Base Metals

SA’s Northern Cape to become “next big mining province”, says former...

THE Northern Cape province in South Africa would become a major mining and exploration district, said Jan Nelson, the former CEO of Pan African...

Orion Minerals eyes early cash flow with R183m purchase of OKiep...

ORION Minerals is to extend its Northern Cape province reach with an option agreement to buy control of Okiep Copper Company (OCC) for an...

Orion Minerals set to announce deal on copper option, requests trading...

ORION Minerals, the Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed base metals exploration and development firm, said it had requested a trading halt on its shares ahead of...

Gold executives who turned to copper say Botswana will join ranks...

WHEN John Munro and Johan Ferreira were last employed in the South African gold sector, it could still claim a stake as an influence...

Orion Minerals finds evidence for new greenfields copper mine in Northern...

ORION Minerals, the base metals exploration and development firm, said drilling of its tenements in the Northern Cape indicated a new major greenfields copper...

Tanzania signs framework agreement for development of Kabanga nickel/cobalt project

THE Tanzanian government has signed a framework agreement with UK-headquartered firm, Kabanga Nickel, to develop the Kabanga Nickel Project - a resource previously drilled...

Glencore to offload Mopani Copper Mines to ZCCM, agrees copper off-take...

GLENCORE is to 'sell' its 90% stake in Mopani Copper Mines to the Zambian government in terms of which it will offload $1.5bn in...

Vedanta Zinc’s Gamsberg mine resumes production following November accident

PRODUCTION at Vedanta Zinc International's (VZI's) Gamsberg mine in the Northern Cape of South Africa had resumed following an accident in November in which...

Tin price gains “bode well” for Congo miner, Alphamin, as Bisie...

AN improvement in the price of tin "boded well" for Toronto- and Johannesburg-listed Alphamin Resources' 2020 earnings, the company said in a fourth quarter...

Zambia reportedly concludes deal with Glencore to increase stake in Mopani...

THE Zambian government had concluded its talks with Glencore about buying a majority stake in Mopani Copper Mines, said Reuters. The newswire quoted a report...