Zinc and cobalt often fall into that esoteric metals category called byproduct, meaning they are generally an afterthought for miners who are keen at getting at, say, nickel or copper deposits. Still, both metals are being increasingly targeted for their use in growing markets, such as rechargeable batteries for electric cars.
Zinc Mining News
Quarterly gross earnings hit record at $895 million. Refined zinc output up 20% since purchase of operations from Anglo American.
At the Ying Mine in China, Silvercorp Metals reported on Monday the results of a underground diamond drilling program that showed high grade silver, lead and zinc.
The Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc mine has achieved commercial production in the Yukon's historic Keno Hill Silver District.
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 (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.
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.
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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 [...]
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
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 […]
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 […]