Base Metals

Zambia’s Sentinel mine produces record first quarter production for First Quantum

FIRST Quantum Minerals announced record first quarter production from its Sentinel copper mine in Zambia but said production from Kansanshi was negatively affected by...

Glencore lowers key metals targets for 2019 amid review of DRC’s...

GLENCORE lowered its expectations for full-year production of copper to 40,000 tonnes owing to safety- and smelter-related outages at Mopani in Zambia whilst it...

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...

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...

Orion confirms $8m capital raise, and BEE transaction for Prieska project

ORION Minerals confirmed press speculation it would raise $8m for its Prieska zinc-copper project after selling shares for $0.04 per share in a placement...

Glencore’s Katanga to resume sales of cobalt after uranium scare suspension

KATANGA Mining, a unit of UK-listed mining and marketing group, Glencore, would resume exports and sales of limited quantity cobalt from its Kamoto project...

Orion Minerals readies market for capital raising for Prieska Copper project

SHARES in Orion Minerals have been suspended on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on management request ahead of a capital raising-related announcement, due before trade...

UK court ruling on Vedanta a reminder to mining firms of...

UK human rights attorney Leigh Day said a UK Supreme Court ruling today was a reminder to the world's mining companies that undertakings they make about...

Anglo will walk from $3bn Los Bronces expansion if “public protests”

ANGLO American said it would bin the $3bn expansion of its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile if "... the public protests against it",...

Vedanta Zinc suffers impact of Skorpion strike, brings annual shutdown forward

VEDANTA brought forward a planned annual shutdown of its Skorpion Zinc facilities in Namibia following a two-week strike by contractors employed by Basil Read, the...