Base Metals

Zambia mines minister Richard Musukwa hits out at Vedanta for failing...

THE Zambian government had applied for the provisional liquidation of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) because it was late in implementing its plans, had failed...

Vedanta anticipates resumption of KCM talks as Zambia president Lungu lands...

VEDANTA Resources rolled out the proverbial red carpet for Zambia president, Edgar Lungu, and entourage which is on a state visit to India with...

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...

Tension rises at Glencore’s KCC mine as artisanal miners refuse to...

THE atmosphere at Glencore's Kamoto Copper Mines (KCC) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was tense after artisanal miners defied a government army...

Climate change to incentivise massive hike in the price of copper,...

WHEN demand for copper is thriving, it normally means global GDP is in a good space. There is, though, a new role for the metal...

Vedanta’s “dialogue” with Zambia needs to herald multi-party crisis talks on...

VEDANTA Resources said it hadn't abandoned hopes of resolving a legal dispute with the Zambian government out of court. Commenting in a statement today, Vedanta...

Zambia judge reserves judgement on stay of KCM winding up application

JUSTICE Banda-Bobo of the Lusaka High Court in Zambia reserved judgement regarding an application by Vedanta to impose a stay on the proposed winding...

Botswana copperbelt has potential to take MOD Resources to mid-tier status

MOD Resources could one day produce double the copper scoped in a recent feasibility study - up to 60,000 tonnes annually - said the firm's...

Vedanta rejects reports of KCM “sabotage”, seeks urgent meeting with liquidator

VEDANTA distanced itself from allegations published in local Zambian media that it was involved in the sabotage of facilities owned by its Konkola Copper...

Zambia’s Lungu says no meeting planned with KCM or Vedanta despite...

ZAMBIA continued its cat and mouse game with Vedanta Resources after representatives for Edgar Lungu said last night the Zambian president did not intend...