Base Metals

Zambia judge reserves judgement on stay of KCM winding up application

JUSTICE Banda-Bobo of the Lusaka High Court in Zambia reserved judgement regarding an application by Vedanta to impose a stay on the proposed winding...

Vedanta wins urgent interdict against provisional liquidation of KCM by Zambia

A DISPUTE between Vedanta Resources and Zambia's ZCCM-IH regarding their respective investments in Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) ought to be settled in terms of...

Khoemacau Copper gets boost after US investor RCF takes up $70m,...

PLANS to build a 62,000 ton a year (Mt/y) copper mine in Botswana's Kalahari copperbelt received a boost after US private equity company, Resource...

Vedanta bid to drive Zambian partner to table due for SA...

THE High court in South Africa will deliver judgement on Vedanta Resources' efforts to drive its joint venture partner, ZCCM-IH to the negotiating table...

Glencore’s green rebrand a complex brew for governments, society, and shareholders

Glencore is in the pound seats when it comes to dominating in the metals and minerals the modern world needs, and – according to...

DRC’s artisanal miners to turn attention to copper after cobalt price...

ARTISANAL mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which supplies a significant portion of the country's base metals output, will turn its attention...

Orion secures environmental authorisation as A$378m Prieska Project edges forward

ORION Minerals said it had "ticked off" another box on its check list ahead of developing the A$378m Prieska Copper-Zinc Project in South Africa's...

At least 20 arrested by DRC police following removal from KCC...

THE Democratic of Congo's (DRC's) security forces arrested at least 20 people who were protesting a decision that artisanal miners working illegally at Kamoto...

Zambia to pass new law handing greater procurement to local companies

THE Zambian government's interventionist approach to its mining sector was on display after the country's mines minister, Richard Musukwa, was quoted by Reuters as having...

Glencore urges Congo forces to “exercise restraint” in shutting down illegal...

GLENCORE has asked the security forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to "exercise restraint" as it starts the delicate process of shutting down...