Base Metals

Anglo to explore for base metals in SA but wants Govt...

ANGLO American was interested in exploring for base metals in South Africa, but the group wanted adjustments in legislation, said the group’s CEO, Mark...

AfriTin renews and extends customer offtake deal as tin price rises...

AFRITIN, a UK-listed firm that mines the Uis tin mine in Namibia, said it had renewed an offtake agreement to supply tin to Thailand...

Glencore confirms reopening of DRC’s Mutanda copper/cobalt mine

GLENCORE could reopen its Mutanda Mining copper and cobalt project in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by the end of 2021, about two years after idling...

First Quantum Minerals among bidders for 17% stake in ZCCM-IH

First Quantum Minerals was one of several companies that had bid for a 17% stake in the state-owned mining investment firm, Zambia Consolidated Copper...

Vedanta’s date with Zambia High Court over KCM adjourned until June...

A COURT hearing regarding an application to wind up the business of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), a company owned by India's Vedanta, had been...

Vedanta wins urgent interdict against provisional liquidation of KCM by Zambia

A DISPUTE between Vedanta Resources and Zambia's ZCCM-IH regarding their respective investments in Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) ought to be settled in terms of...

Glencore to underwrite $5.8bn Katanga rights offer as African Copper cleanse...

GLENCORE agreed today to underwrite a $5.8bn rights issue announced by Katanga Mining, the Toronto-listed firm in which the Swiss miner and metals marketing group...

First Quantum re-routing Zambia copper exports after SA imposes border restrictions

FIRST Quantum Minerals was exporting copper from its Zambian mines through alternate routes after restrictions were imposed by South Africa. Commenting in an update regarding...

Alphamin says increase in price of tin, higher production bodes well...

A RECOVERY in the price of tin to about $17,000 per ton "boded well", said Alphamin which recently restructured its balance sheet in order...

Vedanta scores victory after Zambian Court of Appeal stays liquidation of...

THE winding up of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) was stayed by a Zambian court on November 20 allowing the company's shareholders, Vedanta and Zambia's...