Canadian Mining Journal


Alexco Resource Corp


  • News

    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

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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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    SILVER: Alexco reveals larger resource at Keno Hill

    April 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has released new resource numbers showing a 10% over-all increase for its properties in the Keno Hill Silver District 330 km north of Whitehorse. Tonnage at the Flame and Moth deposit was up 17%,…

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    SILVER: Alexco drills 1,483 g/t at Keno Hill

    January 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver’s Alexco Resource Corp. reports that drilling in the vicinity of the Flame & Moth deposit in the Keno Hill silver district has returned a best assay of 1,483 g/t Ag over 6.2 metres true width. The result was among…

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    Alexco eyes Bellekeno restart and a second Keno Hill mine

    December 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – There are over 40 million ounces of indicated silver resource sitting alongside a modern mill at Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR) historic Keno Hill property in the Yukon but, with the price of silver struggling to stay above…

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    SILVER: Alexco plans for winter suspension at Bellekeno

    July 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has reported higher Q2 silver output from its Bellekeno mine at Keno Hill, but slipping metal prices have the company making contingency plans to temporarily suspend operations this winter.

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    SILVER-LEAD: Alexco tightens belt

    June 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Due to the relatively low price of zinc and silver, Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has announced several belt-tightening measures including layoffs, capital projects roll-back, vendor discussions, deferral of new mine…

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    SILVER: Alexco doubles Flame and Moth ounces

    January 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON TERRITORY – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver says continued drilling has doubled the contained silver ounces at its Flame and Moth deposit since the initial resource estimate was published seven months ago. The deposit is in the…

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    EXPLORATION: Yukon boosts incentive, okays two new mines

    January 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WHITEHORSE – The Yukon government has increased funding to the Yukon Mining Incentive Program to encourage mineral exploration in the territory. The increase was announced at the Mineral Exploration Roundup by Minister of Energy, Mines…

  • Feature

    Yukon’s Mining Foundation

    January 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Minto Mine (Capstone Mining Corp.) is operating an open pit copper-gold mine, with a current capacity of 3,600 tpd. It has gone through five phases of increased production and has increased resources since its production start up in late 2007….

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: Alexco releases initial numbers for Flame & Moth and Bermingham

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has increased its indicated resources at its Keno Hill properties with the release of new numbers for two of its deposits.

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD MINING: Bellekeno production resumes after wildfire

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver says full production has resumed at its Bellekeno silver-zinc-lead project at Keno City. On Friday, June 22, 2012, a lightning strike triggered a fire 2 km from town and the company’s mill…