Canadian Mining Journal

Zinc and Lead

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    ZINC: Trevali secures position among world producers

    March 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. has launched itself into the ranks of global zinc producers with its purchase of interests in two producing mines in Africa. The company is picking up an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in

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    ZINC-LEAD: Central mill facility possible for Canadian Zn, Buchans properties

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver and Buchans Minerals Corp. of Toronto have been exploring the concept of a centralized mill to process ore from five base metal deposits in the central part of the province. Both companies have

  • COPPER-GOLD-NICKEL: RNC to spin-out Qiqavik and West Raglan projects

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto’s RNC Minerals says its 68%-owned subsidiary True North Nickel, holder of the Qiqavik copper-gold and West Raglan nickel-copper properties in the northern part of the province, has entered into a letter of intent with Focused Capital Corp.

  • GOLD: Osisko supports Beaufield private placement

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Beaufield Resources has closed a private placement offering that raised $6 million, a large part of which was taken up by O3, a subsidiary of Osisko Mining. Beaufield issued 40 million common shares at a price of $0.10

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    COPPER-ZINC: Scott resources triple, Yorbeau pleased

    February 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the updated resource estimate at its Scott copper-zinc-gold-silver property near Chibougamau has tripled since an earlier estimate was compiled in 2011. The new 43-101 report was prepared by Roscoe Postle Associates. The current

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali to take over mining at Caribou

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. plans to take over mining operations at its Caribou zinc-lead mine 50 km west of Bathurst. To expedite the transition, the company is purchasing a new underground mining fleet. Trevali will make a

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    ZINC-COPPER: Murchison announces geophysics results, drill program at Brabant-McKenzie deposit

    January 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto  has received positive results from geophysical surveys of its Brabant-McKenzie zinc-copper deposit 175 km northeast of La Ronge. The BHEM survey focused on the edges of the upper and lower main mineralized zones (the

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    WRAP UP: Miners offer production and cost guidance

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the time of year that many mining companies release their preliminary 2016 production numbers and guidance for 2017. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon, SK, said it delivered 13.5 million lb of uranium at an average realized price of US$54.46/lb

  • REPORT: MAC releases sustainability results

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA –  The Mining Association of Canada has released its 2016 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) progress report. The report takes a look at MAC members’ efforts to protect the environment and contribute positively to the communities where they operate. The

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    NWT snapshot: Three advanced projects

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canada’s Northwest Territories is relatively remote, but endowed with mineral potential. Despite the region’s harsh winters and infrastructure deficit, the Northwest Territories hosts Canada’s largest and oldest producing diamond mines – Ekati and Diavik – and the newly minted Gahcho

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    Great Panther to buy Coricancha from Nyrstar

    January 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Junior silver miner Great Panther Silver (TSX: GPR; NYSE-MKT: GPL) has struck a deal with Nyrstar to acquire the European smelting giant’s shuttered Coricancha polymetallic mine complex, 90 km by road east of Lima, Peru. Great Panther wants to bring the 600-tonne-per-day

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    SILVER: Bermingham resource grows to 17M oz for Alexco

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has expanded the resource estimate for the Bermingham silver-gold-lead-zinc deposit in the Keno Hill silver district to 17.3 million oz of contained silver from 4.2 million oz in the indicated category. The inferred