Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Sun, 21 Jan 2018 18:41:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Nevsun discovers new high-grade copper/gold deposit east of Timok Upper Zone http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nevsun-discovers-new-high-grade-coppergold-deposit-east-of-timok-upper-zone-2018-01-20 Henry Lazenby EXPLORATION Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:21:00 +0200 475788 1516404112 1516404060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sula to pursue DRC cobalt opportunities as it changes name to African Battery Metals http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sula-to-pursue-drc-cobalt-opportunities-as-it-changes-name-to-african-battery-metals-2018-01-19 Mia Breytenbach BATTERY METALS/COBALT/LITHIUM Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:55:00 +0200 475779 1516372229 1516370100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Weatherly posts double-digit production growth in December quarter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/weatherly-posts-double-digit-production-growth-in-december-quarter-2018-01-19 Natasha Odendaal MINING OUTPUT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:30:00 +0200 475769 1516369820 1516365000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mincor raises A$10m in two raisings to fund nickel exploration http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mincor-raises-a10m-in-two-raisings-to-fund-nickel-exploration-2018-01-19 Natasha Odendaal CAPITAL RAISING Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:37:00 +0200 475715 1516348999 1516347420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 China's proposed dual-credit scheme can reshape the EV market – WoodMac http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chinas-proposed-dual-credit-scheme-can-reshape-the-ev-market-2018-01-19 Henry Lazenby EV REVOLUTION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:09:00 +0200 475680 1516346675 1516331340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 RNC lifts Beta Hunt mine's Q4 output 21% y/y http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rnc-lifts-beta-hunt-mines-q4-output-21-2018-01-19 Henry Lazenby GOLD Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:35:00 +0200 475678 1516347397 1516329300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Materials Price Index rises for tenth week in a row http://www.miningweekly.com/article/materials-price-index-rises-for-tenth-week-in-a-row-2018-01-19 Henry Lazenby COMMODITY PRICE INDEX Fri, 19 Jan 2018 04:10:00 +0200 475677 1516347672 1516327800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nkomati mine tailings pipeline project set for completion next month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-company-on-track-with-tailings-pipeline-for-mpumalanga-nickel-mine-2018-01-19 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473876 1516085037 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698133_resized_tdsprojectsnkomationsitepipelineprogress21220171022.jpg PROJECT PROGRESS All the pipes required for the project have been delivered and more than 4 500 m of piping have been installed to date 511 287 Australian junior to acquire Namibia zinc project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tanga-to-acquire-namibia-zinc-project-2017-12-13 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473882 1516085037 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698140_resized_zincingotsbloomberg1022aug2017.jpg GOOD TIMING Tanga Resources believes that Joumbira is a highly prospective, advanced project, in a world-class mining jurisdiction, with good timing for shareholder exposure to zinc 511 287 Regulatory uncertainty casting shadow over SA amid forecast for further minerals market uptick http://www.miningweekly.com/article/regulatory-qualms-focus-on-exploration-2018-pivots-for-sa-mining-industry-2018-01-19 Mia Breytenbach LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474145 1516094433 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700920_resized_mining.jpg 511 287 Miner prioritises zinc production in strong market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-prioritises-zinc-production-in-strong-market-2017-12-15 Robyn Wilkinson Base Metals Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472683 1516085036 1516312800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695734_resized_nevsunbisha1120171022.jpg STRATEGY PAYS OFF Nevsun was able to provide an additional $24-million for Bisha to improve recoveries and increase the total material movement to meet requirements for the updated life-of-mine plan 511 287 South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-company-building-new-smelter-in-zimbabwe-2018-01-19 Victor Moolman Base Metals Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473341 1516278868 1516312800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697922_resized_thosbegbie1a12171022duane.jpg ADVANCING UNKI SMELTER Thos Begbie has completed several parts of the Unki platinum smelter being constructed in Zimbabwe 511 287 OceanaGold achieves record yearly production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/oceanagold-achieves-record-yearly-production-2018-01-18 Mia Breytenbach GOLD/COPPER Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:32:00 +0200 475661 1516286073 1516285920 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Turquoise Hill says Oyu Tolgoi declares force majeure due to border protests http://www.miningweekly.com/article/turquoise-hill-says-oyu-tolgoi-declares-force-majeure-due-to-border-protests-2018-01-18 Reuters COPPER Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:43:00 +0200 475606 1516279449 1516279380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New ‘disruptive’ mine borer heads for Indaba unveiling http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-disruptive-mine-borer-heads-for-indaba-unveiling-2018-01-18 Martin Creamer MINING TECHNOLOGY Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:42:00 +0200 475581 1516287521 1516272120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701509_resized_daniepretorius03151022duane.jpg Danie Pretorius 511 287 BHP maintains guidance for most commodities, targets 6% volume growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-maintains-guidance-for-most-commodities-targets-6-volume-growth-2018-01-18 Dylan Slater DIVERSIFIED MINER Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:51:00 +0200 475571 1516269533 1516269060 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701483_resized_bhpobillitonescondida1022.jpg The Escondida mine in Chile delivered higher volumes in the December half year. 511 287 Tracking Europe's waste: 'There's gold in them landfills' http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tracking-europes-waste-theres-gold-in-them-landfills-2018-01-18 Reuters RECYCLING Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:14:00 +0200 475535 1516276030 1516256040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BHP second-quarter iron-ore output up 3%, maintains forecast http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-second-quarter-iron-ore-output-up-3-maintains-forecast-2018-01-18 Reuters DIVERSIFIED MINNG Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:56:00 +0200 475529 1516233646 1516233360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701369_resized_bhpspencemine1022.jpg 511 287 Output at Chile's Escondida copper mine falls 7.8% in 2017 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/output-at-chiles-escondida-copper-mine-falls-78-in-2017-2018-01-18 Reuters COPPER Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:50:00 +0200 475526 1516233146 1516233000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Canadian miners welcome new federal business ethics ombudsman http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-miners-welcome-new-federal-business-ethics-ombudsman-2018-01-18 Henry Lazenby LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:44:00 +0200 475525 1516272115 1516232640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701366_resized_minerundergroundsafetyprecariousposition1022.jpg 511 287 WoodMac urges automakers to ‘get out their chequebooks’, secure energy metal supplies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/woodmac-urges-automakers-to-get-out-their-chequebooks-secure-energy-metal-supplies-2018-01-17 Henry Lazenby ENERGY METALS Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:40:00 +0200 475524 1516305070 1516203600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701363_resized_electricmobility1022reuters.jpg 511 287 DRA expands Asia-Pacific footprint http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dra-expands-asia-pacific-footprint-2018-01-17 Martin Creamer MINING ENGINEERING SERVICES Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:37:00 +0200 475505 1516280643 1516196220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701321_resized_wraycarvelasonlinepiccopy.jpeg DRA CEO Wray Carvelas 511 287 Georgian Mining appoints COO to its board http://www.miningweekly.com/article/georgian-mining-appoints-coo-to-its-board-2018-01-17 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENT Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:53:00 +0200 475460 1516185898 1516182780 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 OZ takes advantage of higher copper price, lifts 2018 guidance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/oz-takes-advantage-of-higher-copper-price-lifts-2018-guidance-2018-01-17 Megan van Wyngaardt COPPER/GOLD Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:06:00 +0200 475449 1516182024 1516179960 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701226_resized_prominenthill2813bloomberg.jpg The Prominent Hill mine, in Southern Australia. 511 287 South32 boasts record manganese, aluminium production in December quarter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south32-boasts-record-manganese-aluminium-production-in-december-quarter-2018-01-17 Megan van Wyngaardt DIVERSIFIED MINERS Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:53:00 +0200 475441 1516200929 1516175580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701205_resized_bloomberggrahamkerrchiefexecutiveofficerofsouth32ltdm1022.jpg South32 CEO Graham Kerr 511 287 NextSource soars on Japanese approval of registered SuperFlake product trademark http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nextsource-soars-on-japanese-approval-of-registered-superflake-product-trademark-2018-01-17 Henry Lazenby GRAPHITE DEVELOPMENT Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:43:00 +0200 475404 1516202345 1516142580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701120_resized_arepresentationofhowthemadagascarbasedmolomodularplantwilllooklikenextsourcematerials1022jan2018.jpg A representation of how NextSource Materials' Madagascar-based Molo modular plant will look like 511 287 Miners bolster senior ranks in preparation for fast-paced 2018 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-shuffle-senior-ranks-in-preparation-for-fast-pased-2018-2018-01-16 Henry Lazenby MINING PEOPLE Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:58:00 +0200 475402 1516173938 1516125480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Top 10 zinc miner Trevali lifts 2018 guidance 140% as zinc powers to 10yr high http://www.miningweekly.com/article/top-10-zinc-miner-trevali-lifts-2018-guidance-140-as-zinc-powers-to-10-yr-high-2018-01-16 Henry Lazenby ZINC Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:16:00 +0200 475401 1516173621 1516122960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701117_resized_zincingotsbloomberg1022aug2017.jpg 511 287 November mining figures impress, but volatility seems to be on the cards http://www.miningweekly.com/article/november-mining-figures-impress-but-volatility-seems-to-be-on-the-cards-2018-01-16 Megan van Wyngaardt DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:46:00 +0200 475398 1516114357 1516113960 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 As stockpiles fall, which metals are really in tight supply? http://www.miningweekly.com/article/as-stockpiles-fall-which-metals-are-really-in-tight-supply-2018-01-16 Reuters BASE METALS Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:46:00 +0200 475400 1516114306 1516113960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Copper falls most in 6 weeks as metal rally starts to give http://www.miningweekly.com/article/copper-falls-most-in-6-weeks-as-metal-rally-starts-to-give-2018-01-16 Bloomberg METALS Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:22:00 +0200 475361 1516105480 1516105320 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Avanco takes option on Vale’s Pantera copper project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/avanco-takes-option-on-vales-pantera-copper-project-2018-01-16 Megan van Wyngaardt COPPER Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:31:00 +0200 475349 1516099613 1516098660 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 RNC in talks with financiers, market participants for Dumond construction decision by 2019 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rnc-in-talks-with-financiers-market-participants-for-dumond-construction-decision-by-2019-2018-01-15 Henry Lazenby NICKEL/COBALT DEVELOPMENT Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:36:00 +0200 475267 1516085933 1516037760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700734_resized_rncmineralsdumontnickelbuttonsjan20181022.jpg Dumont nickel buttons 511 287 Glencore reserves should be valued higher – analysts http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-reserves-should-be-valued-higher-analysts-2018-01-15 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:24:00 +0200 475259 1516280691 1516026240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700718_resized_ivanglasenbergonlinepic.jpeg Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg 511 287 CAML's copper output at top-end of guidance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/camls-copper-output-at-top-end-of-guidance-2018-01-15 Mariaan Webb BASE METALS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:54:00 +0200 475244 1516021541 1516020840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Glencore shrinks job of billionaire copper head amid Congo probe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-shrinks-job-of-billionaire-copper-head-amid-congo-probe-2018-01-15 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINER Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:24:00 +0200 475234 1516056722 1516019040 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Metals power higher as sickly dollar spurs copper-to-gold rally http://www.miningweekly.com/article/metals-power-higher-as-sickly-dollar-spurs-copper-to-gold-rally-2018-01-15 Bloomberg METALS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:57:00 +0200 475199 1516006874 1516006620 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700603_resized_copperexportbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Expansion study planned for Century zinc mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/expansion-study-planned-for-century-zinc-mine-2018-01-15 Mariaan Webb BASE METALS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:40:00 +0200 475153 1515998387 1515987600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700447_resized_centuryzincminequeensland.jpg The Century zinc mine, in Queensland. 511 287