Aluminum and Copper

Mining News Pro - Pembridge Resources (LON:PERE) said on Tuesday it would appoint an operator for its recently acquired Minto mine, in Canada’s Yukon territory.

Mining News Pro - The phase-one trade deal between the US and China may bring some relief to copper exporters, helping shore up the finances of Chilean State-run producer Codelco, Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said.

Mining News Pro - Joint venture (JV) partners Rio Tinto Exploration and Alloy Resources plan to commence a drilling program in the Paterson province of Western Australia between April and May this year.

Mining News Pro - The Chilean parliament’s Mining Commission announced that it will investigate allegations against an insurance company accused by Codelco of inflating policies for workers at the Radomiro Tomic y Chuquicamata copper mines.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto mined 557,400 tonnes of copper in 2019, a 5% drop over the year before due to lower grades, which the Anglo-Australian giant could only partially offset with higher throughput.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto mined 557,400 tonnes of copper in 2019, a 5% drop over the year before due to lower grades, which the Anglo-Australian giant could only partially offset with higher throughput.

Mining News Pro - The Democratic Republic of Congo’s state mining company Gécamines on Wednesday opened the Deziwa copper and cobalt mine and processing plant, part of a joint venture majority-owned by China Nonferrous Metal Mining Company (CNMC).

Mining News Pro - Copper Mountain Mining has released 2019 operating results and provided three-year production guidance for its 75% owned Copper Mountain mine.

Mining News Pro - Canadian copper producer First Quantum on Thursday reported its highest ever annual production. The company also said that it could increase its output by up to 25% this year.

Mining News Pro - Copper output slumped at Chile’s state miner Codelco and BHP’s sprawling Escondida mine in November, according to Chile state copper agency Cochilco, amid a turbulent month of riots and mass protests that rocked the mineral-rich South American nation.

Mining News Pro - The copper price is unlikely to rebound in 2020 even if trade tensions between the United States and China subside, the head of Chile mining trade union Sonami said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - The world’s largest copper producer, Chile’s Codelco, has issued $ 2 billion in dollar-denominated bonds to secure funding for its multibillion-dollar upgrade projects and to refinance debt.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s government ruled out fresh funds for its strategic copper producer, as it plans to spend $3 billion this year to contain a wave of nationwide protests.

Mining News Pro - Doré Copper Mining announced Thursday that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Joe Mann gold mine from Ressources Jessie and Legault Metals.

Mining News Pro - The first copper concentrate has been shipped from Nevada Copper’s Pumpkin Hollow project in Nevada to the company’s offtake partner Concord Resources.

Mining News Pro - Chilean mining activity fell 7.1% in November, government data showed on Tuesday, plagued in part by operational issues at major mines during a tumultuous month of protests, road and port blockades and worker strikes in the South American nation.

Mining News Pro - The mayor of the Jericó municipality in Colombia’s Antioquia department said on Monday that his office’s proposal to modify the Territorial Planning Structure to protect the area surrounding the Quebradona mining project had failed at city council.

Mining News Pro - A federal judge ordered Mexico’s General Prosecutor to reopen a criminal investigation against Buenavista del Cobre, a subsidiary of mining giant Grupo Mexico, responsible for the 2014 spill of close to 40,000 cubic meters of wastewater into the Bacanuchi River, a tributary of the Sonora River located in the northwestern state of the same name.

Mining News Pro - An apparent truce in an epic battle that has gone on for more than a decade between British Columbia’s Tsilhqot’in Nation and Taseko Mines Ltd. over the New Prosperity copper mine has been declared.

Mining News Pro - Zambia plans to make copper mining companies account for the gold they produce as it seeks to boost revenue from its mineral resources, a senior ministry of mines official said on Thursday.

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