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Iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore delivered a solid operational performance in the fourth quarter and the full-year ended December 31, CEO Themba Mkhwanazi said on Thursday. The Anglo American subsidiary produced 42.4-million tonnes of iron-ore and sold 42.2-million tonnes of iron-ore for the full-year, in line with its guidance of producing 42-million to 43-million tonnes and selling 41.5-million to 42.5-million tonnes respectively.
Diversified miner Anglo American delivered on its production targets across the business for the year ended December 31, CE Mark Cutifani said on Thursday with the release of the group’s unaudited production results for the fourth quarter and the full-year. Production was up 4% for the fourth quarter, led by the continued successful ramp-up at the Minas-Rio iron-ore mine, in Brazil.
Copper developer Orion Minerals has started the partnering and joint venture process for its Prieska copper/zinc project, in South Africa.
The dual-listed company on Thursday told shareholders that it had appointed Macquarie Capital as financial advisors to run the formal partnering process, after receiving expressions of interest from third parties relating to the potential acquisition of, or subscription for a significant project-level ownership interest in the project.