Copper Mining News
ZINC miner Perilya has reported further copper mineralisation at depth below its main Mount Oxide copper project near Queensland’s Mt Isa with intercepts the miner called “spectacular”.
Zambia's Copperbelt Energy Corp. , which supplies power to the country's copper and cobalt mines, has cut back supply following disruptions in electricity imports, a senior CEC official said on Wednesday.
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, said labour and equipment shortages forced it to stagger the proposed expansion of its Olympic Dam uranium, copper and gold mine, forecast to cost at least $US6 ...
Kennecott Eagle Minerals Shortlists Union Contractors for Initial Civil/Site Work for Grassroot Eagle Nickel-Copper Mine
Rio Tinto Group, fending off a $189 billion hostile bid from BHP Billiton Ltd., will expand capacity at its Kennecott U.S. copper unit by 20 percent and more than double the life of the Bingham Canyon mine.
Upgrades to a conveyer in the second half will boost refinery capacity to 327,000 metric tons a year, London-based Rio said Friday. Capacity is currently about 272,000 tons.
The committee of creditors running Tucson copper miner Asarco LLC is evaluating bids from potential buyers who would take over the company and finance its emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.