Zinc Mining News

Zinc prices hit highest in over a decade on supply concerns

Zinc hit its highest in more than a decade on Friday as concerns over market tightness persisted, while copper hit a two-week low as Chinese investor interest was muted with the Lunar New Year holidays looming.

Peru’s environmental deregulation to spur more mining-related protests: analysts

The approval of the supreme decree 042-2017 in December might generate more unrest.

CHARTS: Big mining's surge in value shames tech giants

The mining cycle turned two years ago – gains for the sector's largest companies have far outpaced stocks like Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook since.

Mining investments in Peru grew by 54.8% in November

Investments grew by 54.8% compared to the same month of 2016.

Goldman has more good news for copper, zinc price

Chinese supply-side reforms, environmental cuts translate into higher prices and less Chinese production, "both of which benefit ex-China producers."

Mickey Fulp – tax loss selling, base metals, and precious metals

Fulp shares how to be selective in buying particular issuers within specific date range that have produced fairly consistent returns ranging from 10% to 50%!

Silver-lead-zinc-mine to re-open in New South Wales

The town of Broken Hill, New South Wales, will have something to shout about in the new year.

Osisko Metals pays $34 million for NWT lead-zinc mine

Between 1964 and 1987 the Pine Point mine, operated by Cominco, produced 64 million tonnes grading 7% zinc and 3.1% lead.

Copper rallies to three-year high as China plant halts output

Ninth gain puts red metal on longest winning streak since 2004.

Mining listings bring Indian gold and Irish zinc to London

Two exploration companies with assets spanning gold in India to zinc in Ireland to list their shares on London's Alternative Investment Market on Thursday.

China's copper, zinc output jumps to 3-year high on stronger prices

Domestic iron ore mines are also humming.

CHART: High flying metals to fall back to earth in 2018

Panel of investment banks and research houses forecast declines in copper, zinc, lead and palladium prices in 2018.

As Glencore restarts capacity, is time up for zinc rally?

Glencore can't take full credit for bull surge of last 2 years but its curtailments acted as powerful accelerator to structural shift toward supply deficit.

Glencore is the tempting devil sat on mining's shoulder: Gadfly

Uniquely among its peers, Glencore derives a substantial slice of its earnings from trading commodities, rather than producing them.

Want to make money in industrial metals next year? Ask China how

Base metals were hot this year with zinc, copper and aluminum among leaders, climbing between 15% and 23%. What about 2018? Analysts say China will know.

Zinc price dodges bullet

Top zinc producer Glencore's total output to dip next year despite restarting its Australian mine.

Glencore sees 2018 zinc output steady at around 1 million tonnes

Glencore said on Tuesday it expected zinc output to fall slightly in 2018 to around 1.09 million tonnes versus 1.1 million tonnes this year.

Glencore's marketing division EBIT to come in at top of range

The company also confirmed its 2018 dividend policy would include a fixed dividend of $1bn and said it would reactivate idled capacity "when appropriate".

First Aboriginal mine opens in Northern Territory

Sunday was a proud day for Aboriginal people in Australia's Northern Territory, with the opening of a new bauxite mine.

Wisconsin to lift sulphide mining ban

In six months sulphide miners in Wisconsin could be back in business.

Glencore, Canadian teachers launch mining royalty firm

BaseCore Metals will be independently operated and have its own board of directors.

Rio Tinto appoints one of its own as the company’s new chairman

After a nine-month search, the miner has picked the current leader of the remuneration committee, Simon Thompson, to assume the post in March 2018.

Luxembourg, Japan team up to explore and mine space resources

The five-year cooperation agreement covers the exchange of information and expertise on the exploration and mining of out-of-earth resources.

Investors force Rio Tinto to ditch plans to have Mick Davis as chairman

Decision comes in the wake of a full-scale investor revolt led by the Investor Forum, a London-based body representing some of the world’s biggest money managers.

Why the commodity supercycle is favoring investors right now

Precious, base and energy metals are all benefiting from the commodity supercycle, says Louis James, editor of International Speculator