Canadian Mining Journal


Silver


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    NAME: Canadian Zinc reborn as NorZinc

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – NorZinc Ltd. has changed its name from Canadian Zinc Corp. and will trade on the TSX under the new symbol NZC. The new name is part of a rebranding initiative that will draw attention to the company’s core

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    GOLD-SILVER: Eastmain plans pre-development work at Eau Claire

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Eastmain Resources of Toronto is advancing its Eau Claire gold-silver project in the James Bay area. The company will undertake engineering studies for an underground exploration ramp as well as environmental and infrastructure studies. In May 2018, Eastmain

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    COPPER: Baikal begins construction at Russia’s largest copper project

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Construction has begun at Udokan, the largest undeveloped copper project in Russia and  perhaps the third largest in the world. The owner, private company  Baikal Mining, has a target of 130,000 tonnes of copper annually for the initial

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora,

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    SILVER-GOLD: Tahoe’s Escobal mine remains suspended by court order

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – Guatemala’s highest court has ordered that Tahoe Resources’ Escobal silver-gold mine remain suspended. The decision reaffirms a lower court decision from July 2017 to halt work at Escobal and the Juan Bosco exploration licence because of what locals

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    Bayhorse samples historic silver mine in Oregon

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bayhorse Silver (TSXV: BHS; US-OTC: KXPLF) is sampling and surveying its historic Bayhorse silver mine in Oregon as it prepares to release a new technical report on the project. The company is currently sampling 167 metres from the western end of

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    PRECIOUS METALS: San Dimas sale pushes Wheaton Q2 earnings to $318M

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals reports that it had net earnings of $318 million (all U.S. dollars)  in Q2 2018, including the $246 million gain on the sale of the San Dimas silver stream. The company reported record gold production

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    GOLD-SILVER: Braveheart tries ore sorting of Alpine material

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – In an effort to boost gold and silver grades ahead of toll milling, Braveheart Resources of Calgary has tested ore sorting of quartz-bearing vein material from its Alpine property near Nelson. The tests were carried out by

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    SILVER: Alexco drills 12 metres at 1,019 g/t true width

    August 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The initial results from the 2018 drilling program at the Bermingham silver deposit in the Keno Hill silver district are in. Owner Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver said results from 14 of the 26 surface and underground holes

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    COPPER-GOLD: Filo del Sol project ups resources

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Vancouver’s Filo Mining Corp. says the recent successful exploration drill program at its Filo del Sol copper-gold-silver project has allowed it to boost the resource numbers. The company saw a significant increase in the indicated tonnage and contained

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    ZINC-LEAD: Cantex drills massive sulphides at North Rackla claims

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Cantex Mine Development Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., says both of the two initial holes drilled into the discovery outcrop at its North Rackla claims intersected a massive sulphide zone that has a strike of at least 3 km.

  • COPPER: Kintavar Exploration bets on Mitchi copper project in Quebec

    July 17, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    Noranda was poking around southern Quebec in the 1970s when it drilled into what it believed was a skarn deposit grading around 0.5% copper, and walked away because it was too low grade. That ground, now known as the Mitchi