Base Metals

Amplats reinstates Mototolo employees as strike end puts focus on production

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) said it was focusing its efforts on returning its Mototolo mine to full production as quickly as it was "practical...

Glencore confirms mothballing of Mutanda as half year earnings slide 32%...

GLENCORE suffered the effects of a slump in the cobalt price and the under-performance of its African copper business which led it into a...

Copper, cobalt miners urged to do more to fight DRC corruption,...

COMPANIES mining copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been urged to do more to fight corruption and child labour, said...

Zambia says Glencore unjustified and illegal in planned shuttering of Mopani...

ZAMBIA has kicked back against plans by Glencore to put its Mopani Copper Mines on care and maintenance. The Financial Times said in a report...

Miners failed to demonstrate how tax hike will affect profitability, says...

MINING companies operating in Zambia had failed to demonstrate how higher taxes implemented this year by the country's government would affect their profitability, said...

Anglo will walk from $3bn Los Bronces expansion if “public protests”

ANGLO American said it would bin the $3bn expansion of its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile if "... the public protests against it",...

Congo sends troops to protect China Molybdenum’s Tenke Fungurume from artisanal...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has deployed troops to protect the property of China Molybdenum's Tenke Fungurume copper mine, but a watchdog group expressed...

Uganda calls for bids in effort to re-open long-idled Kilembe copper...

EAST Africa's Uganda is planning to restart its Kilembe copper mines which have been on care and maintenance for the best part of 40...

Anglo delivers on full-year output numbers, but Chile drought, SA Eskom...

ANGLO American delivered fourth quarter and full-year production numbers that were largely in line with consensus, but said that copper production from Chile's Los...

Deep-South scopes $341m Haib copper project in Namibia, says it will...

CANADIAN base metals development firm, Deep-South, said it could build an 86,000 ton a year copper cathode and sulphate mine in Namibia for $341m,...