There has been a solid but quiet performer in the commodities sector recently. Flying largely under most investors’ radar is zinc, up 3.9% in 2014.
Canada Zinc Metals Mining News
TomaGold corporation awards DIAGNOS a contract to use its artificial intelligence technology to target gold and copper
DIAGNOS will assist Tomagold by using its CARDS (Computer Aided Resource Detection Software) technology, which makes it possible to identify the sites having the same signature as known mines and deposits.
Zinc and cobalt often fall into that esoteric metals category called byproduct, meaning they are generally an afterthought for miners who are keen at getting at, say, nickel or copper deposits. Still, both metals are being increasingly targeted for their use in growing markets, such as rechargeable batteries for electric cars.