Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD-SILVER: McEwen files Fenix PEA, adds to El Gallo life of mine

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based McEwen Mining  has filed a preliminary economic assessment for project Fenix at its El Gallo complex in Sinaloa state. The study says the annual production rate can be boosted to 47,000 oz. of gold equivalent with a

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt readies pilot plant at Castle mine

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works, based in Coquitlam, B.C., is setting up a Re-2OX pilot plant at the Castle cobalt-silver mine in the historic Cobalt mining camp. The plant will produce bulk gravity concentrates for immediate processing into cobalt sulphate.

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    ZINC: Murchison extends limits of Brabant-McKenzie VMS deposit

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto says its winter drilling program has returned high grades and extended the known limits of its Brabant-McKenzie zinc-copper-silver deposit that is 175 km northeast of La Ronge. All 19 completed holes intersected volcanogenic massive

  • South32 offers US$1.3B for Arizona Mining

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After taking an initial 15% stake in junior zinc developer Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) in April 2017 for US$81 million and boosting it to 17% over the next year for another US$23 million, South32 (LON: S32) is now offering US$1.3 billion in cash

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    GOLD-SILVER: Moss mine ahead of schedule for Northern Vertex

    June 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Vancouver-based Northern Vertex Mining says the Moss gold-silver mine continues to meet or exceed the design targets during commissioning. The open pit and heap leach operations is located in Mojave County. The mill produced 1,276 oz. of gold

  • Silver industrial demand rebounded in 2017

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited summary from the Silver Institute, based on findings in its World Silver Survey 2018. For more information, visit www.SilverInstitute.org. Industrial demand for silver, fuelled by record photovoltaic growth, rose in 2017 for the first time since

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt notes high grade assays from Castle mine

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., has run into some high grade cobalt mineralization as it rehabilitates the former Castle silver mine near Gowganda. The company is preparing for its first underground drilling program. Five composite samples of

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    SILVER-GOLD: Avino commissions fourth mill circuit

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Avino Silver and Gold Mines has commissioned the fourth mill circuit as part of the expansion at the Avino silver-gold mine in Durango State. The addition of the new circuit increased mill capacity by 70%. Commissioning began

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    GOLD-SILVER: Deer Horn points to positive PEA for eponymous project

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Deer Horn Capital of Vancouver has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for its Deer Horn gold-silver-tellurium project in the north-central part of the province. The study assess a nine-year open pit operation with a 1.6-year payback.

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    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in