Zinc Mining News

Canada's only primary silver mine achieves commercial production

The Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc mine has achieved commercial production in the Yukon's historic Keno Hill Silver District.

Ancash Region is Peru’s top copper and zinc producer

Although government revenue from Ancash's mining sector declined in 2010, Peru's Mines Ministry says the region remains Peru's foremost copper and zinc producer. RENO, NV - The Andean Region of Ancash is Peru's biggest copper and zinc producer, as well

Xtierra Inc. one of TSX Venture’s best kept secrets

Xtierra (TSX.V:XAG) has to rank among the TSX Venture’s best kept secrets. With the advanced Bilboa silver-zinc-lead project in Zacatecas, Mexico in feasibility with a 140 million ounce silver equivalent resource, and trading at a market cap of $14 million, the disparity between the reality and the should-be makes this a nearly too-good-to-be-true story.

Major Australian mining contract further increases global presence for Redpath Group

Copper Mines of Tasmania, a subsidiary of the world's largest zinc miner, Vedanta, is working with Redpath Australia, part of The Redpath Group (based in North Bay, Canada) on mine development and construction at Mt. Lyell, Tasmania.

Model Mining Portfolio: Short Memories of Busts of Yore

Lead has pulled substantially ahead of Zinc, when they have long been level-pegging.  The scope is there for Zinc to make a strong equalizing move in coming weeks. There is no lack of financing at […]

VMS Ventures – Success in Potential Elephant Country

Volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposits typically occur as lenses of polymetallic massive sulphide and are major sources of zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), lead (Pb), silver (Ag) and gold (Au).

Will a Residential Construction Bubble in China Weigh Down Industrial Metals?

The full version of our analysis (with comments particularly valuable for Precious Metals Traders) is available to our Subscribers. China is the world's largest consumer of copper, zinc and nickel and also among the leading consumers of […]

Silver Wheaton Corporation Hits our Target of $0.20 per share

This is what we wrote on November 6th, 2010: Near term, look for the next set of results from the Silver Wheaton Corporation (SLW) which is due to release its third-quarter figures after the market […]

Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX: CZN, OTCBB: CZICF) – Environmental Assessment at the Prairie Creek Mine Moves Closer to Final Stages

Investment Highlights: In May 2010, the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (“Review Board”) approved an assessment report the company had submitted in March 2010. The Review Board issued an updated work plan timetable for […]

Doe Run showcases new lead processing technology

Environmental impact is one of the most immediate challenges facing the global lead industry, said Jerry Pyatt, COO of The Doe Run Co., at the Lead-Zinc 2010 Symposium in Vancouver, British Columbia, earlier this month. […]

NEWS: Midland Exploration Starts First Exploration Program With Zincore Metals on the Gatineau Zinc Project

July 13, 2010 — MONTREAL, QUEBEC (Source: Marketwire) — MIDLAND EXPLORATION INC. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD), in partnership with Zincore Metals Inc. ("Zincore"), is pleased to announce the start of its first exploration program on the Gatineau Zinc […]

India starts buying advanced materials handling support for its growing mining industry

The largest ever electric haul truck to be deployed in the Indian mining sector has been commissioned by Larsen & Toubro, the distributor of Komatsu equipment in India. Komatsu’s Model 830E-AC trucks with a payload […]

Zinc & Lead – Apocalypse Now?

Zinc and lead prices have been on a slide since early December despite strengthening economic news in the first months of 2010.  The eurozone's travails have now sent both metals  into a tailspin down to […]

Teck to prolong Red Dog lead/zinc mine life

Teck Resources is to prolong the life of one of the world's largest lead-zinc mines with Aqqaluk orebody development. Read the full story at http://www.mineweb.com/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page36?oid=105204&sn=Detail

Metso helps double capacity of Gaiskiy GOK copper-zinc mine

Situated close to the Ural mountains, which divide Russia into the European and Asian sides, the Gaiskiy GOK copper-zinc mine celebrates the 50th anniversary of its mining operations. The jubilee year also includes the start […]

Anglo American announces sale of Zinc portfolio to Vedanta for $1,338 million

Anglo American plc announces that it has agreed to sell its portfolio of zinc assets (“Anglo American Zinc”) to Vedanta Resources plc for a total consideration of $1,338 million on an attributable, debt and cash […]

CRU's Helen O'Malley Speaks Manganese

Source: Brian Sylvester and Karen Roche of The Gold Report 5/10/10 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/6252 "The price for manganese ore has recovered a lot more swiftly and strongly than we anticipated," explains Helen O'Malley, a bulk manganese specialist […]

Andover Ventures Inc. (TSXV: AOX) –Initiating Coverage; Company Eyeing Near Term Production from Past Producing, Fully Permitted Trixie Mine and Bonded and Permitted Mill

Investment Highlights Andover Ventures Inc. ("Andover", "AOX", "the company") is a Vancouver, British Columbia based exploration company focused on the mining friendly jurisdictions of Alaska and Utah. The SUN deposit located in the Ambler District […]

Success for Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Training in India

Immersive Technologies has been awarded first prize in the international category of Machines & Products Display at the 2010 International Mining Exhibition held in Kolkata, India. Following a further major Advanced Equipment Simulator sale into India in late 2009 to one of the world’s leading producers of zinc & lead, Immersive Technologies demonstrated its industry [...]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Auto Workers call for probe of Kidd plant closings

The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) is calling for a federal and provincial probe into the planned closing of the Kidd copper smelter and zinc plant at Timmins, ON…..more at Canadian Mining Journal

Siddharth Rajeev: Recovery Signals Paler Shade for Gold

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 2/12/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5626 As investment demand for gold-including its attraction as a preservation asset-diminishes in a recovering economy, Siddharth Rajeev, vice president of research for Fundamental Research […]

Louis James: Sharpen Those Shoppertunistic Buying Skills

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 2/10/10 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5600 To borrow (and stretch) his metaphor from the healthcare arena, Casey Research Senior Editor Louis James sees the patient remaining in grave condition despite […]

Soaring Base Metals Stockpiles

Ever since its secular bull kicked off in 2003, the once-boring base-metals sector took on an aura of excitement.  What trader wasn't excited when copper, zinc, nickel, lead, and aluminum put together respective gains of […]

Tom MacNeill: Saskatchewan’s Resources Enriching the World

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/26/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5520 As if the fairy godmother flicked her magic wand, once drab and droopy Saskatchewan has blossomed into the belle of the ball-and the healthiest […]

Mickey Fulp on Precious Metals after the "Decade of the Aughts"

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/22/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/3555 Itchy money made 2009 one of the best years on record for the junior resource sector, according to Mickey Fulp, the Mercenary Geologist. In […]