Canadian Mining Journal


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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

  • ZINC-LEAD: New name as Canadian Zinc gears up for Prairie Creek fundraising

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. is gearing up for the final push of fundraising for its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project in the Northwest Territories. Management will ask that the company be reorganized at its annual general and special meeting to

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    GOLD: McEwen includes base metals in Black Fox resource for first time

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – For the first time, Toronto-based McEwen Mining has included numbers for base metals in the resources of its Black Fox complex in Matheson. The complex includes the Black Fox gold mine as well as the Tamarack, Gibson-Grey Fox,

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    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania establishes literacy, numeracy foundation

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Dr. Keith Barron, chairman and CEO of Aurania Resources in Toronto, has registered a charitable foundation for communities near its Lost Cities-Cutucu gold and silver project. The foundation and the company are domiciled in Bermuda. The Fundacion Dar

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    GOLD-SILVER: Westhaven completes drilling at Shovelnose property

    May 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Westhaven Ventures has completed 2,639 metres of diamond drilling in seven holes at the Shovelnose gold-silver property about 30 km south of Merritt. Highlights from hole SN18-03 include 28.7 metres at 2.6 g/t gold, including 17.7

  • ZINC-LEAD: Canadian Zinc welcomes $20M investment

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. has entered into an equity financing arrangement with a subsidiary of Resource Capital Fund. The fund will purchase 100 million Canadian Zinc shares at $0.20 per share. The subsidiary will also be issued 50 million

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    Discovery Metals samples historic Zaragosa mine

    May 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Discovery Metals (TSXV: DSV) has fielded results for 100 new channel samples taken from the historic Zaragosa zinc-silver-lead mine on its 300 sq. km Puerto Rico polymetallic property in northern Coahuila, Mexico. Discovery has taken 600 samples at Puerto Rico to

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    Gold Fields bets big on South America

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since discovering Salares Norte in the Atacama region of northern Chile in 2011, Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has carved out a resource from the project’s two orebodies of 3.66 million oz. of gold and 49.46 million oz. of silver. The South

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    SILVER: Alexco completes decline at Bermingham project

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has completed the 580-metre Bermingham exploration drift. Bermingham is one of four silver-lead-zinc properties the company is investigating in the Keno Hill district. Two underground diamond drills will be deployed along the drift

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    Southern Silver dropping first holes into CLM West claims

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the coming months, Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV; US-OTC: SSVFF) will drill up to 13,000 metres at its 265 sq. km Cerro Las Minitas (CLM) polymetallic silver project, 70 km northeast of Durango, Mexico. Drilling will begin soon with up to

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    Osisko Metals fast-tracks resource conversion at Pine Point

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Just three days after Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) closed the $34-million acquisition of Pine Point Mining, it announced it had kicked off a 50,000-metre drill program at the historic Pine Point zinc-lead property, 65 km east of Hay River, Northwest Territories. “We

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    ZINC-LEAD: Blind Creek gets good recoveries from Blende sample

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Blind Creek Resources, owner of the Blende zinc-lead-silver project 64 km northeast of Keno Hill, has the results of four months of metallurgical testing of samples from the property. A 175-kg sample of split drill cores that