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Botswana's copper future

Botswana's copper future

Cupric has combined a former explorer's assets with a past producer's plant

Africa

24 NOVEMBER 2015

Ten southern Africa projects to watch

List includes mix of the new and projects undergoing renewal

Africa

19 AUGUST 2015

Boseto lands in safe hands

A team of experienced mining experts has got hold of large tracts of the Kalahari Copperbelt. Watch this...

Africa

08 JULY 2015

More sorrow for Discovery

Botswanan copper producer Discovery Metals Ltd has had to cancel another rights issue after its lenders...

Africa

26 SEPTEMBER 2014

Discovery finance collapses

Discovery Metals Ltd has failed in a second attempt to pay off debt and expand operations at its copper...

Africa

16 MAY 2014

Discovery gets breathing space

Australian Securities Exchange-listed Discovery Metals Ltd has been granted more time by its lenders...

Africa

02 JANUARY 2014

Discovery Metals widens loss on Boseto write-down

African copper miner Discovery Metals Ltd booked a US$224.3 million loss for the year to end-June after...

Capital markets

20 SEPTEMBER 2013

Cathay drops US$865 million bid for Discovery Metals

Shanghai-based private equity firm Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it would not proceed with its bid...

Africa

08 FEBRUARY 2013

Cathay to let Discovery bid lapse after offer conditions "breached"

Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it will let its A$830 million (US$860 million) hostile bid for Australia-based...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Discovery asks shareholders to reject Cathay's bid

The board of Discovery Metals Ltd said it believes the hostile takeover bid from Cathay Fortune Investment...

Africa

30 NOVEMBER 2012

Southern Africa: Commodities in the Kalahari

Botswana remains Sub-Saharan Africa's destination of choice for mining investors due to an attractive...

Base metals

05 OCTOBER 2012

Discovery raising

Base metals explorer Discovery Metals Ltd raised A$50 million (US$53 million) through an institutional...

Africa

10 AUGUST 2012