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 Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She holds a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University, which she completed in 2013.
Proactive Investors UK reported that Anglesey Mining plc (LSE:AYM) believes that zinc and lead prices will improve in the near future, allowing the company to move forward with its Wales-based Parys Mountain project.
Bloomberg reported that Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR) has offered short-term support to Finnish nickel miner Talvivaara Mining Company plc (LSE:TALV); it also will not “breach financing agreements in the event of an impairment.”
Mineweb reported that early Sunday morning, an accident at Colorado-based Star Mine Operations, a division of privately owned Silver Star Resources, killed two miners and injured 20 others. The accident was apparently caused by explosives.
Reuters reported that Andrew Michelmore, chief executive of China’s MMG Ltd. (HKEX:1208), believes that zinc prices are set to rise as demand increases and large mines shut down. However, that outlook depends in part on whether China steps up to produce the zinc that will eventually be needed.
Reuters reported that as China’s demand for zinc increases and expectations grow that the metal will fall into deficit, major companies, including Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN) and Nyrstar NV (EBR:NYR), are funding new mines.
Reuters reported that in 2014, China’s zinc consumption is expected to rise as a result of urbanization plans, infrastructure projects and strong production of cars. As a result, the country will continue to import large amounts of zinc.