Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


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    ZINC-COPPER-GOLD: Aquila shares positive FS for the Back Forty project

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MICHIGAN – Toronto-based Aquila Resources says the feasibility study for an open pit at the Back Forty zinc-copper-gold project on the Upper Peninsula is positive. The after tax net present value with a 6% discount rate is $208 million (all

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    ZINC-LEAD: Cantex drills massive sulphides at North Rackla claims

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Cantex Mine Development Corp. of Kelowna, B.C., says both of the two initial holes drilled into the discovery outcrop at its North Rackla claims intersected a massive sulphide zone that has a strike of at least 3 km.

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    ZINC: First resource numbers from Nevada Zinc’s Lone Mountain project

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based Nevada Zinc Corp. now has the first resource estimate for its flagship Lone Mountain zinc project close to Eureka. The report was prepared by P&E Mining Consultants using the results of 85 reverse circulation holes and 13

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    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to

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    Nickel Creek moves toward PEA at Nickel Shaw in Yukon

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP; US-OTC: NCPCF) is wrapping up phase 2 metallurgical testing at its Nickel Shaw polymetallic project near Destruction Bay, Yukon, about 317 km northwest of Whitehorse, and says it will announce the results by the end of

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    ZINC: Murchison extends limits of Brabant-McKenzie VMS deposit

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto says its winter drilling program has returned high grades and extended the known limits of its Brabant-McKenzie zinc-copper-silver deposit that is 175 km northeast of La Ronge. All 19 completed holes intersected volcanogenic massive

  • South32 offers US$1.3B for Arizona Mining

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After taking an initial 15% stake in junior zinc developer Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) in April 2017 for US$81 million and boosting it to 17% over the next year for another US$23 million, South32 (LON: S32) is now offering US$1.3 billion in cash

  • COPPER: CITIC picks up 20% stake in Ivanhoe

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BEIJING – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver and CITIC Metal has signed a long term strategic co-operation agreement that will give CITIC a 19.9% stake in Ivanhoe. CITIC becomes Ivanhoe’s largest investor, leaving chairman Robert Friedland with a 17% stake. The

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in

  • ZINC-LEAD: New name as Canadian Zinc gears up for Prairie Creek fundraising

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. is gearing up for the final push of fundraising for its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project in the Northwest Territories. Management will ask that the company be reorganized at its annual general and special meeting to