China June alumina output rises to highest since May 2017 – stats bureau

China June alumina output rises to highest since May 2017 – stats bureau

China’s alumina output rose by 5.4% year-on-year to 6.41 million tonnes in June, its highest in more than two years, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday. * Figure is highest monthly total since May 2017...

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Power Ore intersects 0.29% CuEq over 295 m at Opemiska

Power Ore intersects 0.29% CuEq over 295 m at Opemiska

Toronto-based PowerOre has received promising assays from two more drill holes at the Opemiska copper mine complex near Chapais. The location puts the project within Quebec’s Plan Nord. Hole OPM-19-08 returned 0.04% copper, 2.84% zinc, 1.95 g/t...

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Global mined zinc production to ramp up — report

Global mined zinc production to ramp up — report

Global mined zinc production will continue to ramp up as strong zinc prices prompt miners to bring idled capacity back online and invest in new projects, according to a new Fitch Solutions report. The analyst’s outlook for global zinc production...

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China’s metals imports robust despite macro doubts

China’s metals imports robust despite macro doubts

Industrial metal markets are taking a breather as they await tangible evidence that China’s latest stimulus package is feeding through to a flagging manufacturing sector. April’s purchasing managers indices, weaker than expected but...

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Zinc price builds on 2019 rally as stocks reach just 2 days consumption

Zinc price builds on 2019 rally as stocks reach just 2 days consumption

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. Inventories are down 55% this year and are on course to arrive...

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China Jan-Feb refined copper output rises 6.3% year-over-year — stats bureau

China Jan-Feb refined copper output rises 6.3% year-over-year — stats bureau

* China’s refined copper output in January and February rose by 6.3 percent year-on-year to 1.34 million tonnes, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday. * Output on a daily basis works out at around 22,712 tonnes, according to...

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Increasing Zinc Prices Leading Exciting for Zinc Explorer – Osisko Metals Incorporate (TSXV:OM) NAI500 PDAC 2019 Coverage

Increasing Zinc Prices Leading Exciting for Zinc Explorer – Osisko Metals Incorporate (TSXV:OM) NAI500 PDAC 2019 Coverage

In this interview at the recent PDAC 2019 Convention in Toronto, NAI500 spoke with Jeff Hussey, CEO of Osisko Metals Incorporate (TSXV:OM) about the company’s flagship, the Pine Point Mining Camp (“PPMC”), located in the Northwest Territories of...

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Resource Investing through a Mineral Property Bank – Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.(TSX:GMX) NAI500 PDAC 2019 Coverage

Resource Investing through a Mineral Property Bank – Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.(TSX:GMX) NAI500 PDAC 2019 Coverage

In this interview at the recent PDAC 2019 Convention in Toronto, NAI500 spoke with Jack Stoch, CEO of Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.(TSX:GMX) about its innovative strategy for incubating mining projects throughout Canada and the US.

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Canadian miners had a tough 2018, but optimism remains

Canadian miners had a tough 2018, but optimism remains

Canadian miners continued going down the slippery slope in the last three months of 2018 due mostly to weak commodity prices, triggered by a slowdown in China’s economy near the end of the year, the latest report by Ernst & Young (EY)...

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Glencore keeps 2019 guidance after copper, cobalt output jumps

Glencore keeps 2019 guidance after copper, cobalt output jumps

Miner and trader Glencore on Friday stuck to its 2019 production targets and said cobalt output last year soared 54 percent while copper rose 11 percent due to the restart of operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Production of cobalt...

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Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

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. The program is aimed at...

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