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Sconi PFS proves positive for Metallica

By: Esmarie Swanepoel A prefeasibility study (PFS) at ASX-listed Metallica Minerals’ Sconi scandium project, in Queensland, has demonstrated that the project was economically and technically viable. The PFS was based on a high-pressure acid leach processing plant treating some 200 000 t/y of high-grade scandium... 

Metallica accelerates work on Nornico project

By: Esmarie Swanepoel ASX-listed Metallica Minerals would accelerate feasibility studies on its Nornico nickel-cobalt-scandium project, in North Queensland, following a revised resource for the Lucknow deposit. The scandium resource at the Lucknow deposit has more than doubled the indicated and measured resource to... 

Gloria mine, South Africa

By: Lisete Bigala A manganese mine situated in the Northern Cape. 

Metallica takes full ownership of Nornico scandium rights

By: Esmarie Swanepoel ASX-listed Metallica Minerals on Thursday took full ownership of the scandium rights at the broader Nornico tri-metals project, in Queensland, after acquiring the remaining 20% interest that it did not own, from Straits Resources. The acquisition gave Metallica 100% of all the scandium within... 

Metallica to start Queensland nickel DFS next year

By: Creamer Media Reporter ASX-listed Metallica Minerals on Wednesday reported that it was likely to start a definitive feasibility study (DFS) into its Nornico nickel mine, in Queensland, by early next year. The DFS process would take an estimated 12-months, which would allow for maiden production to start by late 2013. 

Metallica says study shows ‘robust’ Queensland project

By: Esmarie Swanepoel ASX-listed Metallica Minerals’ share price jumped by almost 15% on Monday after it announced that a scoping study had signalled an economically and technically “robust” nickel/cobalt/scandium mine, in Queensland. The Nirnico mine would cost A$132-million to develop. 

Metallica declares resource for Queensland deposits

By: Esmarie Swanepoel ASX-listed Metallica Minerals has declared a maiden Joint Ore Reserve Committee (Jorc) resource for the Greenvale and Lucknow nickel/cobalt laterite deposits, in Queensland. The Greenvale and Lucknow deposits form part of Metallica’s Nornico nickel/cobalt/scandium project. 

India May gold festival demand seen robust this year

By: Reuters Indian gold refineries are busy again after a long lull as a popular festival next month is likely to see more sales than last year's 45 t with stable prices and higher economic growth boosting consumer confidence. The Akshaya Tritiya festival, when Hindus believe they can get lasting prosperity... 


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