Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    ZINC: Callinex finds 10% Zn and expands Nash Creek deposit

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The Bathurst Mining Camp continues to reward those who drill it. This time the company is Callinex Mines of Vancouver, and the rewards are to be found in the near surface Nash Creek zinc deposit. Here are

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals drills high grades at Mount Fronsac North project

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals had more high grade drilling results from its Mount Fronsac North project 60 km west of Bathurst. Drill hole MF17- 43 intersected 3.1 metres of 12.3% zinc, 5.4% lead, and 91.9 g/t silver, within

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko expands holdings in Bathurst Camp

    January 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Osisko Metals of Montreal continues to expand its holdings in the Bathurst Mining Camp with the acquisition of two additional properties. No value was given for the acquisitions. Osisko is acquiring the properties of Canadian Continental Exploration

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    Osisko Metals to acquire Pine Point zinc mine in NWT

    January 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) is expanding its zinc footprint to northern Canada in a $35 million deal to acquire Pine Point Mining (TSXV: ZINC) and its Pine Point project near Hay River in the Northwest Territories. Pine Point – once Canada’s

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    Kutcho Copper a New Player in Northern BC

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based development company Kutcho Copper Corp. (TSX Venture: KC) is closing out 2017 on a high note and looking ahead to a busy year at its Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia. In mid-December, the company changed its name

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko expands Bathurst holdings with purchase of Key Anacon property

    January 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has expanded its holdings in the Bathurst Mining Camp with the purchase of the Key Anacon claims and surrounding area. The vendor, Hunter Brook Holdings, will receive a total of $2 million in cash

  • Pan American Silver confirms ‘minor’ tailings spill at Huaron in Peru

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) has confirmed that a small tailings spill at its Huaron underground mine in central Peru, first reported in the local press, occurred earlier this week. “The Huaron mine experienced an unintended release of tailings

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    ZINC-LEAD: ScoZinc PEA puts after tax IRR at 64.8%

    December 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – ScoZinc Mining has updated the preliminary economic assessment for restarting the suspended ScoZinc lead-zinc mine at Gays River, near Halifax. The 2017 report has a more detailed mine plan, provision for contract mining, and new cost projections,

  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko initiates friendly takeover of Pine Point

    December 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL and TORONTO – Osisko Metals has announced its intention to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pine Point Mining in a friendly takeover. A newly formed company (Spinco) will be created to hold all of

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    ZINC-LEAD-COPPER: Trevali drills significant new massive sulphide zone at Caribou mine

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has drilled a major zone of massive sulphide mineralization at its Caribou zinc mine in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The new zone is about 350 metres from the currently defined deposit and is

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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront drills solid grades at McFaulds No.8

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has drilled good grades and lengths at the recently discovered McFaulds No.8 volcanic massive sulphide occurrence in the Ring of Fire, near James Bay. A single, 566-metre hole (MCF-17-89) was drilled up-dip from the

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    Osisko Metals consolidates Bathurst Mining Camp

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the last year, newly minted Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC: BWMXF) has picked up over 50,000 hectares in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, the third largest volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) camp in the world. “We’ve been scouring the base metal space