Base Metals

Hichilema rejects resource nationalism as focuses on tripling Zambia’s copper exports

ZAMBIAN president Hakainde Hichilema said he was determined mining would be the centrepiece of his efforts to revive the country's economy without resorting to...

First Quantum unveils $1.35bn in Zambia projects following Hichilema’s fiscal reforms

FIRST Quantum Minerals today unveiled $1.35bn in new projects in Zambia, a development that signals a thawing in the relationship between the Toronto-listed firm...

Rejection of Anglo’s Chile copper project is a sign the operating...

ANGLO American said Chilean authorities had formally rejected the environmental permit application for the extension of the firm's Los Bronces copper mine - although...

AfriTin to proceed with study of $440m transformation of Uis into...

AFRITIN is to proceed to a bank-ready feasibility study of its Uis tin mine expansion which will also see the company mine significant by-products...

Guinea sets May deadline for investors seeking to build alumina refineries

GUINEA has given companies with an interest in the country's bauxite sector a month to set down timelines for their development plans, said Bloomberg...

Alphamin boosts cash reserves after tin price scales new heights in...

ALPHAMIN continues to thrive saying today it expected to report first quarter earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $98m - an...

Vedanta approves R7bn project to double up zinc from Gamsberg facilities...

VEDANTA has approved the R7bn doubling of production capacity at its Gamsberg zinc facilities in South Africa's Northern Cape province which will see the...

Alphamin approves Mpama South expansion from Bisie tin mine

ALPHAMIN is to proceed with the development of Mpama South, a mineral deposit in its Bisie tin mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. "The...

South32 increase in Mozal stake delayed as Russia conflict gives wings...

THE acquisition of additional shares in Mozal Aluminium by South32 from Japanese multinational Mitsubishi would not be completed until the middle of this year,...

Barrick to relaunch Pakistan’s Reko Diq project as firm scans the...

BARRICK Gold has agreed with Pakistan and Balochistan, a province of the South Asian country to relaunch the Reko Diq copper-gold project - a...