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Ireland: the land of zinc and gold opportunities

Ireland: the land of zinc and gold opportunities

Explorers are looking to the Emerald Isle for its favourable investment climate and geology

Discovery

10 JANUARY 2018
Few and far between

Few and far between

Zinc may be exciting investors but the avenues to get involved are limited

Base metals

26 OCTOBER 2016
Zinc to take a breather

Zinc to take a breather

Bank expects a hiatus in price appreciation before further rises next year

Base metals

26 OCTOBER 2016
Zinc minnows take off

Zinc minnows take off

Small zinc-focussed exploration and development companies have enjoyed strong price gains this year

Base metals

15 JUNE 2016
Zinc on the mend

Zinc on the mend

The closure of some major mines combined with cutbacks adds confidence

Base metals

13 APRIL 2016
Goodbye Lisheen

Goodbye Lisheen

The Lisheen zinc mine in Ireland has made its final shipment after 17 years of operations. Mining and...

Pic of the week

27 JANUARY 2016
Zinc: can cuts lead to contango?

Zinc: can cuts lead to contango?

Reduced mine supply can only do so much in this base metal market

Base metals

09 NOVEMBER 2015

Peru to jump up global zinc table

The economist said the closure of MMG’s Century zinc mine in Australia, the world’s third biggest operation...

Central/South America

02 MARCH 2015

Strong outlook galvanises investors

The ILZSG says the global market for refined zinc metal was in deficit by about 250,000t from January...

MJ comment

30 OCTOBER 2014

Strong outlook galvanises investors

The ILZSG says the global market for refined zinc metal was in deficit by about 250,000t from January...

Europe/Middle East

03 OCTOBER 2014

Zinc: Tipping point

The global supply of refined zinc metal exceeded demand by 38,000t over the course of the first nine...

Australia

13 DECEMBER 2013

Zinc:Tipping point

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

Australia

16 DECEMBER 2011