Lead, Zinc and coblat

Mining News Pro - Glencore Plc, the world’s biggest supplier of cobalt, has extended its supply agreement with battery maker GEM Co., allowing the Chinese company to secure supply of the crucial metal until the end of the decade.

Mining News Pro - Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore has extended its partnership with GEM of China for the supply of cobalt hydroxide by another five years.

Mining News Pro - A recent report by Benchmark Mineral Intelligence forecasts that the battery industry will require a further 100,000 tonnes of cobalt by 2025.

Mining News Pro - Alexco Resources has commissioned the Keno Hill mill, in Yukon, marking a significant milestone on its journey towards establishing the company as Canada’s only primary silver producer.

Mining News Pro - Vedanta`s zinc unit said on Thursday it was still searching for an employee who was trapped underground following a rockfall last week at its Gamsberg zinc mine in South Africa.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals has resumed full production at its 777 zinc-copper mine in Flin Flon, Manitoba, following a skip hoist incident in October that forced the company to halt operations.

Mining News Pro - Red River Resources has renewed its zinc and lead offtake agreements for its Thalanga base metal operation in Queensland with Trafigura.

Mining News Pro - Commodities trading group Trafigura has signed an offtake deal to buy cobalt from Entreprise Générale du Cobalt (EGC) – the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) State-owned buyer that markets cobalt from artisanal miners.

Mining News Pro - Rescuers were searching for the last of 10 miners trapped at South Africa’s Gamsberg zinc mine on Saturday and mining activity remains suspended, owner Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) said.

Mining News Pro - Volkswagen has joined the “Cobalt for Development” initiative to support improving artisanal cobalt mining conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mining News Pro - Zinc prices climbed on Wednesday to an 18-month high after Vedanta suspended mining at its Gamsberg zinc mine in South Africa following an accident that trapped ten workers.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s cobalt mining sector will experience positive growth in 2020, as the mining sub-sector emerges unscathed from the covid-19 pandemic, according to Fitch Solutions’ latest industry report.

Mining News Pro - Sandfire Resources will secure a 19.99 per cent share of Auris Minerals once it completes the offloading of the Sams Creek gold project in New Zealand.

Mining News Pro - Orica has secured a five-year contract to deliver explosives technology and blasting services for Glencore’s Australian copper and zinc operations.

Mining News Pro - ScoZinc remains in active discussions with various capital providers for the Scotia project, near Halifax, the company said on Friday.

Mining News Pro - McGrathNicol Restructuring has been appointed as voluntary administrator of Tiger Resources to assess the future of the company and its assets.

Mining News Pro - China`s Nanjing Hanrui Cobalt expects to start its cobalt production line in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in late-November to December, GM Liang Jie said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Lundin Mining saw profit increase in the third quarter and declared a dividend, but labour and technical disruptions forced the company to lower its guidance for three of its four operating mines.

Mining News Pro - New Century Resources plans to boost zinc production performance at the Century mine in Queensland by 40 per cent.

Mining News Pro - Base metals miner Hudbay Minerals has suspended operations at its 777 mine, in Flin Flon, Manitoba, after a skip fell to the bottom of the shaft during routine maintenance.

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