Mining News Pro - The latest feasibility study on RNC Minerals’ jointly-owned Dumont nickel-cobalt asset in Quebec, Canada, has identified the potential for both electrification and automation of the open-pit haulage fleet at the project.

Mining News Pro - Auroch Minerals is bolstering its presence in Western Australia through a proposed acquisition of Minotaur Exploration’s Saints and Leinster nickel projects near Kalgoorlie.

Mining News Pro - Nickel spiked to its highest level in over two weeks on Friday as bearish investors covered positions, while other industrial metals gained on a weaker dollar and hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal.

Mining News Pro - BHP has indicated it will keep the Nickel West business in Western Australia as the company looks to capitalise on the emerging global battery market.

Mining News Pro - First Quantum Minerals is investigating the possibility of re-starting its idled Ravensthorpe nickel/cobalt operation in Australia, according to UK-based market research firm Roskill.

Mining News Pro - The price of copper dropped to a 15-week low on Monday after China fired back in the mounting trade war with the US. In afternoon trade, copper for delivery in July touched $2.709 a pound ($5,972 a tonne), down 2.4% from Friday’s settlement.

Mining News Pro - Noront Resources of Toronto has chosen the Algoma Steel site in Sault Ste. Marie for its ferrochrome production facility.

Mining News Pro - First Quantum Minerals has signalled the potential comeback of its Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt operation in Western Australia next year if commodity prices continue to rise.

Mining News Pro - Independence Group (IGO) has advanced its pre-feasibility study on its downstream nickel-cobalt extraction process, which involves hydrometallurgy of nickel sulphide concentrate in lieu of conventional smelting and refining methods.

Mining News Pro - Nickel prices ended higher on Monday after positive factory data from top steel producer China raised hopes for higher demand, while inventories fell.

Mining News Pro - CanAlaska Uranium agreed today to go ahead with the purchase of 100% of the past-producing Manibridge nickel mine in the Thompson Nickel Belt.

Mining News Pro - Murchison Minerals announced this week that it is now the sole owner of the Haut Plateau du Manicouagan nickel-copper-cobalt project in Québec, following its acquisition of Pure Nickel`s 50% interest in the project.

Mining News Pro - Sherritt International`s stock was up Friday, after announcing the company had reached three billion pounds of finished nickel production since operations began at its refinery in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.

Mining News Pro - Nornickel sees 2019 palladium market deficit at 800,000 oz

Mining News Pro - This week, Panoramic Resources sent out the first shipment of bulk nickel/copper/cobalt concentrate from its Savannah mine in Western Australia to Lianyungang, China.

Mining News Pro - Vale supply concerns boost nickel.

Mining News Pro - All is set for the Polaris Seismic exploration session slated for the 14th of February which according to the organizers is focused on promoting modern exploration technology and propelling Zimbabwe`s mining sector growth in line with Vision 2030.

Mining News Pro - Pancontinental Resources entered into a binding letter of intent with Pelangio Exploration to acquire up to a 75% interest in the Strachan nickel-cobalt-copper project, located 65 km northwest of Timmins.

Mining News Pro - French multinational mining company Eramet’s lithium project in the Andean Cordillera of Salta, north-west Argentina, is entering its final preparation phase, with an investment decision less than six months away.

Mining News Pro - Cuba`s nickel plus cobalt sulfide production will top 50,000 tonnes this year and earnings are up over 2017, the head of the country’s state monopoly Cubaniquel was quoted by local media as stating on Wednesday.

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