Yukon Zinc Corporation

Construction at Yukon Zinc's Wolverine property. Barbados-based Griffin Mining and a Chinese group have announced competing bids to take over the company, with their sights set on the silver-rich polymetallic Wolverine project in the Yukon.

Chinese, Griffin battle over Yukon Zinc

VANCOUVER — Yukon Zinc (YZC-V) has meticulously advanced the silver-rich polymetallic Wolverine project in the Yukon for most of a decade without so much as a whiff of a takeover. Now, with the fully…

Blue Note Mining hopes to strike the right chord

It cost a king’s ransom of $97 million but Blue Note Mining (BN-T, BNMFF-O) chief executive Michael Judson believes the resuscitation of two old zinc-lead mines in northern New Brunswick will be worth…

Atna and Canyon to merge (November 26, 2007)

Vancouver — In a deal valued at $25.3 million, Atna Resources (ATN-T, ATNAF-O) and Canyon Resources (CAU-X) have decided to merge, creating a gold exploration and production company focused on the we…

Yukon Zinc in $140M Float

Yukon Zinc (YZC-V, YZCCF-O) has announced a $140-million financing for its Wolverine zinc project in the southeastern Yukon.

An aerial view of the upper portal at Yukon Zinc's Wolverine polymetallic deposit, in the southeastern region of the Yukon.

Yukon Zinc Pulls in US$140M for Wolverine

Vancouver — In a significant step towards financing the polymetallic Wolverine project, Yukon Zinc (YZC-V, YZCCF-O) has secured a US$140-million senior debt facility from Barclays Capital.

Pacifica to spin off non-Selwyn projects

Vancouver — Aspiring zinc developer Pacifica Resources (PAX-V, PCFRF-O) plans to reorganize itself into a pair of new companies to better realize market value for its mineral projects outside of its …

YUKON ZINCAn aerial view of the Upper Portal in the Wolverine camp.

Revised feasibility study buoys Yukon Zinc

Vancouver — Yukon Zinc (YZC-V, YZCCF-O) has tabled an “optimized feasibility study” that indicates positive economics for its Wolverine polymetallic project in the Finlayson District of southeastern …

James Whyte

Pacifica Finding More Mineralization at Howards Pass

Large base metal deposits discovered in northern Canada during the 1970s all faced the same obstacles to development: first, the costs of building mines and mills in areas with few or no roads, and se…

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