Latest Zinc Stories

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...

2014-04-29 16:24:19

To Host Conference call at 8:30 am ET on April 30, 2014 SHANGHAI, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. ("Ossen" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: OSN), a China-based manufacturer of an array of plain surface, rare earth and zinc coated pre-stressed steel materials, today announced its financial results for the three months and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. "Although Ossen experienced a slight decline in revenue for the full year ended December 31, 2013, I am...

2014-04-29 08:25:38

MUMBAI, India, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sesa Sterlite Limited ("Sesa Sterlite" or "the Company") today announced its audited consolidated results for the fourth quarter (Q4) and full year ended 31 March 2014 (FY 2014). The Sesa Sterlite merger and the Vedanta Group consolidation was completed in August 2013 and hence the actual Q3, Q4 and FY 2014 numbers are not comparable with those of the corresponding prior periods. (Logo:...

2014-04-24 23:05:26

In the five years to 2019, although activity in the construction and manufacturing sectors is currently gaining ground, the price of copper is projected to decrease, tempering industry growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Copper, Zinc & Lead Refining industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The performance of the Copper, Zinc and Lead Refining industry is closely linked to activity in the...

2014-04-22 08:25:20

MUMBAI, India, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following release was issued today by Sesa Sterlite Limited's subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Limited. Hindustan Zinc Limited Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended March 31, 2014 "Highest ever mined metal and integrated metal production in FY 2014; EBITDA up 7%; Highest ever dividend" Highlights for the year...

2014-04-15 12:24:15

- Pre-Production Capital Costs $230M, down 40% - - High Operating Margin Maintained; 30.8% after-tax IRR - TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) ("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce results of its optimization study (the "Optimization Study") for Aldridge's 100% owned Yenipazar polymetallic VMS deposit in central Turkey. The Optimization Study is an update of the Feasibility Study and provides revisions to key design and...

2014-04-15 12:23:29

NYSE - AGTSX - FRFrankfurt - FMV VANCOUVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") (TSX - FR, NYSE - AG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a US$30 million forward sale contract with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) on a portion of the Company's future lead production. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise. The Company executed this forward sale contract for 15,911.3 metric tonnes (MT) of...

2014-04-15 08:22:43

VANCOUVER, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT) (BVL:SMT) ("Sierra Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its production results for the first quarter of 2014. Press Release Highlights: -- Total silver ("Ag") production of 728,211 ounces ("oz") in the first quarter of 2014 compared to 610,407 oz for the same period of 2013. A 19% increase year-over-year. -- Total copper ("Cu") production of 5.7 million...

Latest Zinc Reference Libraries

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".

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)...

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.

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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