Base Metals

Alphamin imposes “strict protocols” following Ebola outbreak in DRC

Alphamin  Resources - the Toronto and Johannesburg listed junior miner  operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - is “monitoring closely” the latest...

Vedanta charges Zambia with “misuse of legal process” in KCM winding...

A PROVISIONAL liquidation order brought against Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) by Zambia's ZCCM-IH, a state-owned company, was "an apparent misuse of legal process", said...

Vedanta bid to drive Zambian partner to table due for SA...

THE High court in South Africa will deliver judgement on Vedanta Resources' efforts to drive its joint venture partner, ZCCM-IH to the negotiating table...

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...

Zambia not turning sights on First Quantum Minerals amid KCM fallout

THE Zambian government would not seize the assets of First Quantum Minerals, a Toronto-listed firm that has been operating in the southern Africa country...

Cobalt price surges 30% in wake of Glencore decision to mothball...

COBALT prices have gained more than 30% since Glencore announced earlier this month it would close the world's largest mine, said the Financial Times. Glencore...

Orion fleshes out $8m equity raise, but all eyes now on...

ORION Minerals today fleshed out an $8m equity raise which it will use to help fund project financing for its Prieska zinc-copper project, a...

Vedanta keeps door open to Zambia talks as copper dispute takes...

VEDANTA Resources kept the door open to face-to-face talks with the Zambian government despite legal developments last week which sees fallout between the two...

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...

Trouble brewing as Zambia mines minister calls for audits in effort...

ZAMBIA may conduct audits at all its mines in order to check for some of the breaches it has imputed to Konkola Copper Mines (KCM),...