Canadian Mining Journal


Zinc


  • News

    Rockcliff expands wholly owned Tower deposit

    September 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent drill results from Rockliff Metals’ wholly owned Tower property in central Manitoba have increased the strike length of the Tower deposit to 1,000 metres and hit mineralization at depths of approximately 800 metres. Based on potential for

  • News

    Callinex says Pine Bay could revitalise Flin Flon

    September 22, 2020 by Carl Williams

    The Flin Flon mining district, which straddles Manitoba and Saskatchewan, hosts Hudbay Minerals’ (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) 777 mine. The underground mine, which has been producing base and precious metals since 2004 and employs over 800 people, is approaching the end

  • Mexican gov’t scraps key mining post in austerity drive

    September 3, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Mining companies operating in Mexico are showing concern, after the country’s government scrapped the mining sub-secretary post, one of the Ministry of Economy units, as part of a broader austerity drive on Tuesday. The move, said local mining groups that

  • News

    Hudbay acquires majority stake in Talbot project

    August 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Hudbay Minerals is now the majority owner and operator of the Talbot project in Manitoba, after it exercised its right to buy back a 2% interest in the property from mining junior Rockcliff Metals. As consideration for the buy-back, Hudbay

  • News

    Sun Peak advances Shire polymetallic project in Ethiopia

    August 24, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    David Daoud, vice-president of exploration and geology at newly listed Sun Peak Metals (TSXV: PEAK), was part of the exploration teams that discovered the Bisha and Asmara gold deposits in Eritrea when he worked for Nevsun Resources and its sister company, Sunridge

  • News

    Taseko maintains production through pandemic

    June 11, 2020 by Dan Sekulich

    While gold miners have been stealing the pandemic limelight as that precious metal’s price has soared, copper miners have struggled with the collapse of their main markets, like China, and the closure of major production mines in places like Chile

  • News

    RECYCLING: Lithium Australia subsidiary to use metals from batteries for fertilizers

    June 11, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Envirostream Australia, a 90%-owned subsidiary of Lithium Australia, has announced that it is working on a project aimed at assessing the use of zinc and manganese derived from recycled alkaline batteries as micronutrients in blended fertilizers. According to Envirostream,

  • COMMODITIES: BofA forecasts metal price recovery post-COVID-19

    June 1, 2020 by Carl Williams

    UNITED STATES – Bank of America forecasts global copper consumption could contract by 18% year-over-year in 2020 should global GDP drop by an estimated 4.2% due to economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Although a decline in copper purchases of

  • Feature

    HudBay goes for the gold at Snow Lake

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    One-third of the miner’s revenue is expected to come from precious metals by 2022.

  • Feature

    Precious & Practical: Spotlight on Saskatchewan gold and base metals

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    A look at some of the gold and base metals projects being advanced in Saskatchewan.

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Teck resumes operations at Antamina

    May 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    PERU – Teck Resources announced on Wednesday that operations have resumed at the Antamina mine in Peru, in which the company has a 22.5% interest along with BHP (33.75%), Glencore (33.75%) and Mitsubishi (10%). A reduced operating workforce has been mobilized to the

  • News

    Rockcliff hits near-surface copper and zinc at Freebeth in Manitoba

    May 26, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Phase one drilling at Rockcliff Metals’ (CSE: RCLF) Freebeth property in central Manitoba has returned high-grade copper and zinc mineralization including 5.28% copper equivalent over 2 metres and 4% copper-equivalent over 5 metres. The drill program also pinpointed the historic Last