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M&A talk provides spark in depressed copper sector

M&A talk provides spark in depressed copper sector

Zambia sell-down could improve First Quantum's risk profile

M&A

06 OCTOBER 2019
First Quantum in talks to sell Zambia copper stake

First Quantum in talks to sell Zambia copper stake

Canadian miner dismisses reports it is in takeover discussions

M&A

24 SEPTEMBER 2019
Zambia tax hike takes toll on Gemfields investment

Zambia tax hike takes toll on Gemfields investment

Zambia's decision to slap a 15% export charge on gemstone exports is hitting investment.

Precious stones

20 SEPTEMBER 2019
Colombia, Ecuador share history, issues

Colombia, Ecuador share history, issues

Social activism growing threat.

Discovery

03 SEPTEMBER 2019
Cobre Panama costs increase but First Quantum achieves record copper production

Cobre Panama costs increase but First Quantum achieves record copper production

Miner also reports positive developments in Zambia and Spain but reduced earnings

Profit & Loss

30 JULY 2019
Barrick production on track for 2019 guidance

Barrick production on track for 2019 guidance

Second semester to be boosted by Nevada Gold Mines JV

Gold and Silver News

18 JULY 2019
Zambia, London call for Castillo

Zambia, London call for Castillo

Suspended copper player assessing Africa move

Copper News

10 JULY 2019
African instability poses dilemma for miners

African instability poses dilemma for miners

Disruption caused by changes to laws across Africa are driving some investors to seek safety

Events Coverage

14 JUNE 2019
Case for copper builds as Chinese walls rise

Case for copper builds as Chinese walls rise

Copper cuts could run deeper as demand surges

Miner's right

27 MAY 2019
Mining: the next chapter

Mining: the next chapter

Companies face the familiar challenge of nationalisation, if in a slightly augmented form

Humphreys

23 MAY 2019
Aurania found red-bed copper in Ecuador?

Aurania found red-bed copper in Ecuador?

No change to original exploration plan

Discovery

17 MAY 2019
Q1 earnings boost for Jubilee despite slow start

Q1 earnings boost for Jubilee despite slow start

Strong performance set to continue as DCM ramps up and PlatCro PGM starts production

PGMs

10 MAY 2019