Canadian Mining Journal

Zinc and Lead

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Puma drills 10.1% Zn in new VMS system

    February 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Drilling done last year by Puma Exploration of Rimouski, QC, has intersected a high grade zinc lens at its Turgeon volcanogenic massive sulphide project in the northern part of the province.

  • News

    ZINC-COAL: Outlook good for Teck despite revenue drop

    February 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources reported that gross profit before depreciation and amortization in 2014 was $2.9 billion compared with $3.7 billion in the previous year. But the company was able to close the year with a cash balance of $2.0…

  • News

    Baja Mining’s Boleo plant produces first copper

    February 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Tom Ogryzlo replaced John Greenslade as head of Baja Mining (TSXV: BAJ) in May 2012, the company and its then 70% owned copper-cobalt-zinc Boleo project in Mexico were in freefall – reeling from hundreds of millions of…

  • News

    BASE METALS: Lundin 2014 output exceeds guidance

    January 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Lundin Mining Corp. reports excellent 2014 year end results. Guidance was exceeded for both zinc and nickel, while the overall targets for copper and lead were also met.

  • Feature

    Canadian Zinc zeros in on its Prairie Creek projec

    January 1, 2015 by Matthew Keevil*

    It’s a tough market for juniors with development-stage assets, and that’s especially true for Canadian Zinc of Vancouver and its Prairie Creek polymetallic project, 500km west of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories.

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali to restart Caribou mine and mill in mid-2015

    December 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining is preparing the Caribou zinc-lead mine and mill in the Bathurst Mining Camp for a restart by mid-2015.

  • News

    ZINC: Teck makes first concentrate shipment from restarted Pend Oreille operations

    December 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WASHINGTON – Teck Resources of Vancouver made the first shipment of zinc and lead in concentrate from the restarted Pend Oreille project in the northeast part of the state to Teck’s Trail operation in British Columbia for processing.

  • News

    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

  • News

    BASE METALS: Bathurst area yields good results for Stratabound

    December 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary is encouraged by results of its 2014 exploration program at its several projects in the Bathurst area. Drilling, trenching, geophysics and geochemical studies have all been conducted.

  • News

    Trevali finds more mineralization at Stratmat

    December 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) has found a new mineralized body outside of the current 2009 resource at its Stratmat zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold project in New Brunswick.

  • News

    ROYALTY: Guatemalan congress passes large increase

    December 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GUATEMALA – Late last week the Guatemalan congress passed legislation to significantly boost the mining royalties in that country. No other changes were proposed for the mining law, leaving miners to wonder if the country is trying to…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Chieftain choses barge company for Tulsequah Chief shipments

    November 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Chieftain Metals Corp. is moving toward production next year at the Tulsequah Chief zinc-copper-gold project 100 km south of Atlin. Part of the development plan calls for barging materials and supplies…