Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:15:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Lower metals prices weigh on materials price index – IHS http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lower-metals-prices-weigh-on-materials-price-index-ihs-2017-09-23 Henry Lazenby COMMODITY INDEX Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:59:00 +0200 465746 1506128566 1506128340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Central Asia Metals to buy Lynx Resources for $402.5m http://www.miningweekly.com/article/central-asia-metals-to-buy-lynx-resources-for-4025m-2017-09-22 Anine Kilian COPPER Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:14:00 +0200 465687 1506128909 1506071640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680248_resized_sasamacedonialynxcentralasia.jpg Central Asia is buying the SASA zinc/lead mine in Macedonia. 511 287 Zinc darling Trevali poised for further organic, M&A growth as prices climb http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zinc-darling-trevali-poised-for-further-organic-ma-growth-as-prices-climb-2017-09-22 Henry Lazenby ZINC EXPANSION Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:28:00 +0200 465633 1506066266 1506036480 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679916_resized_trevalipresidentandceomarkcruisesept20171022.jpg Trevali president and CEO Mark Cruise 511 287 Master Drilling aiming to extend geographical, technological diversification http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialised-drilling-services-provider-to-extend-geographical-technological-diversification-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464646 1505744436 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677840_resized_masterdrillingmdrillcullinan2730920171022.jpg KEY COMPONENT Master Drilling aims to grow business not only in underground mining, but also in openpit mining, which makes up the majority of mining 511 287 Brazil miner Votorantim Metais files for New York, Toronto IPO http://www.miningweekly.com/article/brazil-miner-votorantim-metais-files-for-new-york-toronto-ipo-2017-09-21 Reuters IPO Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:15:00 +0200 465632 1506017863 1506017700 1508536800 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mining's biggest mystery is what Agarwal plans to do with Anglo http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minings-biggest-mystery-is-what-agarwal-plans-to-do-with-anglo-2017-09-21 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:27:00 +0200 465581 1506064561 1505996820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680019_resized_anilagarwalchairmanofvedantaresources11022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Further investment in Anglo by majority shareholder of Vedanta http://www.miningweekly.com/article/further-investment-in-anglo-by-majority-shareholder-of-vedanta-2017-09-21 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:16:00 +0200 465504 1505986487 1505978160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679542_resized_anilagarwalonlinepicbest.jpeg Vedanta head Anil Agarwal 511 287 Copper Hill value increases - Golden Cross http://www.miningweekly.com/article/copper-hill-value-increases---golden-cross-2017-09-21 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER/GOLD Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:47:00 +0200 465492 1505985403 1505976420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 H1 2017 shows world refined copper deficit of 75 000 t http://www.miningweekly.com/article/h1-2017-shows-world-refined-copper-deficit-of-75-000-t-2017-09-20 Henry Lazenby COPPER Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:56:00 +0200 465480 1505987422 1505940960 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679617_resized_copper1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Poland not planning changes in sectoral taxes, VAT for now - deputy PM http://www.miningweekly.com/article/poland-not-planning-changes-in-sectoral-taxes-vat-for-now---deputy-pm-2017-09-20 Reuters LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0200 465452 1505915768 1505912220 1508450400 Reuters 0 0 Black Butte advances further – Sandfire http://www.miningweekly.com/article/black-butte-advances-further---sandfire-2017-09-20 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:28:00 +0200 465355 1505897565 1505892480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Finders reports strong H1 on Wetar production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/finders-reports-strong-h1-on-wetar-production-2017-09-20 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:27:00 +0200 465353 1505897458 1505892420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Buenaventura eyes $2bn copper project in Peru – chairperson http://www.miningweekly.com/article/buenaventura-eyes-2bn-copper-project-in-peru-chairperson-2017-09-20 Reuters COPPER Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:46:00 +0200 465326 1505861341 1505861160 1508364000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rally in zinc price raises spectre of substitution http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rally-in-zinc-price-raises-spectre-of-substitution-2017-09-19 Reuters ZINC Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:05:00 +0200 465277 1505817312 1505815500 1508364000 Reuters 0 0 Congo's Gecamines to set new rules on mining proceeds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/congos-gecamines-to-set-new-rules-to-share-out-mining-proceeds-2017-09-19 Reuters COPPER Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:51:00 +0200 465221 1505815696 1505807460 1508364000 Reuters 0 0 Teck ups Red Dog guidance; outlines significant exploration target for Aktigiruq http://www.miningweekly.com/article/teck-ups-red-dog-guidance-outlines-significant-exploration-target-for-aktigiruq-2017-09-19 Henry Lazenby BASE METALS Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:52:00 +0200 465172 1505813785 1505778720 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 London's black cabs going electric spurs aluminium restart http://www.miningweekly.com/article/londons-black-cabs-going-electric-spurs-aluminium-restart-2017-09-18 Bloomberg ALUMINIUM Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:15:00 +0200 465153 1505781093 1505744100 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Guinea bauxite miner SMB resumes operations after riots http://www.miningweekly.com/article/guinea-bauxite-miner-smb-resumes-operations-after-riots-2017-09-18 Reuters BAUXITE Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:02:00 +0200 465116 1505742833 1505739720 1508277600 Reuters 0 0 Orion seeks to develop new, modern copper mine over historical success http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-seeks-to-develop-new-modern-copper-mine-over-historical-success-2017-09-18 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:55:00 +0200 465048 1505736994 1505732100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678855_resized_errolsmart209171022duane.jpg Orion CEO Errol Smart 511 287 Avanco revises Jaguar deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/avanco-revises-jaguar-deal-2017-09-18 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:44:00 +0200 465012 1505725494 1505720640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Research consortium to spend A$14.6m on South Australian copper http://www.miningweekly.com/article/research-consortium-to-spend-a146m-on-south-australian-copper-2017-09-18 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:41:00 +0200 465011 1505725198 1505720460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 African copper, nickel mines on Coal India radar as miner diversifies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/african-copper-nickel-mines-on-coal-india-radar-as-miner-diversifies-2017-09-18 Ajoy K Das DIVERSIFIED MINERS Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:32:00 +0200 465005 1505746336 1505719920 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Freeport seen facing more battles over world's top gold mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/freeport-seen-facing-more-battles-over-worlds-top-gold-mine-2017-09-18 Bloomberg CAPITAL FLIGHT Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:21:00 +0200 464967 1505687251 1505686860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Orion on track to develop Prieska zinc/copper project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-on-track-to-develop-prieska-zinccopper-project-2017-09-15 Anine Kilian BASE METALS Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:08:00 +0200 464910 1505726569 1505480880 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678650_resized_orionceoerrolsmartprieskaminenortherncape1022.jpg Orion CEO Errol Smart 511 287 Fight for world's biggest gold mine isn't over – former CEO says http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fight-for-worlds-biggest-gold-mine-isnt-over-former-ceo-says-2017-09-15 Bloomberg RESOURCE NATIONALISM Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:28:00 +0200 464825 1505459756 1505435280 1507932000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 800 000 t copper output by year-end conservative estimate http://www.miningweekly.com/article/800-000-t-copper-output-by-year-end-conservative-estimate-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463257 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675042_resized_kcmmining082017miningforzambia11022.jpg DRAWING DOLLARS $12.4-billion was invested in new mining ventures in Zambia from 2000 to 2014 by just six mining companies 511 287 German companies to display digital solutions for Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/german-companies-to-display-digital-solutions-for-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463265 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675039_resized_panelatgermanzambiabusinessforum2017082017sagermanchamberofcommerceandindustry1022.jpg BUSINESS FIRST The first German-Zambian Business Forum was held in Lusaka, Zambia, earlier this year to strengthen economic ties between Germany and Zambia 511 287 Hydrogen detection solutions to increase safety at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrogen-detection-solutions-to-increase-safety-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463509 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675537_resized_hyalerta500082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg HIGHLY VERSATILE The H2Scan Hy-Alerta 500 instrument is a “highly versatile” hand-held detection device 511 287 Kalumbila facility will service global mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kalumbila-facility-will-service-global-mining-industry-draws-in-other-manufacturers-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463268 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675045_resized_miners082017miningforzambia1022.jpg TANGIBLE EXCITEMENT There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the air at Kalumbila with the coming of the ME Elecmetal plant 511 287 New bulk materials solution supplied to Kansanshi http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-bulk-materials-solution-supplied-to-kansanshi-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463323 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675018_resized_cleanscrape082017martinengineering1022.jpg CLEANSCRAPE The primary cleaner has been supplied to mining company First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi mine 511 287 Nitrogen generator offers Zambian mines extended tyre life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nitrogen-generator-offers-zambian-mines-extended-tyre-life-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464816 1505400752 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678322_resized_nitrogengenerator082017nitralife1022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATOR Minimal maintenance is needed to keep the NitraLife generator operating effectively 511 287 Peristaltic pumps operating at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peristaltic-pumps-operating-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463264 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675036_resized_vf125peristalticpump082017verderpumps1022.jpg VERDERFLEX 125 The peristaltic pump is in operation at the Kansanshi copper mine 511 287 Reopening of mines to stabilise employment, improve tax revenues http://www.miningweekly.com/article/reopening-of-mines-to-stabilise-employment-improve-tax-revenues-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463348 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675103_resized_mininginzambia082017miningforzambiacominitiative1022.jpg CONTRIBUTION TO DEVELOPMENT The mining sector contributes to Zambia’s socioeconomic development through the creation of jobs and new business opportunities 511 287 Second Copper Cobalt Africa Conference to be held next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/second-copper-cobalt-africa-conference-to-be-held-next-year-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463427 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675334_resized_copper0820171022bloomberg.jpg INDUSTRY REVIVAL The African Copperbelt is again experiencing a resurgence of activity following the commodity downturn of recent years 511 287 Solutions provider helping Zambia tackle mining challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/solutions-provider-helping-zambia-tackle-mining-challenges-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463327 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675033_resized_vltvacondrives082017bmg1022.jpg LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY To ensure the long-term sustainability of a mine, it is essential to always keep operating costs down 511 287 Specialist helps Zambian mines save on maintenance costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialist-helps-zambian-mines-save-on-maintenance-costs-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463430 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675338_resized_neilrobinsonmd082017wearcheck1022.jpg NEIL ROBINSON Customers are able to see for themselves the savings on the bottom line that are attributable to condition monitoring 511 287 Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-interest-in-heavy-duty-equipment-range-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463324 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675026_resized_samsonmf0814tmaterialfeeder082017bltsa1022.jpg HIGHLY ACCURATE The MF0814T tracked material feeder has a holding capacity of up to 100 t and is designed for high discharge control accuracy 511 287 Professionals at Codelco's Radomiro Tomic mine ink wage deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/professionals-at-codelcos-radomiro-tomic-mine-ink-wage-deal-2017-09-14 Reuters PAY DEAL Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:04:00 +0200 464821 1505416299 1505415840 1507932000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0