Base Metals

Court sanction of MOD deal takes Sandfire step closer to diversified...

THE A$167m takeover of Botswana copper developer, MOD Resources, by Sandfire Resources would be made legally binding on October 9 after the Supreme Court of...

Glencore signs five-year deal to sell cobalt to China’s GEM in...

GLENCORE has extended a sales agreement with China's GEM Co. in which it will sell a minimum of 61,200 tons of cobalt between 2020...

Zambia’s mining sector welcomes budget concession but costs still set to...

ZAMBIA'S mining sector welcomed a decision by the government to retain its value added tax (VAT) instead of replacing it with a non-refundable tax...

Strangled by debt, Zambia’s budget will give renewed context to recent...

A DRIVE by Zambia to extract more revenue from its copper mining firms will be given fresh context on Friday (September 27) when the...

First Quantum confirms plans to sell minority stake in Zambian copper,...

FIRST Quantum Minerals confirmed it was discussing a "potential sale of a minority interest" in its Zambian copper assets following speculation it was negotiating...

First Quantum plans takeover defence after 50% share price decline attracts...

A 50% decline in the value of First Quantum Minerals shares in the last five years has made the company a takeover target, said...

Uganda calls for bids in effort to re-open long-idled Kilembe copper...

EAST Africa's Uganda is planning to restart its Kilembe copper mines which have been on care and maintenance for the best part of 40...

Vedanta convinced talks only route for ZCCM-IH after another SA court...

VEDANTA Resources was convinced a dispute between itself and ZCCM-IH, Zambia's state-owned copper investment company, could only be resolved in terms of a shareholder...

Anglo denies responsibility for Zambia lead mine poisoning as attorneys line...

THERE'S trouble brewing for Anglo American after the law firm that took Vedanta to court regarding community abuses in Zambia has now turned its...

Zambia’s Lungu says no meeting planned with KCM or Vedanta despite...

ZAMBIA continued its cat and mouse game with Vedanta Resources after representatives for Edgar Lungu said last night the Zambian president did not intend...