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2014-07-10 12:22:25

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Zinc Markets in the Top 5 Asian Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2192881/Zinc-Markets-in-the-Top-5-Asian-Countries-to-2018---Market-Size-Trends-and-Forecasts.htmlThis industry data report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for zinc in the top 5 Asian...

2014-07-10 08:22:14

Second quarter production of 27,700 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 27,700 and 55,300 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode) in the second quarter and year-to-date periods, respectively, with additional by-products of zinc,...

2014-07-09 20:21:01

VANCOUVER, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI) (TSX: SSO) ("Silver Standard") provides its second quarter 2014 operational update for the Pirquitas mine in Jujuy, Argentina and the Marigold mine in Nevada, U.S. Second Quarter 2014 Operating Highlights: -- Completed Marigold mine acquisition: Purchase of the Marigold mine completed on April 4, 2014. Mine operations are now fully integrated into Silver...

2014-07-08 08:22:12

VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX: SMT) (BVL: SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or "the Company") is pleased to announce its production results for the second quarter of 2014. Press Release Highlights: -- Total tonnes processed of 430,766 in the second quarter of 2014 compared to 323,751 tonnes in the same period of 2013. A 33% increase year-over-year. Total tonnes processed of 847,331 in the first six months of 2014 compared to 641,387 tonnes...

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2014-06-18 12:32:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Copper used in brass doorknobs and faucet handles has an antimicrobial effect, but when the hands touching these objects are sweaty – the effect can be mitigated, according to a new study in the journal Applied Surface Science. "The antimicrobial effect of copper has been known for hundreds of years,” said study author John Bond, a forensic scientist from the University of Leicester, in a recent statement. “It is thought to occur...

2014-06-17 12:23:16

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v95lsz/china_magnesium) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the Chinese Magnesium and Magnesium Alloy Industry" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Magnesium which is featured with low density and high strength can form high-strength alloy with aluminum, copper, zinc and other metals as an important alloying element. Currently, China...

2014-06-16 23:03:51

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Zinc Market to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 This industry report offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for zinc in the world. The research includes historic market data from 2007 to 2013 and forecasts until 2018 which makes the report an invaluable resource for industry executives, marketing, sales and...

2014-05-15 18:37:28

Wiley Zinc supplements reduce diarrhoea and other infections in malnourished children, and may prevent death, according to a new study published in The Cochrane Library. The study is the first Cochrane systematic review to focus on zinc as a means to prevent childhood death, including deaths caused by diarrhoea, one of the biggest killers of under-fives. Zinc is a micronutrient with important roles in growth and in the immune, nervous and reproductive systems. The human body cannot make...

2014-05-13 16:23:03

Metals Naturally Occurring Constituents in Healthy Soils LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axiom Foods, whose Oryzatein(®) enzyme-extracted, brown rice protein is supplied to food and beverage manufacturers throughout the U.S., Europe and other countries, is embarking on a campaign to educate consumers about the reality of heavy metals in plant food--As Dr. Oz said in a recent segment, the people have the right to know the truth. It is important to know that those whose diets consist...

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2014-05-08 06:44:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Grains, legumes and other crops that provide a large percentage of the world with most of their dietary zinc and iron will have dramatically reduced concentrations of those nutrients by 2050 due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The researchers studied multiple varieties of wheat, rice, field peas, soybeans, maize and sorghum grown in fields with...


Latest Zinc Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 17:08:21

Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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