Ivanhoe Mines Mining News

Congo's Gecamines to set new rules on mining proceeds

New controls aims at holding the company's partners, including Glencore, China Molybdenum and Ivanhoe, accountable in copper and cobalt projects

Friedland confident Congo copper project will be bigger than Grasberg

Ivanhoe boss transforms what could have been a set of exciting drill results into 43 holes of “global significance in the copper world”.

South African judge clears path for Ivanhoe Mines’ Platreef mine development

Judge revoked an interim order that prevented the company from relocating graves present at its Platreef platinum group metals mine, in Limpopo Province.

The world's 10 largest copper mining projects

INTERACTIVE MAP: Together reserves at the global top 10 copper mining projects are worth more than $360 billion.

Ivanhoe Mines announces significant progress in upgrading the Kipushi zinc-copper mine in the DRC

"We are working hard to have the mine ready to restart production": Robert Friedland

Ivanhoe Mines condemns promotion of false and dishonest claims by Mining Watch Canada

The Canadian miner strongly refutes accusations of human rights abuses and illegal operations at its South African project made by the NGO.

Ivanhoe Mines, Laurentian University and University of Limpopo forge educational partnership

A principal goal of the five-year partnership, which is renewable for a further five years, is to develop and equip the University of Limpopo’s geology department to become a centre of excellence in geosciences.

Congo’s Gecamines sells copper assets to Chinese for $52 million

The deal increases Chinese miners presence in Congo, which is Africa’s top copper producer and the world’s largest producer of cobalt.

Zijin goes after Aussie gold miner in overseas buying spree

The Chinese firm already mines gold next door to a Phoenix deposit.

Congo mulls suspending Ivanhoe's Kamoa stake sale to Zijin

It also plans to review the legal status of the joint venture, while it negotiates with Ivanhoe to raise its stake to 20% from the current 5% it holds.

China’s Zijin inks deals with two Canadian firms on the same day

Perhaps the most important aspect of today’s agreements is the fact that both aim to form long-term strategic partnerships to collaborate on further ventures, opening new markets for all the firms involved.

Zijin Mining buys 10% of Canada's Ivanhoe Mines

Zijn's main interest in Ivanhoe seems to be the Kamoa copper project.

Ivanhoe Mines excoriates Globe and Mail over Platreef report

Article implies that the company engaged in illicit practices to obtain the necessary permits for its Platreef mine in South Africa.

Police and protestors clash at Ivanhoe mine in South Africa

Locals were protesting the imminent construction of Platreef platinum mine.

Ivanhoe jumps on exploration results at African mine

The miner has hit exceptionally high-grade silver, zinc and copper at its Kipushi mine in the DRC.

Ivanhoe OK to build one of world’s biggest platinum mines

South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources has finally approved the miner's Platreef platinum project.

Ivanhoe transfers 26% of S. Africa’s platinum project to locals

It has given 20% to 20 local groups, 3% to black entrepreneurs and managerial employees, and another 3% to historically disadvantaged South African staff.

Ivanhoe picks banks to evaluate African copper projects

The strategic review will focus on the potential introduction of third-party strategic investors or joint-venture parties for the Kamoa and Kipushi copper projects in the DRC.

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

Ivanhoe raising C$150m in equity for Congo mines

Robert Friedland, executive chairman of the Vancouver-based company is pitching in himself.

Inaccurate Reuters news story misrepresented statements in Ivanhoe Mines news release regarding ongoing development of the company's Kamoa Copper discovery and Kipushi Mine upgrading

Reuters' statements implied that the development of Kamoa and Kipushi is an all-at-once, or not-at-all, proposition. That's not true.

Ivanhoe studies options for African projects facing funding crunch, shares plunge

The Kamoa and Kipushi projects make up 83% of the Ivanhoe's net asset value.

On an African dog and pony show with mining mogul Robert Friedland

The reality distortion field made famous by Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson, is a personal intensity and vision so powerful it bends people to your will, convincing them of a project’s higher purpose.

Topping the list of Canada's wealthiest 'losers' are two mining magnates

Canadian Business' list of Canada's most well-to-do shows which billionaires lost the most in 2013.

Chinese said to eye Ivanhoe Mines stake

Robert Friedland's African projects capture the interests of China National Gold after state-owned firm said no to African Barrick.