Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC: Trevali beats 2019 production guidance

    January 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOVER – Last year, Trevali Mining beat its operating guidance: production of 417 million lb. of payable zinc came in ahead of earlier forecasts of 361 million lb. to 401 million lb. In addition, the 50.3 million lb. of lead

  • SILVER: Discovery Metals focuses on high grade at Cordero

    January 8, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    TORONTO – Discovery Metals is homing in on high-grade zones at its Cordero silver project in Chihuahua State, Mexico, with the results from its first drill program at the advanced exploration project returning some encouraging results. The company released assays

  • News

    NorZinc hits permitting milestone on road to Prairie Creek

    January 6, 2020 by David Perri

    Since taking the reins at NorZinc in 2018, CEO Don MacDonald admits he has spent more time than he expected on permitting. But with all the major permits now in hand to put the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project into production, he’s

  • Feature

    Finding the metals that will power the future

    January 1, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    The rise of EVs could fuel the development of these battery and base metals projects

  • News

    SILVER: Pan American outlines initial resource for La Colorada skarn

    December 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Pan American Silver has reported an initial resource estimate for its La Colorada Skarn deposit, outlining 102 million-oz. silver. The deposit was discovered last year east of the mine workings at its La Colorada mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

  • News

    GOLD: HighGold drilling at Johnson Tract confirms historic results

    December 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – HighGold Mining has reported assays from another five drill holes in its nine-hole drill campaign at its Johnson Tract gold-copper-zinc property, 200 km southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. The project has seen past work, including drilling, in the 1980s

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    SILVER: StrikePoint close to completing acquisition of Skeena’s subsidiary

    December 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – StrikePoint Gold announced that it is close to completing the acquisition of Mount Rainy Silver, a subsidiary of Skeena Resources that holds the interest in the Porter property in British Columbia. In a press release, StrikePoint said

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko grows Pine Point mineralization

    December 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Osisko Metals has released drill results from the East Mill zone at its Pine Point project with eight of the nine intercepts reported from outside of the current resource boundaries. This work was focused on connecting inferred

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals sells 1.5% NSR royalty on Pine Point

    December 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Osisko Metals announced that it has entered into an agreement with Osisko Gold Royalties to sell a 1.5% net smelter return royalty on the Pine Point project for $6.5 million. On October 15, Osisko Metals announced that it

  • News

    COPPER: Ivanhoe, Congolese authorities discuss Kamoa-Kakula project

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Executives from Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines met with high ranking government officials in Kinshasa to provide updates on the development progress at the Kamoa-Kakula and Kipushi joint venture mining projects. In a press release, the miner

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc receives permits for Prairie Creek mine and road

    November 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based NorZinc, owner of the Prairie Creek zinc-lead project 200 km west of Fort Simpson, has received the water licence and land use permit from Parks Canada for its portion of the all-season road to the mine

  • News

    LEAD: Glencore’s closure of Brunswick smelter won’t impact Caribou, Trevali says

    November 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Glencore’s decision earlier this month to permanently close its Brunswick lead smelter in New Brunswick by the end of the year, won’t interfere with the lead concentrate Trevali Mining produces at its Caribou mine, the company says. “While our