Lead Mining News

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.

Aurania discovers high grade silver-zinc-lead at Ecuador gold project

By market close on Friday, Aurania Resources' stock was up 6%. 

UK explorer makes high-grade silver discovery in Ethiopia

The discovery was made at the Daro project, located in the Tigray Regional State of northern Ethiopia.

Group Eleven updates resource at Ballinalack

Group Eleven based its estimate on 102 diamond drill holes totaling 26,042 metres using 40- by 40-metre grid.

Tinka boosts zinc, tin resources at Ayawilca in Peru

The deposit is believed to be the largest undeveloped tin resource outside of a producing camp in Peru.

Canadian Delrey completes IPO and phase one exploration at Sunset

Delrey Metals has finished its $165,000 phase one exploration program at its Sunset cobalt-copper-zinc property in BC, Canada.

Osisko cuts 13% zinc and lead in Titan zone at Key Anacon project

The same hole also intersected a separate copper rich zone.

Nyrstar plunges as analyst warns shares will get wiped out

Abandon ship!

Bunker Hill defaults on payments and terminates lease at flagship project

Bunker Hill Mining terminated its lease and option agreement to acquire the Bunker Hill zinc-lead-silver mine in Idaho after missing US$400,000 in property payments

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Go Cobalt to earn 100% interest in vanadium mine in Quebec

Barachois is a sedimentary hosted vanadium-selenium-silver-lead-zinc prospect that covers 1,801 hectares.

Wolfden cuts more high grade at Pickett Mountain

A resource estimate for Pickett Mountain is to be released before the end of year based on modelling of historical and recent drill results.

Osisko drills multiple high grade zones at Key Anacon

The Key Anacon project includes two known Bathurst type volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits – Main and Titan. They occur in the same stratigraphic horizon that hosted both the Brunswick No.12 and No.6 zinc-lead deposits.

Cantex drills spectacular base metal grades at North Rackla

Say “North Rackla” and think of very good base metal grades.

Lead, the bull market no-one wants to buy into

Lead has all the hallmarks of a classic bull commodity story.

Wolverine Mine could be sold soon

The mine has been closed since 2015 after Yukon Zinc lost over $100 million in each of the three years it was in production.

Idaho reaches deal over abandoned silver-lead mine

The state may have a major cleanup ahead at the abandoned Triumph silver and lead mine.

New PEA suggests Ascendant could reduce operating costs at El Mochito

Ascendant is in the middle of a 30,000 metre infill drill program at El Mochito as it tries to increase mine life and reserves.

Zinc, lead, other metals debut trading on Shanghai physical platform

Total volume reached 252 million yuan ($36.3 million).

Spanish environmentalists demand mine closures

The activists expressed their complaints at the European Parliament.

B.C’s historical Kootenay-Boundary district mining region gathers attention

Golden Dawn Minerals, KG Exploration Inc. and GGX Gold Corp. are among the companies setting foot in the area.

Bear kills mining contractor in Alaska

Mine personnel are securing the area and working with state and federal authorities to investigate the situation.

Japan's Mitsui Mining expects H2 zinc output to rise 3.6 pct y/y

Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co Ltd plans to produce 114,600 tonnes of refined zinc during October-March in the 2018/19 financial year.

Sun Metals Corp. added to Oxygen Capital’s fold

Integrated mining development company rolls investment dice on its first major B.C. project.

Central Asia Metals hunts for acquisitions

Base metals under pressure from trade tensions.