Copper – In Africa, copper production comes primarily from Zambia, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Katanga Province.
Articles Tagged "First Quantum Minerals"
Copper – Copper climbed to a four-week high Thursday following the US Federal Reserve’s surprise decision not to taper its economic stimulus program.
Copper – Mirasol Resources Ltd. (TSXV:MRZ) announced that it has signed a binding Letter Agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM,LSE:FQM). Together, the companies will explore and develop Mirasol's Chile-based Rubi property, which is located within a porphyry belt that hosts "many world class porphyry copper deposits."
Nickel – ABC News reported that business commentator Tim Treadgold believes that falling nickel prices are putting pressure on First Quantum Minerals Ltd.'s (TSX:FM,LSE:FQM) Ravensthorpe nickel mine, located in Australia.
Copper mining has been taking place in Africa for thousands of years and still occurs today. Here's a look at three companies that are currently mining the red metal on the continent.
Copper – Mining Weekly reported that First Quantum Minerals announced that their adjusted headline earnings for Q1 rose 30%, year-over-year, lifted in part by stronger sales
Rare Earth – Mining Weekly reported that Tsodilo Resources has entered into a C$2.5-million private placement and strategic alliance with First Quantum Minerals.
Copper – Amid dismal economic data out of Europe, copper made slight gains from an eight-month low as Chile’s port strike caused a supply squeeze.
Copper – First Quantum’s successful campaign to win over Inmet’s shareholders could be a sign that smaller mining companies may be starting to recognize the benefits of being part of a bigger group.
Nickel – The land down under is known for its dominance of the iron ore market, but its nickel mining history is also long and colorful.