Zinc and Lead

Teck cuts jobs, dividends as commodity prices crash

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-18
Diversified miner Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK) is slashing jobs and lowering its dividends to protect its liquidity amid the commodity price collapse.

Star Mountain buys shuttered zinc mine from Hudbay 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
Star Mountain Resources (US-OTC: SMRS) is acquiring a past-producing zinc mine and concentrator in New York state, which the company says will catapult it from explorer to producer in less than a year.

US equities rise, Oct.19-22 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
U.S. stocks climbed on the back of strong housing figures for September; better-than-expected earnings from major companies like eBay, Microsoft and Amazon; and signs that the European Central Bank would consider more stimulus measures to boost...

TSX dips, Oct. 9-15 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-21
The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 1% during the Thanksgiving holiday-shortened period to finish Oct. 15 at 13,828.97. The S&P/TSX Capped Metals & Mining Index tumbled 3.7% to 469.58, while the S&P/TSX Global Gold Index jumped...

US stocks rise, Oct. 2-8 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-14
U.S. equities advanced, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbing 4.8% to 17,050.75. The S&P 500 Index advanced 4.7% to 2,103.43 for its highest level in seven weeks. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 4% to 4,810.79. The spot price for gold...

TSX falls, Sept. 21-25 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-30
Anxiety about global growth soured investor appetite for risk, with data showing Chinese factory activity shrank to a six-and-a-half-year low in September, while U.S. manufacturing growth in the same month stayed at a two-year low. 

Sierra Metals turns up the heat in Mexico 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
In July, Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) appointed as its vice-president of exploration Matthew Wunder — a geologist who during  his career was part of a group at Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) that discovered and developed the...

Eldorado Gold halts Greek ops as ministry revokes technical study  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
Haywood Securities analyst Kerry Smith says Greece’s energy minister Panos Skourletis was on a “fishing expedition” when he revoked the technical studies on Eldorado Gold’s (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) Skouries and Olympias...

Friedland: Mining companies 'priced for Armageddon' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
VANCOUVER — Vanguard executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) Robert Friedland took to the stage at the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium in Vancouver in late July, and delivered a talk about why he believes copper...

Wolfden keeps the drills turning in Bathurst camp 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
VANCOUVER — It may very well be the worst market conditions for explorers, but that hasn’t stopped Wolfden Resources (TSXV: WLF) from mounting a drill campaign across its expansive land position in the heart of...