Zinc Mining News

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.

Glasenberg eyes successor as Glencore readies new generation

Glasenberg, a workaholic, straight-talking South African who has become the public face of the commodity trading industry, has led Glencore for nearly two decades.

Trade truce lights fire under mining stocks

Relief that an escalation in the trade war between the US and China has been avoided – at least for now – sparked a huge rally in mining stocks on Monday.

Glasenberg says he'll stay for 3 to 5 years: Glencore Update

"When I go I hope it’ll be a 45-year-old who’ll take over," Glasenberg said

Trade war relief for metals, but bull-bear battle rages on: Andy Home

The macro picture may have brightened just a little after the weekend meeting of the U.S. and Chinese presidents, but signs the global economy is losing momentum, do not bode well for metals demand.

Peru’s gold, silver, copper output falls

On the positive side, the Andean country's iron ore production grew by 66.8% when compared to the previous year.

Mining in Flin Flon Manitoba to cease in 2021—Hudbay

Up to 900 jobs will be eliminated.

Aurania discovers high grade silver-zinc-lead at Ecuador gold project

By market close on Friday, Aurania Resources' stock was up 6%. 

Group Eleven updates resource at Ballinalack

Group Eleven based its estimate on 102 diamond drill holes totaling 26,042 metres using 40- by 40-metre grid.

Tinka boosts zinc, tin resources at Ayawilca in Peru

The deposit is believed to be the largest undeveloped tin resource outside of a producing camp in Peru.

Nigeria awards mining exploration contract to 10 mining, consulting firms

Nigeria, Africa's top crude oil producer, is aiming to diversify its economy by developing other industries such as mining through various incentives.

Nevada Zinc starts PEA for Lone Mountain project

The project is the company's flagship mine and it comprises 231 claims covering 1,619 hectares.

Peru stops miners from exploring Rainbow Mountain tourist area

In the case of Rainbow Mountain, those in favor of conservation appear to have won out.

Gold mines to inject new life into Canada’s far north

Economic growth in Yukon and Nunavut is expected to surpass the rest of Canada due to new mine construction.

Canadian Delrey completes IPO and phase one exploration at Sunset

Delrey Metals has finished its $165,000 phase one exploration program at its Sunset cobalt-copper-zinc property in BC, Canada.

Zinc market enters period of peak tightness: Andy Home

Given the tightness in zinc metal availability, smelter supply currently trumps mine supply.

Iran to develop small-scale gold mines

The Hassan Rouhani government is kickstarting a program for the revitalization, activation, and development of the country’s artisanal mines.

Zinc One receives positive results from Peruvian project

Results are from the Bongará Zinc Mine located in north-central Peru.

Osisko cuts 13% zinc and lead in Titan zone at Key Anacon project

The same hole also intersected a separate copper rich zone.

Nyrstar plunges as analyst warns shares will get wiped out

Abandon ship!

Bunker Hill defaults on payments and terminates lease at flagship project

Bunker Hill Mining terminated its lease and option agreement to acquire the Bunker Hill zinc-lead-silver mine in Idaho after missing US$400,000 in property payments

Brazil's Votorantim profit falls despite higher revenues

Meanwhile, Nexa Resources, a unit of Votorantim, has just approved a $392 million capital expenditure in a zinc mining project in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso.

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Aston Bay buys Jack’s Fork Exploration and its Virginia project

From now on, Aston Bay will own exclusive rights to the copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver Blue Ridge Project.

Go Cobalt to earn 100% interest in vanadium mine in Quebec

Barachois is a sedimentary hosted vanadium-selenium-silver-lead-zinc prospect that covers 1,801 hectares.