Lead, Zinc and coblat

Mining News Pro - Zinc prices climbed to $2,845 a tonne on Wednesday after data showed LME warehouses now hold little over 58,000 tonnes of the metal; less than two days’ worth of global consumption.

Mining News Pro - Blackstone Minerals said today that assay results from its BC cobalt project in British Columbia, western Canada, allow to compare it with some of the top cobalt deposits in the world.

Mining News Pro - First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto has drilled its deepest hole to date at the Iron Creek cobalt project between Challis and Salmon. The hole reached a depth of 611 metres and confirmed that mineralization in the No Name zone extends a further 150 metre down dip.

Mining News Pro - A coalition of billionaires led by Bill Gates has thrown its financial weight behind a startup hoping to build a "Google Maps for the earth’s crust" to hunt for new sources of cobalt.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Explorex Resources announced that it wants to buy New Tech Minerals’ (CNSX: NTM) Buena Vista Hills cobalt – iron oxide – copper-gold project, located in Pershing County, Nevada.

Mining News Pro - Data and analytics company GlobalData has forecast that worldwide zinc production will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.8% between this year and 2022. This growth will be underpinned by production increases and the opening of new mines in Canada, China, India, Kazakhstan and Mexico, and will result in total global production of 15.7-million tons in 2022.

Mining News Pro - Cobalt prices were surging so much last year that thieves were carrying out elaborate heists at warehouses in Europe’s busiest port. Now, prices are in free fall and mining companies are taking the financial hit.

Mining News Pro - U.N. meeting in Jamaica to work on deep sea mining law

Mining News Pro - Fourteen non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including Amnesty and Global Witness have opposed plans by the London Metal Exchange to ban cobalt tainted by human rights abuses, a letter seen by Reuters showed.

Mining News Pro - Canada Cobalt Works says it has intersected multiple high grade cobalt and silver intercepts during phase one drilling on the first level of the Castle mine. The mine is located near Gowganda, 75 km south of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

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.

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