A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
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Stephan Bogner of Rockstone Research Ltd. published a note that looks at recent drill results from Pasinex Resources Ltd. (CSE:PSE). In it, he notes that they are the best results released to date from the company’s Pinargozu project.
“There are insufficient advanced-stage projects to meet demand going forward,” said Wood Mackenzie’s Jonathan Leng at PDAC. Furthermore, many of them are controlled by juniors, which often “have limited ability to finance, especially now with subdued zinc prices.”
While most market watchers are bullish on the outlook for zinc, that’s not the case for all. Case in point: Bloomberg published an article on Friday that makes the case that zinc is “on the verge of a bear market” because Chinese output is pushing production levels “to a record, outweighing a global deficit.”
Jonathan Leng of Wood Mackenzie discusses the outlook for zinc, plus supply and demand fundamentals in this PDAC interview. He also touches why it’s been tough for zinc juniors to find funding despite having good projects.
Mining Weekly reported that Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd. (TSE:5706), which holds the biggest zinc smelter in Japan, expects the zinc price to hit $2,300 a tonne in the second half of 2015. The prediction comes on the back an anticipated rise in the zinc price.