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Zinc supply shift does not bode well

The zinc boom is showing the first signs of fading though a significant downturn in the price of the galvanising metal is not expected until later in the year.

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An accelerated expansion at Gamsberg could be one of many zinc supply additions

Expanding production, including the return of mines mothballed during the last period of low prices, could see a fall of as much as 30% from a recent US$1.62 per pound ($3,572 per tonne) to $1.3...