Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC: Ivanhoe in talks to reopen high grade Kipushi mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines is in talks with the state owned miner Gecamines and the country’s state owned railroad concerning the reopening of the high grade Kipushi zinc-copper mine. The mine is owned by Kipushi Corp.

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    Silvercorp Poised to Leverage Success in China into Future Growth

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM; NYSE-American: SVM) is coming off a stellar 18 months wherein it generated significant shareholder value. The company has leveraged a strategic land position in China’s Ying high grade silver-lead-zinc district, alongside an innovative approach to underground, narrow vein

  • LEAD-ZINC: Trevali buys African property portfolio from Glencore

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. has agreed to pay US$417.9 million for Glencore’s portfolio of zinc assets in Africa. The deal includes an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 90% interest in the Perkoa mine in

  • 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