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...

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...

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...

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),...

Botswana copper sector gets second boost after MOD unveils $182m T3...

BOTSWANA'S emerging copper industry received a second boost in two months after Sydney- and London-listed MOD Resources outlined proposals for a $182m mine producing...

KCM to restart operations at Nchanga smelter as court date with...

KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM), owned by Vedanta Resources, plans to restart its Nchanga smelter on June 22, said Reuters, citing the company. KCM said the...

Orion boss Smart acknowledges Prieska success could make firm a takeover...

ORION Minerals CEO, Errol Smart, acknowledged the company could become a takeover target if it made a success of its Prieska zinc-copper project. "At some...