Base Metals

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...

Kamoa Copper registers maiden quarterly operating profit

KAMOA Copper, a joint venture between Ivanhoe Mines and its Chinese and Congo partners, reported a maiden September quarter operating profit of $209.7m, the...

AfriTin test work supports by-production production of lithium, tantalum concentrates

AFRITIN said it would press ahead with the design and procurement of a pilot lithium beneficiation facility at its Uis tin mine in Namibia. This...

First Quantum says Tristan Pascall to be CEO after father Philip...

TRISTAN Pascall is to replace Philip Pascall as CEO of First Quantum Minerals in May, the copper producer announced today. Philip Pascall co-founded First Quantum...

Copper to be biggest contributor to South32’s earnings capping year of...

SOUTH32, one of the lesser lights of the JSE's diversified mining sector that has BHP, Anglo American and Glencore in its numbers, looks set...