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Copper Mining News
A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.
Glencore reached a deal with Gecamines on Tuesday to end a legal dispute over Kamoto Copper Co.
Glencore says its subsidiaries will pay Gertler what he’s owed, only the funds will be transferred in euros and U.S. citizens won’t be involved.
The Swiss firm will make mining royalty payments to Dan Gertler in euros so that it doesn’t fall foul of US sanctions, which were placed on the Israeli billionaire last year.
Heavily in debt and with dwindling output, Gecamines has long complained about its joint venture terms.
The plant would form part of a larger Grand Inga hydropower complex spanning the Congo River.
Vedanta is considering options including lay-offs for some of the 2,000 employees of its iron ore business that was shut down by a court.
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Decision gives 18 months more than planned to the operation, which would result in additional production of 470 million pounds of zinc and 52 million pounds of copper during that period.
The listing also makes Erdene the only precious metals exploration and development company currently registered on the exchange.
The new rules are a clear effort to improve the current legislation as seamlessly as possible, but in close attention to the international industry dynamics and to a number of other sensitive issues (such as environmental recovery and security).
Anglo will sell a 21.9% stake in its Peruvian copper project to Mitsubishi, increasing the Japanese firm’s stake in the venture to 40%.
Nelson Pizarro wants to remain at the helm of the world’s biggest copper company until he can cut the ribbon on a project to convert its flagship pit into a giant underground mine.
Reaching agreements with residents near the project is expected to take about a year, followed by three to build the mine, which will begin operations by 2022.
After six months of lobbying, companies including Glencore and Randgold Resources have got nowhere in their battle to push back against a new mining law that voids existing agreements and increases their costs.
Vedanta's Deshnee Naidoo told Reuters, adding that KCM is on track to produce 400,000 tonnes of copper a year in the next few years.
The two separate decrees aim at making the local industry more competitive and sustainable, while while implementing rules on the collection of higher mining royalties.
Project is expected to extend Fort Knox mine life to 2030 and generate 17% internal rate of return (IRR) at a low capital cost.
Canaccord, BMO and Patersons.
The boardroom shake-up comes a few days after fresh cases of misconduct at its Naoshima copper smelter and refinery in western Japan was found.
The deal also includes a 2 percent increase over current base salaries.
Amendment to an energy and water act expediting the cleanup of abandoned uranium mines must first be approved by the Senate.
CITIC Metal will own 20% of the Canadian miner, which makes its biggest shareholder.
The union at the world's largest copper mine said BHP has promised to respond to its recent proposal for a new contract by 3 pm local time on Monday.