Graphite is the “new black gold” of high-tech mineralsAmothballed crushing mill in Matheson
is being refurbished by a Toronto industrial minerals company with
the aim of processing flake graphite imported from South America.Great Lakes Graphite has struck a
five-year agreement with DNI Metals to procure graphite from Brazil
for shipment to the northeastern Ontario plant, where the company is
refitting a micronization plant.The company has a facilities use
agreement for five years with the mill’s owner, Northfill
Resources, with the option f...
Elevated ammonia levels at a mine tailings
facility in Red Lake caused Rubicon Minerals to halt mill operations
at its new Phoenix Gold Mine.
The company reported it was ordered by the
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change on Sept. 30 to
temporarily suspend mill operations to treat elev...
A Sudbury junior miner engaged in a lawsuit
against the Ontario government plans to keep its shareholders
well-informed during the trial.
Northern Superior Resources announced it will
post a summary of each day’s proceedings in a Toronto court room
beginning this week.
The company is see...
North American Palladium (NAP) has laid off 44 employees at its Lac des Iles Mine 90
kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay.In a statement, the
company blamed “weak metal prices” for the move. The eliminated positions
include 18 staff and 26 unionized positions; an additional 17 vacancies will
Orefinders Resources has completed its closure
plan for off-site custom milling of some mineralized stockpiles at
its Mirado Gold Project, near Kirkland Lake.
Three stockpiles were left behind on surface at
the former producing Mirado Mine, once operated by Gold Shield during
the late 1980s....