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Mining News Pro - Chilean copper miner Antofagasta saw production for the three months ended in December fall by 5.8% as a result of massive protests against inequality in the South American country and issues affecting its flagship Los Pelambres mine and the Antucoya project.

Mining News Pro - The world’s number one mining company, BHP reported robust numbers from its copper operations on Monday, despite political upheaval in Chile, the location of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, operated by the company.

Mining News Pro - South African miner Gold Fields is said to have hired investment bank RBC Capital Markets to explore the sale of a 30% stake in its Salares Norte gold project, in Chile’s northern Atacama region.

Mining News Pro - The Chilean parliament’s Mining Commission announced that it will investigate allegations against an insurance company accused by Codelco of inflating policies for workers at the Radomiro Tomic y Chuquicamata copper mines.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s environmental watchdog (SMA) has appealed a lower court decision against a $25 million remediation plan by SQM, the world’s no. 2 lithium producer, which called into question the miner’s $380 million production expansion project.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Supreme Court has handed another small victory for Barrick Gold after rejecting an appeal by a local indigenous community asking for a revision of the water quality baseline in the area where the company’s halted Pascua-Lama gold-silver project is located.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s government ruled out fresh funds for its strategic copper producer, as it plans to spend $3 billion this year to contain a wave of nationwide protests.

Mining News Pro - Chilean mining activity fell 7.1% in November, government data showed on Tuesday, plagued in part by operational issues at major mines during a tumultuous month of protests, road and port blockades and worker strikes in the South American nation.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s State copper miner Codelco said on Friday it would cancel a contract awarded in November to a consortium led by Japanese firm Marubeni to construct a desalination plant to feed its northern mines.

Mining News Pro - South African miner Gold Fields said on Wednesday it had received environmental approval for its Salares Norte project, in Chile’s Atacama region.

Mining News Pro - Copper production at Chile’s top mines increased in October, Chilean copper commission Cochilco said on Monday, even as protests and sometimes-violent rioting gripped the nation.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Atacama salt flat may get all the attention when it comes to lithium, but the South American nation is looking to develop two lesser-known deposits of the mineral needed to power a global push into electric cars.

Mining News Pro - Codelco’s standing as the world’s top copper producer is increasingly at risk in the wake of a citizen uprising that is shaking Chile to its core.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s worst civil unrest in decades means the Democratic Republic of Congo is a more attractive proposition for mining investment, according to billionaire Robert Friedland.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s worst civil unrest in decades means the Democratic Republic of Congo is a more attractive proposition for mining investment, according to billionaire Robert Friedland.

Mining News Pro - The TSX Venture Exchange approved a purchase agreement between Aftermath Silver and Mandalay Resources related to the Challacollo silver project in Chile.

Mining News Pro - BHP said its Escondida copper mine, the world’s largest, was operating at a “reduced rate” after union workers walked off the job for part of the day on Tuesday in solidarity with the anti-government protest movement across Chile.

Mining News Pro - Miner Anglo American Plc on Tuesday forecast lower full-year copper production, as it grapples with a water shortage in Chile, while raising the annual iron-ore production outlook for its Minas-Rio mine in Brazil.

Mining News Pro - Unionized workers at Chile’s Escondida copper mine, the world’s largest, will stage a 24 hours-long strike on Tuesday in solidarity with ongoing massive protests sparked by a now suspended metro fare hike, as locals vent their discontent over the high cost of living and extreme inequality in one of Latin America’s most stable nations.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Sunday that mines across the country, both state-owned and privately-owned, are operating normally despite the riots that have been taking place in Santiago and that have spread to other cities this past week.

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