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Sumitomo predicts record loss as covid-19 hits nickel project

Japanese company forecasts a record net loss of 150 billion…

Peru copper and gold output nosedives in H1 2020

Country reported that its production of copper plunged 20.4% in…

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Money returning for mining equity, bankers say

There's a new appetite for equity financing in the global mining sector, as investors tiptoe back into a market that has fretted about funding for the last six months. Boosted by firm metals prices and a less pessimistic outlook for a still-fragile global economy, many mining companies are again able to sell shares in secondary offerings or tempt investors with an initial public offering.

Teck CEO says zing is back in zinc

Lindsay's comments come despite forecasts of supply outstripping demand by at least 350,000 tonnes (some analysts put the figure as high as 539,000 tonnes) this year further putting pressure on prices.

Hecla busts company record with 148 million ounces of silver reserves

Hecla Mining reported the largest resource calculation in company history today with 148 million ounces of silver reserves and 281 million ounces of resources. The silver numbers represented a 4% increase in reserves and a 13% bump in resources. Hecla also noted a 33% increase in gold resources to 597,600 ounces, while lead and zinc increased a respective 21% and 26%.