Zinc Mining News

US Supreme Court rejects New Mexico’s suit against Colorado over mine spill

Court did not provide details about its decision to dismiss the case; it just said most magistrates opposed hearing the lawsuit.

Bongara Property Could Potentially Have The Highest Grade Zinc In The World

With stockpiles worldwide hovering at near decade lows and spot prices for zinc sitting at levels not seen since 2006, analysts and industry experts alike agree: a long-term, fundamental shift in the supply/demand metrics for […]

Nickel production to grow for first time since 2013 — report

More supply will likely drag prices lower, as the metal already touched a one-year low of $8,680 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange last week and is down more than 10% this year.

Copper-zinc VMS project changes hands for C$28.8M

A high-grade copper-zinc volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in British Columbia will now be developed by Desert Star Resources (TSXV:DSR).

Nyrstar sells mothballed Mexican zinc mine for $20 million

Despite a hot zinc market, Switzerland-based Nyrstar (EBR:NYR) has unloaded another of its zinc mines, this time the Campo Morado mine in Mexico.

Trump has been good news for miners — Callinex CEO

Trump’s measures to revitalize the mining industry are steps on the right direction, and they will benefit not just the US, but also Canada, said Max Porterfield.

Upcoming Pegmont Resource update will probably indicate lots of upside for Vendetta Mining

With the zinc market on the verge of a potentially huge supply deficit, The Critical Investor examines Vendetta Mining's Pegmont lead-zinc project in Australia.

Greece to take Eldorado Gold to arbitration court over project

Energy minister George Stathakis said the move aims to ensure the company respects its contractual obligations.

CHART: Commodity prices slump to 50-year low against US stocks

S&P500 most expensive compared to commodities since late 1960s despite last year's rally in metals and mineral prices.

Trilogy Metals: waiting to be acquired by South32?

Trilogy Metals’ most recent resource update at the Arctic zone in Alaska was pretty impressive, as the deposit is now expected to contain a pit-constrained (!) resource of 36 million tonnes at an average grade of in excess of 3% copper, 4.23% zinc, 0.73% lead, 0.63 g/t gold and approximately 1.5 ounces of silver per tonne of rock.

Even with iron ore prices diving, NASA fast tracks mission to $10,000 quadrillion asteroid

If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.

In times of rate hikes, industrial metals rise fastest

Tom Beck, senior editor of Portfolio Wealth Global, says in times of rate hikes, industrial metals rise fastest, and in today's world, the type of metals in highest demand by China are going to rise the most.

Blow to iron ore price as Chinese steelmakers opt for scrap

Chinese furnaces make the most of slump in domestic prices to double scrap charge rates which could displace as much as 70 million tonnes of iron ore.

These 4 charts will turn you into a (raging) zinc price bull

Contract treatment charges – an indicator market tightness – fall by most on record while inventories drop to levels last seen in 2008.

$16K in gold bullion up for grabs in new stock-picking contest from Stockpools & Kitco

Junior mining investor enthusiasts will be duelling it out for the big money when the next contest by Stockpools and Kitco is launched the first week of June.

Canada’s Trevali picks up Glencore zinc mines in Africa

The deal, worth about $400 million, will make Trevali the first pure zinc producer with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.

Teck dam deal brings giant Chile copper project in focus

Report says $1.2B hydro sale could provide Vancouver-based company the cash cushion to decide on 270,000 tonnes a year Chile copper mine expansion.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Dozens trapped, two killed in Iranian coal mine explosion

The blast took place at a mine located in Iran's northern Golestan province on Wednesday morning.

Gwen Preston on Darnley Bay's Pine Point project

Darnley Bay has only owned the Pine Point project for four months. In that time they have already shown that a new mine on this historic zinc asset makes a lot of sense.

South32 buys stake in Canada’s Arizona Mining for $81 million

The Perth-based miner has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of the Canadian junior at a price of $2.45 per share, or about 15% of Arizona Mining’s outstanding shares.

Copper, lead, zinc prices to stay on the boil

New World Bank outlook for commodities predict 32% price jump for zinc and 18% for copper and lead, but outlook for nickel price in 2017 is murky.

Sandvik starts the year with better-than-expected profit

Miners have begun spending in equipment again, the Swedish firm's results show.

INVESTIGATION: Is tiny zinc stock poised for massive gains?

A zinc explorer's make or break moment

Peru’s copper output slightly up

The Ministry of Energy and Mines revealed that the country’s copper production rose by 5.42% in February