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Simandou approval distracts from financing concerns

Simandou approval distracts from financing concerns

SMB-led consortium has secured approval for Simandou North but things likely to get harder from here...

Bulks

09 JUNE 2020
China's party elite pitch ideas to support EV, metals markets

China's party elite pitch ideas to support EV, metals markets

EVs high on the agenda at the "two sessions" in Beijing.

Base metals

05 JUNE 2020
Challenges mount for copper in the Americas, opportunities too

Challenges mount for copper in the Americas, opportunities too

Fewer new copper discoveries and developments, changing regional landscape

Copper News

05 MARCH 2020
Simandou tender will be 'open, competitive and transparent'

Simandou tender will be 'open, competitive and transparent'

Guinea reportedly offers blocks 1 and 2 of storied iron ore project for tender

Bulks

23 JULY 2019
Steinmetz and Guinea back in business together

Steinmetz and Guinea back in business together

Simandou shock: after vicious legal battles and claims of corruption, BSGR to develop Zogota

Politics

25 FEBRUARY 2019
Relocation dispute to impact Toromocho expansion

Relocation dispute to impact Toromocho expansion

Residents threaten Toromocho expansion

Copper News

05 FEBRUARY 2019
Rio confirms Simandou sale off

Rio confirms Simandou sale off

Deal with Chinalco lapses after 2 years

M&A

29 OCTOBER 2018
PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016

PwC: Major miners took a 'breather' in 2016

As China stole a lead in the M&A stakes

Asia

07 JUNE 2017
Asia smelters to boost copper demand

Asia smelters to boost copper demand

Copper concentrates market to tighten further, World Copper Conference hears

Central/South America

05 APRIL 2017
Breaking records and barriers

Breaking records and barriers

It's good, but it's not right in Latin America country

Central/South America

31 JANUARY 2017
Rio shows a greasy hand in Guinea

Rio shows a greasy hand in Guinea

Following BHP's PR nightmare in Brazil, it's Rio's turn to placate its accusers

Africa

09 NOVEMBER 2016
Well that was fun

Well that was fun

The Simandou show has a new star, possibly capable of upstaging Guinea

View from the West End

02 NOVEMBER 2016