Base Metals

Tshisekedi election success introduces fresh period of uncertainty for DRC miners

THE disputed election of Felix Tshisekedi as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) introduces a fresh period of uncertainty for mining firms operating...

Zambian workers strike over pay

About 2,000 Zambian workers at NFC Africa Mining, majority-owned by China Nonferrous Metals Mining Corporation, have gone on a strike.

Copper outlook uncertain in 2010-Freeport

As Freeport awaits news on its Tenke project in Congo, the company said idled capacity can be restarted quickly if needed. It's long-term copper price outlook is strong.

ZCI to relist on JSE

Zambia Copper Investments will resume trading on the JSE on January 15 in its new role of junior mining house which controls Botswana copper producer African Copper.

Former governor of DRC’s Katanga, Moise Katumbi, has charges against him...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has dropped an investigation into whether the former governor of Katanga province and once presidential hopeful, Moise Katumbi,...

Anglo donates to reconstruct Chile

Global resources giant Anglo American has donated $10m which will be allocated to projects to rebuild houses and schools and implement emergency water and electricity services following the devastating earthquake in Chile.

Highveld confirms name change to Evraz Highveld

Highveld Steel and Vanadium, South Africa's second-largest steel producer, on Friday said it would trade under its new name Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium (EHS) from Monday July 19.

Equinox to hit 135,000t copper target this year

Equinox says its Lumwana copper project in Zambia will hit full production of 135,000 tonnes of copper this year. It is stockpiling uranium-bearing ore ahead of a decison whether to build a processing plant.

Palamin Q3 copper concentrate down 19 pct q/q

Palabora Mining's third quarter copper concentrate output is down 19 percent quarter-on-quarter.

Vale lets go of Metorex

Metorex says it has been told by Vale that the Brazilian group will not submit a new offer to top a bid to acquire it by China's Jinchuan Group.