Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    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…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Production from Bracemac-McLeod set for early 2013

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Development is on track and production expected early next year from the Bracemac-McLeod zinc-copper mine near Matagami, according to Donner Metals of Vancouver. The development is a 50:50 joint venture of Donner and Xstrata Zinc…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: Pine Point N-204 reserves reach 12.8-M tonnes

    February 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Tamerlane Ventures of Blaine, WA, has completed the 43-101 report and feasibility study for the N-204 zinc-lead deposit at the Pine Point project. The mineral inventory includes diluted probable reserves of 12.8 million…

  • News

    VMS RESOURCE: Initial report issues for Paragon’s Lemarchant deposit

    January 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vancouver-based Paragon Minerals has released the first 43-101-compliant resource estimate for the Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit on its South Talley Pond property. The deposit is located 20 km of Teck’s Duck…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD MINING: Production begins from Trevali’s Halfmile mine

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Initial production has begun from the shallowest parts of the Halfmile polymetallic (zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold) massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. Nameplate capacity of 2,000 t/d should be reached in Q1 of…

  • News

    BULK SAMPLING: Huldra Silver begins work at Treasure Mountain

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huldra Silver of Vancouver has begun extracting a 10,000-tonne bulk sample from its Treasure Mountain zinc-lead-silver property 29 km northeast of Hope. The first underground stop mining began last November, and about 4,050…

  • Feature

    Overland Resources

    January 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Overland Resources Limited conducted a significant and successful exploration and development program during 2011 on its Yukon Base Metal Project which incorporates the Selous Project located approximately 100 km north of the town of Faro in…

  • Feature

    “Green” Lead Removes Tarnish

    January 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining giant Teck built its business by mining zinc and, more recently, coal, but what most people don’t know about the company is that it also has a “greener” side to it because it is now one of the larger “recyclers” of lead in Canada as well.

  • Feature

    Pretty and Productive

    January 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    The Wolverine Mine is truly a sight to behold. From its postcard setting adjacent to Wolverine Lake and a panoramic view of the Pelly Mountains, the site of Yukon’s newest mine looks almost resort-like in nature, but as its owners know, it’s…

  • Feature

    Toughing It Out

    December 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    The year was 1639. To the average European, most of North America was terra incognita-lands unexplored and unknown-but French colonists living near present day Saint John, N.B. had already found coal deposits and sent the continent’s first…

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD EXPLORATION: CanZinc cuts Prairie Creek host structure in step-out drilling

    November 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The 2011 deep drilling program at the Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine has intersected what the owner, Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver, says is the Prairie Creek host structure. Vein-type zinc-lead-silver mineralization was…

  • News

    COPPER RESOURCE: Foran shares new numbers from McIlvenna Bay

    November 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining of Vancouver has received a new copper resource numbers for its McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project 60 km west of Flin Flon. The Copper Stockwork zone (CSZ), the target of this estimate, is…