Zinc and Lead

Arizona Mining has a ton of upside at Taylor

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-05
VANCOUVER — When it comes to opportunities in the junior space that tick the prerequisite boxes for mineral development there aren't many that can match Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) and its emerging Taylor zinc-lead-silver deposit...

South32 restructures, flags US$1.7 billion write-down

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-04
The world’s largest producer of manganese is taking a hatchet to supply in an effort to rebalance the market.

Aston Bay strikes exploration deal with BHP 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
BHP Billiton’s (NYSE: BHP) Canadian subsidiary has signed a letter of intent to fund exploration on Aston Bay Holdings’ (TSXV: BAY) Storm copper property, in Somerset Island, Nunavut. 

Moody's puts 55 miners on review for downgrade 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-27
Moody’s Investors Service has put the credit ratings of 55 mining companies under review due to poor market conditions, noting this downturn marks a “unprecedented shift” for the mining industry.

Optimism remains for investment in Northwest Territories 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
VANCOUVER — The Northwest Territories, which has led Canada in diamond and tungsten production, became a single-commodity producer in late 2015 after North American Tungsten (CVE: NTC) closed its Cantung Mine, 300 km from Watson Lake,...

Baja says commercial production is around the corner at Boleo 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
Tom Ogryzlo has been working hard to resuscitate Baja Mining (TSXV: BAJ) and its copper-cobalt-zinc Boleo project in Mexico since he was named interim CEO in May 2012 — a post he still holds to this day.

US equities continue to sink, Jan.11-15

Source: Daily News | 2016-01-19
U.S. stocks retreated, continuing the U.S. market's worst-ever start to the calendar year, as oil prices tumbled and investors worried about the health of the Chinese economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.2% to 15,988.08 and the...

Industry performance will remain under pressure in 2016, Moody's says 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-06
After a “material compression” of industry earnings in 2015, Moody’s Investors Service forecasts that the earnings contraction will continue this year.

Site visit: Alexco finds silver lining at Keno with Flame & Moth 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-30
KENO CITY, YUKON — There’s a wealth of history in the Yukon’s Keno Hill mining district, and Alexco Resource (TSX: AXR; NYSE-MKT: AXU) is out to prove there’s a lot of silver left to discover across its large land...

Scotiabank's Pat Mohr on metal prices, China demand 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-09
Extremely challenging market conditions will persist for some time, but the resource sector can look forward to supply-side tightness in the medium-term, along with better metal prices, Pat Mohr, a vice-president and economics and commodity...