Zinc Mining News

Oversupply puts zinc under pressure

Steel-making materials such as iron ore, coking coal and manganese have hit the headlines this year in light of record prices due to a boom in demand from the industrialising economies of China and India.

ZINC miner Perilya has reported further copper mineralisation at depth below its main Mount Oxide copper project near Queensland’s Mt Isa with intercepts the miner called “spectacular”.

Diamond drilling hit 22m at 6.3% copper and 0.3% cobalt from 258m, 19m at 3.7% copper from 315m, 31m at 6.2% copper from 346m and 23m at 8.9% copper from 395m….more at MiningNews.net

Mill Approved at Platosa Test Mine

The directors of Excellon Resources of Toronto have approved construction of a 350-t/d lead-zinc flotation mill at the company's Platosa test mine near Bermejillo. Mill construction should begin in the latter half of this year […]

China earthquake impact on zinc depends on extent of mine damage

The main affected regions are in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu. These have just a few bigger sized smelters, but a lot of mining operations for zinc…more at topix.net

Mill Approved at Platosa Test Mine

The directors of Excellon Resources of Toronto have approved construction of a 350-t/d lead-zinc flotation mill at the company's Platosa test mine near Bermejillo. Mill construction should begin in the latter half of this year […]

Zinc up 7 percent on China supply losses

Zinc prices jumped more than 7 percent on Tuesday, boosted by a fall in supply from China after Monday's massive earthquake, while tin hit a record high.

Siemens Equips New Processing Line for BlueScope Indonesia

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from PT BlueScope Steel, Indonesia, to equip a new integrated zinc-coating and painting line. The processing line will be installed at the Cilegon site and is designed for […]