Ravensthorpe extension on the cards 2016-09-16First Quantum Minerals has applied for approval to extend the life of the Ravensthorpe nickel mine
African Energy, First Quantum advance Botswana coal/power project 2016-07-26ASX-listed African Energy Resources (AFR) is looking to update its mining study to meet the requirements of fuel delivery for a 450 MW integrated coal and power project, up from the 300 MW it had initially planned for its Botswana-based Sese project. The update forms part of the work programmes AFR will embark on, following a A$3-million commitment from its joint venture (JV) partner, Canada’s First Quantum Minerals.
First Quantum Announces Completion of the Sale of Kevitsa 2016-06-01
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ASX: Ilo Copper Projects update, Peru 2016-05-26
Glencore to invest $1.1bn in three new shafts in Zambia 2016-03-30Glencore plans to invest over $1.1-billion in Zambia to sink three shafts with new technology that will extend mine life by over 25 years, its local unit said on Wednesday. "We firmly believe that we shall be able to overcome the challenges that we face today as a company and become profitable and operationally-efficient," Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) said in a statement.
General 2015-05-10The plans is to mine the deposit and transport the concentrate up to Ndola's processing facilities. There is an estimated 500 kt of copper in the ground which will enable a LOM of 27 months. First Quantum Minerals discovered the ore body but has partnered with Mimosa Resources to develop the project while it focuses on its large Trident project.
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ENRC to cut over 2 000 mining jobs in Congo â union 2016-03-03Kazakh group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation is cutting more than 2 000 jobs at two mining companies it controls in Democratic Republic of Congo, a union representative said on Wednesday. The company, owned by Eurasian Resources Group, plans to shed 996 jobs at its Boss Mining unit and 1 300 at Congo Cobalt Corporation (CCC) in the country's copper-rich southeast, said Dieudonne Shimbi, the provincial coordinator for TUMEC, one of the unions negotiating on behalf of the workers.