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Approvals granted for Granville expansion
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Miners at Bolivia's state-owned Huanuni tin mine have halted production in a dispute over a planned restructuring of Bolivia's umbrella state mining company, Comibol, local news sources have reported. A government proposal for the restructuring of Comibol has come under strong resistance generally from the mining sector in Bolivia, with workers unions believe the restructuring will result in a reduction of social benefits by governance under a public labour law rather than the general labour ...

Bolivian miners resist Comibol restructuring plan
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has been asked to submit a report on the restriction of lead in hunting shot due to ongoing concerns about toxicity and its impact on wildlife, which could boost the use of tin in alloys as an alternative. The hunting shot market in the EU is fragmented between lead, steel, tungsten and bismuth shot although there is no data detailing the breakdown of each type in the EU. Tin is not used in isolation...

Global Zinc market reports deficit by 178kt during Jan-May
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Global market for refined zinc metal was in deficit by 178 kilo ton over the first five months of this year with total reported inventories declining by 167kt over the same period, according to the preliminary data recently compiled by the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG).

Global Lead demand exceeds supply by 91kt during Jan-May
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Global refined lead metal demand exceeded supply by 91kilo tons during the first five months of this year, according to the latest figures released by the International Lead and Zinc Study Group (ILZSG).

Top 10 Canadian base metal explorers and developers - The Northern ...
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
With a $3.8-billion market capitalization, Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) is the runaway leader amongst its base metal peers. The company is developing three world-class projects in sub-Saharan Africa: the Kamoa-Kakula... ...

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
TREVALI MNG CORP COM NPV (OTCMKTS:TREVF) frames itself as a zinc-focused, base metals mining company with one producing operation in Peru and another currently undergoing commissioning in Canada. In Peru, the Company is actively producing... ...

Teck subsidiary wins right to explore patch of Queensland's North ...
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The development comes in the wake of base metals prices jumping over the six months to December, with zinc prices rising 35 per cent and lead by 32 per cent. The province has some significant development, including Mount Isa and the Ernest Henry... ...

5 Top Commodity ETFs
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Metals make up about half the portfolio, with gold being the only precious metal, joined by nickel, lead, tin, zinc, copper ... leaves the fund exposed to the same downward trends in commodity prices as its peers, but over time, it could help make up ...

Call2Recycle recognizes EnerSys
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Battery manufacturer and recycler receives 2016 Leaders in Sustainability Award.

Silver Price Slam-down Suggests Something Big is About to Happen
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 04:19:07 GMT
With the current low gold and copper price, not a lot of new mines will be developed which will put pressure on the supply side of the equation. Fortunately 35% of the mine supply came from lead-zinc mines, and as these two commodities are performing well ...

Look to gold, potash, copper stocks if interest rates start to ...
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The best-performing materials stocks tend to be those that benefit from a stronger economy that triggers rate increases, including base-metal miners Hudbay Minerals Inc. and Lundin Mining, and fertilizer producers like Potash Corp. Gold producers have ...and more ...

Osisko Metals expands landholdings in New Brunswick base metals ...
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
... (miningweekly.com) The base metals-focused arm of the Osisko group of companies, Osisko Metals, has signed a definitive option agreement with two vendors to acquire the Mount Fronsac zinc/lead property, located within the Bathurst Mining Camp of...and more ...

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