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Doubts over Malagasy mining

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The new leader of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, has frozen all existing mining contracts in the country as one of his first actions in power....

More WA mines get OK

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Western Australia’s environment minister Donna Faragher has given environmental approval to Pilbara junior miner Aurox Resources’ 100%-o...

ICSG reports copper surplus

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The world copper market saw a surplus of about 50,000t for the first quarter of this year, compared with a 67,000t deficit in the same perio...

RBCT expansion delayed

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South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal has said that completion of the Ra1.2B ($150M) expansion of its port facility has been postponed u...

Newcastle exports down 17%

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Coal exports from Australia’s Newcastle, the world’s largest coal export port, have fallen 17%; the number of ships waiting outside the ...

RBCT appoints new CEO

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Richards Bay Coal Terminal has announced that Raymond Chirwa, its current chief operating officer, will take up the position as chief execut...

Mining ops suspended at Montcalm

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Xstrata Nickel’s Sudbury Operations has announced the indefinite suspension of mining operations at its Montcalm Mine in Timmins, Ontario ...

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