COBALT PROPERTIES FOR SALE Mining News

Baja Mining urges shareholders: Vote the Gold Proxy

aja Mining Corp. (TSX:BAJ)(OTCQX:BAJFF) today announced that it has filed and is mailing a third and final letter to shareholders regarding the proxy contest initiated by dissident Mount Kellett Master Fund II A L.P. Baja has scheduled a vote to take place at a special meeting of shareholders on April 3, 2012 and urges shareholders to vote the GOLD proxy against Mount Kellett.

Outotec technology for First Quantum nickel, copper, cobalt and gold projects

Outotec has agreed with the First Quantum Minerals Limited Projects Office based in Perth, Australia, for the delivery of flotation, thickening and automation technologies for several of its operations around the world.  Read more at http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page72558?oid=104743&sn=Detail

Congo-produced copper, cobalt to more than double over next two years – government

Copper and cobalt production from Democratic Republic of Congo will more than double over the next two years, signalling a surge in revenues, according to a government forecast obtained by Reuters on Monday. Read more […]

Katanga Mining targets big copper/cobalt expansion

Katanga Mining ups the ante, aims for rapid ramp up to 300,000 tonnes a year of copper, and around 15,000 tonnes of cobalt.

Verderflex pumps help cobalt purification in Morocco

Verderflex has recently exported 30 of its VF hose pumps to a cobalt operation in Morocco for transfer of sulphuric acid and ammonia solutions from storage and dilution tanks to reactors and baths, with the solutions then employed in electrolysis. These pumps, manufactured in the UK, aim to reduce downtime, minimise maintenance costs and ensure [...]

MINERAL PROCESSING: Hydromet tested for Ferguson Lake ore

NUNAVUT – Starfield Resources of Montreal has asked SGS Lakefield Research to develop a hydrometallurgical process for recovering metal from the massive sulphide ore of its Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project within the Hearne Domain of […]

The fortunes of iron ore and its many good bedmates

The broad, heavy, heave continues towards integrated steelmakers, and upstream to iron ore, coking coal, manganese, nickel, and even molybdenum and cobalt.

New technology to recover nickel and cobalt: the Shanshan process

Heron Resources reports that a feasibility study is investigating the potential to process 1 Mt/y of nickel laterite ore from the Yerilla project, producing 80,000 t/y of nickel concentrate, containing some 8,000 t/y of payable nickel and cobalt metal, via a reduction roast process. On May 29 Heron entered Framework Agreement with Ningbo Shanshan which provides for [...]

Project News paints a diverse metals and minerals picture

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (July 17): This issue we cover a wide variety of minerals and metals ranging from the usual batch of iron ore, cobalt, gold, silver, uranium, zinc and nickel projects to oil sands, fluorspar, potash, tin and chromium projects. We also have reports from two diamond projects (one in [...]