Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals to raise up to $10M

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Once again there seems no shortage of investors when the Osisko name is on the offering. Today Osisko Metals announced it will issue flow-through shares for work in the Bathurst lead-zinc camp and elsewhere. The company will

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    Osisko Metals explores for base metals in Bathurst Camp

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC BWMXF) has assembled a large land package in New Brunswick’s historic Bathurst mining camp, where it intends to apply modern analytical techniques to historical data. In addition, Osisko Metals has staked 430 km2 in Quebec

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    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau enjoys excellent conc grades, recoveries from Scott project

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the reports are very positive from metallurgical tests of material from its Scott copper-zinc project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Concentrate grades were excellent, and recoveries good. A 55-kg composite sample was sent

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    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