Canadian Mining Journal

Zinc and Lead

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    ZINC: Trevali to acquire Glencore’s zinc interests in Africa

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AFRICA – Shareholders of Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. approved the acquisition of interests in three African zinc properties from Glencore plc. The deal includes Glencore’s 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 39% interest in the Gergarub

  • SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Liberty Silver to acquire Bunker Hill mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based Liberty Silver Corp. has announced its intention to acquire the Bunker Hill silver-zinc-lead mine and smelting complex at Kellogg from Placer Mining Corp. The acquisition will include all mining rights and claims, surface rights, existing infrastructure at

  • ZINC-LEAD: Teck sells interest in Waneta Dam for $1.2B

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources has agreed to sell its two-thirds interest in the Waneta hydroelectric dam and related transmission assets to Fortis Inc. for $1.2 billion cash. Power from the Waneta Dam is used at Teck’s Trail, B.C.,

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    ZINC: Lundin completes Neves-Corvo expansion study

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PORTUGAL – Lundin Mining Corp. of Toronto has completed a feasibility study for a 50% expansion program at its Neves-Corvo zinc mine in the Alentejo district. The €257 million  project includes the installation of a new underground crusher and conveyor

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    Pasinex shines at Pinargozu zinc mine in Turkey

    May 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pasinex Resources (CSE: PSE) – the 50%-owner of the high grade Pinargozu zinc mine in southern Turkey – has seen its shares climb more than 300% over the past year. Driving the share price appreciation has been improvements at the Pinargozu

  • ZINC: South32 invests $110M in Arizona Mining to move Taylor project forward

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Arizona Mining of Vancouver is receiving a $110.3-million vote of confidence from South32, the Australian company spun out from BHP Billiton in 2014. South 32 has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of Arizona Mining at a price

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    Arizona Mining on path to zinc production at Taylor

    April 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) has advanced its Taylor zinc-lead-silver sulphide deposit at a rapid pace over the past 18 months, and that hard work culminated in the release of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on April 3. The company is

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    ZINC-LEAD: Darnley Bay releases robust PEA for Pine Point

    April 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto’s Darnley Bay Resources says the preliminary economic assessment is “robust” for its Pine Point zinc-lead project near Hay River. The PEA was prepared under the direction of JDS Energy and Mining. The assessment examined several potential

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    Tinka surges on zinc discovery in Peru

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Explorer Tinka Resources (TSXV: TK) has made a high grade discovery at its Ayawilca zinc-silver property, 300 km east of Lima, Peru, in what it calls the “best adjacent mineralized holes ever drilled” at the project. Tinka has been working on

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC: Alexco’s PEA for Keno Hill is promising

    March 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The preliminary economic assessment of the Keno Hill properties belonging to Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. has president and CEO Clynton Nauman saying, “… the district is clearly on a path toward redevelopment and ultimately a production decision.” According

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    Trevali CEO discusses Glencore deal, zinc markets

    March 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Trevali Mining (TSX: TV) is set to become a major player in the zinc business following an aggressive, $400-million deal with commodity giant Glencore (LON: GLEN). The company expects the transaction to make it the world’s eighth-largest producer of the industrial metal, and

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    ZINC-LEAD: Darnley Bay files technical report for Pine Point project

    March 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Darnley Bay Resources of Toronto has filed an updated resource estimate for its 100% owned Pine Point zinc-lead project 42 km east of Hay River. The report is based on 15 of deposits on the property that have