Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    Kutcho Copper a New Player in Northern BC

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based development company Kutcho Copper Corp. (TSX Venture: KC) is closing out 2017 on a high note and looking ahead to a busy year at its Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia. In mid-December, the company changed its name

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko expands Bathurst holdings with purchase of Key Anacon property

    January 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has expanded its holdings in the Bathurst Mining Camp with the purchase of the Key Anacon claims and surrounding area. The vendor, Hunter Brook Holdings, will receive a total of $2 million in cash

  • Pan American Silver confirms ‘minor’ tailings spill at Huaron in Peru

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) has confirmed that a small tailings spill at its Huaron underground mine in central Peru, first reported in the local press, occurred earlier this week. “The Huaron mine experienced an unintended release of tailings

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    ZINC-LEAD: ScoZinc PEA puts after tax IRR at 64.8%

    December 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – ScoZinc Mining has updated the preliminary economic assessment for restarting the suspended ScoZinc lead-zinc mine at Gays River, near Halifax. The 2017 report has a more detailed mine plan, provision for contract mining, and new cost projections,

  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko initiates friendly takeover of Pine Point

    December 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL and TORONTO – Osisko Metals has announced its intention to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pine Point Mining in a friendly takeover. A newly formed company (Spinco) will be created to hold all of

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    ZINC-LEAD-COPPER: Trevali drills significant new massive sulphide zone at Caribou mine

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has drilled a major zone of massive sulphide mineralization at its Caribou zinc mine in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The new zone is about 350 metres from the currently defined deposit and is

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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront drills solid grades at McFaulds No.8

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has drilled good grades and lengths at the recently discovered McFaulds No.8 volcanic massive sulphide occurrence in the Ring of Fire, near James Bay. A single, 566-metre hole (MCF-17-89) was drilled up-dip from the

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    Osisko Metals consolidates Bathurst Mining Camp

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the last year, newly minted Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC: BWMXF) has picked up over 50,000 hectares in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, the third largest volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) camp in the world. “We’ve been scouring the base metal space

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    BASE METALS: Lundin offers plans for next three years

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Lundin Mining Corp. has provided new production guidance for the three-year period beginning in 2018. In 2020, the company expects to be producing as much as 201,000 tonnes of copper, 244,000 tonnes of zinc, and 16,000 tonnes of

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    Tinka doubles zinc and tin resources at Ayawilca

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Tinka Resources (TSXV: TK) has doubled the resource at its 100% owned Ayawilca polymetallic sulphide project, located 200 km northeast of Lima in Peru’s Department of Pasco. The four zinc zones and one tin zone are located on the larger Ayawilca

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    ZINC: Callinex confirms new deposit at Superjack

    November 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver says recent drilling has confirmed the presence of a new zinc deposit at its Superjack property in the Bathurst mining camp. Hole SJ17-88 intersected 1.9 metres of massive sulphides grading 8.0% zinc equivalent

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko cuts 7.5 metres at 13.4% Zn+Pb at Gilmour South property

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals reports that initial drilling at the Gilmore South project 35 km southwest of Bathurst has returned 13.4% zinc plus lead. Hole GS-00-22W1 intersected 11.31% zinc, 2.10% lead, 0.16% copper, 20.95 g/t silver and 0.21