0 COMMENTSDiversified resources firm Central African Mining and Exploration Company (Camec) rose 4,6% on London’s Aim, after it reported on Thursday that it had boosted its pretax earnings for the year ended March 31 by 219% to £54,8-million. Net profit...
17th July 2008
0 COMMENTSAluminium prices jumped to a three-month high on Friday as investors bought on news a US producer shut down about half its capacity, while copper hit a one-month high. Benchmark aluminium on the London Metal Exchange hit $3 158 a tonne, its...
20th June 2008
0 COMMENTSZimbabwe’s mining sector has lost over 500 technically skilled and experienced personnel over the last year alone, a recent survey conducted by the Chamber of Mines reveals.
By: Oscar Nkala
20th June 2008
0 COMMENTSThe Sohar aluminium smelter, in Sohar, Oman, has poured its first metal and is expected to reach full production, at an initial 360 000 t/y, in December, diversified miner Rio Tinto said on Thursday.
By: Liezel Hill
12th June 2008
CHINA & RESOURCES
0 COMMENTSMining companies needed to look strategically and systematically at how they could benefit from opportunities that resource-hungry China's increasing growth as global resources player presented, an expert on that country said on Tuesday....
10th June 2008
0 COMMENTSAluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan on Thursday indicated that it expected its Coega aluminium smelter to only come on line in 2012. Rio Tinto Alcan Aluminium CEO Dick Evans said that South Africa's power constraints meant that the...
29th May 2008
BHP Billiton in South Africa
0 COMMENTSA committee established to study the feasibility of building the 4 000 MW Inga Three hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to invite public tenders this year, BHP Billiton president aluminium Xolani Mkhwanazi...
By: Martin Creamer
23rd May 2008
0 COMMENTSWorld number-one aluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan said on Monday that the task team looking into the timing of its planned aluminium smelter at Coega was making good progress, and that the firm still viewed South Africa as a “good place to...
12th May 2008
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