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.
Charlotte started working for the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
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.
Last month’s 19th Zinc & its Markets Seminar, put on in Helsinki, Finland by Metal Bulletin Events, was a popular event. Here’s a brief rundown of some of the key ideas mentioned by speakers — all in all, it appears that while the outlook for the metal remains positive, threats to its prospects do exist.
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.”
The company said Tuesday that mill commissioning has started at its New Brunswick-based Caribou zinc-lead-copper-silver-gold project. It plans to use lessons learned from commissioning its Santander mine to get through the process smoothly.
Great Panther Silver Ltd. (TSX:GPR,NYSEMKT:GPL) announced that it’s signed a two-year option agreement with Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR) under which it can acquire a 100-percent interest in the Peru-based Coricancha mine complex.