Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Tethyan to acquire past-producing mines

    April 2, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SERBIA – Tethyan Resource is working towards acquiring the past-producing Kizevak and Sastavci silver-zinc-lead mines in southwestern Serbia. In a press release, the Vancouver-based miner said that it has entered into an arm’s length agreement to purchase a 100% ownership stake in

  • GOLD: Luminex grows Condor with first Camp resource

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Luminex Resources has unveiled a maiden resource at its Camp deposit, part of its Condor project in southeast Ecuador, of 11.9 million inferred tonnes grading 2.95 g/t gold equivalent for 1.1 million gold-equivalent oz. Camp contains the highest

  • News

    Colombia, Ecuador & Peru Snapshot: Companies active in prospective countries

    March 11, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Colombia, Ecuador and Peru all host prospective geological settings for mineral exploration. While they remain under-explored by modern-day standards, South America’s reputation as an established mining destination gives a head start to companies looking to develop projects in these countries.

  • News

    Nexa completes PEA for Hilarion zinc project in Peru

    March 10, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Nexa Resources (TSX: NEXA; NYSE: NEXA) has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for a potential underground mine at its Hilarion project in Peru – one of the largest undeveloped zinc projects in Latin America. Hilarion, 230 km north of Lima,

  • ZINC: NorZinc rejigs Prairie Creek plans after road delay

    February 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Despite receiving the go-ahead to build a 170-km all-season road to its Prairie Creek project in the Northwest Territories in November, NorZinc won’t be able to begin construction this year as planned, forcing the company to reschedule its

  • 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

  • News

    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