Mining Weekly | Base Metals Home http://www.miningweekly.com/page/base-metals Tue, 30 May 2017 12:56:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Alba Minerals’ CEO to step down http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alba-minerals-ceo-to-step-down-2017-05-30 Creamer Media Reporter BOARD CHANGES Tue, 30 May 2017 11:17:00 +0200 453830 1496137861 1496135820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sumatra restarts production at Tembang’s Berenai openpit, lowers guidance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sumatra-restarts-production-at-tembangs-berenai-openpit-lowers-guidance-2017-05-30 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER-GOLD Tue, 30 May 2017 10:02:00 +0200 453814 1496132546 1496131320 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Southern Gold investigates underground options at Cannon http://www.miningweekly.com/article/southern-gold-investigates-underground-options-at-cannon-2017-05-30 Esmarie Swanepoel CANNON Tue, 30 May 2017 09:20:00 +0200 453804 1496133555 1496128800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New projects spur rebound in Chilean mining jobs – recruiter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-projects-spur-rebound-in-chilean-mining-jobs-recruiter-2017-05-29 Reuters MINING EMPLOYMENT Mon, 29 May 2017 22:12:00 +0200 453766 1496088898 1496088720 1498687200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Zambezi Protocol providing strategic direction to identity-changing Chamber of Mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambesi-protocol-providing-strategic-direction-to-identity-changing-chamber-of-mines-2017-05-29 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Mon, 29 May 2017 15:21:00 +0200 453746 1496134432 1496064060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652551_resized_mxolisimgojoandilesangqutebellochabanaonlinepic.jpeg New Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo (left), Andile Sangqu (centre) and Tebello Chabana. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69159_2017-05-25_com_-_lio-hd_web.mp430590687Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer asks new Chamber of Mines office bearers to spell out the influential institution’s decision to change its 128-year-old name and identity. Photographs and Video: Duane Daws. Video Editing : Lionel d Silva. Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer asks new Chamber of Mines office bearers to spell out the influential institution’s decision to change its 128-year-old name and identity. Photographs and Video: Duane Daws. Video Editing : Lionel d Silva. Carbine gets heritage approval for Mt Morgan http://www.miningweekly.com/article/carbine-gets-heritage-approval-for-mt-morgan-2017-05-29 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER-GOLD Mon, 29 May 2017 09:54:00 +0200 453680 1496053441 1496044440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Codelco's Q1 output falls, but higher copper price boosts profits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/codelcos-q1-output-falls-but-higher-copper-price-boosts-profits-2017-05-26 Reuters COPPER Fri, 26 May 2017 18:16:00 +0200 453655 1495815553 1495815360 1498428000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Acacia says committee’s findings on its Tanzanian gold exports inaccurate http://www.miningweekly.com/article/acacia-says-committees-findings-on-its-tanzanian-gold-exports-inaccurate-2017-05-26 Megan van Wyngaardt GOLD/COPPER Fri, 26 May 2017 15:01:00 +0200 453629 1495815634 1495803660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Poseidon expects Silver Swan restart to deliver ‘healthy’ return http://www.miningweekly.com/article/poseidon-expects-silver-swan-restart-to-deliver-healthy-return-2017-05-26 Esmarie Swanepoel NICKEL Fri, 26 May 2017 09:20:00 +0200 453554 1495785223 1495783200 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652120_resized_nickel2813bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Avanco on its way to midtier status http://www.miningweekly.com/article/avanco-on-its-way-to-mid-tier-status-2017-05-26 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER/GOLD Fri, 26 May 2017 08:55:00 +0200 453549 1495786116 1495781700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Arconic shareholders elect three Elliott nominees to board http://www.miningweekly.com/article/arconic-shareholders-elect-three-elliott-nominees-to-board-2017-05-26 Reuters PEOPLE Fri, 26 May 2017 04:10:00 +0200 453533 1495783545 1495764600 1498341600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Chilean copper miner Codelco preparing local bond issue – agency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chilean-copper-miner-codelco-preparing-local-bond-issue-agency-2017-05-26 Reuters Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 04:09:00 +0200 453532 1495783318 1495764540 1498341600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Peru allows Bear Creek to recover Corani tax http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peru-allows-bear-creek-to-recover-corani-tax-2017-05-26 Henry Lazenby TAX RECOVERY Fri, 26 May 2017 03:31:00 +0200 453529 1495780842 1495762260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Bolívar mine, Mexico http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bolivar-mine-mexico-2017-05-26 Thabi Madiba MINE PROFILE Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452684 1495786804 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652074_resized_0000649874resizedcoppersilverzincgoldbolivarminemexicosierrametalsmay20171022.jpg 511 287 Botswana agency to support installed base, new projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-agency-to-support-installed-base-new-projects-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452288 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649002_resized_tenovatakraf21022.jpg PROMOTING UPTAKE Etuba will market the full range of Takraf Africa’s mining, materials handling, dust control, comminution and Delkor solid/liquid separation equipment 511 287 Botswana continues to value exploration activity, mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-continues-to-value-exploration-activity-mining-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452149 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648624_resized_botswanamining052017botswanachamberofmines1022.jpg ECONOMIC DRIVER Despite its struggles, the mining industry in Botswana continues to drive its economy, with trends pointing to the sector’s stabilisation 511 287 Botswana receives load bank system order http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-receives-load-bank-system-order-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452091 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648433_resized_vertenergysuppliesascofromentloadbanktopeterinvestments052017vertenergysuppliers1022.jpg SECURING SUPPLY Vert Energy plays a role in providing dependable power to companies, even in Africa’s most remote countries – such as Botswana 511 287 Despite glorious past, mineral processing innovation faces uncertain future http://www.miningweekly.com/article/breaking-self-inflicted-barriers-executive-level-paradigm-shifts-required-to-drive-minerals-processing-innovation-2017-05-26 Mia Breytenbach MINERAL PROCESSING Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452735 1495527310 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650982_resized_mounting.jpg 511 287 Diamond recovery projects scheduled for Q3 completion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diamond-recovery-projects-scheduled-for-q3-completion-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452286 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Local company progresses plans for nickel beneficiation plant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thakadu-progresses-plans-for-nickel-beneficiationplant-2017-05-26 Mia Breytenbach NICKEL & BENEFICIATION Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452689 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649889_resized_purenickelsulphate1022.jpeg MATERIAL PROVISION Thakadu will beneficiate the crude nickel sulphate stream and produce high-purity, battery-grade nickel sulphate at its purification plant 511 287 Mineral scanner to facilitate identification of reactive ground http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mineral-scanner-to-facilitate-identification-of-reactive-ground-2017-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451886 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647781_resized_blastingatplatinumminenorthwestprovince1022.jpg BOMBS AWAY There is potential for sulphides contained in rock to react with the nitrates in explosives – possibly causing the emulsion to deflagrate or detonate prematurely in the blast hole 511 287 New company aims to be ‘unrivalled’ service provider http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-company-aims-to-be-unrivalled-service-provider-2017-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451888 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647924_resized_outsourcedminingserviceskomatsuandjoyglobal0420171022.jpg RETAINING FOCUS Newly renamed Komatsu Mining will continue to promote and invest in the Joy Global P&H, Joy and Montabert brands 511 287 ‘Attractive’ copper project advances on back of $50m loan http://www.miningweekly.com/article/attractive-copper-project-advances-on-back-of-50m-loan-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Base Metals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452159 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648718_resized_coppersmelterbloombergcupriccanyon1022.jpg OUTPUT OUTLOOK The first shipment of the red metal to markets is expected in 2019 511 287 Strike impacts Freeport's Grasberg mine, workers 'resigned' http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strike-impacts-freeports-grasberg-mine-workers-resigned-2017-05-25 Reuters COPPER STRIKE Thu, 25 May 2017 19:25:00 +0200 453527 1495733354 1495733100 1498341600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652032_resized_sagmillsgrasberggoldminingcomplexpapuaprovinceindonesiaapril20151022bloomberg.jpg Grasberg semi-autogenous grinding mills, Indonesia 511 287 Copper miner Atalaya reports ‘strong’ Q1 performance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/copper-miner-atalaya-reports-strong-q1-performance-2017-05-25 Mariaan Webb BASE METALS Thu, 25 May 2017 16:16:00 +0200 453514 1495784540 1495721760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Orion continues Prieksa drilling programme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-continues-prieksa-drilling-programme-2017-05-25 Megan van Wyngaardt BASE METALS Thu, 25 May 2017 16:12:00 +0200 453511 1495724826 1495721520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kanmantoo offering Hillgrove more upside http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kanmantoo-offering-hillgrove-more-upside-2017-05-25 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER/GOLD Thu, 25 May 2017 09:37:00 +0200 453347 1495707968 1495697820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Teck Resources says does not expect snow melt to materially affect copper mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/teck-resources-says-does-not-expect-snow-melt-to-materially-affect-copper-mine-2017-05-24 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 24 May 2017 23:29:00 +0200 453296 1495661572 1495661340 1498255200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Oliphant on two-day visit to Vedanta zinc operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vedanta-zinc-international-hosts-deputy-minister-oliphant-2017-05-24 Martin Creamer ZINC Wed, 24 May 2017 16:42:00 +0200 453287 1495639323 1495636920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651471_resized_godfreyoliphant10161022duane.jpg Mineral Resources Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant 511 287 Acacia’s shares fall as Tanzania committee says it under-declared concentrate exports http://www.miningweekly.com/article/acacias-shares-fall-15-as-tanzania-committee-finds-it-under-declared-mineral-concentrate-exports-2017-05-24 Creamer Media Reporter GOLD Wed, 24 May 2017 12:28:00 +0200 453242 1495636413 1495621680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BHP hopes for more nickel mines in WA http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-hopes-for-more-nickel-mines-in-wa-2017-05-24 Esmarie Swanepoel NICKEL Wed, 24 May 2017 10:22:00 +0200 453213 1495622251 1495614120 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Coventry and Vista consolidate Alaska projects under new name http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coventry-and-vista-consolidate-alaska-projects-under-new-name-2017-05-24 Esmarie Swanepoel COPPER/GOLD Wed, 24 May 2017 09:51:00 +0200 453206 1495621820 1495612260 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651283_resized_asx2513bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Vedanta hits production high spot at Black Mountain http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vedanta-hits-production-high-spot-at-black-mountain-2017-05-24 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Wed, 24 May 2017 09:39:00 +0200 453201 1495636029 1495611540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651277_resized_anilagarwalchairmanofvedantaresources11022bloomberg.jpg Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal 511 287 Western Areas adds A$13m to bottom line http://www.miningweekly.com/article/western-areas-adds-a13m-to-bottom-line-2017-05-24 Esmarie Swanepoel CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 24 May 2017 09:34:00 +0200 453196 1495620492 1495611240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Arconic, Elliott settle proxy contest http://www.miningweekly.com/article/arconic-elliott-settle-proxy-contest-2017-05-24 Henry Lazenby PROXY SETTLEMENT Wed, 24 May 2017 01:28:00 +0200 453167 1495610216 1495582080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Despite production disruptions, copper saw February surplus of 150 000 t http://www.miningweekly.com/article/despite-production-disruptions-copper-saw-february-surplus-of-150-000-t-2017-05-24 Henry Lazenby COPPER Wed, 24 May 2017 00:22:00 +0200 453164 1495610790 1495578120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651175_resized_coppercable1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Ivanhoe receives final instalment from Zijin for Kamoa stake http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanhoe-receives-final-instalment-from-zijin-for-kamoa-stake-2017-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter COPPER Tue, 23 May 2017 16:14:00 +0200 453154 1495549494 1495548840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1495546914 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva.