Canadian Mining Journal


Silver


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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD MINING: Bellekeno production resumes after wildfire

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver says full production has resumed at its Bellekeno silver-zinc-lead project at Keno City. On Friday, June 22, 2012, a lightning strike triggered a fire 2 km from town and the company’s mill…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: McIlvenna Bay copper-gold tests positive

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining Corp. of Vancouver says metallurgical tests of material from its McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit are positive. The tests were performed on a composite sample from the three main styles of…

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    Mid-tier producers grapple with Peru’s growing pains

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Peru is undoubtedly experiencing a mining boom of global proportions thanks to years of growth and increasing production. The country is currently the world’s No.2 copper producer, No.2 silver producer, No.6 gold producer,…

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    PERMITTING: Huldra Silver receives mining lease and permit

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huldra Silver has received both its mining lease and a BC Mines Act permit for the mining and reclamation plans at its Treasure Mountain silver-zinc-lead mine along with an amended permit for the…

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    Updated: Hana plunges on Ghanzi scoping study

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Hana Mining’s share price dropped 68% after the company released a long-awaited first economic study on the Banana Zone and Zone 5 at its 70%-owned Ghanzi project in Botswana.

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    Hana sets out financials for Ghanzi project

    May 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Hana Mining has released the first economic study on its Banana zone and zone 5 at its 70%-owned Ghanzi project in Botswana.

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    Foran jumps into action in Saskatchewan

    May 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FLIN FLON, Manitoba — Foran Mining is gaining steam at its flagship McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in east-central Saskatchewan, west of Flin Flon, MB.

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    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Small mine possible near Revelstoke

    April 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huakan International Mining of Vancouver, owner of the J&L underground gold-silver-lead-zinc project near Revelstoke, has received a positive preliminary economic assessment suggesting a new mine might be developed…

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    Tin and silver – the new electric metals

    April 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Historic high prices for tin and silver are in the cards between now and 2018 as demand for the two metals in solder used in the electronics industry continues to climb and supply fails to keep pace, Jon Hykawy, head of global research at Byron…

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    COPPER-GOLD-SILVER RESOURCE: Lions Gate files estimate for Poplar deposit

    April 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Lions Gate Metals of Vancouver has filed the new 43-101 report for its Poplar copper-gold-silver-molybdenum deposit in the Omenica Mining Division on SEDAR. It includes results from the second phase of drilling at the…

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    SILVER-GOLD MINING: San Jose mine reports strong results, more exploration planned

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARGENTINA – After a banner year at the underground San Jose silver and gold mine in Santa Cruz state, 49% owner McEwen Mining of Toronto says that this year’s exploration budget will be double last year’s or US$14 million. The…

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    POLYMETALLIC RESOURCE: First Murray Brook Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag-Au estimate readied

    February 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver’s El Nino Ventures has reported the initial resource estimate for its Murray Brook polymetallic massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The measured and indicated resources are 18.7 million…