Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:44:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gécamines says was forced to seek dissolution of Katanga’s Kamoto http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gcamines-says-was-forced-to-seek-dissolution-of-katangas-kamoto-2018-04-24 Anine Kilian COPPER/COBALT Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:49:00 +0200 484868 1524581889 1524581340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Moody's changes outlook on Glencore's ratings to positive from stable http://www.miningweekly.com/article/moodys-changes-outlook-on-glencores-ratings-to-positive-from-stable-2018-04-24 Nadine James DIVERSIFIED MINER Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:18:00 +0200 484808 1524574405 1524568680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Century sells more zinc http://www.miningweekly.com/article/century-sells-more-zinc-2018-04-24 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:01:00 +0200 484753 1524556906 1524556860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Chile's Copec to buy stake in copper project in Peru http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chiles-copec-to-buy-stake-in-copper-project-in-peru-2018-04-24 Reuters COPPER M&A Tue, 24 Apr 2018 03:04:00 +0200 484721 1524531933 1524531840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Barrick beats Q1 earnings call; halves debt in 3yrs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/barrick-beats-q1-earnings-call-halves-debt-in-3yrs-2018-04-24 Henry Lazenby GOLD Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:49:00 +0200 484720 1524553406 1524523740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721723_resized_workersstandnexttoanopenpitatbarrickgoldcorpsveladerogoldmineinargentinassanjuanprovincereuters1022april2018.jpg Workers stand next to an open pit at Barrick Gold's Veladero gold mine, in Argentina's San Juan province 511 287 LME plans nickel closing price experiment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lme-plans-nickel-closing-price-experiment-2018-04-23 Reuters NICKEL Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:55:00 +0200 484718 1524517049 1524516900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 US extends deadline for Rusal sanctions, aluminium prices dive http://www.miningweekly.com/article/us-extends-deadline-for-rusal-sanctions-aluminium-prices-dive-2018-04-23 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:51:00 +0200 484717 1524516894 1524516660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ivanhoe reaches Platreef Shaft 1 milestone 750 m below surface http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanhoe-reaches-platreef-shaft-1-milestone-750-m-below-surface-2018-04-23 Henry Lazenby MINE DEVELOPMENT Mon, 23 Apr 2018 22:14:00 +0200 484715 1524553860 1524514440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721761_resized_ivanhoeplatreeffebruary20181022.jpg 511 287 BHP, Vale given a further 66 days to resolve Samarco dam failure dispute http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-vale-given-66-days-to-resolve-samarco-dam-failure-dispute-2018-04-23 Henry Lazenby ENVIRONMENT Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:53:00 +0200 484714 1524579226 1524513180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 First Centenera drill hole hits strong Cu/Au mineralisation at Esperanza http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-centenera-drill-hole-hits-strong-cuau-mineralisation-at-esperanza-2018-04-23 Henry Lazenby COPPER EXPLORATION Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:42:00 +0200 484713 1524554221 1524505320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ferrum Crescent appoints Spanish consultancy at Toral http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ferrum-crescent-appoints-spanish-consultancy-at-toral-2018-04-23 Creamer Media Reporter EXPLORATION Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:19:00 +0200 484703 1524493540 1524493140 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 US grants reprieve to Rusal, says will weigh impact on allies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/us-grants-reprieve-to-rusal-says-will-weigh-impact-on-allies-2018-04-23 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:22:00 +0200 484688 1524489962 1524489720 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Gécamines starts legal proceedings to dissolve Katanga’s Kamoto Copper Company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gcamines-starts-legal-proceedings-to-dissolve-katangas-kamoto-copper-company-2018-04-23 Simone Liedtke COPPER / COBALT Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:36:00 +0200 484649 1524502670 1524476160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Atalaya completes prefeasibility study on Spain copper project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atalaya-completes-prefeasibility-study-on-spain-copper-project-2018-04-23 Mariaan Webb BASE METALS Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:39:00 +0200 484644 1524489103 1524472740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721671_resized_proyectoriotinto.jpg Atalaya also owns the Proyecto Riotinto mine (pictured), where an expansion is under way. 511 287 Western Areas commissions plant to produce high-grade nickel sulphide http://www.miningweekly.com/article/western-areas-commissions-plant-to-produce-high-grade-nickel-sulphide-2018-04-23 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:38:00 +0200 484630 1524473390 1524469080 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721500_resized_westernareas1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Century inks another offtake at zinc mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/century-inks-another-offtake-at-zinc-mine-2018-04-23 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:30:00 +0200 484626 1524473142 1524468600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cochilco forecasts Chile's 2018 copper output up 4.3% http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cochilco-forecasts-chiles-2018-copper-output-up-43-2018-04-21 Reuters COPPER Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:16:00 +0200 484607 1524262690 1524262560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanctions-hit Russian firms ask government for $1.6bn in liquidity – Interfax http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sanctions-hit-russian-firms-ask-government-for-16bn-in-liquidity-interfax-2018-04-20 Reuters RUSSIA SANCTIONS Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:39:00 +0200 484605 1524261993 1524260340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Lithium-ion industry to take centre stage in next five years http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lithium-ion-industry-to-take-centre-stage-in-next-five-years-2018-04-20 Simone Liedtke COBALT/LITHIUM Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:01:00 +0200 484594 1524233693 1524232860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Norway's Hydro notifies Rusal of possible force majeure http://www.miningweekly.com/article/norways-hydro-notifies-rusal-of-possible-force-majeure-2018-04-20 Reuters ALUMINIUM Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:07:00 +0200 484586 1524230294 1524229620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Kazakhstan seeks new alumina markets amid Rusal's troubles http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kazakhstan-seeks-new-alumina-markets-amid-rusals-troubles-2018-04-20 Reuters ALUMINA Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:39:00 +0200 484554 1524216160 1524213540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 SA to remain among top nickel producers http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-to-remain-among-top-nickel-producers-2018-04-20 Victor Moolman Base Metals Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483147 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718367_resized_africannickelbonaccord190110duane1022.jpg SOUTH AFRICAN GROWTH New nickel mining projects that are under way will boost South Africa’s nickel production 511 287 Positive growth for African copper industry expected http://www.miningweekly.com/article/positive-growth-for-african-copper-industry-expected-2018-04-20 Victor Moolman Base Metals Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483157 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718463_resized_prieskaminecreamermedia1209171022.jpg COPPER POTENTIAL The Prieska zinc-copper project in South Africa shows continued growth 511 287 Chemical ore separation market now expanding http://www.miningweekly.com/article/market-for-chemical-ore-separation-expanding-2018-04-20 Victor Moolman Base Metals Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483059 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Beneficiation in the spotlight this month at Geneva forum http://www.miningweekly.com/article/unctad-to-highlight-importance-of-beneficiation-at-2018-global-commodities-forum-2018-04-20 Nadine James BENEFICIATION Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483807 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Companies reach shaft sinking milestones http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-reach-shaft-sinking-milestones-2018-04-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Base Metals Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482907 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717883_resized_oyutolgoicoppergold0420171022.jpg ONGOING DEVELOPMENTS Oyu Tolgoi is one of the world's largest new copper/gold mines and is located in the South Gobi region of Mongolia 511 287 Latin America the leading region in new global wave of exploration http://www.miningweekly.com/article/latin-america-is-the-leading-region-in-the-new-global-wave-of-exploration-2018-04-20 Rebecca Campbell MINERAL EXPLORATION Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483178 1524203658 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720401_resized_return.jpg 511 287 Phoenix Global PEA lifts Idaho-based Empire mine output 16% http://www.miningweekly.com/article/phoenix-global-pea-lifts-idaho-based-empire-mine-output-16-2018-04-19 Henry Lazenby BASE METALS Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:20:00 +0200 484507 1524498335 1524162000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721235_resized_glencorecoppercathodes.jpg 511 340 Aura targets Sweden battery project listing in H2 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aura-targets-sweden-battery-project-listing-in-h2-2018-04-19 Mariaan Webb VANADIUM Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:43:00 +0200 484471 1524208065 1524145380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721195_resized_drillingathggn.jpg Drilling at the Haggan deposit, in Sweden. 511 287 Sanctions fallout upends metals as aluminum, nickel burst higher http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sanctions-fallout-upends-metals-as-aluminum-nickel-burst-higher-2018-04-19 Bloomberg BASE METALS Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:30:00 +0200 484427 1524132550 1524130200 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Peru will not 'impose' mining projects on communities – prime minister http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peru-will-not-impose-mining-projects-on-communities-prime-minister-2018-04-19 Reuters SOCIAL LICENCE Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:22:00 +0200 484367 1524125293 1524100920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Relations sour at giant copper pit with automation looming http://www.miningweekly.com/article/relations-sour-at-giant-copper-pit-with-automation-looming-2018-04-19-3 Bloomberg COPPER Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:08:00 +0200 484365 1524100655 1524100080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Canada's Alouette aluminium smelter denies force majeure rumours http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadas-alouette-aluminium-smelter-denies-force-majeure-rumours-2018-04-18 Reuters ALUMINIUM Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:33:00 +0200 484357 1524069530 1524069180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Altus raises C$4.11m in private placement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/altus-raises-c411m-in-private-placement-2018-04-18 Creamer Media Reporter EXPLORATION Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:34:00 +0200 484336 1524059990 1524058440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Orion appoints mining engineer as nonexecutive director http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-appoints-mining-engineer-as-nonexecutive-director-2018-04-18 Creamer Media Reporter APPOINTMENT Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:11:00 +0200 484328 1524129345 1524057060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nornickel exec says in talks with battery makers on investments, cooperation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nornickel-exec-says-in-talks-with-battery-makers-on-investments-cooperation-2018-04-18 Reuters BASE METALS Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:46:00 +0200 484297 1524048463 1524048360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BHP to produce nickel sulphate next year, eyeing cobalt on battery boom http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-to-produce-nickel-sulphate-next-year-eyeing-cobalt-on-battery-boom-2018-04-18 Reuters BASE METALS Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:43:00 +0200 484294 1524072691 1524048180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Russia sanctions throw aluminium supply chain into chaos http://www.miningweekly.com/article/russia-sanctions-throw-aluminium-supply-chain-into-chaos-2018-04-18 Bloomberg ALUMINIUM Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:06:00 +0200 484247 1524035380 1524035160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0