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Top copper miner says it can fund key projects through 2020

Codelco expects production will remain flat at around 1.8m tons of copper this year.

Rand shows its mettle as iron ore prices surge

The rand is closely tracking the fortunes of iron ore.

SA’s commodity of the year goes to manganese

Shining a spotlight on manganese, its rising global demand and SA's readiness to handle it for the next 100 years.

Vedanta mulls $800m Zinc smelter for SA mine

Miner studying plans to build 250,000-ton smelter for Gamsberg.

After setbacks, Anglo American counting on turnaround for Minas-Rio mine

Two leaks in a month, a 90-day outage and $58 million in fines is not enough to temper the company's ambitions in Brazil.

Inflation’s back and commodities will benefit, JPMorgan says

Metals show ‘best performance’ when inflation quickens to 2%.

US steel import tariff could hurt SA steel sector

The implementation of the tariff could decrease local production.

What to watch in commodities

Glencore, BHP Billiton among companies to report this week.

Steel rally’s so powerful it’s now back to Lehman-crisis levels

As China curbs supply this winter to cut pollution.

From human rights disaster to world class mine

The unfolding story of the Bisie Tin Mine in the DRC.

Retail sales rise in August

Sales up by 5.5% year-on-year.

Zinc prices have rallied so much even miners are complaining

Price of $2,500 to $2,800 a ton is seen as more sustainable.

Aluminum burnishes credentials as top commodity, surging anew

Metal rises to highest since 2012 on report of smelter closure.

Iron ore sinks as ‘peak steel’ call, supply angst rattle market

Benchmark price drops into the $60s after a four-day tumble.



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