Zinc Mining News

Teck dam deal brings giant Chile copper project in focus

Report says $1.2B hydro sale could provide Vancouver-based company the cash cushion to decide on 270,000 tonnes a year Chile copper mine expansion.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Dozens trapped, two killed in Iranian coal mine explosion

The blast took place at a mine located in Iran's northern Golestan province on Wednesday morning.

Gwen Preston on Darnley Bay's Pine Point project

Darnley Bay has only owned the Pine Point project for four months. In that time they have already shown that a new mine on this historic zinc asset makes a lot of sense.

South32 buys stake in Canada’s Arizona Mining for $81 million

The Perth-based miner has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of the Canadian junior at a price of $2.45 per share, or about 15% of Arizona Mining’s outstanding shares.

Copper, lead, zinc prices to stay on the boil

New World Bank outlook for commodities predict 32% price jump for zinc and 18% for copper and lead, but outlook for nickel price in 2017 is murky.

Sandvik starts the year with better-than-expected profit

Miners have begun spending in equipment again, the Swedish firm's results show.

INVESTIGATION: Is tiny zinc stock poised for massive gains?

A zinc explorer's make or break moment

Peru’s copper output slightly up

The Ministry of Energy and Mines revealed that the country’s copper production rose by 5.42% in February

Trevali Mining making all the right moves

Trevali keeps its eye on being THE "pure play" solution as it moves toward closing the agreement with Glencore International to acquire the Rosh Pinah and Perkoa zinc mines.

Lead price boost as deficits set to widen

New report says despite a slowdown in China, falling mine production will push lead prices higher over the next five years.

Canadians asked to weigh in on Teck’s proposed oil sands mine

The Frontier project is located 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, around 40 kilometres from the Fort McKay First Nation's reserve.

Buy precious, sell base (metals)…..

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger explains why he believes base metals are overbought and precious metals, especially silver, are set to appreciate.

BC mining financing dropped 40% in 2016

The mining industry still received 29% of the Canadian province’s top-grossing corporate financing deals.

Top 50 biggest mining companies

Combined worth of $842 billion with 20% gains so far in 2017.

El Salvador becomes first country to ban all metal mining

Lawmakers have approved a broad-range ban on mining, which only excludes coal, salt and other non-metallic resources.

Miners to spend $21 billion on exploration by 2025

Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.

Eldorado to begin production at its Greek Olympias mine by year-end

The Canadian miner also said it has obtained better terms for concentrate sales from the project, which are likely to add 15,000 ounces of payable gold production a year.

Rio Tinto may take over Pistol Bay’s uranium assets sooner than expected

The world's second largest miner gave Pistol a $75K cash injection in an effort to own the Saskatchewan-based properties before the end of 2019.

New mine in Iran to add 800,000 tonnes of zinc concentrate every year

Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organisation (IMIDRO) signed a $1-billion deal with private investors over the weekend to build the mine.

How to build a mine

There are three key components to building a mine, starting with a competent, experienced management team.

Making the grade: understanding exploration results

The most exciting news from a mining exploration stock is a high-grade drilling result.

The 5 biggest private funds investing in mining

Denver is the global capital of private capital raising for investment in the metals and mining sector.

$5.5 billion private capital ready to invest in mining

"Investors are willing to back their positive sentiment towards natural resources with fresh capital commitments," says new study.

Callinex acquires the high-grade Tara Lake VMS Deposit near Flin Flon, MB

Callinex Mines Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Big Island Project located 10 km east from HudBay's processing facilities in Flin Flon, Manitoba.