Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: ScoZinc PEA puts after tax IRR at 64.8%

    December 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – ScoZinc Mining has updated the preliminary economic assessment for restarting the suspended ScoZinc lead-zinc mine at Gays River, near Halifax. The 2017 report has a more detailed mine plan, provision for contract mining, and new cost projections,

  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko initiates friendly takeover of Pine Point

    December 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL and TORONTO – Osisko Metals has announced its intention to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Pine Point Mining in a friendly takeover. A newly formed company (Spinco) will be created to hold all of

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD-COPPER: Trevali drills significant new massive sulphide zone at Caribou mine

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has drilled a major zone of massive sulphide mineralization at its Caribou zinc mine in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The new zone is about 350 metres from the currently defined deposit and is

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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront drills solid grades at McFaulds No.8

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has drilled good grades and lengths at the recently discovered McFaulds No.8 volcanic massive sulphide occurrence in the Ring of Fire, near James Bay. A single, 566-metre hole (MCF-17-89) was drilled up-dip from the

  • News

    Osisko Metals consolidates Bathurst Mining Camp

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the last year, newly minted Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC: BWMXF) has picked up over 50,000 hectares in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, the third largest volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) camp in the world. “We’ve been scouring the base metal space

  • News

    BASE METALS: Lundin offers plans for next three years

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Lundin Mining Corp. has provided new production guidance for the three-year period beginning in 2018. In 2020, the company expects to be producing as much as 201,000 tonnes of copper, 244,000 tonnes of zinc, and 16,000 tonnes of

  • News

    Tinka doubles zinc and tin resources at Ayawilca

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Tinka Resources (TSXV: TK) has doubled the resource at its 100% owned Ayawilca polymetallic sulphide project, located 200 km northeast of Lima in Peru’s Department of Pasco. The four zinc zones and one tin zone are located on the larger Ayawilca

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    ZINC: Callinex confirms new deposit at Superjack

    November 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver says recent drilling has confirmed the presence of a new zinc deposit at its Superjack property in the Bathurst mining camp. Hole SJ17-88 intersected 1.9 metres of massive sulphides grading 8.0% zinc equivalent

  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko cuts 7.5 metres at 13.4% Zn+Pb at Gilmour South property

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Montreal-based Osisko Metals reports that initial drilling at the Gilmore South project 35 km southwest of Bathurst has returned 13.4% zinc plus lead. Hole GS-00-22W1 intersected 11.31% zinc, 2.10% lead, 0.16% copper, 20.95 g/t silver and 0.21

  • News

    New Nadina gains 1600% on high grade intercept

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — New Nadina Explorations (TSXV: NNA) is the latest contender to join the ranks of junior explorers with surging market valuations such as Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF), Metallis Resources (TSXV: MTS) and Garibaldi Resources (TSXV: GGI; US-OTC: GGIFF). Shares of New Nadina skyrocketed 1,600% to

  • GOLD-ZINC: Osisko invests $65M in Aquila

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Osisko Gold Royalties of Montreal is making an investment worth US$65 million in Aquila Resources that owns the Back Forty gold-zinc development stage project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Osisko has agreed to acquire approximately 49.2 million units of

  • News

    LEAD-ZINC: Trevali enjoys positive PEA for Halfmile-Stratmat

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for the Halfmile-Stratmat zinc-lead-silver project in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The base case study outlined a new 3,000-t/d concentrator at the Stratmat site that will be