Canadian Mining Journal

Zinc and Lead

  • News

    BASE METALS: Anglo pulls support from Nautilus’ Solwara 1 project

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A day before its May 8 annual meeting, Anglo American said it is pulling out of the Solwara 1 deep ocean mining project run by Nautilus Minerals of Toronto. Nautilus has held exploration licences for polymetallic

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    SILVER: Alexco completes decline at Bermingham project

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has completed the 580-metre Bermingham exploration drift. Bermingham is one of four silver-lead-zinc properties the company is investigating in the Keno Hill district. Two underground diamond drills will be deployed along the drift

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    Osisko Metals fast-tracks resource conversion at Pine Point

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Just three days after Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) closed the $34-million acquisition of Pine Point Mining, it announced it had kicked off a 50,000-metre drill program at the historic Pine Point zinc-lead property, 65 km east of Hay River, Northwest Territories. “We

  • COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck Q1 profit up sharply to $753M

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Strong commodity prices lifted Teck Resources first quarter revenues to $3.09 billion, compared to $2.85 billion in Q1  2017. The company recorded an adjusted profit for Q1 2018 of $753 million or $1.31 per share. Compare that to

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    Connemara completes maiden zinc resource in Ireland

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ireland is one of the largest zinc producers in Europe and its base metal deposits have drawn some of the biggest names in the mining business — from Boliden and Glencore (LON: GLEN) to Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TCK) and Vedanta. Junior explorer Connemara

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    ZINC-LEAD: Blind Creek gets good recoveries from Blende sample

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Blind Creek Resources, owner of the Blende zinc-lead-silver project 64 km northeast of Keno Hill, has the results of four months of metallurgical testing of samples from the property. A 175-kg sample of split drill cores that

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Resource base grows at Callinex’s Nash Creek deposit

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The independent 43-101 estimate for the Nash Creek zinc-lead-silver project shows a major increase in contained metals. The project is owned by Vancouver-based Callinex Mines, and it is located 20 km west of Belledune, in the Bathurst

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    ZINC-LEAD: Blind Creek offers estimate for Blende deposit

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Blind Creek Resources has completed a resource estimate for its Blende zinc-lead-silver deposit 64 km north of Keno Hill. The inferred portion is almost 33 million tonnes at 5.03% zinc equivalent. Or in more detail with a

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    Trilogy notches PFS milestone on journey to develop Ambler mining district

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Trilogy Metals Inc. (TSX/NYSE American: TMQ) has tabled results from a positive pre-feasibility study (PFS) for its polymetallic Arctic deposit, which is part of its larger land holdings in the Ambler Mining District in northwestern Alaska. A proposed mine at Arctic

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex completes drone survey at Nash Creek

    April 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver’s Callinex Mines has completed a 450-line-km magnetic survey using a drone at its Nash Creek zinc-lead property 20 km west of Belledune, in the Bathurst mining camp. The survey was flown to help identify and delineate

  • Feature

    BC’s mining sector is back – in a big way

    April 1, 2018 by Iain Thompson

    A report on positive spending trends in B.C.’s mining sector.

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action and portfolio resilience report

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Last week Teck Resources released its Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience Report that outlines how the company will continue to be competitive and create shareholder value in a low carbon future. The 30-page report covers the work that