Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Nyrstar puts Langlois mine on care and maintenance

    October 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Swiss mining company Nyrstar is putting its Langlois zinc-copper mine 50 km northeast of Lebel-sur-Quevillon on care and maintenance. Production will conclude before the end of this year. The company said that rock conditions at the mine have

  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals signs agreements with Indigenous communities

    September 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has signed two separate co-operation agreements that cover its Pine Point zinc-lead project 65 km east of Hay River. The company, the Deninu Kue First Nation, and the Northwest Territory Metis Nation have agreed

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates drilling at McFaulds No.8 VMS discovery

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources has updated its phase two summer exploration program at the McFaulds volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit in the Ring of Fire. The project is 85% owned and operated by Noront, and the remaining 15% belongs to

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Laurion enjoys high grades of first assays from CRK veins at Ishkoday

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Laurion Mineral Exploration of Toronto has released the first assays from the CRK sulphide veins at Ishkoday. The project is wholly owned and located 220 km northeast of Thunder Bay. The company stripped selected outcrops and performed channel

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Kutcho tests recover 92% Cu and 84% Zn from BC project

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ongoing metallurgical tests of samples from the Kutcho copper-zinc project 100 km east of Dease Lake delivered better results than in an earlier pre-feasibility study for Kutcho Copper Corp. of Vancouver. The recent locked cycle tests on

  • News

    ZINC: Cardiac Creek returns high grades for ZincX

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia – Following up on a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) completed last year, ZincX Resources has released more high-grade drill results from exploration at its Cardiac Creek zinc-lead-silver project in northwestern B.C. The company, which until last May

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko updates exploration in New Brunswick

    September 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has published updated information about its exploration programs at its properties in this province. The first priority is the Key Anacon property, followed by the Brunswick Belt property. At the Key Anacon property, 19

  • Feature

    Alexco advances Keno Hill

    September 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    PFS outlines eight years of high grade production in historic silver district

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action report

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has released its second “Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience” report. It outlines how the company will go forward producing products that are essential in a low carbon future while tackling climate change. The report analyzes potential

  • News

    ZINC: Superior Lake completes BFS for Pick, Winston lakes

    August 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Superior Lake Resources of Perth, Australia, has completed a bankable feasibility study for its project of the same name 200 km east of Thunder Bay. The project encompasses two deposits – the large Pick Lake and smaller Winston

  • News

    ZINC: Equipment failure at Trail zinc refinery to cut Teck output by 20,000 tonnes

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Teck Resources of Vancouver issued a terse news release regarding the failure of some electrical equipment at its zinc refinery in Trail. On Aug. 25, 2019, one of the four rectifiers failed. There were no injuries or

  • News

    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Bayhorse team to test Brandywine VMS property

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Bayhorse Silver of Vancouver has sent a team of geologists to examine its Brandywine precious metals-rich volcanogenic massive sulphide property 14 km south of Whistler. Of particular interest is the partially mined Tedi zone. The zone is