Canadian Mining Journal


Chieftain Metals Corp


  • COPPER-ZINC: Tulsequah Chief mine fails to find new owner

    August 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Black Loon Metals, a private company, has reportedly backed away from a deal to purchase the former Tulsequah Chief copper-zinc mine 100 km south of Atlin. The mine was closed 60 years ago, but acid drainage continues

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

  • News

    COMMENT: Is BC becoming mining friendly?

    January 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Two recent news releases point toward removing roadblocks from the Prosperity and Tulsequah Chief projects. With two rulings by the BC Minister of Environment, the province appears to move closer to being a mining friendly place to find a…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Chieftain choses barge company for Tulsequah Chief shipments

    November 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Chieftain Metals Corp. is moving toward production next year at the Tulsequah Chief zinc-copper-gold project 100 km south of Atlin. Part of the development plan calls for barging materials and supplies…

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    ZINC-GOLD-COPPER: Feasibility optimized for Chieftain’s Tulsequah project

    October 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Capex is reduced and production costs will be in the bottom quartile of zinc cash costs, according to the optimized feasibility study prepared for the Tulsequah Chief zinc-gold-copper-silver-lead project of Toronto’s…

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    COMMENT: Taku River Tlingit toss monkey wrench into Tulsequah Chief project

    February 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A lawsuit filed on Dec. 17 by the Taku River Tlingit First Nation could derail plans by Chieftain Metals to develop its Tulsequah Chief base and precious metals project 100 km south of Atlin. The legal challenge seeks to void the environmental…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Chieftain Metals, Teck and White Tiger

    April 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Chieftain Metals of Toronto has expanded its technical team with the addition of Gary MacSporran as director of technical services. His experience includes management, rock mechanics, underground design and optimization, project evaluation and…

  • News

    ZINC-GOLD-COPPER: Chieftain takes fresh look at Tulsequah VMS

    April 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Vancouver has spent the last six months compiling and interpreting over five decades of historical data from the Tulsequah volcanogenic massive sulphide property. As a result of the…

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    ZINC-GOLD-COPPER: Chieftain given final permits for Tulsequah Chief

    February 13, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has received the final permits required to start construction at the Tulsequah Chief zinc-gold-copper mine 100 km south of Atlin. The parks use permit, occupant licenses to cut,…

  • News

    ZINC-GOLD-COPPER: “Robust” results from Tulsequah Chief feasibility

    December 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto says the completed feasibility study is “robust” for its Tulsequah Chief zinc-gold-copper deposit 100 km south of Atlin. The study yielded a pre-tax net present value (8%) of $192.7 million…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Chieftain addresses historic AMD at Tulsequah

    April 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has received the discharge permit for the new water treatment plant it build at the Tulsequah Chief mine project 100 km south of Atlin. The site had a legacy of acid mine drainage from…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Atlantic Industries, Chieftain Metals, Creso Exploration, Cummins Westport, NWT and Nunavut Chamber, Pebble, and Rainy River

    March 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Phil Carroll was recently named senior regional engineer for British Columbia and Yukon by Atlantic Industries Ltd. of Mt. Pearl, NL. He will focus on the transportation and mining sectors.