Codelco sets tough target on optimistic forecasts

THE world's largest copper producer, Codelco, has said it hopes to almost double its profits to US$1.4...

Capital markets

12 JANUARY 2001

Reko Diq continues to shape up for Mincor

THE latest diamond drill results from Reko Diq in the western Pakistan province of Baluchistan have proved...

Capital markets

08 JANUARY 2001

Straits quits Spanish copper project

COPPER miner Straits Resources has pulled out of the Las Cruces copper project in Spain to focus on its...

Capital markets

03 JANUARY 2001

Hudson Bay to face court over worker's death

HUDSON Bay Mining faces four criminal charges relating to an explosion last August which killed one worker...


28 DECEMBER 2000

China opens its largest copper deposit to international bids

CHINA has opened to bidders what could prove to be the country's largest copper deposit, recently discovered...

Capital markets

27 DECEMBER 2000

Copper prices on the upward swing: ABARE

AFTER the lows of 1999 in the wake of the Asian economic downturn, expanding economic activity and strong...

Capital markets

21 DECEMBER 2000

Cochilco sees Chilean copper output up slightly next year

THE state-run Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) expects Chile, the world's leading copper producer,...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Partners commit to Escondida build-up

RIO Tinto has announced it will spend US$314 million on the US$1.04 billion phase four expansion of the...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

CRVD to become big copper producer

Brazil's giant iron ore producer, CVRD, is moving closer to entering the copper business with plans revealed...

Capital markets

04 DECEMBER 2000

Billiton pays rock-bottom for La Granja

BILLITON has emerged as the

Capital markets

28 NOVEMBER 2000

BHP gives Escondida Phase IV expansion the go ahead

THE Escondida Phase IV expansion is to finally to get underway with BHP today giving the US$1.04 billion...

Capital markets

27 NOVEMBER 2000

Ausmelt wins $6 million contract with Chinese copper producer

MELBOURNE: Smelting technology group Ausmelt has won a contract worth $6 million with Anhui Tongdu Copper...

Capital markets

21 NOVEMBER 2000