Zinc Mining News

Trade worries aside, copper price has further to fall

"Metals markets are well supplied and weaker demand from China will prove too strong a headwind for prices," says new report.

US-China trade spat wipes $57B from top mining stocks in fortnight

Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".

Former speaker Boehner earns a cool million on Arizona mining deal

Almost a year to the day after Boehner joined the board of directors of Arizona Mining, he's walking away with a cool million dollar payday.

South32 buys Arizona Mining for US$1.3 billion

Hermosa Project.

EPA to clean up wastewater at 26 Colorado mines

The selected areas are known for presenting high levels of aluminum, cadmium, copper, iron, lead and/or zinc.

South Africa's new mining charter to credit past black deals

The charter produced in 2017, drafted by previous Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, threatened as many as 100,000 jobs.

RANKED: Commodities that are added to mining company names

No surprise who the winner is.

Nevsun extends life of its Bisha mine in Eritrea until the end of 2022

Decision gives 18 months more than planned to the operation, which would result in additional production of 470 million pounds of zinc and 52 million pounds of copper during that period.

Agents with the most mining deals in 2018

Canaccord, BMO and Patersons.

Rio Tinto signs JV exploration deal with China’s Minmetals

The companies are committed to explore for mineral deposits first in the Asian country and then the rest of the world .

Metal prices, financing, exploration and assays are all up

No longer under water.

Silver miners’ Q1’18 fundamentals

The major silver miners’ stocks remain deeply out of favor, languishing near multi-year lows.

Early stage projects are located in mining-friendly jurisdictions

Worldwide there are over 30,000 exploration projects.

China metals companies trade on Shanghai exchange's new platform

It will expand to include more commodities, including zinc, lead, nickel, tin and silver, in the next step.

Canadian junior Millbrook aims to lead Cuba's mining pack

In late April, Millbrook Minerals became the first copper-zinc explorer to sign an International Economic Association (IEA) contract with Cuba's GeoMinera, becoming the first Canadian firm to sign a deal with the Island since the mid 90’s.

Agarwal wants to build Indian commodity giant to rival majors

Despite its insatiable appetite for materials, India is yet to impose itself among the mining heavyweights like Australia, China or even the U.K.

Mergers and acquisitions in Canada stage exceptional comeback in Q1

However, the Canadian Mining Eye index — which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior mining companies — dropped 8% in the three months to March 2018.

Fireweed files a PEA with a pre-tax IRR of 32%

The pre-production capital expenditure is $404M, which includes $105 million of capital cost required to upgrade the government-owned North Canol Road.

Eldorado to soon obtain permit for processing plant in Greece, minister hints

The country’s energy ministry said he aimed to address the company's development plans in the coming weeks and according to a recent arbitration, which favoured Eldorado.

Young Australians oblivious to mining

Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.

Lead price comes roaring back

"Lead from a raw materials side is probably the tightest commodity market out there."

Louis Dreyfus completes $466 mln sale of metals unit to Chinese fund

The metals business is one of the largest copper, zinc and lead concentrates merchants worldwide, according to Louis Dreyfus.

Copper hotspots identified in northern Australia

Recent data released by the Northern Australian Geochemical Survey reveal that there are potential copper hotspots on the Queensland-Northern Territory border.

Nevsun shares soar as it rejects $1.2-billion bid from Lundin, Euro Sun

Nevsun, who declined the offer for the fourth time, said the proposal undervalued its Timok copper-gold project in Serbia and that junior Euro Sun was “not an attractive partner”.

Workers seek partner to buy and operate aging Peru smelter

La Oroya polymetallic smelter had been operated by Doe Run Peru, a unit of the U.S.-based Renco Group, from 1997 until the company went bankrupt in 2009 and its assets were transferred to a group of former creditors.