Base Metals

Maritz Smith takes over reins at Alphamin amid bumpy year for...

MARITZ Smith will become CEO of Alphamin following the resignation of incumbent Boris Kamstra who will stay on at the company in a different...

Orion confirms $8m capital raise, and BEE transaction for Prieska project

ORION Minerals confirmed press speculation it would raise $8m for its Prieska zinc-copper project after selling shares for $0.04 per share in a placement...

Deadly collapse at Glencore’s Congo mine claims over 40 lives

The death toll at the Glencore-owned Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to over 40. Reuters reports...

Strangled by debt, Zambia’s budget will give renewed context to recent...

A DRIVE by Zambia to extract more revenue from its copper mining firms will be given fresh context on Friday (September 27) when the...

Afritin raises £3m in share placement after modifying Uis tin project...

AFRITIN Mining, a UK-listed tin development company, said it had raised £3m through a share placement and arranged an additional £1.7m working capital facility...

Glencore’s green rebrand a complex brew for governments, society, and shareholders

Glencore is in the pound seats when it comes to dominating in the metals and minerals the modern world needs, and – according to...

Gecamines rejects criticism about destiny of tax payments, citing company overhaul

GECAMINES, the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) state-owned base metals company, rejected criticism it ought to pay tax advances to the country's tax authorities,...

Vedanta chairman Agarwal fails to persuade Lungu to KCM winding up...

VEDANTA Resources failed to persuade Zambian president, Edgar Lungu, to change his country's position regarding the proposed liquidation of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), the copper...

Glencore’s Katanga to resume sales of cobalt after uranium scare suspension

KATANGA Mining, a unit of UK-listed mining and marketing group, Glencore, would resume exports and sales of limited quantity cobalt from its Kamoto project...

Congo vows to shut down illegal mining following tragedy at Kamoto...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would bring an end to illegal mining following an fatal accident on June 27 at the premises of...