Lead Mining News

Interactive map pinpoints lead battery energy storage installations globally

Lead battery-powered energy storage highlighted by research consortium’s online map.

Osisko Metals intersects more shallow, high-grade at Pine Point, NWT

The company intends to update a portion of its inferred resource to the indicated category before the end of the year.

Sable expands Margarita with best intercept to date

The company is targeting the project’s Margarita Vein, where it recently drilled the project’s best intercept to date.

Osisko Metals re-analyzes Key Anacon, seeks greenfield targets

The company has applied an innovative geological analysis of the Key Anacon deposit and the Bathurst Mining Camp, and pinpointed 10 new greenfield exploration targets.

Kinross takes 9.7% stake in Wolfden Resources

The two companies will form of a committee to explore Wolfden’s Pickett Mountain volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposit in Maine.

China Jan-Feb refined copper output rises 6.3% year-over-year — stats bureau

Output reached 1.34 million tonnes, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

China's strong imports help explain low LME metal stock

Refined metal has been flowing in significant quantities to China, reducing availability in the rest of the world.

Stunning footage of Australia copper, lead, zinc train derailment

Clean-up starts after devastating floods in Queensland derail 80-wagon train carrying metal concentrates from Glencore's Mount Isa mines.

Australia's Queensland rail moves up flooded track repairs to end-April

The 1,000-km (620-mile) rail line is used by miners including Glencore, MMG Ltd and South 32 to carry zinc and lead concentrate from the Mt Isa region.

Brucejack, Silvertip among British Columbia’s biggest recent successes

No other province or territory has had two new precious metal mines reach commercial production less than 15 months apart.

Osisko releases maiden estimate for Key Anacon, Gilmour

With a 5.5% zinc equivalent cut-off, indicated resources in the Key Anacon Main and Titan zones total 2.0 million tonnes grading 5.77% zinc, 2.38% lead, 0.22% copper, and 68.90 g/t silver.

Annual gold output to double at Lalor mine, says Hudbay

The Lalor mine will then be joining the ranks of primary gold producers as one of the lowest sustaining costs in the industry.

Wolfden reports drill results at Orvan Brook

The deposit has historical resources of 2.7 million tonnes grading 0.59% zinc, 1.7% lead, 0.40% copper, 72.0 g/t silver, and 1.0 g/t gold.

Plunging inventories have zinc bulls ready to run

Could we be looking at another run in the zinc price like in 2017, when it spiked from $1.19 a pound to $1.61 within only six months (+35%)?

Silver One starts drilling at Peñasco Quemado in Mexico

Historical measured and indicated resource at the property are of 2.57 million tonnes at a grade of 117 g/t Ag for a silver resource of 9.63 million ounces.

Casa options Keaper polymetallic project in British Columbia

The optionee must spend $4 million on exploration, pay Casa $550,000 and issue Casa 2.5 million shares in yearly stages.

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Yauricocha's reserves are, in the proven category, 1.8 million tonnes and a little over 7 million tonnes in the probable category.

Boliden Q4 core profit ahead of expectations, total dividend below

The company proposed a total shareholder payout of 13 crowns per share, composed of an ordinary dividend of 8.75 crowns and an extra payment of 4.25 crowns through an automatic share redemption.

Australia flooding to disrupt lead, zinc concentrate rail shipments

The 1,000 km (620 mile) rail line is used by miners including Glencore, MMG Ltd and South 32 to carry zinc and lead concentrate from the Mt Isa region.

Osisko cuts 9.15% Zn+Pb and 0.54% Cu at Key Anacon

Osisko Metals considers the exploration potential to be high both at Key Anacon and adjacent properties it owns.

Goldplay counts 47m equivalent ounces silver at San Marcial

The indicated resource totals 7.6 million tonnes grading 117 g/t silver, 0.5% zinc and 0.3% lead.

Trilogy Metals, South32 increase exploration budget for Alaska projects

Each company will contribute an additional $1 million for exploration at the Upper Kobuk mineral projects.

Everything you need to know about VMS deposits

People are often not aware of where their most prized devices really come from.

High grades discovered at historic Gumsberg project in Sweden

The zinc-silver-lead-gold project is located in the Bergslagen district, first mined in the 13th century.

Lead production expected to grow in 2019 – report

Wood Mackenzie forecasts that global lead production will increase in 2019 by about 250 kt.