Donner Metals acquires Preissac nickel-copper-PGE property

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-18
If you want to find nickel mineralization in Quebec, probably a good place to start looking for it is near the past-producing Marbridge nickel project, which is the only mine to have produced nickel in the Abitibi region and the first nickel...

Lundin on track at Eagle, responds to acquisition speculation

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-17
VANCOUVER — Base metal producer Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) looks to be on point at its newest acquisition, namely the Eagle nickel-copper mine 45 km northwest of Marquette, Mich. The company picked up the asset from...

Victory enters frac sand fray with Seven Persons plant 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-16
MEDICINE HAT, ALTA — When it comes to open-pit mining, having more than 100 million tonnes of overburden sitting on top of your deposit is typically a situation best avoided, but for junior Victory Nickel (TSX: NI; US-OTC: VNCKF)...

Kaizen Discovery to meet Japanese demand for metals 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-09
After first listing in December, it’s no surprise that junior Kaizen Discovery (TSXV: KZD; US-OTC: CCNCF) has started out with a strong sense of purpose. After all, Kaizen means “continuous improvement” in Japanese.

Antofagasta's cooling stokes uncertainty for Duluth's Twin Metals  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-09
Antofagasta (LSE: ANTO) has decided not to increase its ownership in the Twin Metals joint-venture project with Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; US-OTC: DULMF), just weeks before the scheduled completion of a prefeasibility study on the large...

Royal Nickel strikes again with True North 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-18
Less than two months after Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX; US-OTC: RNKLF) acquired a strategic 25% stake in Sudbury Platinum, which is advancing the Aer-Kidd nickel–cobalt–platinum group metals project in the Sudbury basin, the junior has...

Editorial: Ring of Fire funding - A Wynne-win? 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-04
In a rare turn, mining has emerged as an issue in a provincial election campaign in Ontario: the ruling Liberal party is promising to unilaterally pump up to $1 billion into infrastructure development in the remote Ring of Fire chromite camp in...

Duluth sees nickel upside at Twin Metals  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-21
VANCOUVER — It’s been a long road for junior Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; US-OTC: DULMF) on the northern edge of Minnesota’s prolific Iron Range, but it looks like development at the company’s Twin Metals joint venture...

Goro suspension pushes rising nickel price to two-year high 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-05-14
VANCOUVER — With nickel prices up almost 40% so far in 2014, a suspension at Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Goro nickel–laterite mine in New Caledonia has pushed the price to a two-year high.

[Update] Two drillers dead at First Nickel's Lockerby mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-07
At First Nickel’s (TSX:FNI) underground Lockerby nickel-copper mine southwest of Sudbury, Ont., seismic activity that apparently preceded a fall in ground claimed the lives of two contract drillers: Marc Methe, 34, and Norm Bissaillon, 49.