copper mining

 
Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine
Five mineworkers died following a fire at a Limpopo copper mine
Five mineworkers have died and a sixth is still trapped underground after a fire broke out at a copper mine in Limpopo, according to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu)....
Zambian mine threatens world heritage site
Zambian mine threatens world heritage site
The high court in Zambia is hearing an application from civil society organisations that are trying to stop the granting of a licence for a...
The future is beneficiation
The future is beneficiation
Beneficiation is the new buzz word in government's resource-nationalism plan, which proposes taxes on the export of raw materials in a bid to boost...
Barrick strikes deal for Equinox, tops Minmetals
Barrick strikes deal for Equinox, tops Minmetals
Barrick Gold said on Monday it had struck a deal to buy Australian copper miner Equinox Minerals for more than C$7-billion (Canadian dollars),...
Vale launches $1,1-billion bid for SA's Metorex
Vale launches $1,1-billion bid for SA's Metorex
Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer, bid $1,1-billion for Metorex to tap into its copper and cobalt operations and drive growth...
A Chilean woman's place is in her mine
A Chilean woman's place is in her mine
With a pickaxe, clunky safety boots and the jeans she swaps for a miniskirt and heels when the workday is done, Isabel Galleguillos has ridden the...
Zambia to nationalise ailing foreign-owned mines
Zambia to nationalise ailing foreign-owned mines
Zambian President Rupiah Banda has announced plans to nationalise foreign-owned copper mines that have closed down because of the global recession...

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