Zinc: Threatened supply, increasing demand and market evolution
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RockTalk is a Stockhead video series featuring a roundtable of resources experts discussing a new macro topic each week.
In this episode, host Peter Strachan discusses the threat on the global zinc supply as price remains firm this year, with many smelters in Europe forced to close due to higher cost of power.
Populating the expert panel for this discussion is Stewart Dickson, CEO and managing director of Variscan Mines (ASX:VAR)
Variscan Mines is an Australian resource company focused on exploring and developing strategic mineral deposits. The Company is currently focused on fast-tracking two advanced zinc projects in Spain following a transformational transaction announced in July 2019.
The group discuss a range of topics including; Stewart’s view on how the zinc market will evolve this decade, emerging uses for zinc including battery tech applications, VAR’s Novales-Udias project in Spain, significance of recent drill results at its San Jose mine and more.