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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...

2014-04-15 08:22:22

TORONTO, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) ("Excellon" or the "Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to announce first quarter 2014 production results from the La Platosa Mine in Durango, Mexico. Q1 2014 Production Highlights -- 589,881 silver equivalent ounces produced (Q1 2013 - 495,529 AgEq oz), including: -- 365,941 oz Ag (Q1 2013 - 312,167 oz Ag) -- 2.3 million lbs Pb (Q1 2013 - 2.2 million lbs...

2014-04-10 08:23:17

First quarter production of 27,600 tonnes of copper VANCOUVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today announced operating results for the three months ending March 31, 2014 of its three operating mines: Pinto Valley, Cozamin and Minto. Combined production totalled 27,600 tonnes of copper (in concentrates and cathode), with additional by-products of zinc, molybdenum, lead, silver and gold. Q1 2014 Production (tonnes) Pinto...

2014-04-10 04:21:01

MUMBAI, India, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sesa Sterlite Limited ("Sesa Sterlite" or "the Company") today announced its production results for the fourth quarter (Q4) and Full Year ended 31 March 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663814 ) Highlights of the Quarter - Full year record production of Oil & Gas, driven by production ramp-up in Rajasthan block - Higher integrated refined...


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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