Base Metals

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...

Anglo halts $5.3bn Quellaveco project after Peru installs 15-day COVID-19 national...

ANGLO American has temporarily halted the development of its $5bn to $5.3bn Peru-based copper project, Quellaveco, in line with the country's 15-day national quarantine...

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...

Afritin unveils 12 month offtake deal after first production at Uis...

AFRITIN Mining, a company listed in London, unveiled first production from its redeveloped Uis tin mine in Namibia, and said it would sell tin...

Orion receives interest from potential equity investors in Prieska Copper-Zinc project

ORION Minerals has received "several expressions of interest" from "strategic investors" wanting to take an equity stake in the firm's Prieska Copper-Zinc Project, located...

Glencore trims copper output guidance, says discussing “operating scenarios” with Zambia

COPPER production from Glencore's African assets would come in about 14% lower than set down in original guidance for the group's 2020 financial year. The reduction,...

Leaked voting data said to show DRC Tshisekedi election victory was...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo's December 30 general election - its first since independence in 1960 - in which Felix Tshisekedi was voted into...