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John Kaiser: Look for ‘Exploration Free Lunch’

At Canvest, the Investing News Network spoke with John Kaiser of Kaiser Research. He discussed trends in the metals markets and junior mining companies doing innovative exploration. In particular, Kaiser is positive on zinc, and shared his thoughts on a zinc play he recommends.

Stefan Ioannou: Watch China for Zinc Price Outlook Clues

Haywood Securities analyst Stefan Ioannou discusses a variety of hot topics, including zinc's positive price outlook and the issues that brought the metal to this point. He also touches on what factors could pose a threat to that positivity.

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Foran Mining CEO Patrick Soares Provides an Update on 2015 Catalysts

Foran Mining CEO Patrick Soares Provides an Update on 2015 Catalysts

Foran Mining Corporation (TSXV:FOM) CEO Patrick Soares provided an update on the Company's milestones and catalysts for the remainder of 2015. Mr. Soares reported, "Having completed a PEA at McIlvenna Bay, we saw the opportunity to do what we've been telling other people. We believe that the Hanson Lake Camp where McIlvenna Bay is located - we've got a lot of property there - and we believe, like Flin Flon itself, that this is a mining camp."

Zazu Metals Reports 2015 AGM Results

Zazu Metals Reports 2015 AGM Results

Zazu Metals (TSX:ZAZ) reported results of its annual meeting of shareholders, held in Vancouver on June 24. The majority of shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions at the meeting.

Canada Zinc Metals Starts Drill Program at Akie Project

Canada Zinc Metals Corp. (TSXV:CZX) announced that it's started drilling at its Akie project. It's planning to complete 5,000 meters of large-diameter HQ drilling there with a focus on resource expansion and the development of new targets.

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Foran Mining CEO Patrick Soares Provides an Update on 2015 Catalysts

Foran Mining Corporation (TSXV:FOM) CEO Patrick Soares provided an update on the Company's milestones and catalysts for the remainder of 2015. Mr. Soares reported, "Having completed a PEA at McIlvenna Bay, we saw the opportunity to do what we've been telling other people. We believe that the Hanson Lake Camp where McIlvenna Bay is located - we've got a lot of property there - and we believe, like Flin Flon itself, that this is a mining camp."

Thunderstruck Resources CEO Bryce Bradley Talks Zinc and Copper Exploration in Fiji

Thunderstruck Resources (TSXV:AWE) CEO Bryce Bradley talks about exploring for zinc and copper in Fiji. She says, "We're really excited about working in Fiji because it has a long history of mining, going back all the way to 1934; no sovereign risk; is very rich in commodities, and highly underexplored. We're happy to be there." The Nakoro and Wainaleka zinc-copper projects had prior drilling by Anglo-American in 1976, "which returned high grade zinc grades of up to 12% zinc and up to 2% copper over mineable widths. So our plan is to.. we just picked up these assets in August of 2014, so our plan for 2015 is to drill them, confirm the drill holes, and expand the size of the deposit. We're quite excited." adds Ms. Bradley. In 2015, Thunderstruck anticipates additions to its Board of Directors, as well as trenching and a drill program in both projects in Fiji.

Foran Mining Corporation States Priority for 2015

Foran Mining Corporation (TSXV:FOM) CEO Patrick Soares spoke to the Investing News Network about its focus on 2015, as well as its Balsam property, located southeast of its flagship McIlvenna Bay Deposit near Flin Flon, Saskatchewan.

Market News

Zinc Prices Likely to Struggle

Reuters reported that Zinc prices might struggle in the short term due to an oversupply of the metal.

CME Group to Launch Zinc Futures Contract in June

Reuters reported that CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME) plans to launch a zinc futures contract in June. The news outlet states that the move will intensify the "global battle for metals market share with the London Metal Exchange amid expanding Asian markets."

Will the Zinc Price Continue to Rise?

Mineweb's Kip Keen said in a recent article that the zinc price is starting to show signs of life once again, having crossed the threshold of $1 per pound. However, in his piece he questions whether the base metal will be able to keep its head above that level for long.

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