Copper Mining News

Copper on Fire

The continuing strength in copper demand and subsequent pricing is directly correlated to the resilience of the Chinese economy. What else could explain the persistent consumption of this most basic of industrial metals? At today’s […]

Vale to develop copper project in Zambia

Vale S. A. announces that its strategic 50:50 joint venture with African Rainbow Minerals Limited (ARM), a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, will release the development of the Konkola North copper project in […]

China and Copper

–As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information- In this author's opinion, China, and to a lesser extent India and other developing nations, are responsible […]

Kennecott proposing expansion of Utah copper mine

Kennecott Utah Copper Corp. is proposing an expansion of its Bingham Canyon mine that would extend its life to 2034.

Smoke From The Copper and Gold Markets

The dollar denominated copper price benefited from a Euro recovery beginning in mid July.  Other base metals also gained from the falling Dollar.  Traders had become more cautious about gold after its long uptick, but […]

Copper Investors Capitalize on Metal’s Rally

By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Copper Investing News Copper dropped on Tuesday, marking the first time in five days that the metal treaded into negative territory. Copper for delivery in three months fell $91, or […]

Financing Trends, Trouble In Paradise

Investors' interest has revived in the mining space since the slump of 2008/9 but it is not what it was. Strong gold performance(hitting new highs) and copper and silver being back in highly economically viable […]

Intangible Assets Increase Tangible Value to AQM Copper Shareholders

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information So what is a pound of copper (Cu) worth in the ground (in situ) to an exploration […]

Xstrata Approves US$4.2 Billion Las Bambas Copper Project

Xstrata plc has approved the development of the major, low-cost, long-life Las Bambas copper project in southern Peru’s Apurimac Region. Read more

China has a great appetite for mining assets

China, a country that already consumes a third of the world’s copper and 40% of its base metals, is on a buying binge in the global mining market, America’s National Mining Association reports.  Read more

Outokumpu Copper Project to Proceed

Emerging copper producer, Universal Resources Limited (ASX: URL) recently approved the development of the Outokumpu Copper Project (Project) in eastern Finland, approximately 400km northeast of the capital Helsinki. Read more

5 Must-Watch Market Signals to Maximize Your Portfolio Returns

[It is important to watch market roadmaps] very closely because they tell you when a fork, a speed bump or U-turn is coming in the markets. They are critical signals, and they should not be […]

Preliminary Scoping Study Pending, Opawica Continues Drilling In Ontario

Opawica Explorations Inc. (TSX.V: OPW) has just completed 4 of the first 6-hole drilling program on the company's 100% owned Atikwa Lake gold and copper project with significant results revealing an extension of mineralization in […]

Increasing prices, demand lead to increase in mining projects

The increase in the gold price, the stability of the platinum price and increasing demand for copper, iron-ore and coal from China and India are leading to increased diversified mining in Africa, says engineering consultancy […]

Ausenco awarded contract for major Canadian copper-gold project

Ausenco Limited (ASX: AAX) has announced the signing of a letter of award to provide engineering design and procurement services for Taseko Mines' (TSX: TKO) C$814 million Prosperity gold-copper project in British Columbia, Canada, reckoned […]

Security Regulator probes Zijin

“Zijin Mining Group Co., China’s biggest gold producer by capacity, said that China’s securities regulator is looking into the company’s disclosure that one of its copper plants in eastern China is leaking acidic waste water.” […]

Hindustan Copper to expand global presence

MUMBAI – State-owned Hindustan Copper Ltd, which has expressed interest in bidding for the development of mines in Afghanistan, is also embarking on an expansion plan to increase its mine capacity from 3.2 million tonnes to […]

A New Copper-Gold Porphyry For Boxxer Gold?

Boxxer Gold Corp. (TSX.V:BXX) is preparing to drill 26 areas of mineralized skarn and 32 geophysical (IP) targets on its 100% owned Boss porphyry copper-gold project in the Goodsprings Mining District in southern Nevada. Having […]

Copper Fox Focuses On Near-Term Production Promise at Schaft Creek

Copper Fox Metals (TSX.V:CUU) is as clever as its animal namesake. And unlike many junior exploration companies, who lack focus and spread themselves thin across multiple properties without taking the time to truly understand the geology […]

Avoiding Contagion

Investors are fearful of the spread of sovereign debt problems. That fear has become contagious. Markets around the world have been hit by a wave of selling as nervous investors head for safety. The […]

NEWS: Alkane Resources defines gold resource of 3m ounces at McPhillamys in New South Wales

July 5, 2010 — AUSTRALIA (Source: Proactive Investors) — ALKANE RESOURCES (ASX: ALK) has inked a maiden resource estimate of 2.96 million ounces of gold for the McPhillamys gold discovery, located within the Orange District Exploration Joint Venture with […]

B.C. Exploration Company Eyeing Porphyry Copper Find in Peru

The Peruvian central Andes could be ground zero for a major porphyry deposit, says a Vancouver- based exploration company ready to start drilling in the area. Lagasco Corp. (LCO.H-V) says recent assay results indicate extensive mineralization on the Anchaca property located in […]

Rio Tinto signs agreement on mining in Kazakhstan

“Global miner Rio Tinto signed an agreement on Wednesday with Kazakh state company Tau-Ken Samruk on joint prospecting and mining in the Central Asian state. Rio Tinto said in June it would be forced to […]

MCC, Jiangxi Afghan copper JV to start copper concentrate production in 2013

The first phase of the Aynak copper mining project has a design capacity of 200,000 tonnes.

Gold Miners & Explorers Face Serious Supply Problems

Source: Brent Cook, Exploration Insights, for The Gold Report 6/28/10 Geologist Brent Cook, of Exploration Insights, in this exclusive article for The Gold Report, takes a look at the major gold mining companies' dilemma-declining […]