Canadian Mining Journal


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    RANKED: Top 10 zinc mines in the world

    December 2, 2020 by Editor

    Global zinc production is poised to rise over the coming years as elevated prices encourage miners to restart idled capacity and begin production at new mines. Using production data provided by Miningintelligence, MINING.COM takes a look at the 10 biggest

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    Callinex drills high-grade copper in Rainbow discovery stepout in Manitoba

    November 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Callinex Mines has released assay results for hole PBM-113-W1, which returned high-grade copper in a stepout hole focused on expanding the Rainbow discovery, first announced on Sept. 9, at its Pine Bay project in Manitoba’s Flin Flon district. The drillhole

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    Kutcho starts feasibility on BC copper-zinc project

    November 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Kutcho Copper has started work on a feasibility study on its namesake high-grade copper-zinc development project in northwestern B.C. The company has hired CSA Global Consultants to lead the study preparation. In the press release, Vince Sorace, Kutcho’s president and

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    HudBay resumes mining at 777 after hoist incident

    October 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Underground mining has resumed at HudBay Minerals‘ 777 mine in Flin Flon, Man., two weeks after a hoist rope detached from the skip at the operation, causing the skip to fall to the bottom of the shaft. Damage to the

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    Unigold stock takes off on Candelones drill results

    October 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Dominican Republic-focused miner Unigold has released results from its ongoing drilling at the Candelones Extension deposit, part of the company’s 210.3-sq.-km Neita concession. Recent drilling was designed to test potential epithermal feeder systems at Targets B and C at the

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    Rockcliff completes earn-in on Bur property in Manitoba

    October 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Developer Rockcliff Metals has met the required exploration spend to earn a 100% interest in the 39.8-sq.-km Bur copper-zinc property in Manitoba, 28 km from the town of Snow Lake. To earn this stake, Rockcliff spent approximately $3 million on

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    Rockcliff expands wholly owned Tower deposit

    September 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent drill results from Rockliff Metals’ wholly owned Tower property in central Manitoba have increased the strike length of the Tower deposit to 1,000 metres and hit mineralization at depths of approximately 800 metres. Based on potential for

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    Callinex says Pine Bay could revitalise Flin Flon

    September 22, 2020 by Carl Williams

    The Flin Flon mining district, which straddles Manitoba and Saskatchewan, hosts Hudbay Minerals’ (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) 777 mine. The underground mine, which has been producing base and precious metals since 2004 and employs over 800 people, is approaching the end

  • Mexican gov’t scraps key mining post in austerity drive

    September 3, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Mining companies operating in Mexico are showing concern, after the country’s government scrapped the mining sub-secretary post, one of the Ministry of Economy units, as part of a broader austerity drive on Tuesday. The move, said local mining groups that

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    Hudbay acquires majority stake in Talbot project

    August 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Hudbay Minerals is now the majority owner and operator of the Talbot project in Manitoba, after it exercised its right to buy back a 2% interest in the property from mining junior Rockcliff Metals. As consideration for the buy-back, Hudbay

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    Sun Peak advances Shire polymetallic project in Ethiopia

    August 24, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    David Daoud, vice-president of exploration and geology at newly listed Sun Peak Metals (TSXV: PEAK), was part of the exploration teams that discovered the Bisha and Asmara gold deposits in Eritrea when he worked for Nevsun Resources and its sister company, Sunridge

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    Taseko maintains production through pandemic

    June 11, 2020 by Dan Sekulich

    While gold miners have been stealing the pandemic limelight as that precious metal’s price has soared, copper miners have struggled with the collapse of their main markets, like China, and the closure of major production mines in places like Chile