Copper Tag

Lithium Australia, Australian Vanadium and Mercator Metals have formed an alliance to undertake exploration activities targeting nickel-copper-platinum group elements (Ni-Cu-PGE) mineralisation at the Coates Mafic Intrusive Complex in Western Australia. The companies’ tenements in the region adjoin each other and are known as the Coates project,...

Mining activity is set to recommence in Latin American mining hubs Mexico and Ecuador following a relaxation of extensive operational shutdown orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In Mexico, the government had previously ruled mining a non-essential business on March 31 and suspended activities until...

SolGold has reached a US$150 million net smelter return (NSR) agreement with Franco-Nevada for its Alpala copper-gold deposit, the main target in its Cascabel project in Ecuador. The deal will see Franco-Nevada - which offers natural resource companies upfront cash in exchange for future production –...

Zambia has told Glencore that it plans to revoke the mining licences of its subsidiary Mopani Cooper Mines (MCM) because the company did not give enough notice before suspending its mining operations following the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The Zambia Government’s Mining Licensing Committee secretary Michael Chibonga...

Copper producers around the world have moved to halt or cut back operations and slow construction projects of the bellwether metal as the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak continues. In South America, where the bulk of the world’s copper is produced, several mining giants have announced various...