Lead, Zinc and coblat

Mining News Pro - As world leaders are meeting and debating virtually during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Pact and the University of Delaware partnered to publish Mapping Artisanal and Small-scale Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Mining News Pro - Ongoing engineering studies for the First Cobalt refinery, in Ontario, have reduced operating costs by 13% to $2.36/lb, improving refinery margins and enhancing project economics.

Mining News Pro - Barminco has updated its development and production contract with MMG at the Dugald River zinc mine in Queensland, including an 18-month extension to the original agreement.

Mining News Pro - Group Eleven has started drilling at the Stonepark zinc project, in the Limerick basin of Ireland.

Mining News Pro - Zinc prices will edge higher over the remainder of 2020, continuing a strong rebound from the lows posted during the initial covid-19 outbreak, according to Fitch Solutions’ latest industry report.

Mining News Pro - Tesla Inc. is backing a new initiative to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo as carmakers and miners seek to reassure customers about ethically mined supplies of the battery metal.

Mining News Pro - Tesla is backing a new initiative to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo as carmakers and miners seek to reassure customers about ethically mined supplies of the battery metal.

Mining News Pro - A review of the mine plan for the Citronen zinc/lead project, in Greenland, has delivered an additional 90 000 t of zinc metal over the first six years of production.

Mining News Pro - Golden Share Resources announced that it has entered into a binding letter of intent with Midex Resources to sell its whole interest in the Berens River project in northwestern Ontario.

Mining News Pro - China Molybdenum Co., one of the world’s biggest cobalt producers, saw its output of the battery metal fall 24% year-on-year in the first half, according to Reuters calculations based on company filings.

Mining News Pro - Trevali Mining has announced the outcomes of a prefeasibility study (PFS) for the expansion of its Rosh Pinah mine, in Namibia, putting a price tag of $93-million on the RP2.0 expansion project.

Mining News Pro - Bolivia’s San Cristóbal mine, a huge deposit of zinc, lead and silver, has suspended operations for a second time due to the coronavirus outbreak, it said on Monday, as covid-19 infections continued to spread in the landlocked South American nation.

Mining News Pro - A prefeasibility study (PFS) into the Sorby Hills lead/silver/zinc project, in Western Australia, has placed a price tag of A$183-million on the project.

Mining News Pro - Glencore has joined the founding members of the Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA) to help tackle ethical issues pervading the country’s cobalt supply chain.

Mining News Pro - A year ago Glencore announced it was halting operations at its Mutanda copper-cobalt mine in the Congo, breathing life into a market that was trading at levels 70% below its peak, hit 18 months before.

Mining News Pro - China’s state stockpiling agency has drawn up plans to buy 2,000 tonnes of cobalt after the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the fragility of supplies of the strategic mineral.

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines on Tuesday announced a deal with China Nonferrous Metal Mining (CNMC) under which the companies would jointly look for African mining projects to explore, develop or acquire.

Mining News Pro - Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart is over the moon with the granting of the final mining right for the Prieska copper/zinc resource, near the Northern Cape town of Copperton – and it comes with exciting exploration rights included

Mining News Pro - Heron Resources is exploring various options for its Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales, including refinancing, joint ventures and divestment.

Mining News Pro - Trevali is accelerating its business improvement program targeting the overall reduction in all-in sustaining costs (AISC) to $0.90/lb by 2021, a year earlier than originally planned.

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