Canadian Mining Journal


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    READER RESPONSE: Ounces vs. grams/tonne

    June 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    John McMullin, geologist at the Geological Services Division of the Nova Scotia Dept. of Natural Resources, send CMJ a most though-provoking comment after reading yesterday’s item about the resource estimate at Temex Resources’ Gowganda silver…

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    SILVER RESOURCE: Gowganda tailings estimate nears 3-M contained oz

    June 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Temex Resources of Toronto says the recent 43-101 report for tailings material at the Gowganda silver project estimates between 3.0 million and 2.8 million contained oz of silver. Using a silver cutoff grade of 10.0 g/t, there are 1.9…

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    GOLD-SILVER RESOURCES: Precious metals grow at Silver Coin

    April 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Jayden Resources of Vancouver has filed an updated resource estimate for the Silver Coin precious metals property that it operates near Stewart. The latest 43-101 report represents an increase of 10.9% in the average gold…

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    SILVER-BASE METAL MINING: Huldra Silver applies for Treasure Mountain small mine licence

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Huldra Silver has made an application for a small mine permit to develop and operate the Treasure Mountain silver-base metal project. The application allows for up to 75,000 tonnes a year of ore removal, however,…

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    COPPER RESOURCES: Reed Lake shaping up for HudBay, VMS

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Joint venture partners VMS Ventures (30%) of Vancouver and HudBay Minerals (70%) of Toronto have released a 43-101 report for their Reed Lake polymetallic deposit near Snow Lake. In the indicated category, they estimate there are 2.6…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Eric Sprott the gold bug sees silver lining

    March 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This wirter was lucky enough to attend the Mineral Outlook luncheon on Monday at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) annual convention, investment forum and trade show. We heard from Eric Sprott, the country’s…

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    ZINC-SILVER EXPLORATION: Two high grade zones cut at Abcourt-Barvue

    February 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Drilling by Abcourt Mines of Mont-St-Hilaire, QC, has intersected two high grade zinc-silver zones at depth from 150 to 200 metres from the surface at its Abcourt-Barvue deposit 60 km north of Val d’Or. The current drill program was…

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    ACQUISITION: HudBay sets sights on Norsemont

    January 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – HudBay Minerals has set its sights on acquiring Norsemont Mining in a cash and share deal worth $520 million. The deal will bring Norsemont’s Constancia copper development project in Peru into the HudBay portfolio. Its addition will…

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Bellekeno mine reaches commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-headquartered Alexco Resource Corp. declared its Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc project reached commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011. The underground mine and conventional flotation plant are located in the Keno Hill Silver…

  • Feature

    Alexco Resource Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    silver lining may be a metaphor for optimism in the idiom “Every cloud has a silver lining,” but for Alexco Resource Corp., that lining is not found in the sky but conversely, in the mountains of the Keno Hill Silver District, more than 300 km…

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    PERSPECTIVE – Greens want Olympic Dam expanded without uranium recovery

    December 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA – The Australian Greens, that country’s political party of the environmental persuasion, wants BHP Billiton to expand its Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold-silver mine but not mine the uranium component of the ore.

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    LEAD-ZINC MINING: First concentrate shipped from Alexco’s Bellekeno mine

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The newly opened Bellekeno mine in the Keno Hill Silver District has made the first shipment of lead-zinc concentrate for owner Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver. A subsidiary of Glencore International has agreed to take 42,800 tonnes…