Copper Tag

Chinese companies will lead the ongoing rebound of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the global mining sector in 2019, according to delegates at the China Mining conference in Tianjin. M&A activity in mining powerhouse Canada reached a seven-year high in the third quarter of 2018, boosted...

BHP has paid around US$60 million to increase its stake in Ecuador-focused gold miner SolGold to 11.2%, rivalling the 14.5% stake held by Australia’s largest listed gold firm Newcrest Mining. The latest investment nearly doubles BHP’s ownership in SolGold, after the world’s biggest miner first bought...

Anglo American has reported a 6% year-on-year production rise for the second quarter of 2018, driven by higher copper and metallurgical coal output. Copper production increased by 12% to 158,000 tonnes, driven by higher grades, while coking coal soared by 33% to 5.3 million tonnes, but...