Marketing aspects for zinc concentrates

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 87, No. 983, 1994

H.M. Hamilton, Cominco Ltd., Trail, British Columbia, and E.M. Yates, Cominco Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

For the assessment of any new mining project it is essential to determine a realistic value of revenue from the sale of concentrates. A description of the market factors influencing the concentrate terms will be presented along with a detailed review nf historical terms of a smelter contract for zinc concentrates.
Mots Clés: Mineral economics, Market forecasting, Zinc metal market, Smelter contracts.