Zinc Mining News

Silver One starts drilling at Peñasco Quemado in Mexico

Historical measured and indicated resource at the property are of 2.57 million tonnes at a grade of 117 g/t Ag for a silver resource of 9.63 million ounces.

Casa options Keaper polymetallic project in British Columbia

The optionee must spend $4 million on exploration, pay Casa $550,000 and issue Casa 2.5 million shares in yearly stages.

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Yauricocha's reserves are, in the proven category, 1.8 million tonnes and a little over 7 million tonnes in the probable category.

Boliden Q4 core profit ahead of expectations, total dividend below

The company proposed a total shareholder payout of 13 crowns per share, composed of an ordinary dividend of 8.75 crowns and an extra payment of 4.25 crowns through an automatic share redemption.

Australia flooding to disrupt lead, zinc concentrate rail shipments

The 1,000 km (620 mile) rail line is used by miners including Glencore, MMG Ltd and South 32 to carry zinc and lead concentrate from the Mt Isa region.

Teck misses Q4 profit estimates on lower copper, zinc and oil prices

Canada’s largest diversified miner saw its quarterly profit drop 41.5 % from the year earlier, amid lower prices for copper, zinc and oil.

Osisko cuts 9.15% Zn+Pb and 0.54% Cu at Key Anacon

Osisko Metals considers the exploration potential to be high both at Key Anacon and adjacent properties it owns.

Minerals Council of Australia calls for tax, workplace law reform

According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.

Goldplay counts 47m equivalent ounces silver at San Marcial

The indicated resource totals 7.6 million tonnes grading 117 g/t silver, 0.5% zinc and 0.3% lead.

Trilogy Metals, South32 increase exploration budget for Alaska projects

Each company will contribute an additional $1 million for exploration at the Upper Kobuk mineral projects.

Saudi Arabia to spend $3.8B to enhance mineral exploration

"The law allows 100 percent ownership...and you can apply for exploration or mining licenses."

Zambia receives bids for stake in state mining investment arm

The offers relate to the ministry's 17% holding in ZCCM-IH and a sale would be subject to cabinet approval.

Everything you need to know about VMS deposits

People are often not aware of where their most prized devices really come from.

High grades discovered at historic Gumsberg project in Sweden

The zinc-silver-lead-gold project is located in the Bergslagen district, first mined in the 13th century.

Glencore keeps 2019 guidance after copper, cobalt output jumps

Production of cobalt, used in batteries for EV's, reached 42,200 tonnes in 2018 while copper hit 1.453 million tonnes.

Teck Resources flags fourth-quarter profit coming below estimates

EBITDA will be down by about $148 million.

Osisko Metals releases more high-grade drill results from Pine Point

Jeff Hussey, describes Pine Point as “unique among its peer group,” because of the rarity of open-pit zinc assets.

Yorbeau resumes drilling at Scott project

The current program is planned in two phases totaling about 5,000 metres.

Great Panther Silver boosts resource at Topia mine in Mexico

Inferred resources add 400,400 tonnes averaging 434 grams silver, 1.34 grams gold, 2.86% lead and 2.97% zinc.

Canada’s Vendetta receives positive PEA for Australian lead-zinc project

The assessment revealed that Pegmont has a mine life of 10 years at 3,000 tonne per day open pit followed by an underground operation.

Pacific Bay extends Meteor Boot at Haskins-Reed in BC

The company tested targets near the Meteor zone, where 2011 drilling cut 17.5 metres grading 88.35 grams silver, 1.11% lead and 3.39% zinc.

Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

Teck’s Zinc and Health program has reached 100 million people worldwide since 2011.

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.