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  • Aerial view of 50-person exploration camp and drill core storage in Northern BC.

    Teck rents Northern BC camp from ZincX

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated May 9, 2024

    5-person camp will serve as headquarters for 2024 exploration at Teck, Korea Zinc's Cirque project. ZincX Resources Corp. April 30 announced that Teck Resources Ltd. is renting its Akie camp to support mineral exploration in Northern British Columbia. The Akie camp was established to support exploration along ZincX's expansive land package that includes 11 zinc exploration properties covering a 140-kilometer- (87 miles) long stretch of the Kechika Trough in northcentral B.C....

  • The Red Dog Mine processing facilities reflect off the water on a summer day.

    Teck launches Zinc Satellite Initiative

    Shane Lasley|Updated Feb 10, 2023

    The global transition to renewable energy is demanding enormous quantities of copper and zinc, two metals that are a specialty of Teck Resources Ltd. To help leverage its global portfolio to help fill the growing demand for copper, Teck launched Project Satellite in 2017. This initiative focused primarily on five copper assets in the Americas, including the Galore Creek and Schaft Creek projects in Northern British Columbia. According to a 2018 calculation, Galore Creek hosts...

  • Aerial view of exploration camp and drill core storage at Akie zinc project.

    ZincX scans Cardiac Creek, Mt. Alcock

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Nov 17, 2022

    ZincX Resources Corp. Nov. 15 reported that it has received high-resolution lidar data that will aid future exploration and development on Akie and Mt. Alcock, two of 11 properties that make up the company's expansive land package that covers a 140-kilometer- (87 miles) long stretch of the Kechika Trough in Northern British Columbia. The Cardiac Creek deposit at Akie, the most advanced of the properties fully owned by ZincX, hosts 22.7 million metric tons of indicated...

  • A rainbow at the Lik zinc exploration project in Northwest Alaska.

    Teck launches Zinc Satellite initiative

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Jun 2, 2022

    With global zinc demand outpacing supply and the transition to renewable energy creating even more need for the galvanizing metal, Teck Resources Ltd. has launched an initiative to realize value from its portfolio of world-class zinc development assets – most of which are in Alaska and Northern British Columbia. "The market outlook for zinc is strong, due to declining production from existing primary zinc mines, underinvestment in global exploration for zinc, and long-term d...

  • ZincX Resources Cardiac Creek deposit Kechika Trough British Columbia

    ZincX reports initial 2021 drill results

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    ZincX Resources Corp. Sept. 23 announced that assay results show that the first hole of its 2021 drill program cut a broad envelope of zinc-lead-silver mineralization at the Cardiac Creek deposit on the company's Kechika properties, an expansive land package that covers a 140-kilometer- (87 miles) long stretch of the Kechika Trough in Northern British Columbia. The Kechika regional project encompasses 11 properties that stretch northwest from Akie – (from south to north) P...

  • ZincX Resources British Columbia Canada Kechika Trough region Cardiac Creek

    ZincX identifies priority Kechika targets

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 11, 2021

    ZincX Resources Corp. Feb. 24 reports that a district-wide evaluation of its Kechika regional zinc properties has identified 19 high-priority targets across this expansive land package that covers a 140-kilometer- (87 miles) long stretch of the Kechika Trough in northern British Columbia. The Kechika regional project encompasses 11 properties that stretch northwest from Akie – (from south to north) Pie, Cirque East, Yuen, Yuen North, Mt. Alcock, Kwad, Weiss, Bear-Spa, D...

  • Cariac Creek Akie zinc lead silver deposit British Columbia

    Tongling to invest in 2020 Akie program

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 26, 2020

    ZincX Resources Corp. April 6 announced its largest shareholder, Tongling Non-Ferrous Metals of China, has agreed to participate in the funding of a 2020 drill program at Akie, a project toward the southern end of ZincX' 140-kilometer- (87 miles) long Kechika Trough zinc-lead property in northern British Columbia. A 2018 preliminary economic assessment for the Cardiac Creek deposit on Akie envisions a 4,000-metric ton underground mine providing ore for a 3,...

  • ZincX drilling targets Cardiac Creek core

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    ZincX Resources Corp. June 19 announced the start of a 2,500-meter drill program at its Akie zinc project in northern British Columbia. Focused on the central high-grade core of the Cardiac Creek deposit, this drilling is targeting the initial five years of future mine production identified in a preliminary economic assessment completed in 2018. The PEA contemplates a 4,000-metric ton underground mine at Cardiac Creek providing ore for a 3,000-metric-ton-per-day mill that is...

  • Large zinc property Kechika Trough north central British Columbia

    ZincX tests targets near Cardiac Creek

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    ZincX Resources Corp. Nov. 17 reported the final results from a 2,013-meter drill program that tested four high-priority regional targets on its Akie zinc-lead-silver property in northern British Columbia. Akie – one in a series of property blocks owned by ZincX that blanket roughly 140 kilometers (85 miles) of the Kechika SEDEX belt in northeastern B.C. – hosts the Cardiac Creek deposit. In June, the company published a preliminary economic assessment for Cardiac Creek tha...

  • Canada Zinc Metals Akie zinc lead property Kechika SEDEX belt BC

    Compelling PEA for Cardiac Creek zinc mine

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    ZincX Resources Corp. June 20 released a preliminary economic assessment that provides the first look at the development of a mine at the company's Cardiac Creek zinc-lead deposit on the Akie property in northern British Columbia. The PEA contemplates a 4,000-metric ton underground mine providing ore for a 3,000-metric-ton-per-day mill that is expected to produce 3.27 billion pounds of zinc and 362 million lb of lead over an initial 18-year mine life. This is based on the...

  • Zinc, lead exploration project northern BC Canada Zinc Metals, ZincX

    ZincX eyes new targets as it awaits PEA

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    ZincX Resources Corp. (formerly Canada Zinc Metals) June 7 announced plans for a 2,500-meter drill program focused on exploration targets at Akie, one of 11 zinc-lead-silver properties owned by the company that blanket 79,870 hectares (197,359 acres) of the Kechika SEDEX (sedimentary exhalative) belt in northeastern British Columbia. ZincX has divided this land package into two projects – Akie, which hosts the Cardiac Creek deposit, and the Kechika regional, a series of p...

  • ZincX Resources Kechika SEDEX belt map Canada Zinc Metals Akie property

    Rebranded Canada Zinc Metals now ZincX

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Canada Zinc Metals Corp. May 7 announced that it has changed its name to ZincX Resources Corp., part of a rebranding initiative to highlight and distinguish the company in the expanding junior zinc space. ZincX owns zinc-lead-silver properties that blanket 79,870 hectares (197,359 acres) of the Kechika SEDEX (sedimentary exhalative) belt in northeastern British Columbia. The rebranded company has divided this land package into two projects – Akie, which hosts the Cardiac Creek...

  • Golden opportunities outweigh BC policy

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Whether it be precious metals such as gold and silver, base metals like copper and zinc, or battery metals like nickel and cobalt, northern British Columbia is rich in the type of metal deposits that junior mining companies are hoping to discover and majors are wanting to mine. Couple this mineral endowment with good infrastructure – especially stacked up against the other jurisdictions in the North of 60 Mining News coverage area – and northern B.C. continues to draw str... Full story

  • ZincX targets Cardiac Creek zinc upgrades

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Following the 2018 preliminary economic assessment for Cardiac Creek, ZincX Resources Corp. completed a 2,347-meter drill program this year that targeted the initial five years of future mine production proposed in the scoping level study for this zinc deposit on the Akie property in northern British Columbia. The PEA contemplates a 4,000-metric ton underground mine at Cardiac Creek providing ore for a 3,000-metric-ton-per-day mill that is expected to produce 3.27 billion...

  • Teck explores Alaska, B.C. for zinc, copper

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Aug 14, 2020

    Teck Resources Ltd.'s northern exploration had two major focal points – ensuring the Red Dog District in Northwest Alaska continues as a significant source of global zinc supply well into the 21st century and a rekindled interest in advancing the Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle closer to production. The renewed and increased activities at Galore Creek follows Newmont Mining's 2018 acquisition of Novagold Resources Inc.'s 50 p... Full story

  • Mining Explorers 2018 British Columbia BC mining and mineral exploration

    A century of Premier northern BC mining

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Mar 1, 2019

    In 1918, the Premier gold mine opened a few miles north of Stewart, a mining town that is the southern gateway to British Columbia's famed Golden Triangle. Over the ensuing 34 years, this underground operation churned out some 2 million ounces of gold and 45 million oz of silver, making it the largest gold producer in North America during that era. A century later, Premier continues to be in play and modern exploration is unveiling the vast mineral potential that northern... Full story

  • Former Canadian Zinc Metals exploration company northern BC

    ME2018: ZincX Resources Corp.

    Updated Nov 1, 2018

    Canada Zinc Metals Corp. changed its name to ZincX Resources Corp. in May, part of a rebranding initiative to highlight and distinguish the explorer in the expanding junior zinc space. ZincX owns zinc-lead-silver properties that blanket 79,870 hectares (197,359 acres) of the Kechika SEDEX (sedimentary exhalative) belt in northeastern British Columbia. The rebranded company has divided this land package into two projects – Akie, which hosts the Cardiac Creek deposit, and the K... Full story

  • Zinc lead silver exploration drilling Red Dog District Northwest Alaska

    ME2018: Teck Resources Ltd.

    Updated Nov 1, 2018

    Teck Resources Ltd. is investing roughly US$110 million on mill upgrades at its Red Dog Mine that will help ensure strong zinc production from this Northwest Alaska zinc operation until at least 2031. This current life expectancy for Red Dog is based on 57.6 million metric tons of reserves averaging 13.6 percent (13.9 billion pounds) zinc and 3.9 percent (2.5 billion lb) lead. Aktigiruq, a large and high-grade zinc target roughly five miles northwest of the current... Full story