Eos Energy Storage and New York's Con Edison have teamed up to test a new zinc-air battery that Eos claims can provide grid-scale energy storage at "unprecedentedly" low prices.
Using zinc to galvanize steel is an effective and economical way to improve the performance of steel and ensure its longevity.
Trevali Mining is now in possession of an operations permit for its Caribou mine and concentrate plant, situated in New Brunswick's Bathurst Mining Camp.
Some Peruvian projects have been affected by local troubles, but zinc miners on the whole look strong.
Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSXV:GRG) announced its initial independent NI 43-101 resource estimate for the Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project in Argentina: indicated 7.2 million tonnes grading 119 g/t silver, 0.57% lead and 0.48% zinc (32.6 million ounces silver equivalent (Ag Eq) at 141 g/t Ag Eq, and a 50g/t Ag Eq cut-off), and inferred 21 million tonnes grading 78 g/t Ag, 0.69% Pb and 0.62% Zn (72.2 million ounces Ag Eq at 107 g/t Ag Eq grade and 50 g/t Ag Eq cut-off).
Zazu Metals Corporation (TSX:ZAZ) has approved the adoption of a shareholder right plan, to provide both shareholders and the Board sufficient time to adequately consider a take-over bid.
According to Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities, Trevali Mining (TSX:TV) is "more than a one-trick pony".
MetalMiner reported that Hindustan Zinc Ltd.'s (BSE:500188) zinc and lead production for the year ended March 31, 2013 improved significantly compared to the previous year on the back of higher prices for the two metals as well as a drop in production costs.
Trevali Mining (TSX:TV) VP Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Steve Stakiw spoke with the Investing News Network at PDAC in Toronto on milestones in 2013 and on zinc fundamentals looking very bullish due to a crunch in supply.
Zazu Metals (TSX:ZAZ) President Matthew Ford spoke with the Investing News Network during PDAC in Toronto on Alaska as a great mining jurisdiction because it has a "very resource-focused economy."
Canadian Zinc (TSX:CZN) Chairman and CEO, John Kearney, spoke with the Investing News Network during PDAC in Toronto on the positive outlook for zinc over the next two to three years.
FastMarkets reported that zinc is up about 0.6 percent, noting that in the sell off that has taken place recently it is the only metal that has breached the low that it hit in April.
MetalBulletin reported that London Metal Exchange warehouses received large deliveries of zinc, with a delivery of 92,000 tonnes in Antwerp bringing the port's total zinc inventories up to 192,875 tonnes.
Shanghai Metals Market reported that SHFE zinc prices moved higher after Chinese April trading data boosted the Shanghai Composite Index. SHFE zinc prices later fell, only to rebound on the back of rising LME zinc prices.
Shanghai Metals Market reported that of the market players it surveyed, 60 percent think that LME zinc prices are set to move in the range of US$1,860 to 1,900 per metric ton.