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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 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 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 - Chilean copper miner Antofagasta has maintained its guidance at the lower end of its original target range for the year, having gained experience in working safely in the new era of Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - Glencore’s Zambia subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines on Thursday said the country’s mines ministry rejected its proposal to suspend operations because of low copper prices and disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis.

Mining News Pro - Vertical and horizontal displacement is continuing at the Nchanga Open Pit Cut 2 in Chingola in Zambia, where geo-technical assessments point to an imminent collapse of a portion of the openpit – but the anticipated slough had not happened by late Sunday when Mining Weekly spoke by phone to Konkola Copper Mines CEO Chris Sheppard.

Mining News Pro - Chile`s State-run Codelco said on Saturday it would temporarily halt construction on a new level at its flagship El Teniente mine, a move it said was necessary to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Vertical and horizontal displacement is continuing at the Nchanga Open Pit Cut 2 in Chingola in Zambia, where geo-technical assessments point to an imminent collapse of a portion of the openpit – but the anticipated slough had not happened by late Sunday when Mining Weekly spoke by phone to Konkola Copper Mines CEO Chris Sheppard.

Mining News Pro - The International Copper Association Australia (ICAA) commissioned the University of Sydney’s Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering to develop a strategic roadmap to achieve a ‘zero-emission copper mine of the future.’

Mining News Pro - Chile´s State-run Codelco said on Monday it would implement new measures at its El Teniente copper mine, the company´s largest deposit, to maintain operations amid increasing worker angst over the fast-spreading coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - Chilean copper miners` unions called on Sunday for a re-evaluation of the operational continuity plans of the country`s biggest miners during what they said was an "alarming" increase in coronavirus cases among workers.

Mining News Pro - Copper production in Chile’s top mines rose in April despite the generalised shutdown in the country aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - The Black Butte copper project that Sandfire Resources America is advancing in Montana, US, is facing a lawsuit filed by a number of groups opposing the development over concerns relating to the mine’s potential impact on the Smith river.

Mining News Pro - China’s Zijin Mining Group Co said on Sunday it would pay 3.88 billion yuan ($548 million) to acquire a majority stake in a mining firm with rights to two copper deposits in Tibet.

Mining News Pro - Zambia`s Copperbelt Energy Corp (CEC) will stop supplying power to Vedanta`s local unit Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) from Monday, it said after talks on an extension to their supply agreement broke down over debt owed to CEC.

Mining News Pro - Glencore-managed Mopani Copper Mines confirmed on Sunday that constructive discussions had taken place with the Zambian government and that mining operations would be restarted and a notice issued of the company’s intention to place the mining operations on care and maintenance after 90 days.

Mining News Pro - BHP is expecting delays in the ongoing $2.5 billion expansion of its Spence copper mine in Chile, as measures taken to stop the spread of covid-19 has resulted in layoffs.

Mining News Pro - Glencore told the Zambian government this week that it wants to keep operating its Zambian copper mining subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM), not shutter the operations, mines ministry permanent secretary Barnaby Mulenga said on Sunday.

Mining News Pro - Zambia plans to revoke the mining licences of Glencore subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) because the company did not give enough notice before suspending its mining operations in the coronavirus crisis and other problems.

Mining News Pro - Zambia plans to revoke the mining licences of Glencore subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) because the company did not give enough notice before suspending its mining operations due to the coronavirus crisis and other problems.

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