Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc and Lead


  • 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

  • Base metal and bulk commodity forecasts improve heading into 2017

    December 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — It’s been a tough run recently for many people involved in base metals and industrial commodities. Structural recessions among leading global economies have combined with oversupply concerns to drive down spot prices for copper, zinc and metallurgical coal.

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    AWARD: BMC Minerals wins Yukon’s Robert E. Leckie award

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WHITEHORSE, Yukon –  BMC Minerals has been awarded the annual Robert E Leckie award for Responsible and Innovative Exploration and Mining Practice at the 44th Yukon Geoscience Forum awards banquet in Whitehorse, Yukon, on Nov. 21, 2016. This prestigious award

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    Alexco hopes Bermingham will drive Keno Hill revival

    November 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KENO CITY, YUKON — Rolling into Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR; NYSE-MKT: AXU) Keno Hill silver camp outside of the long standing – though now sparsely populated – mining hamlet of Keno City in the central Yukon is a living lesson in history.

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    STRATEGY: Rio Tinto promises to boost free cash flow by $5 billion

    November 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Rio Tinto promised earlier this week to boost its free cash flow by an additional $5 billion over the next five years. And it will meet its cash reduction target of $2 billion this year and next. The

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    ZINC-COPPER: Yorbeau extends Gap lens at Scott Lake

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal continues to extend the Gap lens at its Scott Lake project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Recent drilling returned 20.6 metres of 5.9% Zn, 0.7% Cu and 50.9 g/t Ag including 6.5 metres of

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    BASE & PRECIOUS METALS: Commissioning begins at Duran’s Aguila Norte processing plant

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Commissioning has begun at its Aguila Norte concentrator, says 80% owner Duran Ventures of Toronto. The facility will be made available for custom milling of ore from the numerous small scale miners in the region. The 100-t/d polymetallic

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    COPPER-GOLD-ZINC: Falco raises $36.5M for Horne 5

    November 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Falco Resources of Montreal has closed a bought deal offering that raised $36.5 million in flow-through exploration financing. The company sold slightly more than 24.18 million units at a price of $1.07 per unit and 8.26 million flow-through

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    ZINC-LEAD: Canadian Zinc, Buchans contemplate central mill

    November 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vancouver’s Canadian Zinc Corp. and Buchans Minerals Corp. are contemplating a shared, central mineral processing facility. It would treat ores from the potential mines of  both companies. Canadian Zinc has three advanced zinc-lead-copper projects in the central part