Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:17:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Finders expects lower Dec quarter copper output, higher costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/finders-expects-lower-dec-quarter-copper-output-higher-costs-2017-11-17 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:51:00 +0200 471479 1510906702 1510901460 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692987_resized_coppercathodes1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fire-hits-freeport-indonesia-port-facility-in-papua-2017-11-17 Reuters COPPER Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:44:00 +0200 471471 1510902934 1510901040 1513461600 Reuters 0 0 Cobalt hedging not mining the route for VW in EV drive http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cobalt-hedging-not-mining-the-route-for-vw-in-ev-drive-official-says-2017-11-17 Reuters COBALT Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:38:00 +0200 471469 1510912650 1510900680 1513461600 Reuters 0 0 Need for collaboration in CSR initiatives emphasised http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-should-review-business-models-csr-collaboration-dmr-2017-11-17 Mia Breytenbach CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470603 1510643481 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Zambian mining sector edging closer to ‘zero harm’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/almost-free-of-fatalities-2017-11-17 Nadine James Health & Safety Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470641 1510643482 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691080_resized_kansanshimine0220141022.jpg KANSANSHI MINE A woman truck driver from Kansanshi mine sustained fatal injuries when the heavy-duty truck she was driving collided with another truck in the sole fatality in Zambia’s mining industry so far, this year 511 287 'A good number of investors' considering countries offering better return-on-investment ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mining-policy-resulting-in-investment-uncertainty-driving-away-capital-2017-11-17 Dylan Slater MINING INVESTMENT Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470572 1510646394 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690934_resized_paulmiller610220515duane.jpg PAUL MILLER A significant volume of additional capital needs to be earmarked for every new mining project to account for risk associated with policy uncertainty 511 287 Orion initiates hitech regional exploration in Northern Cape http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-initiates-hitech-regional-exploration-in-northern-cape-2017-11-16 Martin Creamer ZINC AND COPPER Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:15:00 +0200 471365 1510841173 1510827300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692695_resized_orionpic1022.jpg A SkyTEM survey operation. 511 287 China's Chalco plans to launch Guinea bauxite mine by early 2018 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chinas-chalco-plans-to-launch-guinea-bauxite-mine-by-early-2018-2017-11-16 Reuters ALUMINIUM Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:07:00 +0200 471310 1510843166 1510812420 1513375200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Investor TCI demands UK's LSE answer more questions in board tussle http://www.miningweekly.com/article/investor-tci-demands-uks-lse-answer-more-questions-in-board-tussle-2017-11-16 Reuters METALS TRADING Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:43:00 +0200 471305 1510786875 1510785780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Orion’s shares rise on Prieska metallurgical testwork update, loan facility extension http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orions-shares-rise-on-prieska-metallurgical-testwork-update-loan-facility-extension-2017-11-15 Megan van Wyngaardt BASE METALS Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:35:00 +0200 471221 1510749957 1510749300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Savannah secures enviro permits for Oman copper projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/savannah-secures-enviro-permits-for-oman-copper-projects-2017-11-15 Creamer Media Reporter COPPER Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:10:00 +0200 471187 1510742451 1510740600 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Polish copper producer KGHM cuts 2017 investment and output targets http://www.miningweekly.com/article/polish-copper-producer-kghm-cuts-2017-investment-and-output-targets-2017-11-15 Reuters COPPER Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:44:00 +0200 471159 1510735541 1510735440 1513288800 Reuters 0 0 Myanmar raises A$7m for Bawdwin http://www.miningweekly.com/article/myanmar-raises-a7m-for-bawdwin-2017-11-15 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:46:00 +0200 471086 1510741063 1510728360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags – Amnesty http://www.miningweekly.com/article/apple-leads-way-in-tracing-cobalt-from-congo-microsoft-lags-amnesty-2017-11-15 Reuters COBALT Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:33:00 +0200 471079 1510731025 1510727580 1513288800 Reuters 0 0 China's copper smelters insist no concentrate deficit after surprise Shanghai meeting http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chinas-copper-smelters-insist-no-concentrate-deficit-after-surprise-shanghai-meeting-2017-11-15 Reuters COPPER Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:28:00 +0200 471075 1510730796 1510727280 1513288800 Reuters 0 0 Glencore is said close to creating mining royalty company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-is-said-close-to-creating-mining-royalty-company-2017-11-15 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINERS Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:22:00 +0200 471073 1510728990 1510726920 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692139_resized_ivanglasenberg309141022duane.jpg Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg 511 287 Trevali stock takes a dip on surprise Q3 loss http://www.miningweekly.com/article/trevali-stock-takes-a-dip-on-surprise-q3-loss-2017-11-15 Henry Lazenby ZINC Wed, 15 Nov 2017 02:01:00 +0200 471067 1510739414 1510704060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Afritin targets Africa tin champion title, Namibia project upscaled to commercial production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/afritin-targets-africa-tin-champion-title-namibia-project-upscaled-to-commercial-production-2017-11-14 Mia Breytenbach TIN Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0200 471033 1510839745 1510664460 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692012_resized_anthonyviljoen310220414duane.jpg Afritin Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71918_2017-11-13-afritin_-_hd_web.mp428888732Afritin Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen discusses newly- Aim-listed Afritin Mining and its strategies. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Afritin Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen discusses newly- Aim-listed Afritin Mining and its strategies. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Winmar withdraws from Spain JV, reduces salaries by 50% http://www.miningweekly.com/article/winmar-withdraws-from-spain-jv-reduces-salaries-by-50-2017-11-14 Mariaan Webb EXPLORATION Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:24:00 +0200 471011 1510655931 1510655040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Consolidated Zinc rethinks strategy for Mexican project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/consolidated-zinc-rethinks-strategy-for-mexican-project-2017-11-14 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:36:00 +0200 470975 1510651752 1510648560 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Scoping study confirms West Musgrave potential – Oz Minerals http://www.miningweekly.com/article/scoping-study-confirms-west-musgrave-potential-oz-minerals-2017-11-14 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:24:00 +0200 470953 1510651903 1510644240 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Japan aluminium industry may consider crafting quality assurance guidelines after Kobe Steel scandal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/japan-aluminium-industry-may-consider-crafting-quality-assurance-guidelines-after-kobe-steel-scandal-2017-11-13 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:57:00 +0200 470902 1510581564 1510581420 1513116000 Reuters 0 0 Namibia Rare Earths expands metals portfolio http://www.miningweekly.com/article/namibia-rare-earths-expands-metals-portfolio-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby RARE EARTHS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 23:31:00 +0200 470740 1510567504 1510349460 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Sherritt formalises restructuring of Ambatovy JV http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sherritt-formalises-restructuring-of-ambatovy-jv-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby NICKEL/COBALT Fri, 10 Nov 2017 21:07:00 +0200 470736 1510565074 1510340820 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691221_resized_sherrittinternationalcorpambatovyplant.jpg 511 287 Miner Vedanta continues its recovery with robust first-half profits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-vedanta-continues-its-recovery-with-robust-first-half-profits-2017-11-10 Reuters DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:30:00 +0200 470709 1510317212 1510317000 1512856800 Reuters 0 0 New Alliance to ensure responsible cobalt supply from Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-alliance-to-ensure-responsible-cobalt-supply-from-africa-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Base Metals Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468878 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687414_resized_ergmetalkolrtrdrc1020171022.jpg CONFLICT-FREE OPERATION ERG’s Metalkol Roan Tailings Reclamation project will supply 14 000 t/y of responsibly mined cobalt to the global market in 2018 511 287 AEL Mining Services launches rock-breaking technology chair at University of Pretoria http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ael-mining-services-up-launch-partnership-to-pioneer-mining-expertise-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469878 1510303317 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689649_resized_miningaelminingblast1020171022.jpg CHAIRED PROJECT The first project from AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock Breaking Technology will be to determine safe blast-clearance radii for blasting 511 287 Political tension slows mining activity in Tanzania http://www.miningweekly.com/article/political-tension-slows-mining-activity-in-tanzania-2017-11-10 Victor Moolman Base Metals Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468967 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687493_resized_seweurodrive1022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA There will be demand for after-sales support in Tanzania, owing to new industries established in the country 511 287 Zambian chamber lauds Chile as model of what mining can achieve with the right policies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chile-lauded-as-exemplar-of-what-mining-can-achieve-with-right-policies-2017-11-10 Ilan Solomons MINING IN ZAMBIA Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469152 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687934_resized_eltenientecopperminechilecodelco1022.jpg LONG-TERM VISION Chile place’s great emphasis on due process and the rule of law, when it comes to their mining industry; even where it might not be to the country’s short-term benefit 511 287 Mining technology gets boost from new Wits-Sibanye partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-technology-gets-boost-from-new-wits-sibanye-partnership-2017-11-09 Martin Creamer PRECIOUS METALS Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:43:00 +0200 470504 1510303266 1510224180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EY's Canadian Mining Eye Index trends positively in Q3 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eys-canadian-mining-eye-index-trends-positively-in-q3-2017-11-09 Creamer Media Reporter CANADIAN MINING Thu, 09 Nov 2017 02:55:00 +0200 470416 1510212964 1510188900 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Prieska zinc/copper project delivers further positives http://www.miningweekly.com/article/prieska-zinccopper-project-delivers-further-positives-2017-11-08 Creamer Media Reporter EXPLORATION Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:30:00 +0200 470405 1510152053 1510151400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 KGHM considers $246m loan from European Investment Bank http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kghm-considers-246m-loan-from-european-investment-bank-2017-11-08 Reuters COPPER Wed, 08 Nov 2017 11:55:00 +0200 470291 1510134989 1510134900 1512684000 Reuters 0 0 Century mine's environmental approval amended http://www.miningweekly.com/article/century-mines-environmental-approval-amended-2017-11-08 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:09:00 +0200 470237 1510132367 1510124940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MMG cuts the ribbon at Dugald River http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mmg-cuts-the-ribbon-at-dugald-river-2017-11-08 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:08:00 +0200 470235 1510132266 1510124880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Phoenix Global embarks on ambitious plan to restart Empire copper mine, Idaho http://www.miningweekly.com/article/phoenix-global-embarks-on-ambitious-plan-to-restart-empire-copper-mine-idaho-2017-11-08 Henry Lazenby COPPER REDEVELOPMENT Wed, 08 Nov 2017 03:44:00 +0200 470216 1510129462 1510105440 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690359_resized_phoenixglobalresoucesempiredrillingnov20171022.jpg Drilling underway at Phoenix Global Resources' Empire mine, Idaho 511 287 Armadale graphite project yields positive drilling results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/armadale-graphite-project-yields-positive-drilling-results-2017-11-07 Anine Kilian GRAPHITE Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:13:00 +0200 470211 1510067828 1510067580 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 BMI forecasts bright spots in global aluminium industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bmi-forecasts-bright-spots-in-global-aluminium-industry-2017-11-07 Megan van Wyngaardt ALUMINIUM Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:45:00 +0200 470208 1510066374 1510065900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690353_resized_aluminiumblock1022reuters.jpg 511 287