Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    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.

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    LEAD: Glencore closes Belledune smelter permanently

    November 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Glencore Canada Corp. has announced the permanent closure of its Belledune lead smelter near Bathurst. The decommissioning process is to begin immediately, and the smelter will cease all operations by the end of the year. The news

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals updates resource for Pine Point

    November 13, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Osisko Metals has tabled a resource update for its 100% owned Pine Point lead-zinc project on the south shore of Great Slave Lake. Inferred resources for the project stand at 52.4 million tonnes grading 4.64% zinc and 1.83%

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    GOLD-SILVER-ZINC: Laurion finds fifth new discovery in CRK zone at Ishkoday

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Laurion Mineral Exploration reports discovering the fifth new polymetallic occurrence in the CRK zone at the Ishkoday gold-silver-zinc project in the Beardmore area, 220 km northeast of Thunder Bay. The find consists of sphalerite, chalcopyrite, pyrite and

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    ZINC-LEAD-SILVER: Trevali reports record quarterly zinc production

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. released Q3 financial and operating results from its operations located in Canada, South America and Africa. Q3 zinc production came in at 106.8 million pounds payable, a new record for the company and a slight