Canadian Mining Journal


Silver


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    GOLD-SILVER-ZINC: Chibougamau samples Berrigan property, finds promising grades

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rouyn-Noranda, Que.-based Chibougamau Independent Mines has been channel sampling its 100% owned Berrigan polymetallic property 4 km northwest of Chibougamau with enviable success. The Berrigan property was explored and drilled since the 1940s with gold, zinc, silver and

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    Coeur to acquire JDS’ Silvertip mine in BC for US$200M

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — U.S.-based Coeur Mining (NYSE: CDE) is coming to British Columbia pending a US$200-million cash-and-shares deal for JDS Silver and the fledgling Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine 16 km south of the Yukon border. The company plans to close the underground operation for around six months

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    COBALT: First Cobalt readies for work at Keeley-Frontier mine

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. is preparing for closer inspection of its Greater Cobalt project near the historic town of the same name. The company has filed a recent 43-101 report outlining property details and its plans, although no

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    Silvercorp Poised to Leverage Success in China into Future Growth

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM; NYSE-American: SVM) is coming off a stellar 18 months wherein it generated significant shareholder value. The company has leveraged a strategic land position in China’s Ying high grade silver-lead-zinc district, alongside an innovative approach to underground, narrow vein

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    GOLD-SILVER: GT Gold hits high grades in first drill holes at Saddle South

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Six of the eight drill holes into the Saddle South property returned high grade gold-silver mineralization, says owner GT Gold Corp. of Vancouver. High grades of 51.53 g/t gold and 117.38 g/t silver over 6.95 metres as

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    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau enjoys excellent conc grades, recoveries from Scott project

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the reports are very positive from metallurgical tests of material from its Scott copper-zinc project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Concentrate grades were excellent, and recoveries good. A 55-kg composite sample was sent

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    COPPER: EnGold reaps good grade from Lac La Hache property

    August 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s EnGold Mines continues to drill the copper-rich skarn it discovered at Lac La Hache last year, and the assays are promising. Hole G17-23, located 112 metres west-southwest from discovery hole, has intersected 18.75 metres grading 1.13

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    Great Panther buys Nyrstar’s Coricancha

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Junior silver miner Great Panther Silver (TSX: GPR; NYSE: GPL) has acquired Belgian smelting giant Nyrstar’s idled Coricancha gold-silver-lead-zinc-copper mine and mill complex, 90 km east of Lima, Peru. The 600-t/d underground mine, which has been under care and maintenance since 2013, could

  • LME and World Gold Council launch LMEprecious

    July 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The London Metal Exchange and World Gold Council launched the LMEprecious trading platform on July 10 in London. The following is an edited amalgam of statements by the LME on the launch. LMEprecious has introduced exchange-traded and centrally cleared precious

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    Arizona Mining hits big at Taylor Deeps

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The latest drill results from Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) at its Hermosa zinc-lead-silver project, 81 km southeast of Tucson, Ariz., could change how the company develops the project, says chief operating officer Donald Taylor. Drilling was aimed at the Taylor

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    GOLD: MacDonald notes positive met results from Wawa-Holdsworth

    July 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Preliminary metallurgical results are positive on samples from the Wawa-Holdsworth gold-bearing oxide sands, according to MacDonald Mines Exploration of Toronto. The tests were conducted by SGS Mineral Services in Lakefield, Ont. MacDonald says the sands are amenable to

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    AWARD: Ross Beaty receives Order of Canada

    July 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Mining magnate and philanthropist Ross Beaty is among the 99 prominent Canadians awarded membership in the 2017 Order of Canada. The award shows that mining and environmentalism are not necessarily incompatible. Beaty, the founder and chairman of Pan American