Zinc Mining News

Miners to spend $21 billion in exploration by 2025

Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.

Eldorado to begin production at its Greek Olympias mine by year-end

The Canadian miner also said it has obtained better terms for concentrate sales from the project, which are likely to add 15,000 ounces of payable gold production a year.

Rio Tinto may take over Pistol Bay’s uranium assets sooner than expected

The world's second largest miner gave Pistol a $75K cash injection in an effort to own the Saskatchewan-based properties before the end of 2019.

New mine in Iran to add 800,000 tonnes of zinc concentrate every year

Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO) signed a $1-billion deal with private investors over the weekend to build the mine.

How to build a mine

There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.

Making the grade: understanding exploration results

The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.

The 5 biggest private funds investing in mining

Denver is the global capital of private capital raising for investment in the metals and mining sector.

$5.5 billion private capital ready to invest in mining

"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.

Callinex acquires the high-grade Tara Lake VMS Deposit near Flin Flon, MB

Callinex Mines Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Big Island Project located 10 km east from HudBay's processing facilities in Flin Flon, Manitoba.

North Korea admits six died in iron ore mine accident

Seven miners were initially trapped after the Jan. 9 incident at the Unryul iron ore mine, but only one survived.

Zinc price rally is back on

Zinc ends week up 6.7% – RBC says more price gains ahead.

America’s infrastructure shortfall could be an investor’s best friend

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its report card on the condition of America’s infrastructure, and for the second time since 2013, our nation’s roads, bridges, waterways, airports and more scored a barely-passing D+.

Glencore sells two Africa zinc mines to Canada’s Trevali

The $400 million-deal will make of Trevali the first pure zinc company with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.

Greenland closer to building world’s fifth-largest uranium mine

The Kvanefjeld project would also be the world’s second-biggest rare earths operation.

John Kaiser at PDAC 2017: “Discovery exploration is back”

John Kaiser also talks Donald Trump and warning signs for speculators

Darnley Bay Resources: Bringing an old zinc district back to life

Several zinc mines have shut down in the past few years due to depletion, and the warehouse inventory levels of the base metal have been steadily declining. The market is finally waking up and starting to look at zinc companies again.

Mickey Fulp: I’m bullish on the TSX Venture Exchange in 2017

Find out what Mickey Fulp learned from his biggest investing mistakes

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

Scientists discover why world’s richest ore deposits were formed

Scientists have discovered why some of the richest ore deposits on the planet, such as copper, zinc, silver and uranium, were formed in the middle period of Earth’s history.

Mining exploration spending drops to 11-year low

Miners and explorers are only spending a third of what they did four years ago – and proportion of greenfield exploration are at record lows.

Glencore sees zinc, nickel, copper price rally continuing

Wall of copper supply never materialized, nickel market recorded first deficit since 2010 and zinc, lead will only get tighter in 2017.

Zinc, lead rally bad news for silver price

Silver is mainly a byproduct of zinc, lead (and copper) mining and capacity coming back on stream could see return of silver's chronic oversupply issues.

Zinc’s time to shine

Zinc was the second-best performing commodity in 2016, with a staggering 65.7% return.

These 10 companies spend most looking for gold, copper

Majors and juniors swap roles in $7 billion a year mining exploration sector

Teck swings to profit in Q4 but misses expectations

The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.