Base Metals

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...

Zambia describes Barrick meeting over Lumwana as having gone “extraordinarily well”

TALKS between the Zambian government and Barrick Gold regarding the future of the Canadian firm's Lumwana copper/gold mine were said by mines minister, Richard Musukwa...

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),...

Khoemacau Copper gets boost after US investor RCF takes up $70m,...

PLANS to build a 62,000 ton a year (Mt/y) copper mine in Botswana's Kalahari copperbelt received a boost after US private equity company, Resource...

Vedanta Zinc says Gamsberg expansion too risky without water, power guarantees

VEDANTA Resources has urged the South African government to provide it with certainty on issues ranging from infrastructure development to fiscal stability or the second...

Vedanta Resources goes high-tech at Gamsberg Zinc

Vedanta Resources has gone high-tech at its new  Gamsberg zinc mine in the Northern Cape as it aims to bring into production what it...

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...