Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    JV Article: Cerro Las Minitas has transformed Southern Silver into one of the world’s largest undeveloped silver projects

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV) is sitting on one of the world’s largest undeveloped silver projects, Cerro Las Minitas in Durango, Mexico. The flagship property is now under 100% control of the company since it bought out its partner, Electrum

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    Osisko Metals reports high zinc, lead grades from Pine Point

    March 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Osisko Metals (TSXV:OM) has reported assays for the first four holes drilled as part of an infill and hydrogeological program at the past-producing Pine Point zinc-lead project in the Northwest Territories, 60 km from Hay River. These drillholes targeted the

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    Trilogy, South32 partner with Alaska to fund critical mine road

    February 16, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Ambler Metals, a joint venture between Canada’s Trilogy Metals (TSX, NYSE: TMQ) and Australia’s South32 (ASX, LSE, JSE: S32), has inked a development funding agreement with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) aimed at building a critical road

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    Kutcho Copper grows copper-zinc resource ahead of feasibility release

    February 11, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Kutcho Copper (TSXV: KC) has released an updated resource for its Kutcho copper-zinc project in northwestern B.C. The latest resource features an 8% increase in measured and indicated tonnes and a 24% growth in inferred tonnes when compared with the

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    Newmont updates industry-leading reserve portfolio

    February 10, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Gold miner Newmont has reported its 2020 year-end reserve and resource update, outlining a total of 94.2 million oz. of attributable gold reserves — the largest in the industry. The release also notes that over 90% of this reserve inventory

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    Santacruz Silver reports record production at Mexico mines

    February 3, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    Santacruz Silver Mining reported that silver equivalent consolidated annual production at its Zimapan mine and Rosario project in Mexico increased by 30% in 2020 compared to the previous year and reached 3,655,320 silver-equivalent oz., including 1.2 million oz. of silver,

  • Fireweed Zinc expands Boundary Zone at Macmillan Pass

    January 26, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    After a long wait caused by assay lab backlogs, Fireweed Zinc has reported the first two of nine holes drilled last year at the Boundary Zone, part of its 940-sq.-km Macmillan Pass project in the Yukon. Both holes in the

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    Gatos Silver puts Mexican mine into production, then lists on TSX/NYSE

    January 20, 2021 by Alisha Hiyate

    It’s unusual for a privately held company to put a mine into production before it becomes a publicly listed company. “It’s incredibly rare – by and large it’s virtually impossible unless you find other sources of funding,” says Steve Orr,

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    Trevali meets 2020 production guidance, expects higher output in 2021

    January 18, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Trevali Mining has released its 2020 production results, as well as production and costs guidance for 2021. Last year, the miner generated 313 million lb. of zinc, in line with its guidance for 312 million lb. to 327 million lb.

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    Lucky Friday ramp-up buoys Hecla’s 2020 silver production

    January 14, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Buoyed by the ramp-up of its Lucky Friday mine in Idaho, following a nearly three-year strike by unionized workers at the operation, Hecla Mining produced 13.5 million oz. of silver in 2020 – the highest since 2016. The strike, which

  • Bear Creek raising $30M in bought deal

    January 6, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Bear Creek Mining is raising $30 million in a bought-deal financing led by Stifel GMP. The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used for ongoing development work at the company’s flagship Corani silver-lead-zinc project in southern Peru

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    HighGold plans to ‘make hay while the sun shines’ at Johnson Tract in Alaska

    November 30, 2020 by Carl Williams

    HighGold Mining (TSXV: HIGH; US-OTC: HGGOF) has released the latest results from its 2020 drill program at its flagship Johnson Tract (JT) poly-metallic project in Alaska, about 200 km southwest of Anchorage. Assays for four drill holes, including additional step-outs