Copper price rises as looming strike in Chile adds to supply worries

Mining News Pro - The copper price rose on Tuesday on concerns about an expected strike in top producer Chile.

Codelco unions ready strike after troubled Chile smelter shuttered

Mining News Pro - Workers at Chilean state-owned miner Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, said on Saturday they will start preparations for a national strike after the firm announced the closure of the troubled Ventanas smelter.

Moody’s warns Chile constitution uncertainty could hit mining investment

Mining News Pro - Investment in Chile’s mining sector could face gridlock if political uncertainty over a new constitution is not resolved, ratings agency Moody’s said on Wednesday, a reflection of industry concerns in the world’s top copper producing nation.

Antofagasta provides resource estimates for Encierro, Cachorro deposits in Chile

Mining News Pro - During the 2022 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto, Chilean multinational Antofagasta plc announced the inaugural resource estimate on the Encierro project and a resource update on the Cachorro project.

Chile and Ecuador restart copper talks after yearslong impasse

Mining News Pro - After a yearslong deadlock, Ecuador and Chile have resumed negotiations over a partnership to develop a major copper deposit just as demand for the wiring metal is set to surge in a nascent clean-energy transition.

Chile aims to outline state lithium firm model this year, minister says

Mining News Pro - Chile’s government, which has pledged to establish a state lithium firm to develop the ultralight battery metal, hopes to establish a model for the company by the end of the year, mining minister Marcela Hernando told local paper La Tercera on Sunday.

Chile to cushion the blow of glacier ban on giant copper mines

Mining News Pro - Chile’s government is looking at a gradual implementation for a proposed ban on mining near glaciers in order to limit the impact on some of the world’s biggest copper mines and their planned projects high in the Andes.

Foxes add to Gold Fields headaches in Chile

Mining News Pro - South African miner Gold Fields, already dealing with the effects of inflation and the relocation of endangered chinchillas at its Salares Norte gold project in Chile is now facing potential sanctions from the country’s environmental regulator due to the death of specimens of culpeo fox in the area.

In Chile’s Atacama, lithium mining stirs fight over flamingos

Mining News Pro - On the white plains of Chile’s lithium-rich Atacama desert, bright pink flamingos enliven the sprawling salt flats where sporadic blue pools provide much needed hydration.

Chile’s top court puts Dominga mining project decision on Boric admin

Mining News Pro - Chile’s top court on Wednesday turned down appeals filed by communities and environmentalists against the controversial Dominga mining project, saying a final decision needs input from President Gabriel Boric’s administration.

Chile copper mines dodge radical changes as Convention vote ends

Mining News Pro - Major copper producers from BHP Group to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. will likely avoid drastic changes in the way they do business in Chile as writers of a new constitution wrapped up deliberations on mining proposals.

Chile’s climate scientist minister eyes tougher rules for top copper mining nation

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Environment Minister Maisa Rojas, a leading climate scientist with a PhD from Oxford who made the leap into politics this year, is on a mission to strengthen the Andean country’s environmental rules and hold mining firms to account.

BHP targets Chile expansion under ‘right conditions,’ says CEO

Mining News Pro - Global mining giant BHP Group is keen to expand operations in Chile, the world’s top copper producer, under “appropriate conditions,” Chief Executive Officer Mike Henry said on Thursday.

More women join Chile’s mining sector

Mining News Pro - The number of women working in Chile’s mining sector grew by 40% in the past 12 months, according to a new report by the National Mining Society (Sonami).

Chile constitutional assembly does not okay expanded state mining rights

Mining News Pro - Chile’s constitutional assembly passed articles expanding environmental rights on Saturday, but stopped short of approving a proposal to give the state exclusive mining rights over lithium, hydrocarbons and rare earth metals and majority ownership of copper mines.

Chile constitutional assembly could reshape mining rights on Saturday

Mining News Pro - A wide-ranging set of environmental proposals could reshape mining rights in Chile, the world’s no. 1 copper producer, if approved by the country’s constitutional assembly on Saturday.

Mexico seeks lithium association with Argentina, Bolivia and Chile

Mining News Pro - Mexico is working with governments of Argentina, Bolivia and Chile to create a lithium association so the countries can share their expertise to exploit the battery mineral, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday.

Chile rejects Anglo American’s $3 billion Los Bronces expansion

Mining News Pro - Anglo American said on Tuesday a Chilean environmental regulator had formally rejected the company’s application for a $3 billion expansion of its flagship Los Bronces copper mine.

Chile rejects Anglo American’s $3 billion Los Bronces expansion

Mining News Pro - Anglo American said on Tuesday a Chilean environmental regulator had formally rejected the company’s application for a $3 billion expansion of its flagship Los Bronces copper mine.

Chile’s climate scientist minister eyes tougher rules for top copper mining nation

Mining News Pro - Chile’s Environment Minister Maisa Rojas, a leading climate scientist with a PhD from Oxford who made the leap into politics this year, is on a mission to strengthen the Andean country’s environmental rules and hold mining firms to account.

Teck Resources strikes deal to earn into Chile copper project

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Golden Rim Resources has executed an option and joint venture agreement with Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner, to develop the Loreto copper project in Chile.

Chilean regulator moves to sanction Glencore over mine monitoring

Mining News Pro - Chile’s environmental regulator said on Tuesday it had launched a sanction process against Glencore’s Lomas Bayas copper mine for non-compliance with water, flora and fauna monitoring in its operation area.

Anglo faces potential permitting setback at Chile copper expansion project

Mining News Pro - The Environmental Assessment Service of Chile (SEA) has recommended rejecting the permitting application for the expansion of Anglo American’s Los Bronces mine, citing a lack of information during the evaluation process.

Chile constitution drafters reject mining-adverse proposal

Mining News Pro - Chile’s constitutional assembly has rejected a proposal from the environmental committee seeking to tighten up rules related to the protection of the country’s natural resources, which would have hit the mining sector if they became law.

Chile heads towards two “lost decades” of copper output growth

Mining News Pro - Chile’s crown as the world’s largest producer of copper is at risk as the country’s output continues to be lower than expected despite the billions of dollars invested in new projects in the past 18 years, BMO’s Colin Hamilton warned on Thursday.

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