Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    Casa options Keaper polymetallic project in BC

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Casa Minerals (TSXV: CASA) has optioned its Keaper polymetallic project 15 km northeast of Terrace, B.C., less than 5 km from the company’s flagship Pitman polymetallic project, to a private company that has the right to earn a 60% interest in

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD-COPPER: Osisko cuts 9.15% Zn+Pb and 0.54% Cu at Key Anacon

    February 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Osisko Metals of Montreal is pleased with the assays from six recent drill holes at the Titan zone on its wholly owned Key Anacon zinc-lead-copper project located 20 km south of the city of Bathurst. Hole KAT-18-11

  • News

    COPPER: Glencore expects higher copper production in 2019

    February 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Commodities giant Glencore has reported production figures for 2018 and confirmed 2019 guidance that implies a 14%-year-over-year increase in copper equivalent production. Copper production reached 1.45 million tonnes in 2018, 11% higher than 2017, and Glencore expects that number to

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals releases more high-grade drill results from Pine Point

    January 31, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Osisko Metals has released new drill results from its high grade, large tonnage and near surface Pine Point zinc-lead deposit on the south shore of Great Slave Lake. Highlights include 12.7 metres grading 8.07% zinc and 6.80% lead

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau resumes drilling at Scott project

    January 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Yorbeau Resources has resumed diamond drilling at its Scott copper-zinc property between the towns of Chibougamau and Chapais. The goal is to identify an extension of the deposit west of the Gwillim fault. A preliminary economic assessment

  • News

    LEAD-ZINC: Canada’s Vendetta receives positive PEA for Australian lead-zinc project

    January 29, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    QUEENSLAND – Vendetta Mining announced that it has just received the results from an independent preliminary economic assessment or PEA for its Pegmont lead-zinc project located in Queensland, northeastern Australia In a press release, Vendetta explained that the PEA was developed

  • News

    Brucejack, Silvertip among BC’s biggest recent successes

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent Annual Survey of Mining Companies by the Fraser Institute ranked British Columbia seventh among Canadian mining jurisdictions. But no other province or territory has had two new precious metal mines reach commercial production less than 15 months apart over

  • ZINC: Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GANSU PROVINCE – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has partnered with the World Food Program (WFP) to fund a new US$3-million pilot program aimed at improving health and economic opportunities for small scale farmers in this province. The program is aimed at

  • ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc signs land use agreement with Dene

    January 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based NorZinc has signed a traditional land use agreement with the Nah?a Dehé Dene Band in Nahanni Butte. The agreement covers the construction and operation of an all season road connecting the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine and

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals offers 2018 highlights, 2019 outlook

    January 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Osisko Metals president and CEO Jeff Hussey called 2018 a “very successful” year for his company, thanks to low zinc inventories and mid-term mine output forecasted to be less than global demand. Last February the company acquired Pine

  • News

    ZINC: Wolfden reports resources for Pickett Mountain

    January 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MAINE – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, Ont., has released a mineral resource estimate for its 100% owned Pickett Mountain zinc-lead-copper-silver deposit. The property is located in Penobscot County in the northeast part of the state. The estimate includes

  • Feature

    New mines coming to Yukon, NWT and BC

    January 1, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Gold, copper, cobalt, silver, zinc, lead and bismuth producers on horizon