Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    Zinc outlook improves, analysts say

    February 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Patricia Mohr, vice-president economics and commodity market specialist at Scotiabank believes zinc “will be the next big base metal play for investors.” She forecasts prices will average US$0.94 per lb in 2014 — with most of…

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    COMMENT: Taku River Tlingit toss monkey wrench into Tulsequah Chief project

    February 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A lawsuit filed on Dec. 17 by the Taku River Tlingit First Nation could derail plans by Chieftain Metals to develop its Tulsequah Chief base and precious metals project 100 km south of Atlin. The legal challenge seeks to void the environmental…

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    BASE METALS: Wolfden to drill Bathurst camp

    January 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, ON, is planning to drill its recently acquired Tetagouche zinc-lead-copper property in the Bathurst mining camp. The area hosts five historic massive sulphide deposits and a number…

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    COMMENT: Prairie Creek nears next chapter, successful development

    January 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Prairie Creek mine has weathered every sort of bad luck known to the mining industry – low metal prices, greed, market collapse, and long, long, long lead times. A project that has spent decades not quite…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Red Pine, Flying Post ink exploration deal

    January 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s Red Pine Exploration and the Flying Post First Nation have signed an exploration and development agreement that covers the Cayenne-Chili zinc-lead property 110 km southwest of Timmins.

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    COPPER-ZINC: Canadian Zinc drills more massive sulphides at South Tally Pond

    December 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Recently completed drilling by Vancouver’s Canadian Zinc Corporation has cut additional massive sulphide mineralization at the South Talley Pond project near Millertown in the central part of the province. Nine of the 15…

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    Alexco eyes Bellekeno restart and a second Keno Hill mine

    December 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – There are over 40 million ounces of indicated silver resource sitting alongside a modern mill at Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR) historic Keno Hill property in the Yukon but, with the price of silver struggling to stay above…

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    FUNDING: Hudbay bulks up for three growth projects

    December 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals is bulking up its treasury by issues US$100 million of its 9.5% senior unsecured notes due Oct. 1, 2020. These notes are in addition to the US$650 million raised by issuing similar unsecured notes in September…

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    BASE METALS: Santa Fe discovered two SEDEX targets near old Sullivan mine

    December 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Where better to hunt elephants than in elephant country? That question was often asked during the 10 decades the Sullivan zinc-lead mine operated. Teck closed it due to depleted resources in 2001, but Santa Fe Metals…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali raises $46.0 million for Caribou restart

    November 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver has closed its bought deal offering of 55.4 million common shares at a price of $0.83 per share, raising $46.0 million to be used to restart the Caribou zinc-lead-copper mine and mill 50…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali presses ahead at Halfmile, Stratmat properties

    November 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. is working on several programs at its Halfmile and Stratmat polymetallic deposits in the Bathurst mining camp. It is drilling, conducting environmental studies, working on an…

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    AWARD: NB developer of the year goes to Stratabound

    November 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary got the nod as New Brunswick Developer of the Year following a unanimous vote by the New Brunswick Prospectors and Developers Association. The award was presented to Stratabound…