GOLD 1283.81 $/ozChange: 0.44
PLATINUM 1405.00 $/ozChange: 2.00
R/$ exchange 10.59Change: -0.04
R/€ exchange 14.64Change: -0.07
 
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
 
 
Base Metals
 
MONGOLIA COPPER

Mongolia March copper exports up 53% on rising Oyu Tolgoi sales

0 COMMENTS
Mongolia's copper concentrate export volumes leapt 53% year-on-year in March, with rising output from the $6.5-billion Oyu Tolgoi project run by Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto driving up sales, official data showed. According to figures...
23rd April 2014
 
 
TAKEOVER OFFER

Augusta still looking for alternative deals, 10 potential suitors signed on

0 COMMENTS
Conceptual Rosement operation. US-focused copper project developer Augusta Resource Corp on Wednesday revealed that it had signed ten confidentiality agreements with potential suitors under its strategic review process, as it sought to maximise shareholder value in dealing with...
23rd April 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Sumatra to restart Tembang work by mid-2014

0 COMMENTS
An updated definitive feasibility study (DFS) for ASX-listed Sumatra Copper & Gold’s flagship Tembang project, has increased forecast gold production. The updated DFS forecast a total production of 168 794 oz of gold and about 1.8-million...
23rd April 2014
 
 
NICKEL

Mincor ups full-year expectations

0 COMMENTS
Nickel miner Mincor on Wednesday told shareholders that it expected to exceed its production forecast for the full year, after another strong quarter of production. During the three months to March, Mincor produced 2 203 to of nickel-in-ore,...
23rd April 2014
 
 
METALS

Tin struggles to keep up - Metals X

0 COMMENTS
ASX-listed Metals X has reported a solid quarter at its gold operations, but said on Wednesday that its tin operations had underperformed, owing to lower head grades. During the three months to March, Metals X produced 48 349 oz of gold, which...
23rd April 2014
 
 
NICKEL

Mirabela given some leeway

0 COMMENTS
Struggling nickel miner Mirabela Nickel has been thrown a life-line by the ad-hoc committee of holders of more than 65% of the company’s $395-million unsecured notes, due in April 2018. The consortium of holders had previously agreed to a...
23rd April 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Amerigo strikes new Codelco accord, to process tailings till 2037

0 COMMENTS
Canadian base metals producer Amerigo Resources, which produces copper and molybdenum from tailings from the world's largest underground copper mine, Codelco's El Teniente operation, in Chile, on Tuesday announced that it had secured a new master...
22nd April 2014
 
 
COAL

Teck to cut 600 from workforce, coal margins at decade lows

0 COMMENTS
Diversified Canadian miner Teck Resources on Tuesday announced that it would reduce its global workforce by 5%, or 600 workers, as it sought to cut costs amid sagging profit and low commodity prices. For the three months ended March 31, the net...
22nd April 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
Base Metals Multimedia
image
VIDEO
image
View all
 
 
Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be... Video
No platinum surge despite 400 000 oz... Video
Ex-miners taking steps to access R6bn unpaid... Video
Eased exchange control opens way for mining... Video
BNC smelter upgrade important short-term focus... Video
Historian publishes a history of SA mining Video
Tenova mulling ways of breaking junior funding... Video
Mine safety step change needed to attain zero... Video
Local black mining equipment manufacturer... Video
image
Audio
image
View all
 
 
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio
Acquisitive HudBay already has 'irons... Audio
Moly price well above $10/lb needed... Audio
First production under its belt, now... Audio
Ontario fast-tracks mining law revamp... Audio
'Powered' Coega smelter viable, 'all... Audio
Zinc surplus may be lower than... Audio
Mexico's biggest new gold mine... Audio
Freeport almost doubles Tenke... Audio