Base Metals

MOD rejects $63m Sandfire all-paper bid, but keeps door open for...

MOD Resources has rejected a $63m all-share takeover offer from Sandfire Resources, saying it undervalued the firm and that it had sufficient capital to...

Barrick submits compromise deal to Zambia Govt., but won’t rule out...

BARRICK Gold had submitted proposals aimed at reaching a compromise deal regarding new taxes from the Lumwama copper mine in Zambia, but it warned...

Vedanta makes case for Zambia pollution case to be moved from...

VEDANTA began appeal proceedings in London's Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 15) arguing that a case brought by nearly 2,000 Zambians who alleged the...

First Quantum’s Zambia assets play part in firm’s 2018 record production

FIRST Quantum Minerals, the Toronto-listed firm, reported record copper production and sales for 2018 which came in 6% and 3% higher respectively year-on-year. Full year...

Leaked voting data said to show DRC Tshisekedi election victory was...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo's December 30 general election - its first since independence in 1960 - in which Felix Tshisekedi was voted into...

Orion confirms ‘global’ mineral resource for Prieska project at 30 million...

ORION Minerals said today the total mineral resource of its Prieska copper and zinc project totalled just over 30 million tonnes. "The completion of the...

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...

Fayulu decries “incomprehensible” DRC election result as Tshisekedi emerges victorious

MARTIN Fayulu, runner up in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) presidential elections, the result of which was unveiled earlier today, denounced the outcome...

Gemfields says it complied with Zambia’s request for royalty hike impact...

GEMFIELDS, a Johannesburg-listed company that operates in Zambia, said it had submitted evidence of how fiscal changes in the southern African country would affect...

Vedanta shuts Nchanga smelter at KCM as Zambia’s import duty starts...

VEDANTA has shut the Nchanga smelter at its Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) after the introduction of an import duty on copper concentrates, said Reuters citing an...