Base Metals

Afritin Mining ships first tin concentrate from Namibia’s Uis mine in...

THE first tin was mined and shipped from Namibia's Uis mine in roughly three decades, said Afritin Mining, the UK-listed miner that re-developed the...

Barrick bid for Freeport’s Grasberg could take years, says Bristow who...

BARRICK Gold did not have competitors for the Grasberg copper/gold mine it has an interest in buying from Freeport McMoRan, but it could years...

Ivanhoe’s Friedland hits out at ‘fiction’ that mining copper in Chile...

BILLIONAIRE mining entrepreneur, Robert Friedland, put the boot into Chile and its established major copper mining groups. Friedland, whose company Ivanhoe Mines is developing major...

Glencore agrees to five-year cobalt supply agreement extension with Samsung SDI

GLENCORE has signed an agreement with Samsung SDI for the supply of 21,000 tons of cobalt from its mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

DRC’s state-owned cobalt frim could lift mineral’s market image, but it...

PLANS by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to establish a state-owned company aimed at buying cobalt produced by the country's artisanal industry is...

KCM dispute shows no signs of easing after Musukwa labels Vedanta...

THE enmity between Vedanta Resources and the Zambian government shows no signs of easing after mines minister, Richard Musukwa, labelled the country’s mining sector...

Khoemacau Copper Project eyes potential IPO in 2022 following project ramp-up

THE backers of the Khoemacau Copper Project plan to list their investment in about 2022 at which time it will be producing around 60,000...

Recovery of Glencore African Copper business remains on track after Q4...

THE recovery of Glencore's African Copper business was on track, said the Financial Times citing the Swiss firm's fourth quarter production results published today. Production...

DRC may invite investors to join it in funding state-owned cobalt...

PRIVATE capital might be invited to help finance the activities of a proposed state-owned company in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said Reuters...

DRC creates state-owned company to enforce control over cobalt mined artisanally

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has created a state-owned monopoly that will buy cobalt mined by its rapidly developing artisanal sector, said Bloomberg...