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First Quantum told to pay DRC court US$6 million

First Quantum Minerals Ltd has been ordered to pay US$6 million in damages to the government of the Democratic...

Africa

02 NOVEMBER 2009

Minor metals still going strong

With the exception of cobalt, the minor metals mostly continued to strengthen throughout September. China...

Africa

02 OCTOBER 2009

CAMEC posts big loss on output stoppage

Central African Mining & Exploration Co plc (CAMEC), currently earmarked for acquisition by Eurasian...

Africa

02 OCTOBER 2009

ENRC formalises CAMEC offer at £584m

Eurasian Natural Resources Corp plc (ENRC) has made an official offer of £0.20/share (US$0.33/share)...

Africa

18 SEPTEMBER 2009

Minor metals taking turns

Antimony had been pushed up close to US$6,000/t during July, but soon settled back to around US$5,800/t....

Leadership

04 SEPTEMBER 2009

Building to a high

This year, Mari-Ann Green happened to be in Munich on German Beer Day – April 23 – when she heard some...

MJ comment

21 AUGUST 2009

DRC negotiates with China, opens doors for debt relief

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has altered a US$3.25 billion mining deal with China in order to...

Africa

21 AUGUST 2009

DRC closer to IMF loan after adjusting China deal

The International Monetary Fund said the Democratic Republic of Congo is closer to being eligible for...

Africa

19 AUGUST 2009

Metorex copper output up and plans asset sale

South African mining company Metorex increased its copper and cobalt production during the quarter to...

Africa

11 MAY 2009

Australian unions want China mine deals watched

Australian unions want Chinese investments in the country's mining industry to be watched for signs of...

Africa

19 FEBRUARY 2009

Moroccan mining group faces loss

Moroccan mining firm Managem expects to have made a 2008 net loss after prices of cobalt and base metals...

Africa

14 JANUARY 2009

Vale/ARM joint venture to explore African copperbelt

CIA Vale do Rio Doce (Vale) and African Rainbow Minerals Ltd (ARM) will form a joint venture to buy out...

Africa

19 DECEMBER 2008