Ferrous Metals

Amplats, Kumba keep 2019 output numbers unchanged despite Q1 whiffles

PRODUCTION decreases at Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Kumba Iron Ore in South Africa were among the main features of Anglo American's first quarter...

Kumba’s new town sprouts among the camel thorns

KUMBA Iron Ore showcased on Tuesday the new suburb it has built in South Africa's Northern Cape province to make way for the expansion...

Kumba shares scale fresh heights as cyclone-hit BHP trims iron ore...

THE impact of Cyclone Veronica on Australian iron ore production and previously known stoppages at Vale, the Brazilian producer, helped send the share price...

Emirates Global Aluminium nearing finance for $1.4bn Guinea bauxite mine

GUINEA Alumina Corporation, a subset of Emirates Global Aluminium, is nearing conclusion of a finance package worth $700m to $800m which it will use...

Assore may move last of SA manganese smelting offshore as Eskom...

ASSORE is considering shifting its remaining ferroalloys production from South Africa to its Malaysian facilities which it holds in joint venture with African Rainbow...

Davis at centre of Zogota iron ore project as Steinmetz and...

BENY Steinmetz is to make a remarkable come-back to Guinea's iron ore industry following a settlement brokered by former French president, Nikolas Sarkozy in...

Vale executives not shown internal report suggesting Brumadinho dam might burst

SENIOR executives at Vale, the Brazilian iron ore miner, were not shown a technical report indicating a tailings dam at its Brumadinho facility was...

Anglo’s Cutifani expresses confidence in iron ore tailings technology at Minas...

THE Brumadinho dam disaster in Brazil on January 25 could have some far-reaching consequences, but Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani, said that the impact...

Vanadium prices bolster Bushveld Minerals, but Vametco output below plan

BUSHVELD Minerals benefited from improved vanadium pricing in its 2018 financial year, but its Vametco facilities under-performed against targets - a development that will...

Indian iron ore production set to top 201Mt as independent miners...

IRON ore production from India is forecast to reach a nine-year high as independent miners extract more of the steel-making material before the expiry of...