Copper stocks Articles

Indonesian president calls for Freeport deal to be wrapped up quickly

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:53 AM / Reuters

JAKARTA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo called on Thursday for an "immediate" end to issues holding up the country's plans to acquire a majority stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc's giant Grasberg copper mine in Papua.For Widodo, seeking reelection next year, getting a majority stake in the mine for Indonesia would be a political boon.The deal, which would give Indonesia and state-...Read More

Dunnedin acquires MPD porphyry project

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:53 AM / Canadian Mining Journal Staff

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Dunnedin Ventures of Vancouver is spreading its wings. Earlier this week, the company updated readers on its exploration program at the Kahuna kimberlite. Now the company announced that it has acquired a 100% interest in a copper-gold porphyry property near Princeton.Dunnedin acquired the new property from private vendor who will receive $100,00 and 1.8 million Dunnedin shares o...Read More

Codelco copper output, profit falls as costs rise

Nov. 29, 2018, 9:21 AM / Reuters

SANTIAGO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Chile's Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said on Thursday that mine output fell 3 percent in the first nine months of the year as ore grades sharply declined, leading to a 12 percent drop in pretax profit.The state-run copper miner earned $1.42 billion pretax between January and September as production costs jumped 5 percent to $1.39 from the year-ago peri...Read More

UPDATE 10-Oil resumes sell-off as growing U.S. stockpiles feed oversupply fears

November 29, 2018 / Staff reporter

* Prices slump more than 30 pct since the beginning of October* U.S. crude inventories up 14 pct in last 10 weeks* OPEC and allies meet next week to discuss supply cuts* Saudi Arabia says it will not cut oil output alone (Updates to settlement, adds quotes)By David GaffenNEW YORK, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 2.5 percent on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories rose for the 10th strai...Read More

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St higher after Powell says gradual rate hikes counter risks

November 29, 2018 / Staff reporter

Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that the gradual interest-rate hikes are meant to balance risks as it tries to keep the economy on track.At 12:01 a.m. EDT the Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI was up 303.60 points, or 1.23 percent, at 25,052.33, the S&P 500 .SPX was up 23.41 points, or 0.87 percent, at 2,705.58 and the N...Read More

Indian shares extend gains into 3rd session; TCS, Infy lead

November 29, 2018 / Staff reporter

* NSE index end up 0.4 pct, BSE index 0.6 pct higher* Nifty IT index up 2.9 pct, Yes Bank top pct loserNov 28 (Reuters) - Indian shares closed higher for the third straight session on Wednesday, helped by IT stocks such as Tata Consultancy Services Ltd TCS.NS and Infosys Ltd INFY.NS , although investor sentiment was cautious ahead of the expiry of futures and options contracts later this wee...Read More

UPDATE 1-Indian court panel says state government overreached by closing Vedanta smelter

Nov 29, 2018 / Reuters

* Plant shut in May after 13 people killed in protests* Vedanta not given notice, opportunity to explain its position* National Green Tribunal to give verdict on Dec. 7 (Adds quotes, details of plant)By Mayank Bhardwaj and Sudarshan VaradhanNEW DELHI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - An Indian court-appointed panel said on Wednesday that there were insufficient grounds to permanently close Vedanta Ltd's VDAN.NS...Read More

RPT-UPDATE 1-Indian court panel says state government overreached by closing Vedanta smelter

Nov 29, 2018 / Reuters

(Repeats to additional subscribers without change to text)* Plant shut in May after 13 people killed in protests* Vedanta not given notice, opportunity to explain its position* National Green Tribunal to give verdict on Dec. 7By Mayank Bhardwaj and Sudarshan VaradhanNEW DELHI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - An Indian court-appointed panel said on Wednesday that there were insufficient grounds to permanently c...Read More

Indian court panel says sudden closure of Vedanta's copper plant as overreach

Nov 29, 2018 / Reuters

NEW DELHI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - An Indian court-appointed panel said a government order to close down resources company, Vedanta Ltd's VDAN.NS copper smelter after protests by environment activists turned violent was a case of administrative overreach, said lawyers involved in the case.The committee set up by the National Green Tribunal said the closure of the plant in southern Tamil Nadu (NS:TNNP)...Read More

Copper Fox Reports Analytical Results From Phase 2 Sampling Program at Mineral Mountain

November 29, 2018 / Copper Fox

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov.29, 2018(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Copper Fox Metals Inc. ("Copper Fox" or the "Company") (TSX-V: CUU - OTC-Pink: CPFXF) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Desert Fox Copper Inc., are pleased to provide additional analytical results for the recently completed mapping and sampling program on its 100% owned Mineral Mountain copper project located approximately 15 miles east of Florence...Read More

No white knights

29 November 2018 / Staff reporter

DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftMahenge the Cinderella of the graphite space?SPONSOREDblack rock miningSky is the limit for BSK at Amarillo GrandeSPONSOREDblue sky uraniumNew Energy brings experience to new dawnSPONSOREDnew energy mineralsSince, late 2015, the mining world has been enjoying the effects of rebounding commodity prices and, more s...Read More

Central banks to move markets

29 November 2018 / Staff reporter

DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?SPONSOREDverisk maplecroftMahenge the Cinderella of the graphite space?SPONSOREDblack rock miningSky is the limit for BSK at Amarillo GrandeSPONSOREDblue sky uraniumNew Energy brings experience to new dawnSPONSOREDnew energy mineralsLast week's ‘From the Capital' column characterised the combination of slowing global economic growth...Read More

Surge acquires copper-gold mineral mountain property in Omineca mining division

Nov. 28, 2018, 2:11 PM / MINING.com Editor

Surge Exploration Inc. (TSXV: SUR) (OTC: SURJF) today announced that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Venture Capital IQ to acquire a 100% interest in nine mineral claims comprising 197 square kilometres in the Omineca Mining Division in north central British Columbia.The company stated that the region is host to numerous operating mines, good infrastructure including experie...Read More

Chile's Spence copper mine back in operation after strike

Nov. 28, 2018, 1:51 PM / Reuters

SANTIAGO - BHP's Spence copper mine was operating normally again following a union strike announced earlier on Wednesday, the company said.Union President Ronald Salcedo told Reuters early on Wednesday that about 50 workers had been laid off, in addition to eight supervisors, raising safety concerns for the mine's remaining workers and prompting the walk-off. BHP said the layoffs were the result o...Read More

Indian court panel says state government overreached by closing Vedanta smelter

Nov. 28, 2018, 10:07 AM / Reuters

* Plant shut in May after 13 people killed in protests* Vedanta not given notice, opportunity to explain its position* National Green Tribunal to give verdict on Dec. 7NEW DELHI - An Indian court-appointed panel said on Wednesday that there were insufficient grounds to permanently close Vedanta Ltd's copper smelter and a government decision to shut it amounted to administrative overreach.Police fi...Read More

Chile to lease inactive licenses held by top miners to juniors

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:41 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

Despite an increased appetite in copper assets, the rate of new discoveries continues to be low, especially in Chile, the biggest producing country in the world and where the bulk of exploration is in the hands of major miners.But that is about to change, as the country's Mining Ministry is set to sign the first of many contracts next month that allows major companies to lease to juniors all or pa...Read More

Troilus Gold to bring historic Quebec mine back into production

Nov. 28, 2018, 7:02 AM / MINING.com Staff

Emgold Mining (TSXV: EMR) just signed an agreement to sell its 100%-owned Troilus North property to Troilus Gold (TSE: TLG) for 3,750,000 Troilus Gold common shares and C$250,000 in cash.The sale is expected to be finalized the first week of December and upon its completion, Emgold will keep approximately 7.1% of Troilus Gold's issued and outstanding share capital."Emgold is very excited to have b...Read More

M2 Cobalt advances exploration at Uganda mine

Nov. 28, 2018, 5:00 AM / MINING.com Staff

M2 Cobalt (TSXV: MC) has announced it is moving forward with the development of its Bujagali mine is south-central Uganda.In a media statement, the Vancouver-based junior said it commenced drilling at its Bombo and Bombo NW targets. The campaign is expected to comprise at least 1,000 metres of diamond core drilling and is designed to test a number of targets across a broad area in what is now beli...Read More

Strike briefly shuts down operations at BHP's Spence mine in Chile

Nov. 28, 2018, 4:28 AM / Cecilia Jamasmie

The Spence copper mine was operating normally again following the union strike announced on Wednesday, the company said.On Monday, unionized workers at BHP's Spence copper mine in Chile downed tools over layoffs, halting operations at the mine until today.The move followed the dismissal of 49 workers and eight supervisors, union president Ronald Salcedo told local radio Bo Bo, which made the remai...Read More

UPDATE 14-Oil prices edge lower ahead of G20, OPEC meetings

November 28, 2018 / Staff reporter

* Saudi Arabia expected to push for OPEC supply cut* Sino-U.S. trade war to dominate G20 gathering* U.S. crude oil stocks rose 3.5 mln bbls last week -API (Adds API data)By Stephanie KellyNEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade war and signs of increased global crude production, but losses were limited by expectations that cr...Read More