Base Metals

Vedanta wins High Court injunction preventing Zambian liquidator from selling KCM...

VEDANTA'S legal odyssey with the Zambian courts took a positive turn on November 28 when an injunction was granted preventing the provisional liquidator of...

Glencore may restart Mopani Copper ahead of 90-day notice to mothball...

GLENCORE could restart operations at its Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia in order to provide the southern African country's government with 90-days notice of its...

Tshisekedi election success introduces fresh period of uncertainty for DRC miners

THE disputed election of Felix Tshisekedi as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) introduces a fresh period of uncertainty for mining firms operating...

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...

Zambia’s mining sector welcomes budget concession but costs still set to...

ZAMBIA'S mining sector welcomed a decision by the government to retain its value added tax (VAT) instead of replacing it with a non-refundable tax...

DRC creates state-owned company to enforce control over cobalt mined artisanally

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has created a state-owned monopoly that will buy cobalt mined by its rapidly developing artisanal sector, said Bloomberg...

Zambian Govt. attempt to strong-arm CEC to dent investment image, says...

AN attempt by Zambia to strong-arm the privately-owned Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) into cutting tariffs may hurt the country's investment prospects, said Reuters citing...