Base Metals

Palamin Q3 copper concentrate down 19 pct q/q

Palabora Mining's third quarter copper concentrate output is down 19 percent quarter-on-quarter.

Ivanhoe to sell Kamoa share in $412m Zijn deal

Ivanhoe Mines is to sell 49.5% of its Congo copper project Kamoa to China's Zijn Mining Group for $412m which will also raise 65% of first phase capital.

Orion Minerals heads for capital market as share doubles in a...

ORION Minerals opted to raise capital earlier rather than later after announcing today its share had been suspended ahead of an announcement regarding the...

Third time lucky for Mowana as Van Wouw plots 21,000tpy mine

IT may be "third time lucky" for the Mowana copper mine near Francistown in Botswana where operations were restarted in March last year by...

First Quantum increases copper production

Mining and metals company First Quantum Minerals increased its copper production for the second quarter of 2009 by 14%.

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...

Cashed up Anglo may use interims to approve $6bn Quellaveco

ANGLO American was likely to give the green light to its Quellaveco copper project at its interim results presentation, scheduled for July 26, said...

Zambia High Court reserves judgement on KCM matter until June 11

THE Zambia High Court (Lusaka) reserved judgement to June 11 on whether to join Vedanta to winding-up proceedings of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM). The...

Glencore urges Congo forces to “exercise restraint” in shutting down illegal...

GLENCORE has asked the security forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to "exercise restraint" as it starts the delicate process of shutting down...

North Kivu safer than Johannesburg says DRC tin miner Alphamin

Canadian-listed Alphamin Resources hoped to finalise the remaining funding required to build the Bisie tin mine in the North Kivu province of the Democratic...