Zinc Mining News

Glencore credits China's 'Blue Skies' program for strong H1

Protectionism could limit future growth.

Latin America-focused copper miner now eyeing Canada

Westminster Resources to buy a land package in the Ronge district of Saskatchewan.

Canadian junior ready to start drilling for copper in Spain

Pan Global’s subsidiary Minera Águilas has received the necessary permits to start its exploration campaign on the first two sections of the Águilas project.

Brazil studying auction of rights to six unexplored mining areas in 2019

The unexplored areas that have significant potential output of copper, gold, phosphate and other minerals.

Eldorado expects higher gold production in 2018

The Vancouver-based miner said that the expected growth would be driven by Kisladag, its flagship gold mine in Turkey.

Teck Resources says poised for growth, names new chair

The world's second-biggest exporter of steelmaking coal stuck to its annual production forecast of 26 million to 27 million tonnes.

Lundin Mining CEO Conibear to retire

Canada's Lundin Mining Corp said Chief Executive Officer Paul Conibear is retiring and also reported a 3 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday.

Smelting constraints make zinc's price plunge look overdone

Expectations for a rise in zinc concentrate supplies in coming years have driven down the metal price to one-year lows, but smelting capacity constraints suggest the sell-off is premature.

LME to launch monthly 'implied pricing' for base metals

Starting on July 30, the LME will start providing a set of synthetic monthly prices for the six main base metals —  copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, nickel and tin.

Nevsun passes on Lundin’s $1.4 billion fresh takeover bid

The base metals producer said that, while it has not yet received a formal offer from Lundin, the bid announced Monday the bid ignores the fundamental value of the company and its assets.

Reduced head count, capex spending biggest contributor to mine efficiency mid-decade: McKinsey

To stay productive, McKinsey warns that miners must maintain fiscal discipline.

Copper price plunges to 1-year low

Metal market mayhem with $13 billion worth of copper futures offloaded by lunchtime.

CHART: Copper, nickel, zinc prices – plenty upside just to revert to mean

Even after two years of gains, industrial metals trade well below 10-year mean prices. Silver looks cheap, but gold, crude may be fully priced already.

Private equity firm to deploy $550 million into mining sector

Targeting close or ready for production.

Copper price takes another huge hit

Bears ignore soothing words about US-China trade war dropping copper to near 1-year low in frenzied trade.

Anil Agarwal faces shareholder resistance to $1 billion Vedanta bid

Billionaire Anil Agarwal faces investor resistance to his $1 billion bid to buy out minority shareholders in Vedanta Resources and take the London-listed Indian miner private.

CHARTS: Halfway through 2018 and the mining rally is over

“China’s buoyant mood is giving way to concerns around tightening credit and a slowing manufacturing sector."

Billionaire Agarwal continues deal spree with Vedanta buyout

Vedanta "can be the second- or third-largest resource company in the world."

Oil and mining sector continue to grow in Peru

The mining sector showed an interannual growth of 0.16 per cent in May.

A self-exiled ex-fugitive is making Mexican billionaires nervous

Mining-union leader Napoleon Gomez Urrutia, who fled to Canada more than a decade ago after being accused of embezzlement, is on the short list for a senate seat in Mexico.

China Zinc smelters plan to cut output by 10%

Smelters seek to address low zinc prices and treatment charges.

Zinc's horror run continues on rising supply, trade-war angst

Zinc continued to slide after entering a bear market amid concern about increased supply and declining demand.

Gold mining the least polluting in the metals sector — WGC

It depends on how you measure it.