin stintTue, 08 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Wallis Drilling will continue to provide drilling services at Glencores Murrin Murrin nickel-cobalt mining operation in Western Australias Goldfields region.
$4 million injection for Broken Hill cobalt projectMon, 07 Nov 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Cobalt Blue Holdings has placed 6.9 million new shares at an issue price of 58 cents each to raise proceeds of $4 million (before costs).
Mining News - Larger Turnagain nickel-cobalt resourceThu, 27 Oct 2022 15:31:00 GMT
Giga Metals Corp. Oct. 27 reported a 41.5% increase in measured and indicated resources at its Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in Northern BC. Since calculating an updated resource in 2019, Giga Metals has carried out expansion and geotechnical drilling in preparation for completing a feasibility study for the battery metals project. Based on 6,295 meters of drilling completed in 2021, as well as...
Mining News - Millrock generates attractive nickel targetThu, 20 Oct 2022 14:39:00 GMT
Millrock Resources Inc. Oct. 5 reported that its geological team has identified a section of the Eureka Zone on its Nikolai project in Alaska that could be upgraded to an NI 43-101-compliant inferred resource containing roughly 400,000 metric tons of nickel enriched with copper, cobalt, and platinum group metals with around seven new drill holes. Discovered by INCO Ltd. in the 1990s and explored...
Mining News - Third critical metal zone at NikolaiMon, 26 Sep 2022 14:20:00 GMT
Historical core sampling shows third zone of nickel-cobalt-PGM mineralization at Alaska project. Millrock Resources Inc. Sept. 26 reported that resampling of historical core has identified a third zone of nickel, copper, cobalt, and platinum group metals in the Eureka Zone on the company's Nikolai project about 80 miles (130 kilometers) south of Delta Junction, Alaska. Discovered by INCO in...
Mining News - Mitsubishi joins Giga Metals at TurnagainThu, 18 Aug 2022 14:10:00 GMT
Giga Metals Corp. Aug. 15 announced that Mitsubishi Corp. has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to advance the development of a mine at the Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in Northern British Columbia. While best known for its automobiles, Mitsubishi businesses span a broad range of industries that include both industrial materials and mineral resources. The Turnagain project...
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