Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:26:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Diamond output leap helps Anglo http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diamond-production-leap-helps-anglo-2017-07-20 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINER Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:04:00 +0200 459164 1500564195 1500545040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665399_resized_markcutifanicorrectedpic.jpg Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani 511 287 Optimised study boosts Savannah project’s output and lowers costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/optimised-study-boosts-savannah-projects-output-and-lowers-costs-2017-07-20 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:54:00 +0200 459119 1500550946 1500537240 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Chile approves expansion at BHP's Spence mine – paper http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chile-approves-expansion-at-bhps-spence-mine-paper-2017-07-20 Reuters MINE APPROVAL Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:06:00 +0200 459084 1500537733 1500505560 1503093600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Peru miners start nationwide strike, govt sees little impact http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peru-miners-start-nationwide-strike-govt-sees-little-impact-2017-07-20 Reuters WORKER INACTION Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:04:00 +0200 459083 1500505572 1500505440 1503093600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Taseko restarts Gibraltar mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/taseko-restarts-gibraltar-mine-2017-07-20 Henry Lazenby BC WILDFIRES Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:41:00 +0200 459080 1500542915 1500504060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Ivanhoe appoints two more financiers to find funds for Platreef http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanhoe-appoints-two-more-financiers-to-find-funds-for-platreef-2017-07-19 Samantha Herbst PLATINUM Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:55:00 +0200 459061 1500473973 1500472500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665147_resized_robertfriedlandduanedaws1022.jpg Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland 511 287 BHP invests A$350m in Olympic Dam http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-invests-a350m-in-olympic-dam-2017-07-19 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:46:00 +0200 458991 1500464416 1500457560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Zinc falters as market appears better supplied than expected http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zinc-falters-as-market-appears-better-supplied-than-expected-2017-07-19 Reuters BASE METALS Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:57:00 +0200 458970 1500474505 1500454620 1503093600 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665159_resized_nyrstarzincbudel.jpg 511 287 Metalicity secures potential partner for Admiral Bay http://www.miningweekly.com/article/metalicity-secures-potential-partner-for-admiral-bay-2017-07-19 Esmarie Swanepoel OFFTAKE Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:13:00 +0200 458960 1500463419 1500451980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Taseko gets multiyear ‘NOW’ permit for contentious New Prosperity mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/taseko-gets-multiyear-now-permit-for-contentious-new-prosperity-mine-2017-07-19 Henry Lazenby MINE PERMITTING Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:49:00 +0200 458942 1500457159 1500421740 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664935_resized_nativeprotestersgatheroutsidetheannualgeneralmeetingoftasekominesinvancouverbritishcolumbia1022reuters.jpg First Nations demonstrators protesting against the proposed New Prosperity copper/gold project by proponent Taseko Mines 511 287 Zinc, lead demand continue to outstrip output http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zinc-lead-demand-continue-to-outstrip-output-2017-07-18 Henry Lazenby BASE METALS Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:49:00 +0200 458941 1500474403 1500410940 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Zinc falters as market appears better supplied than expected http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zinc-falters-as-market-appears-better-supplied-than-expected-2017-07-18 Reuters ZINC Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:17:00 +0200 458938 1500398612 1500398220 1503007200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664929_resized_zinc1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Demand growth for some metals may exceed 1 000% – World Bank http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-some-metals-may-exceed-1-000-world-bank-2017-07-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:29:00 +0200 458928 1500473969 1500388140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Congo central bank announces penalties for miners that fail to repatriate revenue http://www.miningweekly.com/article/congo-central-bank-announces-penalties-for-miners-that-fail-to-repatriate-revenue-2017-07-18 Reuters REVENUES Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:19:00 +0200 458870 1500373392 1500373140 1503007200 Reuters 0 0 Sierra Metals’ flagship Peru mine shines in Q2 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sierra-metals-flagship-peru-mine-shines-in-q2-2017-07-18 Natasha Odendaal MINING OUTPUT Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:49:00 +0200 458863 1500372582 1500371340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Orvana achieves new quarterly gold production record http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orvana-achieves-new-quarterly-gold-production-record-2017-07-18 Creamer Media Reporter METALS Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:04:00 +0200 458856 1500372750 1500368640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664781_resized_orvanaelvallespain.jpg The El Valle mine in northern Spain. 511 287 Production at Oyu Tolgoi remains steady at +3.5% q/q http://www.miningweekly.com/article/production-at-oyu-tolgoi-remains-steady-at-35-qq-2017-07-18 Samantha Herbst COPPER/GOLD Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:10:00 +0200 458845 1500365595 1500365400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664702_resized_turquoisehillresourcesoyutolgoimongolia.jpg Oyu Tolgoi mine, Mongolia 511 287 Taseko temporarily halts mining activity at Gibraltar http://www.miningweekly.com/article/taseko-temporarily-halts-mining-activity-at-gibraltar-2017-07-18 Anine Kilian BC WILD FIRES Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:39:00 +0200 458837 1500363975 1500363540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Top Peru gold miner to weigh copper growth if recovery extends http://www.miningweekly.com/article/top-peru-gold-miner-to-weigh-copper-growth-if-recovery-extends-2017-07-18 Bloomberg METALS Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:30:00 +0200 458816 1500359577 1500359400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Canada wildfires prompt lumber price surge, mine shutdowns http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canada-wildfires-prompt-lumber-price-surge-mine-shutdowns-2017-07-18 Bloomberg WILDFIRES Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:27:00 +0200 458815 1500359418 1500359220 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ivanhoe's Congo success follows deals with President's brother http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanhoes-congo-success-follows-deals-with-presidents-brother-2017-07-18 Bloomberg COPPER Tue, 18 Jul 2017 08:01:00 +0200 458809 1500360182 1500357660 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664622_resized_robertfriedland210131022duane.jpg Robert Friedland 511 287 Amur completes operating cost review for Kun-Manie http://www.miningweekly.com/article/amur-completes-operating-cost-review-for-kun-manie-2017-07-17 Creamer Media Reporter NICKEL Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:18:00 +0200 458796 1500302153 1500301080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Anglo Asian Mining delivers strong Q2 production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-asian-mining-delivers-strong-q2-production-2017-07-17 Natasha Odendaal GOLD Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:18:00 +0200 458784 1500298729 1500297480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nine recommended improvements should charter renegotiation ensue http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nine-recommended-improvements-should-charter-renegotiation-ensue-2017-07-17 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:46:00 +0200 458761 1500289154 1500288360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664517_resized_peterleononlinepicfixed.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills Africa partner and co-chair Peter Leon 511 287 Two injured in electrical fire at Congo's Tenke copper mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/two-injured-in-electrical-fire-at-congos-tenke-copper-mine-2017-07-17 Reuters COPPER Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:23:00 +0200 458732 1500295963 1500283380 1502920800 Reuters 0 0 Nyrstar restarts output after worker suffer burns at Tasmania zinc plant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nyrstar-restarts-output-after-worker-suffer-burns-at-tasmania-zinc-plant-2017-07-17 Reuters ZINC Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:40:00 +0200 458717 1500295891 1500280800 1502920800 Reuters 0 0 Capricorn Copper finds funding for project refurb http://www.miningweekly.com/article/capricorn-copper-finds-funding-for-project-refurb-2017-07-17 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:38:00 +0200 458716 1500285085 1500280680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 North American metals and mining sector provides weak covenant protections – Moody’s http://www.miningweekly.com/article/north-american-metals-and-mining-sector-provides-weak-covenant-protections-moodys-2017-07-15 Henry Lazenby PROTECTIVE COVENANTS Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:37:00 +0200 458679 1500562322 1500075420 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 USW threatens walkout at Teck's Highland Valley Copper ops http://www.miningweekly.com/article/usw-threatens-walkout-at-teck-highland-valley-copper-ops-2017-07-15 Henry Lazenby STRIKE THREAT Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:25:00 +0200 458678 1500281401 1500074700 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Chamber wins round one in battle against mining charter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chamber-wins-round-one-in-battle-against-devastating-mining-charter-2017-07-14 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:11:00 +0200 458665 1500102350 1500037860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664304_resized_rogerbaxteronlinepic.jpg Chamber CEO Roger Baxter – chamber wins first round in fight against devastating Mining Charter Three 511 287 Frieda River arbitration to start http://www.miningweekly.com/article/frieda-river-arbitration-to-star-2017-07-14 Esmarie Swanepoel ARBITRATION Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:25:00 +0200 458579 1500021801 1500013500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nevsun lifts Q2 copper output http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nevsun-lifts-q2-copper-output-2017-07-14 Henry Lazenby COPPER Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:52:00 +0200 458567 1500014255 1499986320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Accelerating growth of services in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-services-company-accelerates-growth-in-africa-2017-07-14 Nica Schreuder Base Metals Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455868 1499756184 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659467_resized_secondchance2012fraseralex1022.jpg CONTRACTS CAPTURED In the past eight months, Fraser Alexander has secured two new hydraulic mining contracts in the Democratic Republic of Congo and one tailings deposition contract in Zambia 511 287 Beneficiation remains key to realising African Mining Vision http://www.miningweekly.com/article/beneficiation-remains-key-to-realising-african-mining-vision-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456993 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660481_resized_frankmugyenyi062017abminerals1022.jpg FRANK MUGYENYI The African Mining Vision calls on African countries to add value to mineral resources in Africa by taking advantage of backward and forward linkages 511 287 Demand for African resources, but common codes needed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-african-resources-but-common-codes-needed-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456612 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660218_resized_ukwaziminingplc062017ukwazi1022.jpg A CASE FOR MAJORS Bulk commodities are for major investors only, as these require substantially ‘deep pockets’ 511 287 Guinea to host alumina-bauxite symposium in September http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sixth-edition-of-international-bauxite-alumina-symposium-to-be-held-in-guinea-2017-07-14 Ilan Solomons CONFERENCES Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457271 1499756187 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661159_resized_internationalbauxitealuminasymposiumpic3040820151022.jpg AFRICAN FIRST The International Bauxite-Alumina Symposium will be hosted in Guinea, making it the first African country to do so 511 287 Mining Charter Three unpacked ahead of court hearing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deloitte-unpacks-mining-charter-ahead-of-coms-application-to-halt-its-implementation-2017-07-14 Mia Breytenbach MINING CHARTER/LEGISLATION Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457683 1499756186 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662003_resized_mosebenzizwane710220915duane.jpg MOSEBENZI ZWANE Zwane published the Mining Charter on June 15, which was received with much turbulence and controversy 511 287 South African simulators commissioned in Madagascar http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-training-simulators-commissioned-at-madagascar-mine-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456926 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660332_resized_cyberminesimulatorsandvikds211lmbolterdrillrig062017thoroughtecsimulation1022.jpg NEED FOR SAFETY The Cybermine high-fidelity training simulators answer the need for safe training of heavy equipment operators 511 287