High-silver lead concentrate set to diverge from standard-grade material: 2022 preview

Silvery lead concentrate is expected to remain sought-after in 2022 with growing interest in the recovery of precious and minor metals from the smelting of lead, while its low-silver peers could face very different market fundamentals, multiple industry sources told Fastmarkets.

“Those who have to sell pure lead concentrate of low silver content next year would have a tough time,” a miner source said.

And that is not only a...


Julian Luk

Ana de Liz

December 31, 2021

11:10 GMT