Base Metals

Ramaphosa praises Vedanta’s Gamsberg build – “… a mine left...

VEDANTA Zinc International officially opened its Gamsberg mine in a remote part of the Northern Cape on Thursday, with expansion prospects seen that could...

Zambia mines minister lifts veil on alleged abuses committed by Vedanta’s...

THE Zambian government had applied to liquidate Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) because of the firm's alleged environmental and financial regulation breaches. This is the view...

Zambia High Court turns down Vedanta’s bid for stay against KCM...

VEDANTA hopes for a stay of the winding up proceedings against its Zambian subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) were dashed today by the country's...

Vedanta disputes KCM production claims after liquidator says copper is “ramping...

VEDANTA Resources crossed swords with Zambian authorities again disputing production numbers put out by the provisional liquidator managing Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), and expressing concern...

Glencore seeking “way forward” with Zambia over suspension of Mopani Copper...

GLENCORE was in discussions with the Zambian government regarding plans to place the firm's Mopani Copper Mines on care and maintenance. "Following Mopani’s recent announcement...

Vedanta shuts Nchanga smelter at KCM as Zambia’s import duty starts...

VEDANTA has shut the Nchanga smelter at its Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) after the introduction of an import duty on copper concentrates, said Reuters citing an...

UK court ruling on Vedanta a reminder to mining firms of...

UK human rights attorney Leigh Day said a UK Supreme Court ruling today was a reminder to the world's mining companies that undertakings they make about...

Vedanta dismay as Zambia High Court rejects application, Lungu lines up...

VEDANTA Resources expressed dismay at a High Court decision in Lusaka today in which the judge rejected the firm's application to be joined to liquidation...

First Quantum plans takeover defence after 50% share price decline attracts...

A 50% decline in the value of First Quantum Minerals shares in the last five years has made the company a takeover target, said...

Orion hoping to finalise JV partner for R3.73bn Prieska Copper-Zinc project...

ORION Minerals hoped to sell a stake in its Prieska Copper-Zinc project situated in South Africa's Northern Cape province by the third quarter of...