Copper stocks Articles

Turquoise Hill's role in Oyu Tolgoi-related decisions may change this week

May. 13, 2019, 7:30 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

SailingStone Capital, the second largest shareholder in Rio Tinto- controlled Turquoise Hill (TSE, NSYE: TRQ), is expected to vote against the re-election of the Canadian miner's board members this week, during the company's annual meeting.The San Francisco-based investor claims the four independent directors were handpicked by Rio and are not representing the interest of all investors.SailingSton...Read More

Top Mining Minds: Brian Paes-Braga: The Next Chapter After Lithium X

May 13, 2019 / Mike Luft

Brian Paes-Braga is a Vancouver financier and entrepreneur, known for his notable work in founding and developing the lithium resource company, Lithium X. The company raised roughly $50 million and just two years after going public was sold to NextView New Energy Lion Hong Kong Limited for $265 million in March 2018.Today, Brian Paes-Braga serves as Principal, Head of Merchant Banking at SAF Group...Read More

Could earn up to 80% of Janice Lake

13 May 2019 / Staff reporter

White Gold Corp a force in Yukon as exploration drive reaps dividendsSPONSOREDwhite gold corpQuality emerges at Galan's blue-chip lithium addressSPONSOREDgalan lithiumAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicals"It's not regulation that fails, it's [the industry] as engineers and operators"SPONSOREDsrk consultingForum's first drill hole at the project la...Read More

Jansen poised for green light

13 May 2019 / Staff reporter

White Gold Corp a force in Yukon as exploration drive reaps dividendsSPONSOREDwhite gold corpQuality emerges at Galan's blue-chip lithium addressSPONSOREDgalan lithiumAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicals"It's not regulation that fails, it's [the industry] as engineers and operators"SPONSOREDsrk consultingIf BHP does declare its intent to convert...Read More

Without U.S.-China trade war, copper price would be higher -Antofagasta chairman

May. 12, 2019, 8:47 AM / Reuters

A trade war between the United States and China is depressing the price of copper and the red metal would be 5% to 15% higher without the dispute, the chairman for Chile's Antofagasta Plc told a Chilean newspaper on Sunday."Without the commercial war, I am convinced that the price of copper would be between $3.20 and $3.50 per pound," Jean-Paul Luksic said in an interview with El Mercurio.Despite...Read More

Top miners saw positive FY2018

May. 12, 2019, 8:16 AM / Valentina Ruiz Leotaud

Large diversified miners saw another 12 months of consistently increasing profit margins and cash flows in FY2018.According to Fitch Solutions, the positive numbers are a result of miners streamlining their operations, cutting debt and expenditures, increasing production efficiencies, and incorporating advanced technology in operations to further enhance productivity and reduce costs."Building on...Read More

Copper Snapshot: Eight companies hunting for the red metal

May. 12, 2019, 5:19 AM / Northern Miner Staff

Compelling supply and demand projections for copper in the years ahead makes the red metal one of the favourites of industry observers, who see flat-lining mine supply running into increased demand as the world continues to achieve greater electrification. Here's a look at eight active juniors with substantial copper assets in their property portfolios.AURYN RESOURCESWhile Vancouver-based junior A...Read More

US-China trade war isn't buckling copper price - yet

May. 10, 2019, 2:46 PM / Frik Els

The price of copper managed to trade higher, despite simmering trade tensions between the world's two largest economies erupting into all-out war.In afternoon trading, copper for delivery in July touched $2.797 a pound ($6,165 a tonne), up nearly 1% from Thursday's settlement. While well down from its 2019 highs, copper is still holding onto 4.5% gains year-to-date.The US hiked tariffs on $200B of...Read More

Glencore's Zambian unit to close two shafts

May. 10, 2019, 9:50 AM / Reuters

Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines Plc plans to close two shafts and focus on essential capital projects, the Glencore-owned company said on Friday.Mopani said in a statement it would cease operations at Mindola North Shaft and Central Shaft and instead focus on the Synclinorium Concentrator, Mindola Deeps shaft and Henderson shaft.(Reporting by Chris Mfula, editing by Louise Heavens)Read More

Amazon rainforest is ours and not yours, Brazil tells the world

May. 10, 2019, 9:27 AM / Bloomberg News

Managing the world's largest rainforest is a Brazilian affair and foreigners should stop meddling in the Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro's top security adviser said in an interview."I don't accept this idea that the Amazon is world heritage, this is nonsense," General Augusto Heleno Pereira said in an interview in Brasilia. "The Amazon is Brazilian, the heritage of Brazil and should be dealt with...Read More

Trump's latest China tariffs - what do they mean for metals and mining?

10 May 2019 / Staff reporter

Access our research platformsSign-in to our platforms to access our extensive research, our latest insight, data and analytics and to connect to our industry experts.The U.S has increased tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25%, from 10%, impacting a number of metals. Commentary below comes from the Wood Mackenzie metals team:Copper By Wood Mackenzie Senior Consultant, Yanting Zhou"Previous...Read More

Company will have a better idea of what it's sitting on by the end of the year

10 May 2019 / Staff reporter

White Gold Corp a force in Yukon as exploration drive reaps dividendsSPONSOREDwhite gold corpQuality emerges at Galan's blue-chip lithium addressSPONSOREDgalan lithiumAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicals"It's not regulation that fails, it's [the industry] as engineers and operators"SPONSOREDsrk consultingAfter months of speculation, Rio confirmed...Read More

Colombia mining complaints wane, but sector still falls short

10 May 2019 / Staff reporter

Alkane maps own path to world-class critical metals producerSPONSOREDalkane resourcesUnder the new leadership of Juan Camilo Nariño, who took over as president of the association at the end of 2018, the congress put establishing more meaningful and inclusive relationships withRead More

Trump's latest China tariffs - what do they mean for metals and mining?

10 May 2019 / Staff reporter

Access our research platformsSign-in to our platforms to access our extensive research, our latest insight, data and analytics and to connect to our industry experts.The U.S has increased tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25%, from 10%, impacting a number of metals. Commentary below comes from the Wood Mackenzie metals team:Copper By Wood Mackenzie Senior Consultant, Yanting Zhou"Previous...Read More

Forum Energy Metals inks $30m option with Rio on Janice Lake

May. 9, 2019, 12:36 PM / MINING.com Staff

Vancouver- based junior Forum Energy Metals' (CVE:FMC) stock exploded 75% Thursday morning, after it was announced the company had signed an option agreement with Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (RTEC) to earn an interest in the Janice Lake property in north-central Saskatchewan.Janice Lake is about 55km southeast of Key Lake Saskatchewan, and has geologic features that are analogous to the giant U...Read More

Australian junior Aurelia forgoes Glencore copper mine buy

May. 9, 2019, 3:58 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Australian exploration and development Aurelia Metals (ASX:AMI) said on Thursday it was no longer discussing with miner and commodities trader Glencore (LON: GLEN) a possible acquisition of the Swiss company's CSA copper mine.The New South Wales-based miner is the second since April to back off from plans to buy the operation.Fellow copper junior Aeris Resources (ASX: AIS) had offered Glencore $57...Read More

Rockridge Resources Reports Blockbuster Copper Intercept

May9, 2019 / Peter Epstein

Rockridge Resources (TSX-V: ROCK) is a fairly new mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration & development of mineral resource properties in Canada. Its focus is copper & base metals. More specifically, base, green energy & battery metals, of which copper is all three! Not just any place in Canada, world-class mining jurisdictions such as Saskatchewan. And, not...Read More

Copper and gold output upped by record throughput through Nugget Pond facility

09 May 2019 / Staff reporter

Altech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsRambler's shares (AIM:RMM) jumped 40.91% Thursday to 3.88p (US5.Read More

India's golden future

09 May 2019 / Staff reporter

White Gold Corp a force in Yukon as exploration drive reaps dividendsSPONSOREDwhite gold corpWill Indonesia abandon its plan to ban bauxite exports?SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftQuality emerges at Galan's blue-chip lithium addressSPONSOREDgalan lithiumAltech ticks boxes on path to production SPONSOREDaltech chemicalsLast week's ‘From the Capital' column described gold as the most disappointi...Read More

Nevada Copper inks $115m deal to construct Pumpkin Hollow

May. 8, 2019, 3:57 PM / MINING.com Staff

Nevada Copper Corp's (TSX: NCU) announced a series of deals on Wednesday to finance its 100%-owned Pumpkin Hollow copper project through to completion targeted for the final quarter of the year.The company HQ'ed in Reno, Nevada entered into a $115 million credit agreement with Germany-based KfW IPEX-Bank and also announced a public share offer and concurrent private placements to raise $30m, two o...Read More