London copper fell nearly 1% percent as investors paused after a recent rally pushed the price to nine-month highs, but they remained mostly bullish.
Rio Tinto agreed to remove equipment from two disputed iron ore concessions in Guinea awarded to a private firm which is seeking partners to develop them.
South African investors will not be able to subscribe for shares in African Eagle's rights offer despite the fact the company is listed on the JSE.
Mining and metals company First Quantum Minerals increased its copper production for the second quarter of 2009 by 14%.
Copper-in-concentrate production by Palabora Mining, the Rio Tinto company, fell year on year by 14%, the company said today.
-- SOUTH Africa's largest copper miner Palabora Mining Company said on Monday it is to sell 26% of its operations to a broad-based...
Indian coal buyers are avoiding shipping from the Richards Bay Coal Terminal, put off by much slower bunker fuelling and higher bunker prices.
A law requiring foreign owned firms to sell majority stakes in their business should be scrapped, an industry official has said.
Gold slipped on Friday following US data and fresh demand for physical gold remained scarce, analysts said.
The Zambian government has chosen China's NFC Africa to run its Luanshya Copper Mines due to reopen in May.