Base Metals

Orion secures urgent interdict as picture grows of violent Northern Cape...

ORION Minerals said it had secured an urgent interdict in the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley in an effort to stem further disruption...

Zambia shutters Konkola Deep copper mine citing lack of capital

PRODUCTION at Zambia's Konkola Deep copper mine has ground to a halt owing to a lack of development capital, said Bloomberg News citing Barnaby Mulenga,...

Barrick Gold “actively looking at copper projects” as M&A window closes...

BARRICK Gold has switched its attention from copper industry merger and acquisition activity towards exploration following the improvement in the price of the red...

Orion Minerals’ Smart calls on authorities to stamp out mafia-type intimidation...

ERROL Smart, CEO of Orion Minerals, described protests by local community members near its Prieska Copper-Zinc Project in the Northern Cape province as "mafia-type...

Orion Minerals extends R14m loan agreement with Anglo American fund

ORION Minerals said an R14.25m loan with Anglo American sefa Mining Fund (AASMF), had been extended to end-October. The loan facility, raised to pay for...

AfriTin says $5.7m expansion of Uis tin mine feasible as metal...

A STUDY into the expansion of the Uis tin mine in Namibia had been proven feasible, said the project's backer, AfriTin. Based on the findings...

Orion Minerals scopes OCM for R649m in capital following proof of...

ORION Minerals said today it would recommission the Okiep Copper Mine (OCM) in South Africa's Northern Cape province for A$58m (R649m) producing annual peak copper...

Okiep Copper Project “the right deal at right time in the...

ORION Minerals CEO, Errol Smart, said an agreement completed in the firm's March quarter to secure the Okiep Copper Project (OCP) was "... a case...

Copper price surges as fears of supply deficit compounds demand-led bull...

A FRESH surge in the copper price was being led by supply-side concerns including a strike by a group of port workers in Chile,...

Thakadu turns sights on world’s electric vehicle market after nickel bet...

HAVING taken a leap of faith in 2015, it’s clear that commodities entrepreneur, Ruli Diseko, isn’t going to be rushed into hasty decisions today. His...