Silver Bull Makes the Switch to Zinc

The current state of the resource market certainly demands some flexibility from those in the industry, and Canadian exploration company Silver Bull Resources hasn't been shy about making a change.

Junior Zinc Mining Companies on the Rise

InZinc Mining, Pasinex Resources and Cypress Development have all seen share price increases of over 100 percent since the beginning of 2014.

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Trevali Mining: Pure Zinc Exposure, Part 1

Investing News Network Editor Vivien Diniz recently spoke with Trevali Mining (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF) CEO Dr. Mark Cruise about the recent start of production at the Santander zinc-silver-lead mine in Peru.

Trevali Mining: Benefitting from Rising Zinc Prices, Part 2

In this final segment of the Investing News Network's conversation with Trevali Mining (TSX:TV), CEO Mark Cruise answers how the company is positioned to benefit from rising zinc prices and provides investors with an update on the Caribou mine in New Brunswick.

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Goldspike Commences Drilling Program at Lone Mountain Project

Goldspike Exploration (TSXV:GSE) announced it has started drilling operations for 10 drill holes on its Lone Mountain zinc property, located in Eureka County, Nevada. The property is made up of 217 claims and covers the location of a 2007 significant drill hole zinc discovery which showed an interval at the bottom of the hole assaying 41.3 percent zinc and 1.4 percent lead over 4.1 meters.

Apogee Silver to Sell Bolivia Project to Prophecy Coal

Apogee Silver Ltd. (TSXV:APE) has entered into an agreement with Prophecy Coal Corp. (TSX:PCY) under which Prophecy will acquire Apogee's subsidiaries, Apogee Minerals Bolivia SA and ASC Bolivia LDC, in order to acquire the Pulacayo-Paca silver-lead-zinc mining project.

Trevali Mining Ups 2014 Production Guidance for Santander Mine

Trevali Mining Ups 2014 Production Guidance for Santander Mine

Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV) has reported preliminary production results for Q3 of 2014. Roughly 12.6 million payable pounds of zinc, 6.3 million payable pounds of lead and 217,600 payable ounces of silver were produced at Trevali's Santander Mine in Peru, and the company also increased its production guidance for the remainder of 2014.

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Zincore Metals’ Adam Ho Provides Update

Zincore Metals Inc. (TSX:ZNC) Vice President for Corporate Development, Adam Ho, spoke to Resource Investing News about the Accha Zinc Oxide District (AZOD) in Peru

Market News

LME Zinc Stocks Down Significantly: USGS

Mineweb reported that according to the US Geological Survey, global London Metal Exchange stocks of "special high grade zinc" sat at 655,275 metric tons (MT) in July, down 12,675 MT from a year ago.

Zinc to Hit $3,000 per Ton by 2016: Credit Suisse

The Financialist reported that zinc is currently trading at a three-year high of $2,327 a ton on the London Metal Exchange, also noting that Credit Suisse sees its price jumping to $3,000 per ton by 2016.

Positive Zinc Outlook Not Necessarily a Sure Thing

Zinc market participants have likely grown used to hearing positive predictions about the metal, but in a recent article Mineweb's Kip Keen takes a look at the flip side of the coin.

China Aiming to Speed Zinc, Lead Market Consolidation

Reuters reported that China plans to place minimum production requirements and energy consumption levels on its lead and zinc mines. The move is aimed at speeding up consolidation in those sectors.

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