Aluminum and Copper

Mining News Pro - The export volume in the first two months has reached 676 thousand tons.

Mining News Pro - “Zambia has a breath-taking endowment of minerals, from minor metals, gemstones and uranium to industrial minerals.” That is the glowing assessment of Zambia’s mining panorama from the President of the country’s Chamber of Mines, Goodwell Mateyo.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s Cochilco state copper commission on Thursday held its estimate for the price of copper at $3.05 per pound, rising to $3.08 for 2020 on improving prospects for growth in China.

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: GOLD, TSX: ABX) announced today that it achieved preliminary Q1 production of 1.37 million ounces of gold and 106 million pounds of copper, both in line with its operating plans and guidance.

Mining News Pro - Yamana Gold has agreed to sell its Chapada copper-gold mine to Lundin Mining in a deal said to be worth over $1.0 billion (all figures are U.S. dollars). The mine is located in Brazil’s Goias state and owned 100% by Yamana.

Mining News Pro - Taseko Mines of Vancouver has produced the first copper from production test facility at its Florence mine midway between Phoenix and Tucson.

Mining News Pro - Shares of Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO) jumped over 8% and hit a five-week high on Monday afternoon, bringing the company`s market capitalization to nearly C$220 million.

Mining News Pro - Aeris Resources was unable to come to agreeable terms with Glencore regarding its proposed takeover offer for the CSA copper mine in Cobar in New South Wales.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has committed a further $302 million in advancing its Resolution copper project in Arizona, United States, taking the project’s total investment to over $2 billion.

Mining News Pro - For a few hours on Sunday, some 40 people from the farming community of Tacrara, located in the Cusco department in southern Peru, blockaded a road used by Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSE: HBM) to transport copper from its Constancia project to the Port of Matarani.

Mining News Pro - Following a blockade that lasted for over two months, Peru’s national highway CU-135, known as Corredor Minero del Sur, was reopened this weekend and trucks carrying copper concentrate from Las Bambas mine started running through it again.

Mining News Pro - Polish lawmakers approved a 15% cut to the country’s copper tax on Friday, which would give state-run KGHM (WSE:KGH) a bit more room to breathe, as the miner has been struggling with rising costs, falling copper prices, technical problems and higher-than-expected capital spending in the past few years.

Mining News Pro - Indian state copper miner Hindustan Copper is in the initial stages of an $800 million expansion program, Resources Monitor reported Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Chilean miner Collahuasi this year expects to match its 2018 production of copper, an all-time high for the company, its top executive said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Global miner Anglo American will abandon plans to expand its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile if any potential damage to the nearby glaciers and ground water is identified.

Mining News Pro - Management at Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc. was able to secure this week full funding for the expansion project of its flagship Los Pelambres copper mine.

Mining News Pro - Following a mediation session led by representatives of Peru’s national government, Indigenous leaders and executives from Minera Las Bambas, a subsidiary of China’s MMG, reached an agreement that puts an end to a 2-month long conflict at Las Bambas copper mine.

Mining News Pro - Since closing the acquisition of its high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia in December 2017, Kutcho Copper has completed a full field season of data collection and drilling, and published a resource update.

Mining News Pro - Elysis, a joint venture of Rio Tinto Alcan and Alcoa – has chosen the site for its new research and development facility in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. It will be located at Rio Tinto’s Jonquiere complex, home of the Arvida smelter and R&D lab.

Mining News Pro - Evolution Mining has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Enterprise Metals over the latter’s large, early-stage Murchison exploration project in central Western Australia.

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