Top Nickel Stocks of 2018 on the TSX and TSXV

While the nickel price saw some growth near the mid-point of 2018, it has spent the second half of the year simmering back down to where it started. Accordingly, some nickel explorers and producers have found their shares on the up, while others have cooled off as the year comes to a close. Below we […]

Cobalt Trends 2018: Prices Fall, Nickel Threat Creeps Up

After a bright 2017, cobalt kicked off the year on the right track, with prices increasing during the first quarter. However, with plenty of news from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), prices declining and the battle for the electric car battery heating up, cobalt lost some momentum. As 2018 comes to a close, the […]

Jim Lennon: Nickel in Batteries to Grow Massively Beyond 2020

Many market participants believe nickel demand from the battery sector will grow significantly in the next few years, due not only to an increase in electric car sales but also because the market is moving towards high nickel cathode chemistries. To get more insight on what is happening in the nickel space, the Investing News […]

Anton Berlin of Nornickel: Nickel Demand for EV Batteries to Grow Significantly

At this year’s Cathodes event in Newport Beach, increased nickel content in lithium-ion batteries was a topic in many presentations. To get more insight on what’s ahead for the base metal, the Investing News Network sat down with Anton Berlin, marketing director of Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) (MCX:GMKN). Speaking about the role of nickel in batteries and […]

VIDEO — Brian Leni: Be Picky When Investing in Nickel

At this year’s Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto, the Investing News Network was once again able to catch up with Brian Leni, founder of Junior Stock Review. He discussed how nickel laterites will support the anticipated nickel boom, how nickel prices may look in 2019 and shared tips for investors who are interested in […]

Deep-South Resources Has Issued 4.2 Million Shares for the Acquisition of 75% of the Kapili Tepe Copper, Nickel, Cobalt and Gold Project in Turkey

Deep-South Resources (TSXV:DSM) (“Deep-South” or “the Company”) announces that it has issued 3.5 million shares to Jeanette Gyldstoff Borg (“Seller”) for the acquisition from Jeanette Gyldstoff Borg of 75% of RCR Quantum (“Quantum”), a Turkish company, which holds the Kapili Tepe project (“Project”) comprising of one (1) mining license and two (2) exploration licenses in the Sivas Province in […]

Batteries Juicing the Nickel Market: LME Nickel Sulfate Contracts in 2019?

The recently announced LME nickel sulfate contracts under consideration are a strong indication that the nickel sulfate market and upstream nickel sulfide market are facing considerable growth. Annual sales of electric vehicles are expected to climb from 1.1 million in 2017 to 30 million by 2030. Each one requiring a battery chock full of base […]

Massive Sulphides Mount Up at Garibaldi’s Nickel Mountain

Garibaldi Resources (TSXV:GGI; OTC:GGIFF) is pleased to announce that assays from the first holes of the continuing drill program at its 100-percent-owned Nickel Mountain project in the Eskay Camp have confirmed wide intervals of near-surface nickel-copper-rich sulphide mineralization, also including cobalt, platinum, palladium, gold and silver, in all directions surrounding the 2017 discovery zone. As […]

Gold-focused Metminco Dips Toes into Nickel

Australian explorer and miner Metminco (ASX:MNC) has announced plans to acquire the Jejovo nickel project in the Solomon Islands in a bid to tap into the lucrative and growing nickel market. In a release on Wednesday (September 19), Metminco said it will buy private company Sunshine Metals in a scrip transaction to give it 80-percent […]

North American Nickel Provides Exploration Update

North American Nickel (TSXV:NAN) has completed its 2018 exploration and drilling program at the company’s Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in Southwest Greenland. According to the Wednesday (September 19) release, NAN completed 14,287.6 metres of drilling this season, which includes 1,305m at the Qeqertaasaq carbonatite complex. This represents an increase of 5,520.6m from our previous program in 2017. […]

Nickel Mines Pays US$70 Million to Raise Stake in NPI Plant

Through a US$ 70-million transaction, Nickel Mines (ASX:NIC) has bumped up its stake in an Indonesian nickel pig iron (NPI) plant by 35 percent, giving the company a 60-percent total share. The two-line rotary kiln electric furnace (RKEF) plant is located in the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP) and is currently under construction. Nickel Mines […]

Tartisan Signs Binding Letter of Intent for the Sale of the Alexo-Kelex Nickel Project

Tartisan Nickel Corp. (CSE:TN) (“Tartisan”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a binding Letter of Intent with VaniCom Limited (“VaniCom”) of Perth, Western Australia for the sale of a 100% interest in the Alexo-Kelex Nickel Project located near Iroquois Falls, Ontario (the “Property”). The purchase terms include a payment of […]

Mincor Scours Cassini Nickel Asset for Extensions

Mincor Resources (ASX:MCR) has started a diamond drilling program in the Kambalda region of Western Australia to test for possible extensions to its Cassini nickel sulfide deposit. The program comes as part of a regional exploration initiative from the company to expand its nickel mineral resource and reserve inventory at Kambalda. So far, a maiden […]

1913 Liberty nickel brings big bucks

Have major American coin rarities stopped appreciating in value? You be the judge. Stack’s Bowers Galleries generated fantastic headlines overnight after selling the finest-known 1913 Liberty Head nickel for $ 4,560,000. That’s a lot of money. Big bucks. Mucho dinero. The firm conducted the auction during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. […]

Future Demand for Batteries Bodes Well for Ontario Nickel

With Canadian pennies gone from circulation, a “nickel” for your thoughts will have to do. And nickel, along with lithium, copper, cobalt, graphite, vanadium and other minerals, is in everyone’s thoughts these days. Demand for all things electronic, like smartphones and EVs, is continuing to surge. But trade war headwinds are blowing. So far, China, the […]

MGX Minerals and Engineering Partner Highbury Energy Announce R&D for Petroleum Coke to Synthetic Crude Oil Gasification with Vanadium, Nickel, Cobalt Extraction

MGX Minerals (CSE:XMG) and Highbury Energy Inc. (“Highbury”) are pleased to report additional work has commenced on gasification of petroleum coke (“petcoke”), an oilsands and refinery by-product, into a synthetic liquid equivalent to refinery crude oil feedstock. The expanded research and development is focused on the re-processing of petcoke waste product to a synthetic crude oil. The […]