November 21, 2015

UPDATE 3-China zinc smelters pledge 20 pct output cuts; prices spike

Nov 20 China's major zinc smelters said on Friday they will slash output by 500,000 tonnes next year, almost a fifth of their output as the industry tries to boost prices languishing at six-year lows.
November 11, 2015

World’s biggest zinc producer exploring total exit from mining

Debt-laden European zinc producer Nyrstar (EBR:NYR) said Monday it plans to raise up to $296 million (€275m) through a share offering to pay down debt and has appointed bankers to explore a total exit from mining.
October 22, 2015

Reduction of 500 thousand tons of Glencore zinc

Drop in mineral prices on world markets has made Glencore cut 500 thousand tons of zinc production which is equivalent to 4 percent of total global output of the metal.A move that caused copper prices to rise by about 10 percent.
September 28, 2015

Zinc scrapes 5-year low

Zinc, until recently an outlier in a basket of depressed mining commodities due to a perceived oncoming shortage, is no longer enjoying that status.
August 29, 2015

Giant zinc mine of the world at risk of closure

Australian government threatened Glencore to close McArthur River zinc mine.