Base Metals

African Eagle avoids JSE

South African investors will not be able to subscribe for shares in African Eagle's rights offer despite the fact the company is listed on the JSE.

First Quantum increases copper production

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

Copper concentrate down at Palabora Mining

Copper-in-concentrate production by Palabora Mining, the Rio Tinto company, fell year on year by 14%, the company said today.