Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • ENVIRONMENT: Impact review not needed for Prairie Creek mine

    June 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver has received word from the federal minister of Aboriginal affairs and northern development has confirmed that an environmental impact review will not be required for the…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Toll milling Halfmile ore creates good quality concentrates

    June 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – A 30,000-tonne sample of ore from the Halfmile Zn-Pb-Cu mine demonstrated excellent flotation characteristics, good metal recoveries and quality concentrates when custom treated at Xstrata’s Brunswick concentrator….

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    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: Smaller, high grade mining possible at Selwyn

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON TERRITORIES – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver and its partner Chihong Canada Mining are taking another look at their Selwyn zinc-lead project near Howard’s Pass. The feasibility study written in 2010 focused on an underground…

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    PERMITTING: Huldra Silver receives mining lease and permit

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huldra Silver has received both its mining lease and a BC Mines Act permit for the mining and reclamation plans at its Treasure Mountain silver-zinc-lead mine along with an amended permit for the…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Trevali to acquire Maple Minerals and Caribou mill

    May 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver and Maple Minerals have agreed to an business combination whereby Trevali is offering to issue 20 million common share and 4 million share purchase warrants to Maple, a deal that has an…

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    FINANCING: HudBay to issue notes worth $400-M

    May 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – HudBay Minerals has announced its intention to offer senior unsecured notes in the aggregate principal amount of US$400 million. They will be due in 2020. The company’s brief news release said it intends to use the…

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    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Small mine possible near Revelstoke

    April 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huakan International Mining of Vancouver, owner of the J&L underground gold-silver-lead-zinc project near Revelstoke, has received a positive preliminary economic assessment suggesting a new mine might be developed…

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    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…

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    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.

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…