Nickel has finally succumbed to the base metals price rout.
Copper Mining News
Rising U.S - China trade tensions threaten to curb consumer purchasing power, crimp productivity growth and limit global economic expansion.
Companies including Glencore, China Moly and Randgold Resources Ltd. have criticized the new laws as violating their rights, as well as being a deterrent to future investment, and are continuing to lobby for it to be significantly modified.
A company owned by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov is in talks to raise $1.25 billion from Russian banks by the start of 2019 to build a massive mining and metallurgical plant at Russia's biggest untapped copper deposit.
The U.S.-led trade war fans concern that the showdown will derail otherwise-strong economic growth in the world’s two largest economies.
Spurred by high global appetite for cooper, the company in September started preparing the site for construction of a massive plant at the deposit.
In just five years, Anglo assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.
The Canadian miner may slash 400 jobs and involve Chinese partners in its troubled Tanzania operations.
About $816 million will be invested in Peru, including $555 million in copper projects and $216 million in zinc.
The government considers minerals with the "strategic" designation important for the economic, social and industrial future of the country.
Congo’s updated mining code established the category of “strategic” minerals, to which a rate of 10 percent will apply.
The proposed tax, to be applied on the nominal value of extracted metals, would affect copper miners that produce more than 12,000 tonnes of the metal and those extracting 50,000 tonnes of lithium a year.
Altius entered into an agreement with Vale Canada Limited and certain of its subsidiaries to comprehensively settle their long-standing litigation.
Company won’t have to cut output at its central BC-based copper-gold mine, at least for now, as it has been granted approval to use certain short-term water sources.
Top four mines are all located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Canada's Lundin Mining Corp is on the hunt for copper mines and projects and willing to spend up to $3 billion on mergers and acquisitions.
The copper mine Collahuasi in Chile is expected to produce 545,000 tonnes of copper this year, 4 percent more than in 2017.
South African miner Gold Fields Ltd aims to extend the life of its Cerro Corona gold mine in Peru through 2040 with an investment of at least $240 million.
Other companies interested in partnering with Teck include Freeport-McMoRan, China’s Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) and Canada’s base metals miner Lundin Mining.
Chuquicamata, the company’s second largest copper operation by size, is expected to transition to underground block cave mining by mid-2019.
Miner is mulling ways to mitigate the impact of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's surprise decision to impose a temporary tax on all exports to strengthen the country’s ailing economy.
Chile produced 481,700 tonnes of copper in July, an increase of 2.9 percent compared to July 2017.
Vancouver- based GT Gold Corp.’s (TSX.V: GTT) stock is trading at $0.75 following an announcement of a major new discovery.
MINING.com interviewed the Minerals Council of Australia CEO.