Base Metals

Ruashi delivers for Metorex

Metorex has finally turned the corner following operating successes at the Ruashi copper/cobalt plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is now set up for sustainable growth.

Orion confirms ‘global’ mineral resource for Prieska project at 30 million...

ORION Minerals said today the total mineral resource of its Prieska copper and zinc project totalled just over 30 million tonnes. "The completion of the...

CNMC to start copper mine

China Nonferrous Metal Mining Corp (CNMC) will start building its Mulyashi copper mine in Zambia from January next year.

DRC cuts internet for second day fearing chaos following national elections

DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo's (DRC's) government cut internet connections and SMS services across the country for a second straight day on Tuesday as the...

Metorex in last phase of rebirth

Diversified mining group Metorex says it is entering the last phase of its rebirth.

Vedanta has cracked Gamsberg: Kumar

Gamsberg is low-grade and contaminated, but Vedanta has 'cracked' the issue of manganese contamination, says Africa base metals CEO, Kishore Kumar.

ZCI to relist on JSE, change name

Zambia Copper Investments, finally released from litigation with Verdanta Resources, is to relist on the JSE with a new name, and fresh business plan, it said.

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...

First Quantum Minerals refutes Zambian tax claim

First Quantum Minerals - a Toronto-listed company mining copper in Zambia - does not expect the final value of the $8bn tax...

Mwana to pump $26.5m into Bindura restart

UK-listed Zimbabwean mining firm Mwana Africa is to spend $26.5m restarting its Bindura Nickel facility of which half would be debt-financed.