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Zinc:Tipping point

Primarily used as a galvanising agent in steel production, zinc is also gaining recognition for its environmental...

Australia

16 DECEMBER 2011

American cordillera: Mountains of fortune

Stretching the length of the Americas, the series of mountains that form the Western Cordillera in North...

Central/South America

14 JANUARY 2011

Zinc: Bouncing back

The global demand for refined zinc metal, excluding China, contracted by 17.6% in 2009, the largest decline...

Africa

10 DECEMBER 2010

Struggling on

Although minerals remained fundamental to the US economy, contributing to the real gross domestic product...

North America

01 APRIL 2010

Red Dog: Permit appealed

Teck Resources Ltd says an appeal filed against the renewal of a discharge permit at the Red Dog zinc...

North America

19 FEBRUARY 2010