Canadian Mining Journal

Zinc and Lead

  • DIAMONDS: Golden Share allowed to drill in the Marten Falls First Nation territory

    June 5, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines has issued 10 exploration permits to Golden Share Resources for drilling targets within the Ogoki project and the Kagiami project, located in the Wabassi and Albany River area of the James Bay

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals drills 13 metres of 19% zinc+lead at Pine Point

    May 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Osisko Metals of Montreal has released additional assays from 145 drill holes completed in the L-36 and L-35 areas in the East Mill zone at the Pine Point zinc-lead camp. The intersections are within flat, tabular deposits

  • FINANCIAL: Gross revenue for BC miners hits a record high of $12.3 billion

    May 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    VANCOUVER – The BC mining sector posted positive results for the second consecutive year, coming after a period of lower commodity prices and reduced activity. According to PwC Canada’s BC Mine report, prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province improved in

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals tests pre-concentrating sorters

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Montreal-based Osisko Metals reports successful results for pre-concentrating test work using material sorters. Two technologies were tested – x-ray transmission sorting and dense media separation. Representative samples were prepared of material from Osisko’s Pine Point zinc-lead project

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    COPPER: Rockridge hits high grades at Knife Lake

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Rockridge Resources reports drilling high grade, near surface copper mineralization at the Knife Lake property 50 km northwest of Sandy Bay. Rockridge has an option with Eagle Plains Resources to acquire 100% interest in the historic property.

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    LEAD-ZINC: Osisko Metals cut 9.4% Pb+Zn over 12+ metres at Pine Point

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has received assay results from 127 drill holes in the M-40 area within the East Mill zone at the Pine Point mining camp 65 km east of Hay River. The results are promising and

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    COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck’s Q1 in black, despite lower profits

    April 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has published its unaudited Q1 2019 financials that still show a healthy balance sheet, even if some figures fell from the levels of a year earlier. Gross profit for Q1 2019 was $1.0 billion compared to

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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates progress at McFaulds No.8 VMS discovery

    April 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources, 85% owner of the McFaulds volcanogenic massive sulphide property in the Ring of Fire has completed a 2,059-metre copper-zinc focused program at the No.8 deposit. (KWG Resources holds the other 15% of the project.) Hole

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    Boreal pursues new VMS zone at Gumsberg in Sweden

    April 11, 2019 by Richard Quarisa

    Just a few months after finishing a nine-hole, 1,600-metre drill program at its Gumsberg zinc-silver-lead project in Sweden, Boreal Metals (TSXV: BMX) has begun drilling the project again. The campaign, which began in March, will see Boreal drill another 1,500 metres at

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    Alexco tables PFS for Keno Hills in Yukon

    April 8, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Alexco Resource has tabled a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its wholly owned Keno Hills silver project, in Yukon, that assigns the project a $101.3-million after tax net present value at a 5% discount rate, and a 74% after tax internal rate

  • Kutcho Copper fast-tracks copper-zinc project in BC

    April 4, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Since closing the acquisition of its high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia in December 2017, Kutcho Copper (TSXV: KC; US-OTC: KCCFF) has completed a full field season of data collection and drilling, and published a resource update. The company says

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Premier to pay $7M for polymetallic property

    April 4, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Premier Gold Mines announced this week that it entered into an agreement with Americas Silver Corp. to acquire an option to purchase a 100% interest in the San Felipe polymetallic property in Mexico. To move forward with the