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First Quantum completes enlarged refinancing

First Quantum Minerals has closed the $3.85 billion bond and bank refinancing of its corporate debt, as it nears the start of construction on the Cobre Panama copper project

Tri-Star closes on Oman Antimony Roaster

Tri-Star Resources’ joint venture Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) has reached financial close with Bank Nizwa on the Oman Antimony Roaster Project (OAR), it said in a statement today (23 September 2015)

Oyu Tolgoi feasibility study approved

The government of Mongolia has approved Rio Tinto’s feasibility study for the roughly $6 billion underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi mine

EXCLUSIVE FA appointed for Indonesia’s Well Harvest Ketapang

China Hongqiao has appointed DBS as financial adviser for the expansion of its Well Harvest Ketapang alumina refinery in West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Tri-Star and OIF sign on Oman Antimony Roaster debt

Tri-Star Resources’ joint venture Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) has signed on $40 million in debt financing with Bank Nizwa for the Oman Antimony Roaster Project (OAR)

Sirius signs offtake with Glencore for Nova mine

Sirius Resources has signed an agreement with Glencore to sell half its nickel output for the first three years of production from the Nova mine in Western Australia

SouthGobi Resources’ CFO leaves

Bertrand Troiano has left his position as chief financial officer at SouthGobi Resources following the end of a two-year secondment from Rio Tinto

McCoole to leave Standard Chartered

Project finance veteran Conor McCoole is due to leave his role as co-head of project & export finance at Standard Chartered in Singapore, IJGlobal understands

CBA no longer adviser on Adani’s Carmichael mine

Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s financial advisery mandate with Adani for the Carmichael coal mine project has been allowed to lapse, the bank said in a statement released yesterday

Debt details emerge on Zambia’s Maamba coal-fired

A consortium led by Indian developer Nava Bharat Group recently signed on a $515 million debt financing for the Maamba Collieries mine refurbishment and associated 300MW coal-fired power project in Zambia

Australia's CIMIC appoints new CFO

Australian construction firm CIMIC has appointed Angel Muriel as its new chief financial officer

Edenville submits mining licence for Tanzania coal-fired

UK-listed junior mining company Edenville Energy has submitted an application for a mining licence to the government of Tanzania, in connection to the Rukwa coal-to-power project it plans to develop in the country

SMBC appoints new LatAm project finance head

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has appointed Luis Fernando Perdigon, the bank's chief representative in Colombia, as head of project finance for Latin America

Kefi in financing talks for Tulu Kapi gold

Potential financiers for the Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia are reviewing its definitive feasibility study, which developer Kefi Minerals recently completed

Adani halts work at Carmichael mine

India’s Adani group has asked its engineering contractors to cease working on the Carmichael coal project in Australia fueling rumours it will scrap the project altogether