Zinc Mining News

Record $93B private capital flows into natural resources

But only sliver of funds raised destined for mining and metals

Trevali announces executive overhaul

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

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.

ATAC finds more high grades at Rau

Rau is located at the western end of the company’s Rackla property 55 km northeast of Keno City.

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.

Murchison Minerals triples land holdings in Saskatchewan

Murchison now controls 221.8 km2 of mineral rights over a strike length of approximately 29 kilometres.

A cold blast from China chills industrial metals markets: Andy Home

The London Metal Exchange index slumped to a one-and-a-half year low of 2730.1 on Jan. 3.

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

Mining innovation helps lead BC’s economy into high-tech future

BC risks a contraction of the mining sector of the economy by not taking concrete, immediate action while competitors advance initiatives of their own.

Miners are budgeting for a recovery in copper

Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do.

BMO digs deeper in mining during a ‘transition’ year for bank

“Our lending commitments to the metals and mining sector at BMO have doubled over the last five years, and a lot of that has really been in the last couple years.”

Miners are budgeting for a recovery in copper

Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do.

The year that politics broke the metals cycle: Andy Home

In a world where the Trump Administration is leading a return to economic and resource nationalism, it’s hard to see how global metals can break free of global politics.

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.

Nigeria's first gold refinery plans to triple capacity in five years

Most ore will be sourced locally from various locations including the northwestern states of Zamfara, Kebbi and Kaduna, as well as the central states of Kwara and Niger.

Vedanta’s Black Mountain mine the latest to adopt Sandvik innovations

Vedanta Zinc will commission OptiMine for trucks, loaders and drills next year, accelerating data-driven operation for world-class mining safety.

Metals rebirth tied to shrinking supplies, stimulus in China

Five metals fell by 13 percent or more, led by zinc, which lost more than 20 percent.

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.

Casa discovers new zone at Pitman in BC

Prospecting, rock and soil geochemical sampling graded as high as 231 grams per tonne silver, 2.83% copper and 6.15% zinc at the Dragon Tale zone over an area measuring 1.4 km by 0.7 km.

Anti-mine stance eases in second-largest copper producer

Cajamarca could attract as much as $18.2 billion investment in new projects, according to the Mines and Energy Ministry.

Canadian miner granted exploration permit in Spain

Pan Global Resources can now drill the Escacena gold/copper/zinc prospect in the Iberian Pyrite Belt.

Importance of rare earth metals mining makes it into COP24

Experts agree that resources are the missing link in the climate debate.

Osisko Metals releases Pine Point inferred pit resource

Next year Osisko plans to test the brownfield mineral potential along the entire 65-km Pine Point trend.

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.