Zinc Mining News

Success for Immersive Technologies’ Advanced Training in India

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 [...]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Auto Workers call for probe of Kidd plant closings

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

Siddharth Rajeev: Recovery Signals Paler Shade for Gold

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 […]

Louis James: Sharpen Those Shoppertunistic Buying Skills

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 […]

Soaring Base Metals Stockpiles

Ever since its secular bull kicked off in 2003, the once-boring base-metals sector took on an aura of excitement.  What trader wasn't excited when copper, zinc, nickel, lead, and aluminum put together respective gains of […]

Tom MacNeill: Saskatchewan’s Resources Enriching the World

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/26/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5520 As if the fairy godmother flicked her magic wand, once drab and droopy Saskatchewan has blossomed into the belle of the ball-and the healthiest […]

Mickey Fulp on Precious Metals after the "Decade of the Aughts"

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 1/22/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/3555 Itchy money made 2009 one of the best years on record for the junior resource sector, according to Mickey Fulp, the Mercenary Geologist. In […]

Roundup 2010: Mineral Deposits that Matter

A mineral deposit that matter is a deposit that helps you make money regardless of the economic cycle – has a long life and it has an impact on the global supply. Forecasts are that […]

Trey Wasser: Identifying Stars in the Mexican Precious Metals Universe (Part II)

Source: Interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher, The Gold Report 01/11/2010 http://www.theaureport.com/cs/editors/print/na/3496 As we learned in Part I of Trey Wasser's interview, his Mexican Gold & Silver Explorers Model tracks junior explorers and producers as they […]

Big Antamina copper-zinc mine $1.2 bn expansion to be approved this week

The joint BHP/Xstrata/Teck/Mitsubishi owned Antamina copper-zinc mine in Peru's big expansion programme is set to be approved in the next few days

Peter Grandich: Silver's Turn to Shine

Source: The Gold Report; interviewed by Karen Roche, Publisher 12/01/2009 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/3345 Not that there's a link between the two, but as the legendary Peter Grandich celebrates his silver anniversary as a market commentator, he tells […]

ZINC-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: HudBay to spend $85 million on Lalor development

MANITOBA — HudBay Minerals of Toronto has promised $85 million to fund the production ramp for the Lalor... [Full Story]

China's Top Zinc Miner to Double Lead Smelting Capacity

Zhuzhou Smelter, the top zinc producer in China, will double its lead capacity with a 100,000 tonne-a-year smelter it plans to start building by the end of the year, a trade executive said…..more at MEIOnline

Project News paints a diverse metals and minerals picture

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (July 17): This issue we cover a wide variety of minerals and metals ranging from the usual batch of iron ore, cobalt, gold, silver, uranium, zinc and nickel projects to oil sands, fluorspar, potash, tin and chromium projects. We also have reports from two diamond projects (one in [...]

SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Normal production resumes at Platosa

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SILVER-LEAD-ZINC DEVELOPMENT: Water leak continues to plague Platosa

and all underground activity was halted at the project in Durango. There were no injuries and the mobile equipment was removed. The mine is not very deep, but the company pointed out development lies below the local water table. Excellon said it was

Zinc production costs fall

A further 5,800 t of zinc concentrate from Terramin Australia’s Angas mine sailed from Port Adelaide on the weekend. The shipment has an estimated net realisable value of $2.2 million based on the agreed September pricing of $0.79/lb. Commenting on current market conditions, Dr Kevin Moriarty, Executive Chairman of Terramin Australia said, “A lower Australian [...]

BioteQ Starts Commissioning New Plant in Colorado

BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, has commenced commissioning of a new water treatment plant at the former Wellington Oro silver-zinc mine site near Breckenridge, Colorado. […]

Teck’s Huge Red Dog Zinc Mine in Alaska has Purchased Two M3000, 1.5MW IsaMillsTM

Red Dog Chief Metallurgist, Brigitte Lacouture said Red Dog needed additional regrinding capacity to treat harder ore from the Aqqaluk deposit. Red Dog was commissioned in late 1989, and produces over 1.0 Mt/y of zinc […]

Ausmelt to Suspend Operations at Whyalla Smelter

Ausmelt Ltd has announced that it will suspend operations at its smelter in Whyalla, South Australia. Managing Director Mr Paul Abbott said today the Whyalla operation had been made uneconomic by recent significant declines in […]

US Mining Manufacturers go Green with ZA-12 as the Lead Free Bearing Material of Choice

Sleeve bearings three to five times more durable now available for mining and construction equipment. Eastern Alloys Inc. Supplies world class zinc alloys using state of the art processing technologies. These technologies are now available […]

Lennard Shelf Operation Ceases Production

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

Tennesee Zinc Mine Installs Large Leaky Feeder Radio System

SRA Corporation is focused on the development of its zinc projects in the state of Tennessee. SRA’s goal to become a major zinc producer through re-opening the Mid-Tennessee Zinc Mines is coming to fruition as […]

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