Zinc Mining News
Teck Cominco Limited and Xstrata Zinc today announce the closure of the joint venture Lennard Shelf Pillara mine in Western Australia.
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”.
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.