Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCES: New owner bumps up Scotia mine numbers

    April 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The new owner of the Scotia zinc-lead mine 50 km east of Halifax, Vancouver-based Selwyn Resources, has released new resource numbers for the property.

  • News

    COPPER RESOURCES: Reed Lake shaping up for HudBay, VMS

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Joint venture partners VMS Ventures (30%) of Vancouver and HudBay Minerals (70%) of Toronto have released a 43-101 report for their Reed Lake polymetallic deposit near Snow Lake. In the indicated category, they estimate there are 2.6…

  • News

    SILVER-BASE METAL MINING: Huldra Silver applies for Treasure Mountain small mine licence

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Huldra Silver has made an application for a small mine permit to develop and operate the Treasure Mountain silver-base metal project. The application allows for up to 75,000 tonnes a year of ore removal, however,…

  • News

    SHAFT SINKING: Redpath wins contract for Lalor ventilation shaft

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – The Redpath Group of North Bay, ON, has been awarded the sinking contract for the ventilation shaft at HudBay’s Lalor gold-zinc mine near Snow Lake. Completion is expected by April 2012.

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC STUDY: Kutcho PFS outlines $187-M investment for 2,500-t/d operation

    February 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Capstone Mining of Vancouver says the preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for the Kutcho copper-zinc project 120 km east of Dease Lake suggests building a 2,500-t/d mining and milling operation at a cost of $187.3 million….

  • News

    BASE METAL SALE: Acadian sells Scotia zinc project in Nova Scotia

    February 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Halifax-based Acadian Mining has agreed to sell its Scotia zinc project in this Maritime province to Selwyn Resources of Vancouver. The property will change hands when Selwyn completes the purchase of Acadian subsidiary ScoZinc.

  • News

    ZINC-SILVER EXPLORATION: Two high grade zones cut at Abcourt-Barvue

    February 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Drilling by Abcourt Mines of Mont-St-Hilaire, QC, has intersected two high grade zinc-silver zones at depth from 150 to 200 metres from the surface at its Abcourt-Barvue deposit 60 km north of Val d’Or. The current drill program was…

  • News

    EXPLORATION: Imperial Metals named BC’s top spender

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver has been named British Columbia’s top mineral explorer in 2010. The mineral exploration industry spend $322 million in the province in 2010, and Imperial led the pack with expenditures of $32.6…

  • News

    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Numbers announced for PD1 deposit near Matagami

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The latest 43-101 report for the PD1 zinc-copper deposit belonging to Donner Metals of Vancouver includes 1.74 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources grading 4.55% Zn, 1.16% Cu and 19.88 g/t Ag. Xstrata Zinc Canada, the…

  • News

    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Bellekeno mine reaches commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-headquartered Alexco Resource Corp. declared its Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc project reached commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011. The underground mine and conventional flotation plant are located in the Keno Hill Silver…

  • Feature

    Alexco Resource Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    silver lining may be a metaphor for optimism in the idiom “Every cloud has a silver lining,” but for Alexco Resource Corp., that lining is not found in the sky but conversely, in the mountains of the Keno Hill Silver District, more than 300 km…

  • Feature

    Yukon Zinc Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    othing says success in mining more than the sight of a processing plant and that’s exactly what Yukon Zinc now has operating at its Wolverine Mine located 280 km northeast of Whitehorse. The Wolverine Mine is located in the Finlayson District,…