Zinc Mining News

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on the back of silver, zinc prices

The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.

Oil prices to rise in 2017: World Bank

The new forecast is a response to OPEC's decision to limit production after a long period of unrestrained output.

Pistol Bay becomes dominant landholder in the Confederation Lake Greenstone Belt

The Canadian junior announced the acquisition of all properties and deposits from AurCrest Gold and Glencore.

Grupo Mexico’s mine in Spain under scrutiny… again

Grupo Mexico’s project is being scrutinized once again.

11 things every metal investor needs to know about zinc

Certain commodities tend to fly under the radar for periods of time. One of those metals that comes and goes is zinc – and after shooting up in price over 35% this year, it definitely has the attention of many investors and speculators again.

Peruvian farmer who died in protest against MMG’s Las Bambas mine was shot to death — Gov’t

He is the first person to die in clashes over mining under new President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Resurgent Iran to impact copper, zinc prices through 2020

Report: Lifting of sanctions will spark double digit copper output growth in Iran, home to world's second largest copper mine and largest zinc reserves.

Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito mine

Goldcorp says it has commenced ramp up mining operations at Peñasquito.

Eritreans' case against Nevsun can proceed in Canada

“There is a real risk that the plaintiffs could not be provided with justice in Eritrea," said Justice Patrice Abrioux.

Nevsun comments on B.C. lawsuit

Nevsun Resources Ltd. advises that the British Columbia Supreme Court has refused to permit a claim against Nevsun to proceed as a common law class action. The court did permit the lawsuit by the three named plaintiffs to continue.

Plan Nord: Extracting the most value for Quebec

" Despite the uncertainty around global metal prices, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has thrown his support behind a project that has the potential to be transformational for the north of his province."

INFOGRAPHIC: The facts and figures that make space mining real

While many still see space mining as science fiction, global recruitment expert Fircroft has compiled data that proves it feasible.

CHART: Despite unnerving gold price fall, mining rally's intact

While met coal is clearly the star performer, thermal coal is probably the biggest upset – seaborne prices have jumped 65% in 2016 to above $80 a tonne.

Zinc, lead prices break free from long term downtrend

Resistance breach shows significant upside potential for base metals.

Commodity update: Is the summer slump over?

Despite bumps in the road, most commodities are still having big years on a YTD basis.

Precious metals, nickel, zinc likely to outperform over next 2 years — analysts

The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.

No rapid rebound for African mining

Despite continued investment in copper assets on the continent from China and India hunting for coal mines.

Large lead, zinc deposit found in Xinjiang

A large lead and zinc deposit, allegedly China's largest, has been discovered in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities announced on Sunday.

Mining companies to build LNG plant in western Canada

The idea is to power the Casino copper-gold mine in the Yukon and Selwyn’s zinc-lead mine in the Yukon-Northwest Territories.

Flashback Friday: The world's scariest mining chart

One year ago the most popular post at MINING.com examined how much longer the bear market in mining would last – compare and contrast.

Trevali continues to ride zinc wave

Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.

Five years of deficits will keep zinc price on the boil

New report forecasts very tight market conditions as stocks drop to below 5% of consumption by the end of the decade compared to more than 11% this year.

Mining threats UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.

Space mining absolutely viable — NASA expert

The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.