Category: Zinc
26 Posts
POSTED ON January 05, 2014 BY Pinnacle Digest

Not all metals and sectors have the same catalysts; so, to not miss mining opportunities in 2014, we must understand which metals/minerals will face supply gluts, difficulty financing and a lack of investor interest, and avoid them. On the flip side, we must be aware of exactly which metals/minerals are facing imminent supply deficits, because… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 19, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Malcom Perry of the Vancouver Sun reported that Ted Turton, who co-founded Canaccord Genuity Group (CF:TSX) with Peter Brown, died this week at the age of 84. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. Mr. Turton and Mr. Brown paid $23,000 in 1968 for a small brokerage firm called Turton & Co. which became Canarim Investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 18, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines (IVN:TSX) has completed  dewatering activities to the main working level of the historic and high-grade Kipushi copper-zinc-germanium-lead and precious-metals mine (68% IVN, 32% state-mining company) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  The mine’s underground workings were extensively flooded during the previous 18 years when the mine was on care-and-maintenance as a former… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 10, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Want to take advantage of the resource sector downturn? Find a billionaire backer and a management team from a top tier producer… Warwick Smith’s Western Pacific Resources (TSXV:WRP), a Vancouver-based junior miner with a $3.3 million market cap, has raised $10 million via a convertible debenture, and an additional $8.5 million via a base metals streaming agreement… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 04, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Lundin Mining (LUN:TSX), Lukas Lundin’s namesake multi-billion dollar base metal mining company, announced today that they would be spending in excess of $460 million in capital in 2014, (compared to an estimated $255 million for fiscal 2013).  The bulk of the spending, $300 million will go towards completing construction of the Humboldt mill and their recently acquired Eagle mine,… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 03, 2013 BY Chris Parry

In the mining game, one dumb mistake can lead to years of decline. See Mining, Baja. Baja Mining? More like Ba-ha-ha-ha-ha Mining. “Shares of Vancouver-based Baja Mining Corp. (TSX:T.BAJ, Stock Forum) climbed 37% to 35 cents after the company provided revised capital cost estimates for its Boleo Project in Mexico after Monday’s market close,” –… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 26, 2013 BY Jay Bones

Rob Pease’s Sabina Gold and Silver (TSX:SBB) is getting hit hard this morning, down over 8% today, and 80% on the year, last at $.57. A few reasons why the stock is falling off: 1) tax loss selling -since the beginning of 2013 SBB has gone from $2.50+ to ~$0.55 (new 52 week low) -investors… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 24, 2013 BY Brent Cook

The Rant Thank you Toronto, and other observations Your neighbours to the south will be eternally grateful for your crackpot mayor providing considerably better entertainment value than your mining markets of late. The comic relief is greatly appreciated– keep it coming. The relentless hammering of the junior mining markets and gold price continues despite the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 12, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Micro cap zinc explorer, Messina Minerals (MMI:TSXV) agreed to be acquired by Canadian Zinc (CZN:TSXV) for shares.  Messina shareholders will receive 1 shares of CZN for each 5.9 shares they hold of MMI which values MMI at around $0.115 per share.  This equates to an approximate 190% premium to the last close of $0.04 per… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 29, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

McLeod-Williams zinc play, Full Metal Zinc (FZ:TSXV) announced that it intends to acquire the San Andres Silver Project in Durango, Mexico.  The project is brownfields and comes with a 300tpd mill and tailings facility, supposedly costing $6 million.  From 1890 to 1915, the property is said to have produced some 17 million ounces of silver. … Continue Reading

POSTED ON July 25, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

On average, silver components make up 40% of the value of by-products from production of zinc. Silver is found in all four types of zinc deposits which also contain gold. Due to the price decline in silver, the last seven months have added approximately 7% to zinc’s production costs. This is causing future zinc production to… Continue Reading

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