Lead Mining News

EPA to clean up wastewater at 26 Colorado mines

The selected areas are known for presenting high levels of aluminum, cadmium, copper, iron, lead and/or zinc.

Metal prices, financing, exploration and assays are all up

No longer under water.

Silver miners’ Q1’18 fundamentals

The major silver miners’ stocks remain deeply out of favor, languishing near multi-year lows.

China metals companies trade on Shanghai exchange's new platform

It will expand to include more commodities, including zinc, lead, nickel, tin and silver, in the next step.

Fireweed files a PEA with a pre-tax IRR of 32%

The pre-production capital expenditure is $404M, which includes $105 million of capital cost required to upgrade the government-owned North Canol Road.

Rio Tinto about to offload stake in Grasberg mine for $3.5 billion

Company confirmed is in talks to sell its stake in the world’s second largest copper mine to Indonesia’s Inalum.

Eldorado to soon obtain permit for processing plant in Greece, minister hints

The country’s energy ministry said he aimed to address the company's development plans in the coming weeks and according to a recent arbitration, which favoured Eldorado.

Lead price comes roaring back

"Lead from a raw materials side is probably the tightest commodity market out there."

Louis Dreyfus completes $466 mln sale of metals unit to Chinese fund

The metals business is one of the largest copper, zinc and lead concentrates merchants worldwide, according to Louis Dreyfus.

Workers seek partner to buy and operate aging Peru smelter

La Oroya polymetallic smelter had been operated by Doe Run Peru, a unit of the U.S.-based Renco Group, from 1997 until the company went bankrupt in 2009 and its assets were transferred to a group of former creditors.

China's metals trade is facing a year of upheaval: Andy Home

China's trade in industrial metals looks set for significant upheaval this year as the country adapts to fast-evolving supply chains.

Canadian miner halts operations in Peru due to community protests

Pan American Silver management has engaged with the protesters in a mediation process.

Spanish activists reject reopening of Los Frailes mine

On the 20th anniversary of the breach of the tailings pond at the Los Frailes mine in Spain, environmental organizations held a press conference to alert the public about the possibility of a similar accident taking place.

Eldorado scores key win in row with Greece over projects

Ruling rejects the Greek State's motion that Eldorado's technical study for a metallurgy plant in the country’s Stratoni Valley, was in breach of any agreements between the parts.

Indonesia's Inalum expects to line up Freeport sale bank financing soon

Indonesia's state mining holding company expects to reach an agreement soon on bank financing to buy a controlling stake in the local unit of Freeport McMoran Inc.

Canadian miner could reopen centenary Idaho mine

Toronto-based Bunker Hill Mining Co. would consider reopening its namesake mine on a limited basis by the end of the year.

British Columbia to reform Environmental Assessment Process in the fall

Environmental assessments already underway will continue under the current process.

Puma Exploration and Trevali Mining Corporation enter into strategic development and exploration alliance

 Puma Exploration announced the signature of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Trevali Mining Corporation for the development of the Murray Brook Deposit.

Great Atlantic to drill for base/precious metals in New Brunswick

The company has just received a diamond drilling permit for up to 10 holes.

The periodic table of commodity returns

If for some reason, you still think that the commodity markets are predictable, today’s chart provides a nice piece of humble pie.

European metals technology companies want to lead anti-corruption fight

Following the 2016 launching of the Collective Action Initiative for the Metals Technology Industry, the program announced today that it has added a new member.

Planetary Resources a step closer to mining asteroids with spacecraft launch

Data obtained from the Arkyd-6 will be use in the development of the Arkyd-301, Planetary Resources next spacecraft platform and the beginning of its space resource exploration program.

Indonesia sets framework for Freeport to yield control of Grasberg mine

Indonesia state-owned holding Asahan Aluminum, or Inalum, would grab a 41.64% stake in the local unit of Freeport, which increases its current ownership in it to 51%.

Mickey Fulp – tax loss selling, base metals, and precious metals

Fulp shares how to be selective in buying particular issuers within specific date range that have produced fairly consistent returns ranging from 10% to 50%!

Silver-lead-zinc-mine to re-open in New South Wales

The town of Broken Hill, New South Wales, will have something to shout about in the new year.