ASX-listed Sandfire Resources has seen its interim profit after tax halved during the six months to December, compared with the previous corresponding period, as lower copper prices impacted on its earnings.
Having failed in a bid to avoid a price hike in the first two potash import deals for the financial year, fertilizer producers in India expected inward shipments of fertiliser minerals to drop during 2015/16.
Vancouver-based Tahoe resources this week said Guatemala subsidiary Minera San Rafael (MSR) would appeal the court-ordered confinement of an employee pending the investigation of a 2012 environmental claim.
Latin America-focused explorer Samco Gold on Friday announced that it would receive $88.4-million under a participation-and-option agreement, after an Argentinean court-appointed expert arbitrator had quantified damages in the matter between one of Samco’s directors and Northern Orion Resources (GNOR), now named 0805346 BC and owned by Yamana Gold.
A Chilean lawyer has filed legal action to force the world’s largest gold producer Barrick Gold executives to appear in a Canadian court to respond to accusations that the company falsified information included in the Pascua Lama protocol between Argentina and Chile in 2004.