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Congo starts selling copper/cobalt from JVs for first time

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THE Democratic Republic of Congo has started selling copper for the first time with a number of bids from traders being considered, said Bloomberg...

US backed Mercuria attempt to buy ERG’s Congo copper mines

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FIERCE competition between the US and China for critical minerals resulted in "an unusual" US initiative in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to...

Orion raises R92m for copper studies amid spike in SA optimism

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ASX- and JSE-listed junior copper miner Orion Minerals (Orion) is raising a further A$7.7m (about R92.3m) through the issue of 513 million shares at...

Laboratories overwhelmed by glut of copper projects – Smart

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AN increase in copper exploration had overwhelmed accredited laboratories responsible for assay reports, said Orion Minerals CEO and MD Errol Smart. Announcing assay results from...

Jubilee secures open pit mines in Zambia for Sable expansion

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JUBILEE Metals Group said on Monday it had secured low grade copper stockpiles which would support the planned expansion of its Roan concentrator in...

Copper 360 anticipates dividend despite missed targets

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IT'S hard to fault Jan Nelson for optimism. Copper 360’s CEO says he aims to declare a maiden dividend in February. That would represent...

Copper glut in China signals risk of growing oversupply

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COPPER stockpiles in Shanghai Futures Exchange warehouses have grown to their highest level since 2020 following a price hike and tepid demand, said the...

Zambia lays ground work for minerals trading company

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ZAMBIA this week approved the creation of a special purpose vehicle that will invest and trade in the country's mineral resources, said Bloomberg News. It...

Sibanye-Stillwater to duke out $1.2bn Appian claim this week

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NEAL Froneman, CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater is scheduled to testify on June 20 in the long-standing legal matter with Appian Capital Advisory. Opening statements will be...

Copper 360 facing ‘make-or-break’ as output disappoints

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THE current year to end-February 2025 will be make or break for junior miner Copper 360 which has reported poor financial and production performances...