Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    ZINC-LEAD: Cantex drills massive sulphides at North Rackla claims

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Cantex Mine Development Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., says both of the two initial holes drilled into the discovery outcrop at its North Rackla claims intersected a massive sulphide zone that has a strike of at least 3 km.

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    ZINC: First resource numbers from Nevada Zinc’s Lone Mountain project

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based Nevada Zinc Corp. now has the first resource estimate for its flagship Lone Mountain zinc project close to Eureka. The report was prepared by P&E Mining Consultants using the results of 85 reverse circulation holes and 13

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    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to

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    Nickel Creek moves toward PEA at Nickel Shaw in Yukon

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP; US-OTC: NCPCF) is wrapping up phase 2 metallurgical testing at its Nickel Shaw polymetallic project near Destruction Bay, Yukon, about 317 km northwest of Whitehorse, and says it will announce the results by the end of

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    ZINC: Murchison extends limits of Brabant-McKenzie VMS deposit

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto says its winter drilling program has returned high grades and extended the known limits of its Brabant-McKenzie zinc-copper-silver deposit that is 175 km northeast of La Ronge. All 19 completed holes intersected volcanogenic massive

  • South32 offers US$1.3B for Arizona Mining

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After taking an initial 15% stake in junior zinc developer Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) in April 2017 for US$81 million and boosting it to 17% over the next year for another US$23 million, South32 (LON: S32) is now offering US$1.3 billion in cash

  • COPPER: CITIC picks up 20% stake in Ivanhoe

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BEIJING – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver and CITIC Metal has signed a long term strategic co-operation agreement that will give CITIC a 19.9% stake in Ivanhoe. CITIC becomes Ivanhoe’s largest investor, leaving chairman Robert Friedland with a 17% stake. The

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in

  • ZINC-LEAD: New name as Canadian Zinc gears up for Prairie Creek fundraising

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. is gearing up for the final push of fundraising for its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project in the Northwest Territories. Management will ask that the company be reorganized at its annual general and special meeting to

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    GOLD: McEwen includes base metals in Black Fox resource for first time

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – For the first time, Toronto-based McEwen Mining has included numbers for base metals in the resources of its Black Fox complex in Matheson. The complex includes the Black Fox gold mine as well as the Tamarack, Gibson-Grey Fox,