Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • Raymond James adjusts forecasts as uranium outperforms zinc, copper in Q3

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Analysts at Raymond James are lowering their forecasts for zinc and copper prices. For the fourth quarter, the analysts have changed their zinc price forecast to US$1.20 per lb. from US$1.40 per lb., and for 2019 they have trimmed their

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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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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates McFaulds No.8 VMS find

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has updated the summer exploration program at its 85%-owned McFaulds Lake volcanogenic massive sulphide property in the Ring of Fire. (KWG Resources owns 15%.) The six-hole, 3,033-metre drilling program focused on copper-zinc targets. Drilling

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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

  • MERGER: Nevsun agrees to $1.8B takeover by Zijin Mining

    September 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Vancouver-based Nevsun Resources has agreed to a friendly takeover by Zijin Mining Group of Fujian, China. Zijin is offering an all-cash deal of C$6.00 per share for all the issued and outstanding shares of Nevsun, making the deal

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    ZINC: Osisko raises $10M for flow-through spending

    August 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Osisko Metals of Montreal has arranged a $10-million private placement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity. Osisko will issue 10.9 million flow-through shares at a price of $0.92 per share. The corporation has agreed to

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    SILVER: Alexco drills 12 metres at 1,019 g/t true width

    August 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The initial results from the 2018 drilling program at the Bermingham silver deposit in the Keno Hill silver district are in. Owner Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver said results from 14 of the 26 surface and underground holes

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    Aquila tables feasibility study for Back Forty in Michigan

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nearly two months after receiving its final environmental permit, Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA; US-OTC: AQARF) has tabled a positive feasibility study for its Back Forty polymetallic project, located 19 km west of Stephenson, Michigan. “We can now focus the company’s resources on

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    ZINC-COPPER-GOLD: Aquila shares positive FS for the Back Forty project

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MICHIGAN – Toronto-based Aquila Resources says the feasibility study for an open pit at the Back Forty zinc-copper-gold project on the Upper Peninsula is positive. The after tax net present value with a 6% discount rate is $208 million (all

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    ZINC-LEAD: Cantex drills massive sulphides at North Rackla claims

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Cantex Mine Development Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., says both of the two initial holes drilled into the discovery outcrop at its North Rackla claims intersected a massive sulphide zone that has a strike of at least 3 km.

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    ZINC: First resource numbers from Nevada Zinc’s Lone Mountain project

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based Nevada Zinc Corp. now has the first resource estimate for its flagship Lone Mountain zinc project close to Eureka. The report was prepared by P&E Mining Consultants using the results of 85 reverse circulation holes and 13

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    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to