Lead Mining News

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.

Osisko Metals releases more high-grade drill results from Pine Point

Jeff Hussey, describes Pine Point as “unique among its peer group,” because of the rarity of open-pit zinc assets.

Canada’s Vendetta receives positive PEA for Australian lead-zinc project

The assessment revealed that Pegmont has a mine life of 10 years at 3,000 tonne per day open pit followed by an underground operation.

Pacific Bay extends Meteor Boot at Haskins-Reed in BC

The company tested targets near the Meteor zone, where 2011 drilling cut 17.5 metres grading 88.35 grams silver, 1.11% lead and 3.39% zinc.

Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

Teck’s Zinc and Health program has reached 100 million people worldwide since 2011.

Trevali announces executive overhaul

By Thusday afternoon, Trevali's stock had dropped 10%.

Mining the Americas in 2019 — a forecast

Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.

NorZinc signs land use agreement with Dene

The agreement covers the construction and operation of an all season road connecting the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine and the Liard Highway.

Osisko Metals offers 2018 highlights, 2019 outlook

Last February the company acquired Pine Point Mining and initiated the largest active drill program in the Northwest Territories.

Human activity creates 208 new mineral species

Study shows mining has sparked "unparalleled inorganic compound diversification" like rabbittite at Lucky Strike, Utah and a handful found on smelter walls

Copper price falls despite China's promise of more 'economic miracles'

Industrial metal prices tumble as President Xi's defiant speech intensifies trade war fears, offer little on economic stimulus or market reforms.

Constantine boosts resource at Palmer with second deposit

Palmer is a volcanogenic massive sulphide-sulphate joint venture project between Constantine and Dowa Metals and Mining, Constantine owns 51% of the project and is its operator.

Imperial Metals hires BMO to speed up restructuring — sources

The company produces copper and gold at its Red Chris, Mount Polley and Huckleberry mines and lead and zinc at half-owned Ruddock Creek mine, all in British Columbia.

OK2 buys three mines in Scandinavia

Together with the acquisition, the Vancouver-based miner will change its name to Norra Metals Corp.