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Mining News - Tremendous 2022 success for Fireweed
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:10:00 GMT
Whether on purpose or by accident, Fireweed 'just can't stop finding zinc.' Whether it is expanding zinc-lead-silver resources on its flagship Macmillan Pass project in the Yukon, gaining a better understanding of its newly acquired Mactung tungsten project straddling the Yukon-Northwest Territories, or carrying out reconnaissance exploration of its recently staked Gayna River...

Mining News - Study affirms robust Eskay Creek Mine
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:09:00 GMT
A feasibility study for developing a mine at Skeena Resources Ltd.'s Eskay Creek has confirmed that developing an open pit mine at this historic gold-silver project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle remains profitable in today's inflationary environment, even if the price of gold dropped to US$1,400 per ounce and silver was selling for a mere US$14/oz. At US$1,700/oz gold and...

Mining News - Hecla Mining finalizes Alexco acquisition
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:08:00 GMT
Gains ownership of historic Keno Hill Silver Mine in Canada's Yukon With the Sept. 7 purchase of Alexco Resource Corp., Hecla Mining Company is poised to become Canada's largest silver producer by unlocking the enormous high-grade potential of its new Keno Hill Silver District project in the Yukon. The 242-square-kilometer (93 square miles) Keno Hill property covers one of the...

Mining News - Western Alaska drills Waterpump feeder
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:49:00 GMT
Hole 18 cuts 102m of 160 g/t silver, 5.4% zinc, and 5.3% lead next to Illinois Creek fault Western Alaska Minerals Corp. Sept. 22 reported that its 2022 drilling has encountered a zone that fed multiple stages of alternating zinc-dominant sphalerite and lead-silver-dominant galena sulfide mineralization in the high-grade Waterpump Creek carbonate replacement deposit at the company's Illinois...

Accommodation sorted for Sorby Hills
Thu, 15 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Exploration company Boab Metals has secured a 178-room accommodation camp for its 75 per cent-owned Sorby Hills lead-silver project located in Western Australias Kimberley region.

Scoping study confirms Minari Dome potential
Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
A scoping study has confirmed the technical and financial robustness of a proposed stand-alone gold mining and processing operation at Antipa Minerals Minari Dome gold-silver-copper-cobalt project in Western Australia.

Mining News - Ascot drills more gold near Premier Mill
Thu, 25 Aug 2022 14:32:00 GMT
Ascot Resources Ltd. Aug. 24 reported that drilling has cut additional strong gold mineralization at Sebakwe, a discovery zone about 600 meters southwest of the mill on the company's Premier mine project in the Golden Triangle region of British Columbia. Discovered during 2021, this mineralization appears to represent an unmined structure immediately north of the Northern Light and Premier...

Appin workers strike for improved work agreement
Thu, 25 Aug 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Workers at South32s Appin mine at the Illawarra Metallurgical Coal (IMC) operations, New South Wales, will stage a partial strike for a week from Wednesday to negotiate higher pay.

Vedanta not to prune USD 2 billion capex target for FY23: CEO
Wed, 24 Aug 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Oil-to-metals conglomerate Vedanta Ltd on Wednesday said that it will not prune its USD 2 billion capex target for the current financial year despite falling metal prices. Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Ltd, is one of the world's leading oil and gas and metals company with significan't operations in oil and gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, iron ore, steel, and aluminium and power across India, South Africa and Namibia.

South32 halts Dendrobium mine extension
Tue, 23 Aug 2022 00:00:00 GMT
South32 has decided not progress the Dendrobium Next Domain (DND) project at its Illawarra Metallurgical Coal (IMC) operations in New South Wales.

Mining News - Dolly Varden step-out cuts native silver
Thu, 18 Aug 2022 15:06:00 GMT
Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Aug. 10 announced that drilling has cut a wide section of high-grade silver mineralization outside the resource area of the Kitsol Vein near the historic Torbrit Mine on the company's Kitsault Valley project in British Columbia. Located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Stewart, BC, the 63-square-mile (163 square kilometers) Kitsault Valley project is an...

Mining News - Prairie Creek transport benefits agreement
Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:19:00 GMT
NorZinc Ltd. Aug. 17 announced the signing of a transportation corridor benefits agreement with Acho Dene Koe First Nation, whose traditional territory lies along the route for delivering zinc and silver-rich lead concentrates produced at a future Prairie Mine in Northwest Territories to global markets. 'We are pleased to be signing this agreement with the Acho Dene Koe First Nation which...

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