The strike started at 7:30 (12:30 GMT) and has affected production at the smelter, said the union's secretary general, Simon Diaz.
Zinc Mining News
The London zinc price has been on a two-year romp, hitting a 10-year high of $3,595.50 a tonne last month.
The zinc market is making a U-turn.
Trevali will provide aCDN$7.5 million in funding to Puma in order for them to finalize the 100% acquisition of the Murray Brook Deposit.
Puma Exploration and Trevali Mining Corporation enter into strategic development and exploration alliance
Puma Exploration announced the signature of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Trevali Mining Corporation for the development of the Murray Brook Deposit.
According to the market research firm, a possible victory by leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador poses “minimal downside risks to an otherwise strong outlook” for the country's mining industry.
Copper ‘might be the easiest asset to work with:’ Lukas Lundin.
CHART: Baltic Dry Index has plummeted 32% since December, opening up huge gap to closely correlated industrial metal prices.
New report says "deals in lithium, copper and cobalt are expected to feature high on the agenda of management teams across the industry."
Top listed copper producer Freeport jumped 7.4% and with Vale – up 6% – was among the NYSE's top 10 most actively traded stocks.
The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, said the boost in profit was mainly thanks to the reversal of an impairment charge related to an improvement in the outlook for steelmaking commodity.
Rio Tinto had already earned a 75% interest in the C-4-5-6 property, and it was expected to exercise its option to acquire full interest by 2019.
3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file and Sandvik wants to use it for scale production.
With metals from zinc to palladium trading at multi-year highs, four of the world’s top producers generated combined free cash flow last year of about $87 million a day.
Vancouver-based company headed by billionaire mining financier Robert Friedland loses 11% of its value after DRC stuns with new mining code.
Production at the Queensland-based operation was halted in 2015 because of falling zinc prices. Since then, prices for the metal have more than doubled.
Global zinc stocks falling to "critically low levels" by second half of 2018, propelling prices above $4,000 a tonne predicts Wood Mackenzie in new research.
Big mining companies, restored to health following the 2015-16 price crash, are seeking to rationalize their portfolios and acquire assets in line with heightened focus on the best quality minerals and anticipated demand for battery materials.
Scotiabank’s January commodity price index is good news for resource sectors.
The company has just received a diamond drilling permit for up to 10 holes.
Very rarely I come across a junior that simply seems to tick almost all boxes, and it looks like new sponsor Kutcho Copper Corp. is doing just that.
If for some reason, you still think that the commodity markets are predictable, today’s chart provides a nice piece of humble pie.
Following the 2016 launching of the Collective Action Initiative for the Metals Technology Industry, the program announced today that it has added a new member.
Copper surged as much as 2.1 percent, the most since Nov. 13, to $7,262 a metric ton on the London Metal Exchange.
The re-start of a mothballed zinc mine in Australia is turning out to have a strong upside for both the mining company and its investors.