Wellgreen Platinum's resource update sets stage for PEA

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-24
VANCOUVER — It's been a busy couple of years for explorer Wellgreen Platinum (TSXV: WG; US-OTC: WGPLF) as it moves its wholly-owned Wellgreen polymetallic deposit along the road to development. The company has been pushing to complete an...

Lundin on track at Eagle in the UP, responds to acquisition speculation  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
VANCOUVER — 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 base metal miner picked up the asset from Rio...

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...

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)...

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...

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.

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.