Sunday , December 3 2023

Copper

Glencore affirms commitment to biodiversity protection at its DRC industrial assets in recognition of un international day for biological diversity

Artificial wetland R&D project partnership with the University of Lubumbashi which has the potential to play an important role in local ecological infrastructure as well as naturally treating stormwater using native aquatic flora species Variousrojects underway at Glencore’s operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – Kamoto Copper …

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Improved performance reflects our focus on safe and stable operational momentum-Anglo American

Anglo-American reported that its first-quarter production increased by 9% compared to the same period in 2022, driven by the ramp-up of copper production from the new Quellaveco mine in Peru. Copper production increased by 28%, reflecting the ramp-up of production from the Quellaveco mine, while production from operations in Chile …

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Omico appoints new project engineer for Omitiomire

Namibian copper exploration and development company Omico Mining has appointed a new project engineer, Mathys du Preez for its Omitiomire copper project in central Namibia. He is expected to bring his practical experience to the management team at Omico covering project design, execution, operations and maintenance. Du Preez is an …

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Jiangxi Copper debut in the most valuable mining brand rankings

Glencore is now the world’s most valuable mining brand from its runner-up position in 2022, having swapped places with BHP, according to Brand Finance’s Mining, Metals & Minerals 50 2023 report which ranks the world’s top 50 most valuable and strongest brands in the mining industry. In terms of brand …

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New mineralization targets discovered at Kombat

Trigon Metals has announced results from drilling of new mineralization targets at Kombat Mine. According to the company, the results are from the East 400 area, 150 metres east of the of the Kavango Pit, extending the Kombat trend mineralization and ties together some isolated drilling that had occurred in …

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Mining’s Energy Transition Dependent on New Copper Sourcing

As the demand for copper surges amid the energy transition, mining experts expect supply deficits to emerge in coming years, in part due to lacklustre investment in exploration and construction of new copper mines. Mining company executives’ preference for safe, short-term returns has led to a massive underinvestment in new …

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New mining activities set to spur Namibian economy

Economic analysts believe that the industrial sector is set to benefit from planned expansions of existing diamond, gold, and tin mining operations; the possible resuscitation of mothballed zinc, copper, and uranium mines; and the development of new ‘battery mineral’ mines. Namibia’s prospects look more positive as growth is expected to …

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Kombat Copper Mine opens after 14-year hiatus

Trigon Metals, based in Canada, announced that its Kombat copper mine in Namibia has reopened after a 14-year hiatus. Kombat is expected to produce 4,000 tonnes of copper concentrate in 2022, according to Trigon. By adding an underground mine in 2024, the company expects to produce 14,500t. Last year, Trigon …

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Deep-South Resources has successfully barred anyone else from exploring the Haib copper property in Namibia

While its legal fight over a denied license renewal continues, Deep-South Resources has successfully barred anyone else from exploring the Haib copper property in Namibia. In July, the Canadian corporation moved for an immediate interdict to prevent the grant of a license over the same territory, as well as a …

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Mines Minister taken to court in another mining-license snafu

According to Namibia media reports, Tom Alweendo, the Minister of Mines and Energy, is embroiled in yet another license glitch after being taken to court recently. David Shikwambi (83) accuses the minister of attempting to deprive him of two exclusive prospecting licences (EPLs) whose renewal had been denied. Deep-South Resources …

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