Canadian Mining Journal


  • ZINC-LEAD: Bunker Hill defaults on payments and terminates lease at flagship project

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bunker Hill Mining (CSE: BNKR; US-OTC: BHLL) terminated its lease and option agreement to acquire the Bunker Hill zinc-lead-silver mine in Idaho after missing US$400,000 in property payments that were due at the end of September and on Oct. 1, 2018.

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    Northern Vertex strikes three financial deals, raises US$13.6M for Moss

    October 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Northern Vertex Mining (TSXV: NEE) (US-OTC: NHVCF) has amended the terms of a loan and lined up two new sources of financing totaling US$13.6 million to improve cash flow at its newly producing Moss gold-silver mine in northwest Arizona. Vertex achieved

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    GOLD-SILVER: Westhaven digs up 50+ g/t Au at Shovelnose

    October 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Westhaven Ventures is testing the Shovelnose gold property 30 km south of Merritt. For high grade results, consider hole SN18-14 that returned 17.8 metres of 24.50 g/t gold and 107.92 g/t silver, including an intersection of

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    Metallic finds more veins at Keno and McKay Hill districts

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Metallic Minerals (TSXV: MMG; US-OTC: MMNGF) is wrapping up its $2.5-million summer work program in the Yukon. The company fanned out across both its Keno silver district and McKay silver-lead-zinc district in the territory. It found several mineralized vein structures and

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    ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc gets good news for all-season road to Prairie Creek

    October 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based NorZinc has received a positive recommendation for its proposed all-season road to the Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine 200 km west of Fort Simpson. The project has the backing of the Mackenzie Valley Review Board, subject to

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    GOLD-SILVER: Pretium to repurchase precious metals stream

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources has announced its intention to repurchase the whole of the callable 8% gold and silver stream at the end of this year. The stream was sold as part of the construction finance package for

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    SILVER: Alexco nearly doubles indicated resource at Bermingham deposit

    September 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. has updated and expanded  the indicated resource estimate for its Bermingham silver deposit in the Keno Hill silver district. The indicated resource is now 1.7 million tonnes grading 628 g/t silver and containing 33.3

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    NAME: Canadian Zinc reborn as NorZinc

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – NorZinc Ltd. has changed its name from Canadian Zinc Corp. and will trade on the TSX under the new symbol NZC. The new name is part of a rebranding initiative that will draw attention to the company’s core

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    GOLD-SILVER: Eastmain plans pre-development work at Eau Claire

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Eastmain Resources of Toronto is advancing its Eau Claire gold-silver project in the James Bay area. The company will undertake engineering studies for an underground exploration ramp as well as environmental and infrastructure studies. In May 2018, Eastmain

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    COPPER: Baikal begins construction at Russia’s largest copper project

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Construction has begun at Udokan, the largest undeveloped copper project in Russia and  perhaps the third largest in the world. The owner, private company  Baikal Mining, has a target of 130,000 tonnes of copper annually for the initial

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora,

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    SILVER-GOLD: Tahoe’s Escobal mine remains suspended by court order

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – Guatemala’s highest court has ordered that Tahoe Resources’ Escobal silver-gold mine remain suspended. The decision reaffirms a lower court decision from July 2017 to halt work at Escobal and the Juan Bosco exploration licence because of what locals