Mining Weekly | Copper http://www.miningweekly.com/page/copper Thu, 25 May 2017 22:17:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 1495721877 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 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 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 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. Georgian Mining raises $7m for copper/gold exploration http://www.miningweekly.com/article/georgian-mining-raises-7m-for-coppergold-exploration-2017-05-23 Mariaan Webb EXPLORATION Tue, 23 May 2017 11:31:00 +0200 453095 1495542695 1495531860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651017_resized_kvemobonisigeorgianmining.jpg 511 287 Glencore predicts Opec insulated from electric vehicle impact http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-predicts-opec-insulated-from-electric-vehicle-impact-2017-05-23 Reuters OIL Tue, 23 May 2017 08:10:00 +0200 453052 1495525265 1495519800 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650927_resized_glencoretonyhayward1022bloomberg.jpg Glencore chairperson Tony Hayward 511 287 Freeport Indonesia workers to strike for second month - union http://www.miningweekly.com/article/freeport-indonesia-workers-to-strike-for-second-month-union-2017-05-21 Reuters LABOUR Sun, 21 May 2017 21:42:00 +0200 452909 1495436653 1495395720 1497996000 Reuters 0 0 Zambia, First Quantum seen resolving $1.4bn dispute in June http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambia-first-quantum-seen-resolving-14bn-dispute-in-june-2017-05-21 Reuters LEGAL SETTLEMENT Sun, 21 May 2017 21:38:00 +0200 452908 1495395678 1495395480 1497996000 Reuters 0 0 Miners ask Congo to adjust tax repayments for franc slump http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-ask-congo-to-adjust-tax-repayments-for-franc-slump-2017-05-19 Bloomberg TAX REPAYMENTS Fri, 19 May 2017 16:02:00 +0200 452895 1495202740 1495202520 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Inflated base case prices could dent confidence in mine development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/inflated-base-case-prices-could-dent-confidence-in-mine-development-2017-05-19 Henry Lazenby PRICE ASSUMPTIONS Fri, 19 May 2017 01:17:00 +0200 452793 1495174072 1495149420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650197_resized_copperbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Alcohol, education longterm solution to abuse http://www.miningweekly.com/article/testing-and-education-long-term-solution-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke Copper Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451123 1495184552 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646159_resized_onsitetesting042017alcosafe1022.jpg EFFECTIVE TESTING Testing needs to be carried out every single day as part of the mine’s standard health and safety policy to be effective 511 287 Fibre-optic pyrometer offers South Africa greater accuracy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fibre-optic-pyrometer-offers-s-africa-greater-accuracy-2017-05-19 Nadine James Copper Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451272 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646704_resized_asstechcalexfibremini1022.jpeg FIBRE-MINI PYROMETER The fibre-optic sensing head withstands up to 200 °C ambient temperature 511 287 Furnace projects to impact mining giant’s nickel, copper http://www.miningweekly.com/article/furnace-projects-impact-on-mining-giants-nickel-copper-output-2017-05-19 Nadine James Copper Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451282 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646698_resized_valeindonesianickelreuters1022.jpg FLASHY UPGRADES The $88-million capital expenditure will fund maintenance and strategic projects, such as increasing the power capacity of one of the furnaces 511 287 Legislation plays ‘big role’ in uptake of healthcare services http://www.miningweekly.com/article/legislation-plays-big-role-in-uptake-of-healthcare-services-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke Copper Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451152 1494923349 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646586_resized_0308be.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68795_2017-05-05_sos_-_lio-hd_web.mp438869153 International SOS medical director Dr Charl van Loggerenberg speaks about 'Duty of Care' and the company's services and products. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva International SOS medical director Dr Charl van Loggerenberg speaks about 'Duty of Care' and the company's services and products. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Time to get PDS-ready is now http://www.miningweekly.com/article/time-to-get-pds-ready-is-now-2017-05-19 Simone Liedtke Copper Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450941 1494853184 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645807_resized_proximitydetectionsystempds042017booycoelectronics1022.jpg PROXIMITY DETECTION SYSTEMS The Booyco PDS warns when pedestrians enter the area around a machine 511 287 New cost-slashing platinum technology gaining impressive momentum http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-cost-slashing-platinum-technology-gaining-impressive-momentum-2017-05-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 18 May 2017 16:09:00 +0200 452774 1495135286 1495116540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650157_resized_martincreamerbriangilbertsonarnefrandsen110220414duane.jpg Pallinghurst chairperson Brian Gilbertson (centre), Pallinghurst CEO Arne Frandsen (right) in an earlier discussion with Martin Creamer on the new platinum technology. 511 287 Shadow Minerals Minister warns of ‘disastrous’ mining outlook http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shadow-minerals-minister-warns-of-disastrous-mining-outlook-2017-05-18 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK Thu, 18 May 2017 11:43:00 +0200 452697 1495183686 1495100580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649911_resized_jameslorimeronlinepic.jpeg Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer 511 287 $5.48bn Panama project on track for 2018 commissioning http://www.miningweekly.com/article/548bn-panama-project-on-track-for-2018-commissioning-2017-05-18 Esmarie Swanepoel BASE METALS Thu, 18 May 2017 09:21:00 +0200 452675 1495100627 1495092060 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Zambian government says close to agreement with mines on electricity price rises http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-government-says-close-to-agreement-with-mines-on-electricity-price-rises-2017-05-18 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 18 May 2017 08:07:00 +0200 452651 1495093932 1495087620 1497736800 Reuters 0 0 First Quantum executive director Rowley resigns http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-quantum-executive-director-rowley-resigns-2017-05-18 Henry Lazenby PEOPLE Thu, 18 May 2017 03:54:00 +0200 452648 1495089703 1495072440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Report sketches optimistic outlook for BC mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/report-sketches-optimistic-outlook-for-bc-mining-sector-2017-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter BC MINING Wed, 17 May 2017 19:26:00 +0200 452646 1495183743 1495041960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 ERG’s DRC mine delivers 35% increase in copper output http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ergs-drc-mine-delivers-35-increase-in-copper-output-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt COPPER Wed, 17 May 2017 16:48:00 +0200 452645 1495033247 1495032480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ivanhoe’s Kamoa-Kakula in DRC now holds 1bn-tonne resource http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanhoes-kamoa-kakula-now-holds-1bn-tonne-resource-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt COPPER Wed, 17 May 2017 16:44:00 +0200 452642 1495090078 1495032240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Colombia's mining sector could receive $1.5bn/y over 5 years http://www.miningweekly.com/article/colombias-mining-sector-could-receive-15bn-annually-over-5-yrs-2017-05-16 Reuters COLOMBIA MINING Tue, 16 May 2017 23:25:00 +0200 452534 1495007895 1494969900 1497564000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Glencore says electric car boom is coming faster than expected http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-says-electric-car-boom-is-coming-faster-than-expected-2017-05-16 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 16 May 2017 10:40:00 +0200 452435 1494926349 1494924000 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649388_resized_ivanglasenbergglencoreceo09141022duane.jpg Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg 511 287 Peru economy grows in March vs yr ago despite floods http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peru-economy-grows-in-march-vs-yr-ago-despite-floods-2017-05-15 Reuters PERU ECONOMY Mon, 15 May 2017 20:14:00 +0200 452362 1494872257 1494872040 1497477600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Botswana proposes debt for equity deal for troubled BCL Mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-proposes-debt-for-equity-deal-for-troubled-bcl-mine-2017-05-15 Reuters BASE METALS Mon, 15 May 2017 16:03:00 +0200 452341 1494857157 1494856980 1497477600 Reuters 0 0 Canadian miners among suitors for BHP's Chile copper mine – sources http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-miners-among-suitors-for-bhps-chile-copper-mine-sources-2017-05-13 Reuters Copper Sat, 13 May 2017 01:47:00 +0200 452250 1494633451 1494632820 1497218400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Northern Dynasty and US environmental agency settle long-standing Pebble permitting dispute http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northern-dynasty-and-us-environmental-agency-settle-longstanding-pebble-permitting-dispute-2017-05-13 Henry Lazenby PERMITTING SETTLEMENT Sat, 13 May 2017 01:13:00 +0200 452247 1494834845 1494630780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648895_resized_northerndynastymineralspebbleproject1022.jpg Pebble, Alaska 511 287 Lundin approves €257m Portugal zinc expansion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lundin-approves-257m-portugal-zinc-expansion-2017-05-12 Mariaan Webb BASE METALS Fri, 12 May 2017 10:51:00 +0200 452176 1494833666 1494579060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648661_resized_nevescomolundin.jpg 511 287 Alecto’s Mowana now producing full-time http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alectos-mowana-now-producing-full-time-2017-05-12 Natasha Odendaal COPPER Fri, 12 May 2017 10:10:00 +0200 452168 1494600977 1494576600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0