Canadian Mining Journal



  • ZINC-LEAD: New name as Canadian Zinc gears up for Prairie Creek fundraising

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. is gearing up for the final push of fundraising for its Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver project in the Northwest Territories. Management will ask that the company be reorganized at its annual general and special meeting to

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    POTASH: Encanto de-risks Muskowekwan project

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Encanto Potash Corp. of Vancouver has developed a strategic plan to advance its proposed potash solution mine located on Muskowekwan First Nation land to shovel ready status. Since Richard Lively joined the company earlier this month, Encanto has

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    COBALT: Castle drilling yields high grades for Canada Cobalt

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Vancouver says it is making good progress at the former Castle cobalt-silver mine near the town of Cobalt. The first underground level has been rehabilitated so that underground drilling can be done on cobalt-rich

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    DIAMONDS: Star orders plant for Star-Orion bulk sample

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon has ordered a 30-t/h bulk sample plant for its Star-Orion project about 60 km east of Prince Albert. The plant will be built by Consulmet Pty in South Africa and shipped in modular,

  • ZINC-LEAD: Canadian Zinc welcomes $20M investment

    May 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Canadian Zinc Corp. has entered into an equity financing arrangement with a subsidiary of Resource Capital Fund. The fund will purchase 100 million Canadian Zinc shares at $0.20 per share. The subsidiary will also be issued 50 million

  • Azarga Uranium to merge with URZ Energy

    May 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The merger of Azarga Uranium (TSX: AZZ; US-OTC: PWURF) and URZ Energy (TSXV: URZ; US-OTC: URZZF) will create a new uranium development company focused on in situ recovery (ISR) uranium deposits in the United States. Azarga controls six uranium assets in the U.S. and

  • GOLD: White River FN want panel review for Goldcorp’s Coffee project

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Although Goldcorp, headquartered in Vancouver, enjoys the support of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in community for its proposed Coffee gold development, the White River First Nation (WRFN) insists that the project undergo a full panel review from the Yukon Environmental

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    GOLD: Fenelon bulk sampling fully funded says Wallbridge

    May 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Wallbridge Mining of Toronto has secured all the funding necessary to take a 35,000-tonne bulk sample a its Fenelon gold property 75 km northwest of Matagami. The existing pit and underground workings have been dewatered, and a 79-person

  • GOLD: Goldcorp reaches agreement with local community for Coffee work

    May 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Goldcorp and the local Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) community have reached an agreement that represents a critical milestone in ongoing work at the Coffee gold property 130 km south of Dawson City. A signing ceremony took place on

  • Nemaska Lithium attracts financing for Whabouchi

    April 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nemaska Lithium (TSX: NMX; US-OTC: NMKEF) has landed two big financing deals in as many weeks with Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. and private equity firm Orion Mine Finance. The two companies agreed this month to put their shoulders to

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    COBALT: eCobalt readies Idaho cobalt project for construction

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO –  eCobalt Solutions of Vancouver is ramping up pre-construction activities at its 100% Idaho Cobalt Project (ICP) near the town of Salmon. The project is the only permitted primary cobalt mine in the United States. eCobalt says portions of

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Shaft 1 at Ivanhoe’s Platreef reaches 750 metres

    April 23, 2018 by Ivanhoe, Platreef

    SOUTH AFRICA – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines says the fist shaft at its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper mine 280 km northeast of Johannesburg has reached the 750 metre level. A station is to be built at this level to provide access for initial