Mining Weekly | Copper http://www.miningweekly.com/page/copper Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:53:28 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Moratorium infers intention to circumvent agreement – Leon http://www.miningweekly.com/article/moratorium-infers-intention-to-circumvent-chamber-agreement-leon-2017-07-21 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:46:00 +0200 459310 1500645767 1500637560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665810_resized_peterleononlinepicfixed.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills’ Africa practice partner and co-chair Peter Leon 511 287 Zaldivar copper mine workers extend wage talks with company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zaldivar-copper-mine-workers-extend-wage-talks-with-company-2017-07-21 Reuters WAGE NEGOTIATIONS Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:22:00 +0200 459255 1500596633 1500596520 1503180000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 World copper market shows 80 000 t surplus in first four months of 2017 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/world-copper-market-shows-80-000-t-surplus-in-first-four-months-of-2017-2017-07-21 Henry Lazenby COPPER Fri, 21 Jul 2017 01:13:00 +0200 459250 1500623828 1500592380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Canada’s First Cobalt hoping to seal DRC exploration deal by next month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-cobalt-producer-to-close-drc-transaction-progress-kipoi-east-exploration-2017-07-21 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458533 1500361741 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663974_resized_firstcobaltinvestments1022.jpg PROPERTY PROSPECTS The seven properties cover 190 km2 on the Central African Copperbelt, in Katanga, all with known surface mineralisation 511 287 Zambian miners join forces to improve occupational health and safety http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-miners-join-forces-to-improve-safety-and-incident-management-2017-07-21 Dylan Slater HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458591 1500361741 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 1500595416 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 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 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 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 1500626637 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 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 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 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 Copper 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 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 Copper 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 Chile's Collahuasi copper mine cuts 115 jobs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chiles-collahuasi-copper-mine-cuts-115-jobs-2017-07-13 Reuters JOB CUTS Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:42:00 +0200 458403 1499945080 1499899320 1502488800 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Taseko scales back Gibraltar ops as BC wildfires complicate employee commutes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/taseko-scales-back-gibraltar-ops-as-bc-wildfires-complicate-employee-commutes-2017-07-13 Henry Lazenby WILDFIRES Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:42:00 +0200 458404 1499929796 1499899320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Capstone improves Q2 output as mines bounce back http://www.miningweekly.com/article/capstone-improves-q2-production-as-mines-bounce-back-2017-07-13 Henry Lazenby PRODUCTION RESULTS Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:26:00 +0200 458402 1499929617 1499898360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 ASA’s shares surge on takeover offer from Chinese firm http://www.miningweekly.com/article/asas-shares-rise-by-more-than-45-on-takeover-offer-2017-07-12 Creamer Media Reporter MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:04:00 +0200 458345 1499867505 1499857440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663498_resized_tradestocks1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Chamber’s interdict application likely to succeed – attorney http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chambers-interdict-application-likely-to-succeed-attorney-2017-07-12 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:54:00 +0200 458296 1499848179 1499846040 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663412_resized_mosebenzizwane2ilan280120161022.jpg Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane 511 287 Argentina court orders suspension of Glencore's Alumbrera mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/argentina-court-orders-suspension-of-glencores-alumbrera-mine-2017-07-12 Reuters MINE SUSPENSION Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:52:00 +0200 458244 1499813619 1499813520 1502402400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EPA considers cancelling Clean Water Act veto on debated Pebble project, Alaska http://www.miningweekly.com/article/epa-considers-withdrawing-clean-water-act-restrictions-on-controversial-pebble-project-alaska-2017-07-12 Henry Lazenby ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:42:00 +0200 458243 1499847923 1499812920 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663279_resized_pebblenortherndynastyminerals.jpg The controversial Pebble copper/gold project, in south-west Alaska 511 287