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Congo miners may breach rights with virus controls

14 June 2020 - 00:54
Copper and cobalt-mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo may be violating the rights of their workers with stringent confinement policies meant to stop the spread of Covid-19, according to a group of non-governmental organizations.

six-high cold-finishing mill for copper ordered from danieli

14 June 2020 - 00:48
To be installed in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, the new six-high cold-finishing mill for Northern Copper Industry Co., Ltd. will competitively roll a wide product mix of copper alloys, from soft pure copper up to hard bronze alloy.

Kincora stock soars on new Trundle drill results

10 June 2020 - 02:42
Kincora Copper (TSXV: KCC) on Tuesday released more positive results from its ongoing drill campaign at the Trundle copper-gold porphyry project in New South Wales, Australia.

Chile’s biggest copper mines’ output rises

10 June 2020 - 02:38
Copper production in Chile’s top mines rose in April despite the generalised shutdown in the country aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus.

Zijin takes control of Tibet copper miner for $548m

10 June 2020 - 02:34
China’s Zijin Mining Group Co said on Sunday it would pay 3.88 billion yuan ($548 million) to acquire a majority stake in a mining firm with rights to two copper deposits in Tibet.

Indonesia to ask Freeport to build copper smelter

7 June 2020 - 02:16
The Indonesian government will ask PT Freeport Indonesia to build a copper smelter in Weda Bay, a newly built metal industrial park in Halmahera, the senior minister overseeing mining said on Friday.

IMIDRO to revive 50 small copper mines by Mar. 2021

28 May 2020 - 03:05
Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced that it plans to revive 50 idle small copper mines in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021), IRNA reported.

Newcrest secures water supplies for Cadia mine

21 May 2020 - 02:57
Newcrest Mining Ltd on Wednesday said it had achieved sufficient water levels at its Cadia gold and copper mine, easing production-related concerns at the New South Wales-based project for at least two years.

Antofagasta cuts dividend on virus uncertainty

21 May 2020 - 02:54
Antofagasta on Tuesday cut its 2019 final dividend by $70 million citing uncertainty due to covid-19 restrictions in place in Chile, as miners globally fight supply chain disruptions and production halts.

Ferts: East/south Africa supply maintained — IFDC

15 May 2020 - 19:22
The International Fertilizer Development Centre's (IFDC) latest Covid-19 Fertilizer Watch says the overall impact on supply and distribution of restrictions in east and southern Africa is not significant.
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