Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC: Trevali reports Q2-2014 Santander Mine production

    July 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV)(OTCQX:TREVF)(LMA:TV)(FRANKFURT:4TI) reports preliminary production results for its second quarter 2014, ended June 30, 2014, of approximately 12 million payable…

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    COPPER: Progress continues at Reed Mine in Flin Flon

    July 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER: VMS Ventures Inc. has just issued an update on the progress that has been made at the Reed (copper-zinc-gold-silver) mine, near Flin Flon, Manitoba. The company owns 30% of the mine while Hudbay Minerals Inc. owns the balance and is…

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    Zinc/Lead/Silver: More drilling and core sent to B.C. labs

    July 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER: Canada Zinc Metals Corp. has just announced that the planned diamond drilling program on its Akie property, situated within the Kechika Trough approximately 260 km north-northwest of the town of Mackenzie in northeastern British…

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    PRECIOUS & BASE METALS: Virginia lays out $7.5M for summer-fall exploration

    June 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Virginia Mines of Quebec City has set aside a budget of $7.5 million for its 2014 summer-fall exploration programs at various projects in the province. Work will be done mostly in the James Bay region, Nunavik and at various…

  • ZINC: Teck elects not to discharge Red Dog effluent into sea

    June 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – Teck Resources of Vancouver and its subsidiary Teck Alaska, operator of the Red Dog zinc mine near Kotzebue, has studied and rejected the idea of building a effluent discharge line from the mine to the Chukchi Sea.

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    ZINC-LEAD: Caribou PEA puts IRR at 56.9%, pre-tax NPV at $150 million

    May 14, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver is encouraged by the preliminary economic assessment of its Caribou zinc-lead-silver project in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The base case gives the project a 56.9% internal rate of return…

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    COPPER-ZINC: Puma discovers new VMS system at Turgeon project

    April 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Puma Exploration of Rimouski, QC, has discovered a new hear surface volcanogenic massive sulphide system at its Turgeon copper-zinc project 26 km from Bathurst. The new Dragon zone is located only 200 metres southwest of…

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    LEAD: First Majestic makes US$30M forward sale

    April 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – First Majestic Silver Corp. has entered into a US$30-million forward sale contract for 35% of the company’s future lead production. The Bank of America Merrill Lynch will pay US$0.945/lb and take delivery of 15,911.3 tonnes of…

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    GOLD: Horne 5 deposit hosts 2+M oz for Falco Pacific

    March 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Falco Pacific Resource Group has calculated the initial mineral resources estimate for the upper portion of its Horne 5 gold and base metals deposit in Rouyn-Noranda. Numbers quoted are for drilling to the 1,700 vertical metres;…

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    BASE METALS: Trevali intersects long and strong Zn-Pb-Cu at Stratmat

    February 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver is intersecting multiple high grade massive sulphide lenses over what it says are significant intervals at its Stratmat zinc-lead-copper deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The deposit…

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    Trevali transitions from developer to producer in Peru

    February 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It took Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) just six months to move its Santander zinc-lead-silver mine in Peru from commissioning to commercial production this week, and now the Vancouver-based company says it’s ready to focus on the…

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    BASE METALS: Teck profit down 17% after good year

    February 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Gross profit before depreciation and amortization at Teck Resources was $3.7 billion in 2013, compared to 4.5 billion in 2012. That is a drop of 17%, but at least the company is in the black.