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What is Sulfide Mining? Mining Action Group

Metallic sulfide mining (aka hard rock mining) is the practice of extracting metals such as nickel, gold and copper from a sulfide-rich ore body.

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Sulfide copper and nickel mining should never be attempted ...

2021-06-10  But sulfide copper and nickel mining should never be attempted on the border of the BWCA. The risks are simply too great. The risks are simply too great. Chris Baldwin, a

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Fathom Nickel - Targeting High-Grade Nickel Sulfide

The Albert Lake Project covers 90,127 hectares of land in Northern Saskatchewan and is strategically located in the renowned Trans Hudson Corridor — which is host to numerous world-class nickel mining camps, including the Thompson Nickel Belt, the Lynn Lake Greenstone Belt, and the Raglan Nickel Belt.

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The top three nickel sulphide-bearing deposits in Canada

Quebec has one operational mine, the Raglan mine, which rests on one of the finest sulphide nickel deposits in the Ungava peninsula. According to Natural Resources Canada, Raglan began production in 1997 following 30 years of exploration and development. The mine was acquired by Xstrata Nickel (LSE:GLEN) in 2006.

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Sulfide Mining Overview - sosbluewaters.org

sulfide mining industry is an important producer of commonly used metals that are necessary for our day-to-day operation and consumption patterns. Copper is used for building materials and electronics and nickel is used to produce stainless steel and nickel batteries (like those being used in electric cars). 7 Sulfide mining is remarkable in its mineral to waste ratio. The USGS reported that ...

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Timmins exploration group says net-zero nickel mining ...

2020-09-23  Exploration company Canada Nickel is developing its Crawford Nickel Cobalt Sulphide Project, a significant nickel deposit north of Timmins, and officials with the

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The Top 5 Nickel Mining Stocks to Buy in 2021 WallStNow

2021-07-05  The Canada Nickel Company is devoted to mining nickel-sulfide for the electric vehicle industry and contributes to making stainless steel. The company is headquartered in Toronto, and mining takes place at the Timmins-Cochrane mining camp of Northeast Ontario. It is important to know that Canada Nickel Company is traded on the OTC markets.

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Renforth’s sulfide nickel play showing huge promise ...

2021-02-19  Renforth’s sulfide nickel play showing huge promise. Nickel is an interesting metal to watch, considering the challenges that nickel mining companies face in ramping up production to meet skyrocketing demand for high-purity nickel required in electric vehicle batteries. In addition to its traditional role in stainless steelmaking, the base ...

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Sulfide Mining Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

We have been working for over 40 years on the threat posed by sulfide mining proposals, including PolyMet and Twin Metals. Minnesota has a long history of iron-ore mining. Sulfide-ore mining for copper and nickel, however, has never been attempted here.

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Nickel Sulfide Versus Laterite : The Hard Sustainability ...

Mudd, G M, 2009, Nickel Sulfide Versus Laterite : The Hard Sustainability Challenge Remains. Proc. “48th Annual Conference of Metallurgists”, Canadian Metallurgical Society, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, August 2009. INTRODUCTION Nickel is an important metal in modern infrastructure, with major uses in stainless steel (~65%), metal alloys (~20%) and plating (~9%), as well as electric batteries ...

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Fathom Nickel - Targeting High-Grade Nickel Sulfide

Included in the Albert Lake Project is the historic Rottenstone Mine, a high-grade, open pit Ni Sulphide past producer with an average grade of 3.23% Ni (one of the highest-recorded grade nickel mines in Canada). Fathom has identified a 0.5 to 1.0 million

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Nickel element extraction, mining technique – flash ...

Nickel sulfide ores experience flotation and then contract smelted. Smelting a nickel sulfide flotation deliberate needs an MgO echelon of 6% otherwise the warmth at which the smelting will be scuttle at will be too towering and guide to superior operating prices. After producing the nickel matte, auxiliary processing is completed by means of the Sherrit-Gowden development. 1st copper is ...

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Global trends and environmental issues in nickel mining ...

The diminishing availability of nickel sulfide ores and the increasing demand for nickel and its compounds have led to a growing interest in laterite deposits as an alternative source for producing nickel. However, extracting nickel from laterite ores differs from sulfides because nickel contained minerals are generally disseminated throughout the ore. Laterites cannot be concentrated using ...

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Renforth’s sulfide nickel play showing huge promise ...

2021-02-19  Renforth’s sulfide nickel play showing huge promise. Nickel is an interesting metal to watch, considering the challenges that nickel mining companies face in ramping up production to meet skyrocketing demand for high-purity nickel required in electric vehicle batteries. In addition to its traditional role in stainless steelmaking, the base ...

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Timmins exploration group says net-zero nickel mining ...

2020-09-23  Exploration company Canada Nickel is developing its Crawford Nickel Cobalt Sulphide Project– a significant nickel deposit north of Timmins, and officials with the

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Nickel Sulfide Versus Laterite : The Hard Sustainability ...

Mudd, G M, 2009, Nickel Sulfide Versus Laterite : The Hard Sustainability Challenge Remains. Proc. “48th Annual Conference of Metallurgists”, Canadian Metallurgical Society, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, August 2009. INTRODUCTION Nickel is an important metal in modern infrastructure, with major uses in stainless steel (~65%), metal alloys (~20%) and plating (~9%), as well as electric batteries ...

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Tanzania Nickel TanzaniaInvest

2021-07-19  The mining of nickel in Tanzania is still in its infancy. However, the Kabanga Nickel Sulfide Deposit is one of the largest and richest undeveloped nickel sulfide deposits known at present, of unmatched scale and grade. History of Nickel Exploration in Tanzania. Investigation throughout Africa by the International Nickel Company (INCO) in the 1950s resulted in the discovery of copper-nickel ...

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Sulfide Mining Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Sulfide-ore mining for copper and nickel, however, has never been attempted here. In the case of PolyMet, MCEA has led the fight for accountability and true science-based decision-making. MCEA lawyers and experts have time and again cast light on the flaws inherent in the PolyMet proposal, first in the environmental review and permitting process, and now in the courts. Our position is clear ...

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Nickel Deposits in Canada: A Quick Overview INN

2021-07-20  This is the type of nickel used in the production of EVs as it comes from sulfide deposits, which have a nickel content of close to 99 percent. Sulfide deposits are generally harder to discover ...

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Grid Metals Corp. Provides Update on Exploration ...

2021-08-03  The Company hopes to discover a significant near-surface nickel sulfide resource on the B Zone trend, targeting a pit constrained resource of over 100 million tonnes of

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Sulfide Mining Sierra Club

The mining of copper/nickel sulfide ores is a toxic type of mining that is risky to our environment, our workers and communities, and local economies. Mining sulfide rock releases acid and toxic metals and contaminants that pollute rivers and groundwater for hundreds of years, long after the profits are spent and the products buried in landfills. Sulfide

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Global trends and environmental issues in nickel mining ...

The diminishing availability of nickel sulfide ores and the increasing demand for nickel and its compounds have led to a growing interest in laterite deposits as an alternative source for producing nickel. However, extracting nickel from laterite ores differs from sulfides because nickel contained minerals are generally disseminated throughout the ore. Laterites cannot be concentrated using ...

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Timmins exploration group says net-zero nickel mining ...

2020-09-23  Exploration company Canada Nickel is developing its Crawford Nickel Cobalt Sulphide Project– a significant nickel deposit north of Timmins, and officials with the

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Global Trends and Environmental Issues in Nickel Mining ...

Nickel extraction methods from alternative resources have gained research attention because the extraction of nickel from nickel sulfide ores involves issues, such as high mining costs and ...

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Grid Metals Corp. Provides Update on Exploration ...

2021-08-03  The Company hopes to discover a significant near-surface nickel sulfide resource on the B Zone trend, targeting a pit constrained resource of over 100 million tonnes of

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Exploration group says Timmins could become new nickel ...

2020-09-23  And become, we hope, one of the largest nickel sulfide operating regions in the world,” Selby said. Pushing the market forward is an increase in demand for electric vehicles– and their nickel-reliant batteries– as well as strong growth in the stainless steel market. But what makes the Crawford Nickel Cobalt Sulphide Project unique is what Selby calls its “net zero” approach. For the ...

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Enhanced methods for nickel recovery from low-grade ores ...

They also stated that nickel sulfide ores mined for nickel need a grade of greater than 3% Ni for underground mining, and greater than 1% Ni for surface mining, in order to be profitable. Nickel Recovery and Techniques of Mining Nickel from Lateritic Deposits. I’d first like to focus on the processing techniques of mining nickel from ...

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NICKEL AND COBALT ORES: FLOTATION

Table 1 Principal nickel and nickeliferous minerals in nickel sulfide deposits Formula Nickel content (%) Nickel minerals Primary Pentlandite (Ni,Fe)9S8 25}41 Millerite NiS 65 Heazelwoodite Ni3S2 73 Geradorffite (Ni,Co,Fe)AsS 15}35 Nickeline NiAs 44 Awaruite Ni-Fe 25}75 Secondary Violarite Ni2FeS4 33}40 Bravoite (Ni,Fe)S2 17}24 Haapalaite 4(Fe,Ni)S.3(Mg,Fe)OH2 Annabergite (Ni,Co)3(AsO4)2)

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Inomin eyeing monster BC nickel sulphide deposits – Ahead ...

2019-11-23  The closest nickel deposit to Inomin’s Beaver-Lynx deposits is FPX Nickel (TSX.V:FPX)) whose nickel property has more iron than nickel sulfide – its grade is just 0.12% nickel. The company managed to raise $1.25 million last month and its market cap has risen with the price of nickel, and currently sits around $20 million.

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Top 5 Nickel Miners To Consider Before The Nickel Boom ...

2018-03-28  Nickel sulphide ores generally have lower grades of nickel, but the nickel is easier and cheaper to extract. Also the ore is often founder deeper adding to costs of extraction. Sulphide ore has ...

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Sulfide Mining Sierra Club

The mining of copper/nickel sulfide ores is a toxic type of mining that is risky to our environment, our workers and communities, and local economies. Mining sulfide rock releases acid and toxic metals and contaminants that pollute rivers and groundwater for hundreds of years, long after the profits are spent and the products buried in landfills. Sulfide

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NICKEL

Historically, most nickel was produced from sulfide ores, including the giant (>10 million tonnes) Sudbury deposits in Ontario, Norilsk in Russia and the Bushveld Complex in South Africa, known for its platinum group elements (PGEs). However, existing sulfide mines are becoming depleted, and are not being replaced, which has changed the geographical weighting of nickel production. Nickel ...

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Grid Metals Corp. Provides Update on Exploration ...

2021-08-03  The Company hopes to discover a significant near-surface nickel sulfide resource on the B Zone trend, targeting a pit constrained resource of over 100 million tonnes of

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Exploration group says Timmins could become new nickel ...

2020-09-23  And become, we hope, one of the largest nickel sulfide operating regions in the world,” Selby said. Pushing the market forward is an increase in demand for electric vehicles– and their nickel-reliant batteries– as well as strong growth in the stainless steel market. But what makes the Crawford Nickel Cobalt Sulphide Project unique is what Selby calls its “net zero” approach. For the ...

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Overview of the Australian Nickel-Cobalt Industry

As described by Parbo and Elias (1993), nickel sulfide mining in the 1980s took place at a number of centres in Western Australia by various operators, but difficult financial conditions and limited reserves forced the closure of most of these, and their subsequent acquisition by Western Mining Corporation Limited (WMC). By the early 1990s, nickel production was almost entirely in the hands of ...

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Enhanced methods for nickel recovery from low-grade ores ...

They also stated that nickel sulfide ores mined for nickel need a grade of greater than 3% Ni for underground mining, and greater than 1% Ni for surface mining, in order to be profitable. Nickel Recovery and Techniques of Mining Nickel from Lateritic Deposits. I’d first like to focus on the processing techniques of mining nickel from ...

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Pointing the way. Using new indicator minerals in the ...

2021-04-20  Pointing the way. Using new indicator minerals in the nickel hunt. Finding the next Kambalda, home of Australia’s sulfide nickel mining industry, will be a lot harder than the original discovery, but to aid the process a new indicator mineral exploration technique is emerging from CSIRO research. TIM TREADGOLD reports.

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Deep Mineral Exploration of the Jinchuan Cu–Ni Sulfide ...

The exploration of deep mineral resources is an important prerequisite for meeting the continuous demand of resources. The geophysical method is one of the most effective means of exploring the deep mineral resources with a large depth and a high resolution. Based on the study of the geological background, petrophysical properties, and aeromagnetic anomaly characteristics of the Jinchuan Cu ...

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Top 5 Nickel Miners To Consider Before The Nickel Boom ...

2018-03-28  Nickel sulphide ores generally have lower grades of nickel, but the nickel is easier and cheaper to extract. Also the ore is often founder deeper adding to costs of extraction. Sulphide ore has ...

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Massive Sulfide Nickel Drilling Update - Investing News ...

Massive Sulfide Nickel Drilling Update ... Western Australia is a key nickel-mining jurisdiction within Australia, and accounts for 90 percent of the country’s economic reserves of the metal. BHP and Glencore (LSE:GLEN,OTC Pink:GLCNF) both have nickel-mining operations in the state. Other important nickel stocks for investors to watch include IGO (ASX:IGO) and Mincor Resources

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