Canadian Mining Journal


Alexco Resource Corp


  • News

    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…

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    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…

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    GOLD MINE: Former Brewery Creek mine changes hands

    February 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Golden Predator Corp. of Vancouver has bought up a 100% interest in the former Brewery Creek gold mine 55 km east of Dawson City from previous owner Alexco Resource Corp. subject to a 2% net smelter return. Golden Predator will…

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    SILVER RESOURCES: Alexco rounds up 12M+ oz at Lucky Queen and Onek

    July 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has announced the initial resource estimate for its Lucky Queen and Onek deposits, an estimate of over 12.8 million oz of silver. The deposits are located in the Keno Hill Silver District where Alexco…

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    Showing Investors

    February 1, 2011 by Brian O'Hara

    Mining and exploration companies are now paying increasing attention to individual investors. With the constrained credit markets of the last two years, increasing focus is placed on investors who are buying new equity issues. Projects,…

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Bellekeno mine reaches commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-headquartered Alexco Resource Corp. declared its Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc project reached commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011. The underground mine and conventional flotation plant are located in the Keno Hill Silver…