Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC: Callinex confirms new deposit at Superjack

    November 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver says recent drilling has confirmed the presence of a new zinc deposit at its Superjack property in the Bathurst mining camp. Hole SJ17-88 intersected 1.9 metres of massive sulphides grading 8.0% zinc equivalent

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko cuts 7.5 metres at 13.4% Zn+Pb at Gilmour South property

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals reports that initial drilling at the Gilmore South project 35 km southwest of Bathurst has returned 13.4% zinc plus lead. Hole GS-00-22W1 intersected 11.31% zinc, 2.10% lead, 0.16% copper, 20.95 g/t silver and 0.21

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    New Nadina gains 1600% on high grade intercept

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — New Nadina Explorations (TSXV: NNA) is the latest contender to join the ranks of junior explorers with surging market valuations such as Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF), Metallis Resources (TSXV: MTS) and Garibaldi Resources (TSXV: GGI; US-OTC: GGIFF). Shares of New Nadina skyrocketed 1,600% to

  • GOLD-ZINC: Osisko invests $65M in Aquila

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Osisko Gold Royalties of Montreal is making an investment worth US$65 million in Aquila Resources that owns the Back Forty gold-zinc development stage project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Osisko has agreed to acquire approximately 49.2 million units of

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    LEAD-ZINC: Trevali enjoys positive PEA for Halfmile-Stratmat

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for the Halfmile-Stratmat zinc-lead-silver project in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The base case study outlined a new 3,000-t/d concentrator at the Stratmat site that will be

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    ZINC-LEAD-GOLD: Puma finds polymetallic mineralization with high grade gold at Murray Brook

    October 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Puma Exploration, headquartered in Rimouski, Que., continues to drill its Murray Brook polymetallic property 60 km west of Bathurst, and not only are the holes returning high zinc-lead grades, but indications of a new high grade gold

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    COPPER-ZINC: Teck buys out San Nicolas partner

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has bought out the 21% of the San Nicolas copper-zinc project owned by Goldcorp, making Teck the sole owner of the project in Zacatecas. Goldcorp will receive US$50 million for its share. The arrangement allows

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    Canadian Zinc aims for 2020 production at Prairie Creek

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Canadian Zinc (TSX: CZN; US-OTC: CZICF) has set the stage for a “mid-2020” production target at its past-producing Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine, which sits amid the Mackenzie Mountains, 500 km due west of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. On Sept. 28, the

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    ZINC-COPPER: Murchison updates Brabant-McKenzie resource

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto has updated the resources for the Brabant-McKenzie deposit 175 km northeast of La Ronge. This is a metamorphic volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit close to roads, water, the electric grid and supply centres. The new

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    ZINC-LEAD: Wolfden drills good grades at Orvan Brook, near Bathurst

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, Ont., has recently drilled good zinc-lead grades at its 100% owned Orvan Brook property 35 km west of Bathurst and 15 km northeast of the Caribou mine and mill. A total

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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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    Quebec Snapshot: Nine juniors with active exploration and development projects

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Quebec has proven to be a hotbed for junior mining company activity and perennially one of the industry’s favourite jurisdictions in which to operate. Gold remains the target of interest, but the province’s rich mineral endowment means juniors are also