DRC’s Gecamines-Chinese JV copper project to start producing later this year

The DRC’s first ‘infrastructure for minerals’ partnership project, entailing the delivery of two new copper plants in Katanga, will start production towards the end...

Chile calls for better management of social-enviro issues

International – Chile, the world’s biggest copper producing country, has warned that the global resources sector needs to pay far more attention to its...

Rio Tinto Oyu Tolgoi underground project in Mongolia advances

The development of the Rio Tinto Oyu Tolgoi  underground copper-gold mine (expansion project) in Mongolia has taken a significant step forward today and is...

SA Chamber of Mines’ 38% HDSA ownership findings contradict DMR

Meaningful economic participation of HDSA ownership in South Africa’s mining industry, as per the ownership element of the Mining Charter, has been 38% on...

Weba Chute Systems supplies 8 chutes to DRC copper mine

Weba Chute Systems has supplied eight chutes to a copper mine in the (DRC). This follows on from an initial successful order for four transfer...
BHP

BHP to focus on copper & cash preservation for value retention...

BHP Billiton has outlined how the company is still well positioned to create company value following the South32 spinoff. Ahead of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch...

Tenke Fungurume’s multi-million rand dust control contract nears completion

Tenke Fungurume Mining in the DRC, one of the world’s largest producers of copper and cobalt, which awarded John Thompson Air Pollution Control a contract...

African Copper: Deeper financial difficulty as it stops mining at Thakadu...

Botswana - African Copper, the AIM/Botswana-listed copper producer, will stop mining at its Thakadu mine in Botswana by the end of May 2015, placing...

Palabora Copper buys extra 3.5MW chillers as it reaches 1 650m

Palabora Copper has acquired two (additional) 3.5 MW York CYK Compound Centrifugal chillers from Johnson Controls. The latest purchase is part of Phase II of...

Junior miners could change SA’s mining industry

South Africa – Black-controlled junior mining exploration company Lerama Resources believes that the small junior mining sector, if sufficiently financially supported, could turn the...

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