Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Teck buys out San Nicolas partner

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has bought out the 21% of the San Nicolas copper-zinc project owned by Goldcorp, making Teck the sole owner of the project in Zacatecas. Goldcorp will receive US$50 million for its share. The arrangement allows

  • News

    Canadian Zinc aims for 2020 production at Prairie Creek

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Canadian Zinc (TSX: CZN; US-OTC: CZICF) has set the stage for a “mid-2020” production target at its past-producing Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine, which sits amid the Mackenzie Mountains, 500 km due west of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. On Sept. 28, the

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Murchison updates Brabant-McKenzie resource

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto has updated the resources for the Brabant-McKenzie deposit 175 km northeast of La Ronge. This is a metamorphic volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit close to roads, water, the electric grid and supply centres. The new

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Wolfden drills good grades at Orvan Brook, near Bathurst

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, Ont., has recently drilled good zinc-lead grades at its 100% owned Orvan Brook property 35 km west of Bathurst and 15 km northeast of the Caribou mine and mill. A total

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER-ZINC: Chibougamau samples Berrigan property, finds promising grades

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rouyn-Noranda, Que.-based Chibougamau Independent Mines has been channel sampling its 100% owned Berrigan polymetallic property 4 km northwest of Chibougamau with enviable success. The Berrigan property was explored and drilled since the 1940s with gold, zinc, silver and

  • News

    Quebec Snapshot: Nine juniors with active exploration and development projects

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Quebec has proven to be a hotbed for junior mining company activity and perennially one of the industry’s favourite jurisdictions in which to operate. Gold remains the target of interest, but the province’s rich mineral endowment means juniors are also

  • Feature

    Caribou, the cornerstone of Trevali’s zinc strategy

    October 1, 2017 by D’Arcy Jenish

    Trevali thinks zinc in New Brunswick

  • ZINC-COPPER: Hudbay closes $242M equity offering

    September 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals says it has closed its previously announced equity offering of 24 million shares at a price of $10.10 per share. Gross proceeds are $242.4 million. The company said it will use the net proceeds of the

  • News

    ZINC: Callinex discovers new zinc zone at Superjack project

    September 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Exploration for base metals in the Bathurst camp has been heating up lately, and Vancouver’s Callinex Mines has discovered a new zinc zone at the Superjack project 15 km southwest of the closed Brunswick No.12 mine. Hole

  • News

    BOOK: Keevil pens memoir, “Never Rest on Your Ores”

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources and McGill-Queen’s University Press are jointly publishing a new book, “Never Rest on Your Ores: Building a Mining Company One stone at a Time”. Written by Teck chairman Norman B. Keevil, the book is a lively

  • ZINC-LEAD: Pine Point signs exploration deal with First Nations

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Pine Point Mining (formerly Darnley Bay) of Toronto has signed two exploration agreements with three First Nations – Deninu Kue First Nation, Fort Resolution Metis Council and the Kal tl’odeeche First Nation. These people live near the

  • News

    ZINC: Callinex cuts 18.7 metres of 5.8% ZnEq at Nash Creek

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The Bathurst Camp is becoming popular as exploration for zinc and lead heats up. Callinex Mines of Vancouver is one of several juniors hoping to restart mining in what was a very rich historic base metal camp.