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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.

Top copper miner's output slump adds to worry on metal shortfall

10 November 2018 - 11:40
A tight copper market may be set to get a lot tighter, if a report this week from the world’s biggest miner of the metal is any indication.

Cobalt prices could rally 30% by mid-2019

9 November 2018 - 11:19
Since hitting near decade highs in March, cobalt prices are down by more than a third, languishing in the low $50,000s.Now a new report sees the battery raw material recovering some 30% in price. And quickly.

Poland ready to widen cooperation with Iran's mining sector

8 November 2018 - 11:48
Poland's Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology voiced its willingness to broaden cooperation with Iran's mining and industry sector, and said cooperation between the two countries is on the right track.

Aurubis orders new Peirce-Smith converters from SMS group

7 November 2018 - 22:03
Hamburg-based Aurubis AG is to take delivery of new converters, which will be supplied by SMS group and used to produce blister copper, an important stage in the copper production process.

Danieli Automation HiPAC implementation at Dongjixing Machinery Co. Ltd, China

7 November 2018 - 21:04
Only 7 days to replace and improve the cold reversing mill automation process control

Anglo finds returns outweigh risks as it renews Africa focus

7 November 2018 - 18:20
Anglo American Plc is going where larger rivals fear to tread, returning to its African roots to tap mineral assets with compelling returns.

Copper, gold mines now likely cheaper to construct than to buy-research

5 November 2018 - 23:18
The cost of building a copper or gold mine is likely to be cheaper than buying an existing one, dampening the prospect of big merger activity in the mining sector, S&P Global Market Intelligence said, citing in-house research.

Protesters force Aura Minerals to suspend operations in Honduras

28 October 2018 - 22:07
In recent days, mid-tier gold and copper miner Aura Minerals (TSX:ORA) decided to suspend operations at its San Andrés mine in Honduras due to what the miner calls ‘an illegal occupation of the mine’ that has been intensifying since July 13, 2018.

Glencore posts rise in copper, cobalt output on Katanga restart

26 October 2018 - 20:44
Glencore Plc on Friday reported a 12% rise in copper production so far this year, while cobalt production rose 44 percent, boosted by the restart of Katanga's processing operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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