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SolGold in talks to finance long-life Ecuador copper project

21 May 2019 - 23:17
SolGold is in talks with financiers keen to invest in its Ecuadorian copper-gold prospects and mining major BHP could increase its stake in the company, SolGold's chief executive said on Monday.

Zambia's Lungu seeks new investor in Vedanta-controlled copper miner

21 May 2019 - 23:10
Zambia has started looking for a new investor in Vedanta-controlled Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), Zambia's President Edgar Lungu said on state radio on Monday.

What soaring iron ore and faltering copper say about China — opinion

21 May 2019 - 22:22
The iron ore market is on a surge, the price last week punching up through the $100-per tonne level for the first time in five years.

Vedanta wins bids to explore and mine two Indian copper blocks

21 May 2019 - 22:19
Oil-to-metals conglomerate Vedanta Ltd said on Tuesday it had been declared the preferred bidder for two copper blocks in the India's western state of Maharashtra.

BHP more bullish on long-term EVs prospects

21 May 2019 - 21:51
World’s largest miner BHP (ASX, NYSE: BHP) has lifted its forecasts for the global adoption and sales of electric vehicles (EVs), but warns the electrification of the transport sector will proceed only as fast as the development of charging infrastructure.

The Copper Company’s export problem resolved / 50 thousand tons of copper concentrate shipped

9 May 2019 - 23:30
Me-Metals: Behrouz Rahmati stock and investment affairs director of National Iranian Copper Industries Co. (NICICO) said: with a great deal of efforts of our colleagues in the export department of the company, the first 50000 tons export shipment of NICICO left Iran to export destinations, Saturday morning, 7 Farvardin 1398 (27 March 2019).

Copper Cathode production Rises 15%

17 April 2019 - 10:31
Copper cathode production of National Iranian Copper Industries Company (NICICO) reached 247,000 tons during last Iranian year (ended March 20,2019), indicating a 15 percent growth compared with the corresponding period of the previous year.

SQM to acquire 80% interest in Revelo's copper projects in Chile

12 April 2019 - 20:35
Revelo Resources (TSXV: RVL) and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE: SQM) signed this week an exploration option agreement under which the latter can acquire up to an 80% interest in Calvario and Mirador, two of Revelo's copper-focused projects in northern Chile.

Antofagasta to decide on $3B Centinela mine expansion by 2021

12 April 2019 - 20:27
Chilean copper miner Antofagasta Plc (LON:ANTO) will make a decision about going ahead with a $3B expansion of its Centinela mine, located in the country’s north, by the end of next year or in 2021.

From turbines to thermostats: copper miners eye high-tech demand

11 April 2019 - 17:12
Growing demand for smart thermostats, wind turbines and other high-tech devices is expected to keep copper the dominant material used in electrical components, industry players said, offsetting rising use of aluminum, a cheaper alternative to conduct electricity.
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