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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.

Mining News Pro - Indigenous groups in Chile’s lithium-rich Atacama salt flat, fresh off a resounding legal victory earlier this week, said on Friday they will push to see top lithium miner SQM’s environmental permits revoked and its operations shut down

Mining News Pro - Chile’s environmental regulator has withdrawn from its legal battle to defend a compliance plan by lithium miner SQM that it approved last year, according to a filing seen by Reuters, a decision that could prove a major setback as the miner seeks to ramp up output of the coveted battery metal.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s largest copper mines boosted output in June, according to government statistics released late on Tuesday, churning out more of the red metal even as the coronavirus outbreak hit its stride in the South American mining powerhouse.

Mining News Pro - Chile’s economic activity fell 12.4% in June from the same month a year ago, the central bank said on Monday, contracting less than expected at the peak of the coronavirus outbreak.

Mining News Pro - Chilean regulators have rejected lithium producer SQM’s $25 million environmental compliance plan for the Atacama salt flat, requesting the miner to start again from scratch, a filing showed.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s environmental watchdog said on Friday it would charge BHP`s Escondida copper mine, the world`s largest, with drawing more water from the parched Chilean desert than its permits allowed for nearly 15 years.

Mining News Pro - The Chilean government ruled out on Wednesday the privatization of state-owned mining giant Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, after a small group of lawmakers proposed to sell it off to raise funds for the coronavirus response.

Mining News Pro - A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Salar de Atacama.

Mining News Pro - Junior Aura Energy has inked a C$4.5-million funding term sheet to create a joint venture (JV) vehicle with TSX-listed Chilean Metals for its gold, base metals and battery metal tenements in Mauritania.

Mining News Pro - A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile`s lithium-rich Salar de Atacama.

Mining News Pro - The union of workers at Antofagasta’s Zaldivar copper mine in northern Chile told Reuters it had reached a contract deal with the Chilean-based miner, averting the risk of a walk-off.

Mining News Pro - Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources said on Thursday that all its mines across Canada, Peru, Chile and the US, were producing and that it was gradually ramping up construction activities at the previously-suspended Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) expansion project.

Mining News Pro - BHP is working towards massifying its C-19 Tracer app within Chile’s mining industry.

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