Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    BASE METALS: Inmet reaches high end of 2012 guidance

    January 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Jochen Tilk, president and CEO of Inmet Mining is pleased that the company has met the upper end of its 2012 production guidance. A total of 111,700 tonnes of copper and 66,300 tonnes of zinc were recorded at Inmet’s three mines…

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    BASE METALS: Hudbay plans $1.24B capex in 2013

    January 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals has taken a look into the future and decided that 2013 will be an even better year than 2012. Zinc in concentrate output is expected to be 85,000 to 100,000 tonnes, up from 80,866 this year. Gold and silver…

  • Feature

    Duck Pond

    January 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Teck’s Duck Pond mine, located 28 km south of Millertown and 100 km southwest of Grand Falls-Windsor, is a tight -knit operation with a ‘family feel” and a strong culture of safety.  The day-and-night shifts know every member…

  • Feature

    Yukon’s Mining Foundation

    January 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Minto Mine (Capstone Mining Corp.) is operating an open pit copper-gold mine, with a current capacity of 3,600 tpd. It has gone through five phases of increased production and has increased resources since its production start up in late 2007….

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    ZINC-GOLD-COPPER: “Robust” results from Tulsequah Chief feasibility

    December 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto says the completed feasibility study is “robust” for its Tulsequah Chief zinc-gold-copper deposit 100 km south of Atlin. The study yielded a pre-tax net present value (8%) of $192.7 million…

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    BASE METALS: Grades high for Tortigny Cu-Zn-Ag-Au resources

    November 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Beaufield Resources of Montreal is pleased with the latest resource estimate from its Tortigny copper-zinc-silver-gold deposit 125 km northwest of Chibougamau. The 43-101 report prepared by SGS Canada estimates the deposit…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Selwyn offers new mine plan for ScoZinc reopening

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has come up with a new mine plan for reopening the ScoZinc mine and mill that it purchased in June 2011. The project, located near Gays River, has operated for three brief periods since…

  • News

    SILVER-ZINC: Canadian Zinc cuts 2,059 g/t Ag over 1.3 metres at Prairie Creek

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver’s Canadian Zinc Corp. has completed its 2012 exploration program with a silver intercept of 2,059 g/t over 1.3 metres, additional high grade assays and a the definition of a strong geophysical anomaly…

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    ACQUISITION: Trevali new owner of Caribou mine, mill

    November 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has completed the acquisition of Maple Minerals, giving Trevali ownership of the 3,000-t/d Caribou mine and mill complex in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The Caribou site is also home to a…

  • News

    Capstone: Doing it the right way

    October 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Capstone Mining is one of those good stories in the mining world that often get overlooked: a company that went out and did what it said it would do and is now reaping the benefits of two steadily producing copper mines that continue to beef up…

  • News

    VMS DISCOVERY: Anconia hits 12% Zn at Atlas project

    October 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Anconia Resources of Vancouver has made a new volcanic massive sulphide discovery at its Atlas project 200 km west of Rankin Inlet. The best assay results from the first eight holes returned 11.93% Zn over 4 metres and 3,590 g/t…

  • Feature

    The HudBay Way

    October 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    A severe drought may have plagued much of the prairies this past summer but the shortage of rain did little to dampen the excitement at HudBay Minerals as the company celebrated important milestones at three of its projects in Northern Manitoba.