Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    VMS EXPLORATION: MacDonald Mines make new discovery in Ring of Fire

    August 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based MacDonald Mines Exploration has drilled zinc rich massive sulphide mineralization at its Butler property 50 km southwest of Webequie and 35 km from the Big Daddy chromite deposit in the James Bay Lowlands. The…

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    BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: Stratabound permitting Captain North

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary is pressing forward with permitting its Captain North Extension (CNE) zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold deposit for production. The property is near Bathurst, and the ore will be custom milled at…

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    POLYMETALLIC EXPLORATION: El Nino reports strong results from Murray Brook drilling

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Drilling conducted by Vancouver’s El Nino Ventures on the Murray Brook polymetallic deposit in the Bathurst mining camp is returning strong numbers. Two separate infill holes were drilled in the Western Massive…

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    Puma hunts high-grade silver in New Brunswick

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In late February the Fraser Institute published a survey that labelled New Brunswick the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration, and that sounds about right to Puma Exploration. The Quebec-based explorer…

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    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCES: Selwyn’s Don deposit numbers grow

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Don deposit, and the inferred tonnage has grown 13.2% since the November 2011 estimate. The Don deposit is part of the Selwyn project in the Howard’s…

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    COPPER EXPLORATION: Mag Copper reports results from Magusi deposit

    July 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Results of the winter drilling program at the Magusi River copper-zinc-silver-gold deposits 30 km northwest of Rouyn-Noranda are positive, reports Mag Copper of Toronto. Highlights include:

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC RESOURCE: Silvercorp reports Silvertip numbers

    July 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Silvercorp Metals has received the first independent 43-101-compliant report for the Silvertip silver-lead-zinc property 85 km southwest of Watson Lake. The report was prepared by Golder Associates.

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: Alexco releases initial numbers for Flame & Moth and Bermingham

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has increased its indicated resources at its Keno Hill properties with the release of new numbers for two of its deposits.

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    ZINC-LEAD-SILVER STUDY: PFS, new resource numbers make Prairie Creek attractive

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based Canadian Zinc Corp. has positive results from the preliminary feasibility study for the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine 200 km west of Forth Simpson. New resource and reserve estimates have also…

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    Bolivia seizes Glencore mine

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Bolivia’s recent decision to nationalize Glencore’s Colquiri [zinc-tin] mine “will pose a number of serious questions relating to the government’s future policy towards foreign investment in the mining sector,” the…

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD MINING: Bellekeno production resumes after wildfire

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver says full production has resumed at its Bellekeno silver-zinc-lead project at Keno City. On Friday, June 22, 2012, a lightning strike triggered a fire 2 km from town and the company’s mill…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: McIlvenna Bay copper-gold tests positive

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining Corp. of Vancouver says metallurgical tests of material from its McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit are positive. The tests were performed on a composite sample from the three main styles of…