Canadian Mining Journal


Silver


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    SILVER-ZINC-COPPER RESOURCE: Diamond Fields releases 43-101 for seafloor SedEx deposit

    July 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    RED SEA – Diamond Fields International of Vancouver has released what it believes to be the first ever 43-101-compliant resource estimate for a SedEx (sedimentary exhalative) deposit located on the seafloor. ACA Howe prepared a report that…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: BacTech assays arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow Lake

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Samples taken by Toronto’s BacTech Environmental from the arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow lake have assayed an average of 9.6 g/t Au, consistent with previous results. A 43-101 report is being prepared.

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    PERSPECTIVE: Pacific seabed hosts large REE deposits

    July 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rare earth elements have recently become the one of the hottest exploration targets. The number of juniors seeking REEs seems almost as great as those hunting for gold particularly in Quebec. The most advanced junior is Canada Lithium that is…

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    BASE METALS STUDY: Buchans buoyed by PEA for Lundberg project

    June 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Buchans Minerals Corp. of Windsor, NS, is pleased with the results of the preliminary economic study of its 100%-owned Lundberg base metal project near Buchans. The PEA is based on a 5,000 t/d open pit and milling operation over…

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    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Tulsequah Chief development to cost $310-M

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its polymetallic Tulsequah Chief project 100 km south of Atlin. Pre-production capital costs are estimated at C$310.1 million. The study puts…

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    TAKEOVER: Breakwater agrees to Nyrstar offer

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The directors of Toronto-based Breakwater Resources have approved an all-cash takeover of their firm by Nyrstar NV. Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business that produces zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper; it is headquartered in…

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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Quadra FNX files 43-101 for Victoria deposit

    June 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The category may be only inferred, but the grades at the Victoria deposit are well above those historically found in the Sudbury Basin, according to owner Quadra FNX of Vancouver. The most recent 43-101 report puts the inferred…

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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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    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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    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,…