Base Metals

Orion to study starting up open pit Prieska copper mine earlier...

ORION Minerals will undertake a six month feasibility study to assess whether it can begin early production from its Prieksa Copper-Zinc Project in South...

First Quantum guides to new record copper output in 2022, adopts...

FIRST Quantum Minerals forecast copper production in 2022 of between 810,000 to 880,000 tons increasing to between 840,000 and 910,000 tons next year with...

Glencore completes purchase of Cerrejon coal mine for less than expected

GLENCORE said on Tuesday it had completed the purchase of the Cerrejon coal mine in Colombia for a cash total of $101m - much...

Alphamin to declare maiden dividend after fourth quarter cash vaults to...

ALPHAMIN Resources, a tin producer operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo, announced it would pay a maiden dividend of three Canadian cents per...

BHP makes leap to riskier districts with plan to invest up...

BHP will invest up to $100m in Kabanga Nickel and has rights to make further investments in a major boost to the Tanzanian firm's...

Glencore closes sale of Ernest Henry copper mine for A$1bn

GLENCORE has closed the sale and purchase of its 100% stake in Ernest Henry Mining, a copper gold mine in Queensland, Australia. The Swiss-headquartered group...

South32’s Kerr says Alumar restart a demonstration of aluminium market confidence

SOUTH32 is to restart production at its Alumar aluminium smelter in Brazil which will be 100% supplied with renewable power, the group said today. As...

Central Copper Resources pulls AIM debut, switches CEO ahead of mid-2022...

CENTRAL Copper Resources (CCR) will not pursue a London listing of its shares after a marketing the company last year showed its portfolio of...

Sibanye-Stillwater stake in New Century Resources approved

SIBANYE-Stillwater said a $46m investment in base metals tailings re-treatment company New Century Resources had been approved by the target firm's shareholders at its...

Orion in talks to have Prieska Copper-Zinc supplied exclusively with renewable...

ORION Minerals has set discussions in motion aimed at having its proposed Prieksa Copper-Zinc Project in South Africa’s Northern Province supported entirely by renewable...