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Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
The Gran Torre Santiago, the tallest skyscraper in South America, which looms over Chile’s capital city of Santiago, has turned into a symbol of...
Copper case poised to blow lid off SA's sordid scrap industry
Copper case poised to blow lid off SA's sordid scrap industry
Last Friday, police on the West Rand arrested five men with what they said was R100 000 of stolen copper after receiving a tip-off. The case,...
BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units
BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units
BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, plans a spinoff of a company which will include assets from aluminum smelters to South African...
Zambia to cede control in copper mines
Zambia to cede control in copper mines
Zambia plans to cede control of a company that holds minority stakes in the country’s mines as Africa’s biggest copper producer takes a...
Standard Bank sees a bright future for tin
Standard Bank sees a bright future for tin
Tin has the best outlook among the six main industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange (LME) because of shortages, while copper is entering a...
Zambia in copper crisis
Zambia in copper crisis
Free-falling global copper prices are causing panic in Zambia, one of the world's largest copper producers, the economic growth of which in recent...
China firm to spend $400m on Zambia power project
China firm to spend $400m on Zambia power project
Sino Hydro of China will spend $400-million to expand the Kariba North Bank power station, part of Zambia's broader expansions to meet rising...
Zambia opposition leader warms to Chinese investment
Zambia opposition leader warms to Chinese investment
Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata said on Monday he would welcome Chinese investors in the country's mining industry if he was elected...
Thousands attend Zambian president's funeral
Thousands attend Zambian president's funeral
Southern African leaders gathered in Zambia on Wednesday at the funeral of President Levy Mwanawasa, who turned Africa's biggest copper producer...
Sharing Zambia's copper windfall
Sharing Zambia's copper windfall
Australian mining giant Equinox Minerals is developing Zambia's Lumwana Copper Mine to take advantage of strong prices for copper on the international market. When it opens later this year, the mine will be the largest in Africa, but critics say Zambia's share of the profits of minerals...

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