Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • 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

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    ZINC-LEAD: Trevali cuts long and strong mineralization at Heath Steele

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has drilled many multiple broad intervals of high grade zinc-lead at the Heath Steele project. Heath Steele is adjacent to the company’s Stratmat zinc-lead deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The company also

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    Puma Exploration beats staking rush in New Brunswick

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Puma Exploration (TSXV: PUM) has been active in the Bathurst Mining Camp of northern New Brunswick for more than a decade, but stepped up its involvement last year with agreements to acquire 100% of the Murray Brook project, 60 km west

  • ZINC: Osisko Metals wastes no time bulking up treasury for work in the Bathurst camp

    July 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Just weeks after Bowmore Exploration became Osisko Metals, the base metal arm of the famed gold miner has put close to $30 million into its treasury. The company recently acquired the Mount Fronsac zinc-lead property 40 km

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    ZINC: Callinex intersects 9 metres of 5.22% equivalent near Nash Creek deposit

    July 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has received assays from the first five holes at its Nash Creek zinc project in the Bathurst Mining District. The results are encouraging, especially these holes: Drill hole NC17-226 intersected 9.0 metres of

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    Arizona Mining hits big at Taylor Deeps

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The latest drill results from Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) at its Hermosa zinc-lead-silver project, 81 km southeast of Tucson, Ariz., could change how the company develops the project, says chief operating officer Donald Taylor. Drilling was aimed at the Taylor

  • Copper-Zinc: Teck to purchase Goldcorp’s San Nicolás interest

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teck Resources today announced that its Mexican subsidiary has entered into a binding agreement with a subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. to purchase its 21% minority interest in the San Nicolás Project located in Zacatecas, Mexico for cash consideration of US$50

  • Copper: Desert Star eyes BC copper through Capstone deal

    June 27, 2017 by Matthew Keevil, The Northern Miner

    Desert Star Resources believes it can offer investors unique exposure to copper production via near-term development of the Kutcho volcanogenic massive sulfide project, 100 km due east of Dease Lake, British Columbia. On June 15, the company outlined a deal with Capstone

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    ZINC-COPPER: Galway cuts 4.7% Cu, 4.0% Zn at Estrades property

    June 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Galway Metals has released assays from five more drill holes at its Estrades polymetallic property located 95 km north of La Sarre. The most recent results include these highlights:   Hole GWM-17E-06: 4.0% zinc, 4.7% copper and

  • Feature

    As 777 winds down, Hudbay looks to Lalor

    June 1, 2017 by D’Arcy Jenish

    For nearly a century – 90 years in December, to be precise – Hudbay Minerals has been the cornerstone and lifeblood of the northern Manitoba community of Flin Flon. But change is coming to this quintessential one-industry, resource-based Canadian town.