Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • COPPER: CITIC picks up 20% stake in Ivanhoe

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BEIJING – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver and CITIC Metal has signed a long term strategic co-operation agreement that will give CITIC a 19.9% stake in Ivanhoe. CITIC becomes Ivanhoe’s largest investor, leaving chairman Robert Friedland with a 17% stake. The

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in

  • ZINC-LEAD: New name as Canadian Zinc gears up for Prairie Creek fundraising

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. is gearing up for the final push of fundraising for its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project in the Northwest Territories. Management will ask that the company be reorganized at its annual general and special meeting to

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    GOLD: McEwen includes base metals in Black Fox resource for first time

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – For the first time, Toronto-based McEwen Mining has included numbers for base metals in the resources of its Black Fox complex in Matheson. The complex includes the Black Fox gold mine as well as the Tamarack, Gibson-Grey Fox,

  • ZINC-LEAD: Canadian Zinc welcomes $20M investment

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. has entered into an equity financing arrangement with a subsidiary of Resource Capital Fund. The fund will purchase 100 million Canadian Zinc shares at $0.20 per share. The subsidiary will also be issued 50 million

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex files Nash Creek PEA with 34% IRR and $230M NPV

    May 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver  has completed the preliminary economic assessment for the Nash Creek and Superjack zinc-lead projects not far from Belledune. The preliminary economic assessment outlines a 10-year, 3,900 t/d open pit mine with a dense

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    Discovery Metals samples historic Zaragosa mine

    May 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Discovery Metals (TSXV: DSV) has fielded results for 100 new channel samples taken from the historic Zaragosa zinc-silver-lead mine on its 300 sq. km Puerto Rico polymetallic property in northern Coahuila, Mexico. Discovery has taken 600 samples at Puerto Rico to

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    BASE METALS: Anglo pulls support from Nautilus’ Solwara 1 project

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A day before its May 8 annual meeting, Anglo American said it is pulling out of the Solwara 1 deep ocean mining project run by Nautilus Minerals of Toronto. Nautilus has held exploration licences for polymetallic

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    SILVER: Alexco completes decline at Bermingham project

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has completed the 580-metre Bermingham exploration drift. Bermingham is one of four silver-lead-zinc properties the company is investigating in the Keno Hill district. Two underground diamond drills will be deployed along the drift