Canadian Mining Journal


Selwyn Resources Ltd


  • News

    ZINC-LEAD: Selwyn to sell share of project to JV partner Chihong

    March 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has agreed to sell its half of the Selwyn zinc-lead project to its joint venture partner, Chihong Canada Mining for $50 million in cash. After completion of the sale, Selwyn will have no further…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Darnley Bay, Equinox Copper, Pershimco, Selwyn Resources, Signature, and Tamerlane

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Darnley Bay Resources of Toronto has named Jacquelin Gauthier as project manager for the Darnley Bay anomaly project in the Northwest Territories. He will employ his 30 years of experience to review past exploration data and select drill…

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    ZINC-LEAD: Selwyn offers new mine plan for ScoZinc reopening

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has come up with a new mine plan for reopening the ScoZinc mine and mill that it purchased in June 2011. The project, located near Gays River, has operated for three brief periods since…

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    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCES: Gays River M&I number jumps 55%

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Having purchased all of ScoZinc’s mineral assets in this province earlier this year, Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has updated the resources at the Gays River zinc-lead deposit. The measured and indicated resources of…

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    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCES: Selwyn’s Don deposit numbers grow

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Don deposit, and the inferred tonnage has grown 13.2% since the November 2011 estimate. The Don deposit is part of the Selwyn project in the Howard’s…

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    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: Smaller, high grade mining possible at Selwyn

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON TERRITORIES – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver and its partner Chihong Canada Mining are taking another look at their Selwyn zinc-lead project near Howard’s Pass. The feasibility study written in 2010 focused on an underground…

  • Feature

    One Bed, Two Dreams

    December 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Doing your “homework” is essential to doing business with China. At least that’s what Selwyn Resources Ltd. of Vancouver says was the key to it signing a  $100 million deal with China’s Yunnan Chihong Zinc & Germanium Co. Ltd., for a…

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    Toughing It Out

    December 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    The year was 1639. To the average European, most of North America was terra incognita-lands unexplored and unknown-but French colonists living near present day Saint John, N.B. had already found coal deposits and sent the continent’s first…

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    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: More metal at Selwyn project in Yukon

    September 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Indicated resources are increasing at the Selwyn zinc-lead project that straddles the Yukon-Northwest Territories border. The project is operated by Selwyn Chihong Mining, a joint venture of Selwyn Resources of Vancouver and Chihong…

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    Pipes Before Profits

    September 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Flooding is usually a nightmare for miners, but for Selwyn Resources of Vancouver, the millions of gallons of water sitting in its newly purchased zinc and lead pit near Halifax weren’t that big of a problem.

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    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: PEA available for ScoZinc mine

    August 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The preliminary economic assessment is positive for reopening the ScoZinc zinc-lead mine near Gays River. Owner Selwyn Resources of Vancouver recently raised $30 million, sufficient to reopen the mine, provide a 15% contingency…

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    ZINC-LEAD MINING: Selwyn to raise $30-M for ScoZinc reopening

    August 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Selwyn Resources of Vancouver has announced it will issue bonds to raise $30 million with which to restart the ScoZinc (aka Scotia) zinc-lead mine at Gays River. Mining was suspended in early 2009 as metals prices fell in the wake…