Canadian Mining Journal


Silver


  • 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

  • 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