Glencore’s production of coking and thermal coal has taken a dip in Australia this year.
Western Australia could soon become a lithium-ion battery cathode manufacturer, according to a Department of Industry, Innovation and Science report.
Despite current volatility, zinc prices have been forecast to climb in the coming months as COVID-19’s strain on the market eases.
Glencore is aiming to expand its zinc portfolio by increasing an interest in Vancouver-based junior Group Eleven Resources.
New Century Resources has maintained its June quarter guidance at the Century mine in Queensland despite a four-year low in zinc prices.
New Century Resources’ has reached full plant capacity at its Century zinc mine after receiving an upgrade to its rougher circuit.
New Century Resources has set a new standard at the Century zinc mine in Queensland, achieving record quarterly production at the end of last year.
South32 has struck an earn-in agreement with Adventus Mining via its subsidiary to advance the exploration of three zinc-lead-silver projects in the Republic of Ireland.
Global zinc production is set to ramp up over the next few years, according to Fitch Solutions Macro Research.
The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
New Century Resources’ upgraded scavenger circuit upgrade has been delivered to the Century zinc operation in Queensland.
Heron Resources has secured $91 million in funding which it will use to progress the Woodlawn zinc-copper project in New South Wales.
New Century Resources has delivered improvements in metal production rates and a reduction in operating costs at the Century operation by incorporating the full cleaner circuit at its zinc processing plant.
Orion Minerals has partnered with Byrnecut Offshore to provide underground mine development and mine production services at the Prieska copper-zinc project in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.
Superior Lake Resources has released a bankable feasibility study (BFS) for the Superior Lake zinc project in Ontario, Canada that backs the site’s prospects as a high-margin asset.
Glencore has signed a contract that will see the implementation of a software as a service (SaaS) solution across 56 zinc sites in seven countries.
Venturex Resources has received $US70 million ($100 million) in funding from global commodity trader Trafigura to develop its Sulphur Springs copper-zinc project near Port Hedland, Western Australia.
South32 has recorded an uplift in production across its Australian operations – Cannington, Worsley Alumina and Illawarra.
Australian, Bolivian and Japanese know-how have come together for a collaborative production trial at one of South America’s true mining giants.
Galena Mining has received final approval for construction, mining and production at the Abra base metals project in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.