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$6 billion private capital ready to invest in mining

Apr. 11, 2019

Private capital tracker Preqin says in an report, that contrary to expectations, 2018 was another bumper year for the industry, particularly for natural resources investments.

A million tonnes of copper is on the way: it may not be enough

Apr. 11, 2019

Giant mines currently under construction will churn out an additional 1 million tons of copper through 2023, but that won’t be enough to fully close an expected gap between supply and demand in the next few years.

South Africa's carbon tax could cost Amplats $21m a year from 2021 – CEO

Apr. 11, 2019

South Africa's new carbon tax could cost Anglo American Platinum up to $21 million a year from 2021 its chief executive said on Tuesday, piling pressure on an industry already grappling with higher energy and labour costs.

Walkabout Resources' stock rises as it tees-up Asian off-takers for its graphite

Apr. 11, 2019

With its second binding offtake agreement in two weeks, Walkabout Resources (ASX: WKT) has secured the sale of 75% of its large flake graphite concentrate for the first three years following the start of production at its Lindi jumbo graphite project in southeastern Tanzania. By Tuesday afternoon, the company's shares had climbed over 8% on the ASX.

World's biggest platinum miner braces for tough wage talks

Apr. 11, 2019

The world’s biggest platinum producer is preparing for tough wage negotiations as higher metal prices spur labor union demands.

Five top mining execs convicted over Turkey’s worst mine disaster

Apr. 11, 2019

Five former mining executives at Turkey's Soma coal mine have been jailed over the country’s deadliest mining disaster, which claimed the lives of 301 people in May 2014 in the town located 480 km south of Istanbul.