Zinc Mining News

Ivanhoe Mines announces significant progress in upgrading the Kipushi zinc-copper mine in the DRC

"We are working hard to have the mine ready to restart production": Robert Friedland

Teck Resources to buy Toronto’s AQM for $25 million

Move will give the Vancouver miner 80% ownership of Zafranal Peru copper mine project

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine

The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.

Canada’s Quebec launches online tool to help suppliers win up to $50bn in contracts

Platform aims to help local suppliers bid for contacts related to the Plan Nord, a provincial initiative to invest about $1.3 billion in infrastructure and other projects over the next five years.

CHART: Trump $500 billion will do very little for global mining

Even if the US president-elect's massive infrastructure build-out plan makes it through Congress intact.

Forget gold price. The real Trump rally is in copper

Industrial metals surge as US president elect vows massive infrastructure spending – budget could top $500 billion.

South32 scoops up Peabody's Metropolitan coal mine in $200m deal

The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.

Luxembourg shoots for the stars, invests $28 million in Planetary Resources

The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.

Glencore did better as commodity trader than miner in Q3

While output was down for most commodities it mines and sales, it has improved earnings forecast for its trading unit.

Shares of Canadian zinc producer Trevali are soaring and here’s why

Trevali Mining jumped more than 4% Monday after it announced the discovery of a new high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralization at its Santander mine, located in Peru.

Equity markets all but closed for mining IPOs

Miners have to look at debt, private investors and alternative financing like pre-pays for growth capital according to new report.

Glencore closes another zinc mine

Black Star deposit at Mount Isa in Australia depleted after 13 years of operation.

Coal rally, cost cuts help Teck Resources swing to profit

The mining giant, North America's largest producer of steel-making coal, has raised its production forecast for the year.

Mick Davies' X2 Resources fails to deliver, frees investors from commitments

Launched three years ago with a $5.6bn war chest, the fund once hailed as leader of a new wave of mining investment changes course.

Callinex trades higher after Rick Rule invests $5M

The zinc junior is one of the latest picks by Rule, president and CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings.

Protest ends at MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, exports to resume

The process of restoring calm in local communities and the re-opening of essential infrastructure is now underway, said the miner Monday.

Mining robots key to colonizing Mars — Elon Musk

He envisions people living in big glass-carbon fiber domes on the surface, with additional areas mined out below the surface by robots for "industrial" uses.

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on the back of silver, zinc prices

The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.

Oil prices to rise in 2017: World Bank

The new forecast is a response to OPEC's decision to limit production after a long period of unrestrained output.

Pistol Bay becomes dominant landholder in the Confederation Lake Greenstone Belt

The Canadian junior announced the acquisition of all properties and deposits from AurCrest Gold and Glencore.

Grupo Mexico’s mine in Spain under scrutiny… again

Grupo Mexico’s project is being scrutinized once again.

11 things every metal investor needs to know about zinc

Certain commodities tend to fly under the radar for periods of time. One of those metals that comes and goes is zinc – and after shooting up in price over 35% this year, it definitely has the attention of many investors and speculators again.

Peruvian farmer who died in protest against MMG’s Las Bambas mine was shot to death — Gov’t

He is the first person to die in clashes over mining under new President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Resurgent Iran to impact copper, zinc prices through 2020

Report: Lifting of sanctions will spark double digit copper output growth in Iran, home to world's second largest copper mine and largest zinc reserves.

Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito mine

Goldcorp says it has commenced ramp up mining operations at Peñasquito.