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Mining News Pro - SQM, the world’s No. 2 lithium producer, cut a deal with Chile in 2018 that allowed it to ramp up output from the Atacama, a remote and fragile desert salt flat whose indigenous inhabitants fear may be jeopardized by mining.

Mining News Pro - Chilean regulators have threatened Albemarle Corp with legal action, demanding that by week´s end the world´s top lithium miner present a plan for turning over data on its reserves of the ultralight battery metal, according to filings obtained.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s mining agency, Sernageomin, announced that two miners are trapped in the La Nuestra mine, located near the town of Tierra Amarilla in the north-central Atacama region.

Mining News Pro - Mirasol Resources announced that Newcrest has exercised its option to enter the farm-in phase of its joint venture to develop the Gorbea gold project in Chile by making a $500,000 payment to Mirasol.

Mining News Pro - One of the unions on strike at Chile’s Candelaria copper mine accepted a 30-month collective agreement from Lundin Mining Corp on Friday, the company and the union said.

Mining News Pro - Chilean regulators have accused Albemarle, the world’s largest lithium producer, of underpaying royalties by $11 million and vowed to take the US-based miner to international arbitration over what they called a breach of its contract with the government.

Mining News Pro - Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland says the third quarter of the year was still marked by pandemic-related disruption, particularly at the South Deep and Cerro Corona mines, in South Africa and Peru, respectively, but that the business generally performed well nonetheless.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s state-owned Codelco, the world’s no.1 copper producer, will go ahead with plans to explore for lithium at the Maricunga salt flat, the country’s second largest in terms of reserves, after receiving the approval from local environmental regulators.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s world-leading copper industry will see investment lag for at least two years as the country rewrites a constitution that underpinned nearly three decades of mining growth in the South American nation, a senior mining official told Reuters.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Candelaria copper mine, owned by Canada’s Lundin Mining, said on Monday it had submitted a new contract offer to a striking union in a bid to end a nearly month-long walk-off at the deposit.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s Candelaria copper mine, owned by Canada`s Lundin Mining, said on Monday it had submitted a new contract offer to a striking union in a bid to end a nearly month-long walk-off at the deposit.

Mining News Pro - The suspension of operations at Chile’s Candelaria copper mine continued on Friday with no sign of a resolution in a contractual dispute between the company and two workers’ unions, the parties said.

Mining News Pro - In one of the world’s driest deserts, the battle for water is heating up.

Mining News Pro - Lawmakers in Chile will have to, once again, wait to vote on a bill to protect the country’s glaciers, a rule that could hinder development of mining projects in the world’s top copper-producing country.

Mining News Pro - The nation sitting on half the world’s lithium reserves has a calming message for electric car makers: tougher environmental oversight won’t threaten future production of the metal used to make batteries.

Mining News Pro - Supervisors at Chile’s Escondida mine rejected the company’s final wage offer, moving them a step closer to a strike that could slow output at the world’s biggest copper operation.

Mining News Pro - Supervisors at Chile’s Escondida mine rejected the company’s final wage offer, moving them a step closer to a strike that could slow output at the world’s biggest copper operation.

Mining News Pro - Chilean lawmakers will vote on a fresh initiative seeking to draft a bill to protect the country’s glaciers, a move that could hinder development of mining projects in the world’s top copper-producing country .

Mining News Pro - Chile’s environmental court has put the final nail in the coffin for Barrick Gold’s giant Pascua-Lama gold-silver project, straddling the Argentina border, which had been on hold since 2013 over environmental concerns.

Mining News Pro - Teck Resources has signed a long-term agreement that will provide its Carmen de Andacollo copper operation in central Chile with 100% renewable power, eliminating 200,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – the equivalent of taking 40,000 cars off the road – annually.

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