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Australia's top gold miner boosts bet on Ecuador copper project

19 December 2018 - 07:08
Australia’s largest gold producer, Newcrest Mining (ASX: NCM) has upped its holdings in Ecuador-focused explorer SolGold (LON, TSX:SOLG), which is developing the Cascabel copper-gold project in the country’s north.

Copper price falls despite China's promise of more 'economic miracles'

19 December 2018 - 06:58
Industrial metals came under renewed pressure on Tuesday after a defiant speech from China's president Xi Jinping diminished hopes of an early settlement in the top commodity importer’s intensifying trade dispute with the US.

Anglo ending 2018 on high note, predicts higher output, lower costs

12 December 2018 - 07:48
Global miner Anglo American (LON:AAL) is ending 2018 on a high note, the company reported Tuesday. Anglo expects total production for the year to be 2% above of previous guidance, with costs decreasing by 5%.

Rio Tinto's partner in Aussie copper project reports 'weak mineralization'

12 December 2018 - 07:40
Antipa Minerals (ASX:AZY), the company conducting exploration at a Western Australia-based copper project with partner Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE:RIO), said Tuesday it had so far failed to find any economically viable veins of ore at the asset.

Excelsior approves construction on Gunnison copper mine in Arizona

2 December 2018 - 17:05
Canada's Excelsior Mining gave final approval Friday to start construction on the Gunnison copper mine in Arizona after closing on US$75 million in financing for the project.

Copper benchmark deal signals shifting supply dynamics in 2019: Andy Home

23 November 2018 - 01:40
Copper supply has surprised this year, but not in the way everyone expected.

China's 2019 term TC/RCs for imported copper drop on slow growth expectations

19 November 2018 - 14:50
Chinese analysts attributed the drop in fees to the anticipated slow down in the world's mined copper output growth, amid the building of new smelters in China.

Teck to name partner in Chilean copper project in December

17 November 2018 - 13:32
Canada’s largest diversified miner, plans to announce in December which company will be its development partner at the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile.

Antofagasta goes ahead with $1.3B expansion of Los Pelambres mine

15 November 2018 - 18:11
Shares in Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc. (LON:ANTO) got a boost Thursday after the company announced the board of directors had approved a $1.3 billion expansion of its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile.

Outotec to design a copper smelter in Indonesia

14 November 2018 - 01:59
Outotec has signed a contract for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) of a new copper smelter to be located at Benete Bay in Sumbawa, Indonesia.
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