Lead, Zinc and coblat

Mining News Pro - First Cobalt has extended copper-cobalt mineralization along strike at both its Waite zone and No Name zone, part of its Iron Creek cobalt project in Idaho.

Mining News Pro - Cobalt`s near year-long price slide is finally coming to an end, but high inventories of the battery metal will stop prices quickly re-claiming 2018`s 10-year highs.

Mining News Pro - Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has the first drill results from its West Bear cobalt-nickel property located in the heart of the Athabasca Basin. Recent results have also allowed the company to extend the strike length of the deposit to 400 metres.

Mining News Pro - Barminco has been awarded a $100 million underground mining services contract from Hindustan Zinc at the Rampura Agucha mine in India.

Mining News Pro - While many industrial commodities fell victim to geopolitical and macroeconomic woes in 2018, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) CEO Benedikt Sobotka expects to see a strong upside for cobalt and copper this year as underlying demand rallies.

Mining News Pro - Osisko Metals has released new drill results from its high grade, large tonnage and near surface Pine Point zinc-lead deposit on the south shore of Great Slave Lake.

Mining News Pro - Vendetta Mining announced that it has just received the results from an independent Preliminary Economic Assessment or PEA for its Pegmont lead-zinc project located in Queensland, northeastern Australia.

Mining News Pro - Zinc prices hit their highest in three months on Friday on worries that weak refined output in China could send the global market into deficit.

Mining News Pro - Canadian junior Explorex Resources has placed its plans to buy the Hautalampi cobalt, nickel, and copper project in eastern Finland on the back burner because it won’t be able to secure the required funding in advance.

Mining News Pro - Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. is creating programs to address permitting and environmental baseline studies at its Iron Creek cobalt project 40 km southwest of the town of Salmon. Brown and Caldwell has been engaged to provide permitting guidance and to oversee the collection of environmental data.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver’s Teck Resources has partnered with the World Food Program (WFP) to fund a new US$3-million pilot program aimed at improving health and economic opportunities for small scale farmers in China’s Gansu Province.

Mining News Pro - Vancouver-based NorZinc has signed a traditional land use agreement with the Nah?a Dehé Dene Band in Nahanni Butte

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Cobalt 27 Capital (TSXV: KBLT)(OTCQX: CBLLF)(FRA: 27O) is tapping into the lithium sector by acquiring a royalty of 1.5% of gross revenues and A$2 per tonne of ore mined at the Mount Marion lithium project in Western Australia, the latest in a series of major deals the company has announced in less than a year.

Mining News Pro - Cobalt 27 Capital has entered an agreement to acquire ASX-listed Highlands Pacific. The acquisition, valued at $96 million, will increase Cobalt 27’s exposure to nickel through the Ramu nickel-cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea.

Mining News Pro - ePower Metals (TSXV: EPWR) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Exploracion Auramex S.A. de C.V. and its Magenta cobalt project from Bowering Projects.

Mining News Pro - Tasman Mining announced this week that government agency New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals granted a mining permit for the high-grade Blackwater gold deposit located near Reefton on the West Coast of the South Island.

Mining News Pro - Mawson Resources of Vancouver has tabled a maiden resource for its Rajapalot gold-cobalt project in Finland that it says has plenty of room for expansion.

Mining News Pro - The maiden shipment of Fortescue Metals Group’s new 60.1% Fe content product, West Pilbara Fines, has recently left Herb Elliott Port in Port Hedland, Western Australia, bound for Hunan Valin Steel in China.

Mining News Pro - Canadian junior miner Explorex Resources (CSE:EX) (OTC:EXPXF) said Monday that crews had been mobilized to initiate the maiden drill program at its cobalt-manganese base metals Kagoot Brook project, located in New Brunswick, Atlantic Canada.

Mining News Pro - Normet and Hindustan Zinc Ltd on December 11 signed a comprehensive four-year cost per hour (CPH) service contract covering all Normet equipment in Hindustan Zinc Ltd’s mines in Rajasthan, India.

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