Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Tulsequah Chief development to cost $310-M

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its polymetallic Tulsequah Chief project 100 km south of Atlin. Pre-production capital costs are estimated at C$310.1 million. The study puts…

  • News

    TAKEOVER: Breakwater agrees to Nyrstar offer

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The directors of Toronto-based Breakwater Resources have approved an all-cash takeover of their firm by Nyrstar NV. Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business that produces zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper; it is headquartered in…

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER-LEAD-ZINC RESOURCES: Main zone numbers rise at Huakan’s J&L property

    May 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huakan International Mining says the latest 43-101 report from its J&L lead-zinc property near Revelstoke has better numbers than the previous one. In the Measured and indicated category, there are 2.37…

  • Feature

    Selwyn Chihong completes winter mobilization of equipment

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Unlike many Yukon mining companies, Selwyn Chihong Mining Ltd worked through the harsh winter months and successfully completed the mobilization of heavy mining equipment and supplies to “The Selwyn Project,” a massive zinc-lead deposit on the…

  • 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

    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 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

    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…