Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC: Canadian Zinc adds more massive sulphides to Lemarchant deposit

    August 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Results from recent drill holes point toward even more massive sulphide mineralization at the Lemarchant deposit says owner Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver. The Lemarchant deposit is part of the South Tally Pond zinc-lead-copper project 35 km south

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    ZINC-LEAD: High grade drill results expand Pine Point’s L65 deposit

    August 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto’s Pine Point Mining (formerly Darnley Bay Resources) says drilling at the Pine Point zinc-lead property 65 km east of Hay River has expanded the potential size and grade of the L65 open pit deposit. The company

  • POWER: BC Hydro to buy Teck’s share of Waneta Dam

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – BC Hydro has exercised its right of first offer to buy out Teck Resources’ two-thirds interest in the Waneta hydroelectric dam in Trail. Hydro has agreed to pay $1.2 billion, matching an earlier offer from Fortis Inc.

  • COPPER-ZINC: Tulsequah Chief mine fails to find new owner

    August 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Black Loon Metals, a private company, has reportedly backed away from a deal to purchase the former Tulsequah Chief copper-zinc mine 100 km south of Atlin. The mine was closed 60 years ago, but acid drainage continues

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    LEAD-ZINC: Darnley Bay outlines plans for Pine Point

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Darnley Bay Resources is making plans to drill its Pine Point lead-zinc project 65 km east of Hay River. The company received a preliminary economic analysis in April 2017, and has been studying historical data to

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    Ascendant explores El Mochito’s upside

    July 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND) has delivered fresh exploration drill results from its El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine, 88 km southwest of San Pedro Sula, in northwest Honduras. The 32,000-metre underground drill program is designed to infill and test for extensions of the carbonate

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali cuts long and strong mineralization at Heath Steele

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has drilled many multiple broad intervals of high grade zinc-lead at the Heath Steele project. Heath Steele is adjacent to the company’s Stratmat zinc-lead deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The company also

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    Puma Exploration beats staking rush in New Brunswick

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Puma Exploration (TSXV: PUM) has been active in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northern New Brunswick for more than a decade, but stepped up its involvement last year with agreements to acquire 100% of the Murray Brook project, 60 km west

  • ZINC: Osisko Metals wastes no time bulking up treasury for work in the Bathurst camp

    July 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Just weeks after Bowmore Exploration became Osisko Metals, the base metal arm of the famed gold miner has put close to $30 million into its treasury. The company recently acquired the Mount Fronsac zinc-lead property 40 km

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    ZINC: Callinex intersects 9 metres of 5.22% equivalent near Nash Creek deposit

    July 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has received assays from the first five holes at its Nash Creek zinc project in the Bathurst Mining District. The results are encouraging, especially these holes: Drill hole NC17-226 intersected 9.0 metres of

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    Arizona Mining hits big at Taylor Deeps

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The latest drill results from Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) at its Hermosa zinc-lead-silver project, 81 km southeast of Tucson, Ariz., could change how the company develops the project, says chief operating officer Donald Taylor. Drilling was aimed at the Taylor

  • Copper-Zinc: Teck to purchase Goldcorp’s San Nicolás interest

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teck Resources today announced that its Mexican subsidiary has entered into a binding agreement with a subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. to purchase its 21% minority interest in the San Nicolás Project located in Zacatecas, Mexico for cash consideration of US$50