R/€ = 14.55 Change: -0.02
R/$ = 13.31 Change: 0.05
Au 1266.51 $/oz Change: 1.35
Pt 948.50 $/oz Change: 3.50


World's nutrient-poor farms get a vitamin boost from zinc mines

By: Bloomberg     18th April 2017 Injecting an industrial metal back into the ground could prove a boon for farmers and miners alike. The metal is zinc. Used mostly to reduce corrosion in iron and steel, zinc also is needed in trace amounts to keep humans and plants healthy. Without it in their diets, people are prone to... 

Trevali expands geographic footprint to Africa as zinc tide rises

By: Henry Lazenby     14th March 2017 Canadian base metals producer Trevali Mining is expanding its geographic footprint into Africa with the $400-million acquisition of diversified mining and marketing company Glencore’s 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine, in Namibia, and 90% interest in the Perkoa mine, in Burkina Faso. HSBC... 

Trevali hits new Santander production record, lifts guidance

By: Henry Lazenby     11th July 2016 Canadian zinc producer Trevali Mining has set new quarterly throughput and production records at its Santander mine, in Peru. For the period ended June 30, Santander produced about 15.2-million payable pounds of zinc (a new quarterly record), 5.6-million pounds of lead and 222 121 oz of silver,... 

Trevali’s second zinc mine goes commercial as zinc rally beckons

By: Henry Lazenby     7th July 2016 Zinc producer Trevali Mining has declared commercial production at its Caribou mine, in New Brunswick, giving it a second producing zinc mine as an emerging supply gap for the base metal starts to widen. Located in the province’s Bathurst Mining Camp, Caribou was declared in commercial production... 

Despite strong performance from Santander, Trevali widens Q4 loss as zinc prices fall

By: Henry Lazenby     31st March 2016 Canadian zinc producer Trevali Mining has reported a fourth-quarter net loss C$8.3-million, or C$0.03 a share, despite its Santander zinc/lead/silver project, located in Peru, putting in a strong performance. The 76% year-over-year widening of the company’s net loss was mainly owing to lower... 

Nyrstar agrees sale option for Peruvian mine

By: Reuters     19th May 2015 Belgium's Nyrstar, the world's largest zinc producer, has sold an option to buy its mothballed Peruvian mine in Coricancha to Canada's Great Panther Silver. Great Panther will pay $1.5-million for its option, with the possibility of extending it for another year for the same amount, Nyrstar said... 

South American mining to reach 6.2% growth by 2017

By: Jonathan Rodin     25th July 2014 The South American mining industry will reach an estimated compound yearly growth rate of about 6.2% from 2012 to 2017, which will take the industry to a total value of $184.3-billion. Some of the world’s largest copper, bauxite, iron and nickel deposits are situated in South America, with the... 


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