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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Monday, May 18, 2020

2:00PM Zinc and lead physical markets, the state of play
  • Trends in concentrate and refined zinc and lead markets
  • Bifurcation in zinc concentrate Treatment Charges
  • Shift in silver RCs for lead
  • Stocks, regional markets and effects on underlying price
Archie Hunter, Base Metals Editor, Europe, Fastmarkets MB
Hassan Butt, Futures and Pricing Reporter, Fastmarkets MB
2:30PM A globally synchronized review of lead and zinc markets
  • Lead and zinc: Where are they now?
  • An update of the current situation with COVID-19
  • Exploring the impact of past economic shocks such as SARS, MERS and the 2007-08 financial crash on zinc and lead macro trends
  • Historical events in context: What can we learn to aid the current situation?
Emil Kalinowski, Manager Metals Market Research, Wheaton Precious Metals
3:00PM Case Study: Restarting the Gorno Project
During this discussion our speakers will examine the key challenges they are encountering in restarting the Gorno Zinc Project in Northern Italy, whilst highlighting the opportunities that will present themselves by increasing operations in this region.
Geraint Harris, Managing Director, Alta Zinc
Marcello De Angelis, Director, Energia Minerals (Italia)
3:30PM Q&A Session with Oliver Nugent, Commodity Analyst, Citi

During this session, Oliver Nugent will address the most burning questions posed by the industry, in order to provide insight into an uncertain lead and zinc market. Submit your questions ahead of the event, in order to have your queries thoroughly addressed, and join in with the discussion on the day by continuing to ask questions during the live webinar.

Oliver Nugent, Commodity Strategist, Citi