Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC-LEAD RESERVES: Reserves estimated at Pine Point project

    April 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Tamerlane Ventures of Bellingham, WA, has filed an updated 43-101 report for its Pine Point zinc-lead project on the south side of the Great Slave Lake that includes 7.8 million tonnes of proven and probable…

  • News

    AGREEMENT: Teck, China sign zinc fertilizer deal

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BEIJING – Teck Resources and the National Agricultural Technology Extension Service Center (NATESC) of the Ministry of Agriculture of China have signed an agreement to demonstrate and promote zinc fertilizer use in China.

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: Ruddock Creek numbers continue upward trend

    March 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver says the indicated resource at its Ruddock Creek project 155 km northeast of Kamloops continues to increase, now reaching 4.65 million tonnes grading 6.77% Zn and 1.38% Pb at a cut-off of…

  • News

    ZINC RESOURCE: Initial estimate for Long Lake Main zone reaches 70 million lb

    March 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Messina Minerals of Vancouver says the initial resource estimate for the Long Lake Main zone contains 70 million lb of zinc. There are also an estimated 14 million lb of lead and 8.7 million lb of copper. The report was…

  • News

    POLYMETALLIC RESOURCE: First Murray Brook Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag-Au estimate readied

    February 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver’s El Nino Ventures has reported the initial resource estimate for its Murray Brook polymetallic massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The measured and indicated resources are 18.7 million…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Production from Bracemac-McLeod set for early 2013

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Development is on track and production expected early next year from the Bracemac-McLeod zinc-copper mine near Matagami, according to Donner Metals of Vancouver. The development is a 50:50 joint venture of Donner and Xstrata Zinc…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: Pine Point N-204 reserves reach 12.8-M tonnes

    February 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Tamerlane Ventures of Blaine, WA, has completed the 43-101 report and feasibility study for the N-204 zinc-lead deposit at the Pine Point project. The mineral inventory includes diluted probable reserves of 12.8 million…

  • News

    VMS RESOURCE: Initial report issues for Paragon’s Lemarchant deposit

    January 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vancouver-based Paragon Minerals has released the first 43-101-compliant resource estimate for the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit on its South Talley Pond property. The deposit is located 20 km of Teck’s Duck…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD MINING: Production begins from Trevali’s Halfmile mine

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Initial production has begun from the shallowest parts of the Halfmile polymetallic (zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold) massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. Nameplate capacity of 2,000 t/d should be reached in Q1 of…

  • News

    BULK SAMPLING: Huldra Silver begins work at Treasure Mountain

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huldra Silver of Vancouver has begun extracting a 10,000-tonne bulk sample from its Treasure Mountain zinc-lead-silver property 29 km northeast of Hope. The first underground stop mining began last November, and about 4,050…

  • Feature

    Pretty and Productive

    January 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    The Wolverine Mine is truly a sight to behold. From its postcard setting adjacent to Wolverine Lake and a panoramic view of the Pelly Mountains, the site of Yukon’s newest mine looks almost resort-like in nature, but as its owners know, it’s…

  • Feature

    Overland Resources

    January 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Overland Resources Limited conducted a significant and successful exploration and development program during 2011 on its Yukon Base Metal Project which incorporates the Selous Project located approximately 100 km north of the town of Faro in…