Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    Alexco eyes Bellekeno restart and a second Keno Hill mine

    December 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – There are over 40 million ounces of indicated silver resource sitting alongside a modern mill at Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR) historic Keno Hill property in the Yukon but, with the price of silver struggling to stay above…

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    FUNDING: Hudbay bulks up for three growth projects

    December 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals is bulking up its treasury by issues US$100 million of its 9.5% senior unsecured notes due Oct. 1, 2020. These notes are in addition to the US$650 million raised by issuing similar unsecured notes in September…

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    BASE METALS: Santa Fe discovered two SEDEX targets near old Sullivan mine

    December 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Where better to hunt elephants than in elephant country? That question was often asked during the 10 decades the Sullivan zinc-lead mine operated. Teck closed it due to depleted resources in 2001, but Santa Fe Metals…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali raises $46.0 million for Caribou restart

    November 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver has closed its bought deal offering of 55.4 million common shares at a price of $0.83 per share, raising $46.0 million to be used to restart the Caribou zinc-lead-copper mine and mill 50…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali presses ahead at Halfmile, Stratmat properties

    November 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. is working on several programs at its Halfmile and Stratmat polymetallic deposits in the Bathurst mining camp. It is drilling, conducting environmental studies, working on an…

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    AWARD: NB developer of the year goes to Stratabound

    November 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary got the nod as New Brunswick Developer of the Year following a unanimous vote by the New Brunswick Prospectors and Developers Association. The award was presented to Stratabound…

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe to raise $100M+ for two projects in DRC

    September 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Under the leadership of executive chairman Robert Friedland, Ivanhoe Mines (formerly Ivanplats) of Vancouver has arranged a non-brokered, private placement that will raise $100 million or more. The company…

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    Dundee impresses with maiden estimate at Kapan

    September 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dundee Precious Metals (TSX: DPM) released its much anticipated maiden resource estimate for the Shahumyan deposit at its Kapan mine in Armenia, and the market likes what it sees.

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    ZINC-COPPER: More mineralization at McLeod Deep and Bracemac KT

    July 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Drilling at the Bracemac-McLeod project hear Matagami has extended two mineralized zones, says 35% joint venture partner Donner Metals of Montreal. (Glencore Xstrata holds the remaining 65%). Results include the extension of…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Prairie Creek edges closer to production

    July 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board has recommended to the federal government that the Prairie Creek zinc-lead project be given the key Type A water licence. The water licence, when approved and signed by the…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Wolfden assays bonanza grades from boulder train at Armstrong Brook

    July 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, ON, is tracing a high grade base metal boulder train through its Armstrong Brook property in the Bathurst Mining Camp.

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    SILVER: Treasure Mountain operations suspended

    June 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huldra Silver has put its Treasure Mountain silver-zinc mine and Merritt mill on care and maintenance due to “market factors.” The company said it does not have the funds to both continue mining and…