Zinc Mining News

Eldorado halts investment in Greece’s Skouries project, sues Gov't

Miner said it would the project back into "care and maintenance" and re-assess its investment in it upon approval and receipt of required permits.

New Century raises $53M to restart mothballed zinc mine

The Century zinc mine in Queensland could be churning out ore again thanks to a $52.9 million private placement raised by owner New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ).

London Metal Exchange Week galvanised by electric dreams: Andy Home

This year, copper was shoved out of the London limelight by new hot metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel.

Peru mines minister sees investment up on high prices, permits

Mining investment in Peru set to fall for a fourth straight year in 2017, but Mining Minister Cayetana Aljovin expects it to bounce back in 2018.

Zinc producers in spotlight as demand powers past supply

According to the International Lead & Zinc Study Group, the 10 largest zinc companies account for roughly 45% of world total, leaving plenty of room for smaller producers to grow.

Canada's 3rd largest mining IPO points to healthy investor appetite

Zinc major Nexa Resources up more than 12% since Friday's IPO.

Glencore raises marketing guidance, lowers output

In third-quarter production report, Glencore lowered its output guidance for copper, zinc and coal but said full-year earnings would not suffer.

Small mining companies shun London market after IPO flops

Lacklustre performances by small mining companies on the London Stock Exchange are driving rivals in need of cash to find alternative ways to raise capital.

Why did this slide wipe $1.3B from Teck's market value?

The wrong coal mix tanks shares in Teck Resources, Canada's largest diversified miner.

Teck Resources shares fall on weaker own coal price outlook

Teck expects larger proportion of coal sales in fourth quarter to be non-premium, reducing average realized price to about 85 percent of benchmark prices.

Brazil congressional committees vote on reforms helping small miners

While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.

Xi's China a boon for mining

President Xi's enormous power means his pet projects like One Belt–One Road and Xiongan New Area will receive the full backing of the state.

China's refined copper output highest since Dec 2014

Refined copper production was 774,000 tonnes last month, up 3.3 percent from 749,000 tonnes in August, according to the NBS data.

Zinc's bull narrative blurred by fog of LME spreads war

The combination of spread stress and large flows of metal in the LME system suggests we've just witnessed a big bear-bull battle among physical players.

Trio of firm's mines log strong performance in Q3/17

Hecla Mining Co.'s Q3 production of silver, lead and zinc exceeded BMO's expectations, whereas that of gold reached the anticipated level.

BHP's copper production up sharply, iron ore down

Fire shrinks Mt Whaleback iron ore production, but output at world's largest copper mine Escondida in Chile jumps 23%.

Zinc price spike sparks flurry of miner listings

The metal has doubled in prices since late 2015 and investor demands are rising for this "hot commodity."

More good news for lead price as market tightens further

Chinese smelters' treatment and refining charges for imported lead concentrate slide to $20–$30 per tonne, more than $100 below last year's peak.

About a third of global concentrates now registered to trade on this new exchange

Open Mineral Exchange has managed to attract mining companies and smelters wanting to cut out the middlemen and save cash on deals for concentrates.

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on zinc prices, strong pipeline

Competitive operating costs and supportive government policies are also expected to play a key role in Mexico's mining industry strong recovery.

CHARTS: Mining's 2017 rally forecast to fizzle out

Consensus forecasts point to double digit declines for the platinum, zinc, copper and lead price by the end of the year, while coal is set to tank.

Robots under Swedish forest breathe life into ancient mines

Mining ihas been one of the last sectors to use a surge in computer processing power, cloud data storage and complex algorithms to make sense of huge amounts of scattered information - routine in today’s retail and manufacturing businesses.

Glencore to spend $956M to increase stake in Peru's largest zinc producer

The company will pay between $531 million and $956 million depending on the offer's level of acceptance by Volcan shareholders.

Canadian steel producer Stelco plans $150-million IPO

Following its emergence from bankruptcy protection three months ago, Stelco filed Wednesday a preliminary prospectus with securities regulators in Canada for a proposed initial public offering of its shares.

Zinc deficits persist in the short term: BMI

A new report from BMI Research states that the global refined zinc market will remain in deficit over the next few years