Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Numbers announced for PD1 deposit near Matagami

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The latest 43-101 report for the PD1 zinc-copper deposit belonging to Donner Metals of Vancouver includes 1.74 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources grading 4.55% Zn, 1.16% Cu and 19.88 g/t Ag. Xstrata Zinc Canada, the…

  • News

    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Bellekeno mine reaches commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-headquartered Alexco Resource Corp. declared its Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc project reached commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011. The underground mine and conventional flotation plant are located in the Keno Hill Silver…

  • Feature

    Alexco Resource Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    silver lining may be a metaphor for optimism in the idiom “Every cloud has a silver lining,” but for Alexco Resource Corp., that lining is not found in the sky but conversely, in the mountains of the Keno Hill Silver District, more than 300 km…

  • Feature

    Yukon Zinc Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    othing says success in mining more than the sight of a processing plant and that’s exactly what Yukon Zinc now has operating at its Wolverine Mine located 280 km northeast of Whitehorse. The Wolverine Mine is located in the Finlayson District,…

  • Feature

    Selwyn Chihong Mining

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It’s a place bigger than the eye can see and the mind can imagine. It’s called “The Selwyn Project” and consists of 7,450 ha of mineral claims in Yukon and 2,162 ha of Mining Lease lands in adjacent Northwest Territories.

  • Feature

    Signing of Prairie Creek mine agreement

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian Zinc Corp and the Nahanni Butte Dene Band have just signed an Impact Benefit Agreement with respect to the development and operation of the Prairie Creek Mine, located within the traditional territory of the NBDB in the Northwest…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER MINING: HudBay outlines production, spending plans for 2011

    December 13, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – HudBay Minerals is looking forward to next year with optimism and plans to produce between 70,000 and 90,000 tonnes of zinc plus 40,000 and 55,000 tonnes of copper. Reduced production at Trout Lake will be offset by a full year of…

  • News

    CAPITAL SPENDING: OMA outlines plans worth $8.5-B in Ontario

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New mines and mine expansions are reinforcing the mineral sector’s role in the foundation of Ontario’s economy. Ontario’s economy is going through the pains of transformation as it moves from a manufacturing base to a service and knowledge…

  • News

    COPPER EXPLORATION: Drilling boosts grades at Kutcho project

    December 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The new 43-101-compliant resource estimate for the Esso deposit at the Kutcho copper-zinc-precious metals project near Dease Lake reflects higher grades and confidence for owner Capstone Mining of Vancouver. The 2010 infill…

  • News

    LEAD-ZINC MINING: First concentrate shipped from Alexco’s Bellekeno mine

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The newly opened Bellekeno mine in the Keno Hill Silver District has made the first shipment of lead-zinc concentrate for owner Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver. A subsidiary of Glencore International has agreed to take 42,800 tonnes…

  • News

    ZINC-SILVER EXPLORATION: Alexco extends Onek deposit at Keno Hill

    October 6, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver’s Alexco Resource Corp. has expanded the Onek zinc-silver deposit at Keno hill, drilling 10….

  • News

    GOLD-ZINC DEVELOPMENT: Manitoba premiere attends Lalor project kick-off

    October 6, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – As the Lalor gold-zinc development gets underway, HudBay Minerals of Toronto held the project kick-…