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.

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.

Peru community wants its land back, threatening Chinese copper mine

Mining News Pro - The community of Fuerabamba in the Andean region of Peru was resettled eight years ago to make way for a giant Chinese-owned copper mine, in a $1.2 billion scheme billed as a model solution to protests dogging the South American nation’s mining sector.

Vedanta agrees to suspend lawsuits over Zambia copper mines

Mining News Pro - Billionaire Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources Ltd. confirmed it has agreed to suspend legal action to reclaim copper mines Zambia seized three years ago, pending talks to settle the dispute.

Zambia ends legal spat with Vedanta over seized copper mines

Mining News Pro - Zambia has agreed to end legal action against billionaire Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta Resources Ltd. as President Hakainde Hichilema seeks to revive mining output in the southern African country.

Imperial Metals speeds up work to reopen Mount Polley copper mine

Mining News Pro - Imperial Metals is aiming to reopen its Mount Polley copper-gold mine in British Columbia, Canada, before the end of June, buoyed by high prices for the metal and a looming deficit.

GNRI considers sale of $1.5 billion Botswana copper mine

Mining News Pro - Private equity firm GNRI is considering options for its Khoemacau copper mine in Botswana including a possible sale, people familiar with the matter said.

Zambia “very close” to picking investor for Mopani copper mine

Mining News Pro - Zambia’s government is close to finding a private investor for Mopani Copper Mines, President Hakainde Hichilema said on Monday, in order to ramp up production at the mine, one of the biggest in the country.

Peru Copper Mines are at a Crisis and may affect the global price

Mining News Pro - To be sure, community conflicts are nothing new in Peru and some of the current unrest is more about protecting water supplies than grabbing a bigger share of the mineral spoils.

Barrick bets big on Pakistan with $7 billion copper mine project

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold Corp.’s first crack at building a copper mine in Pakistan was thwarted when the government denied it permits. A decade later, the company is making another — much bolder — attempt.

Ivanhoe’s Congo copper mine hits record production

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines saw its Kamoa-Kakula copper mining complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hit a new production record in the first quarter of this year, with 55,602 tonnes in the period.

What is new about the record breaking copper mine in Congo?

Mining News Pro - The mine, which has been on care and maintenance since 1993, is expected to have operational life of 14 years.

Anglo looks to the sea as water scarcity hits Chile copper mines

Mining News Pro - With no letup in Chile’s years-long drought, Anglo American Plc is looking at developing a desalination project in partnership with state-owned Codelco, Japan’s Mitsui & Co. and a local water utility.

Mount Polley copper mine in British Columbia ramping up to restart this spring

Mining News Pro - Hundreds of workers who worked at the Mount Polley copper mine near Williams Lake in British Columbia are being recalled and new ones being recruited, as the mine ramps up for a spring restart, buoyed by high copper prices.

Peru approves expansion of Las Bambas copper mine despite protests

Mining News Pro - MMG Ltd on Thursday said it has secured approval from Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines to expand its Las Bambas copper mine despite ongoing outrage from local indigenous communities.

Metals Acquisition clinches $1.1 billion deal for Glencore’s CSA copper mine

Mining News Pro - Blank-check firm Metals Acquisition Corp on Thursday emerged as the winner of a years-long race to acquire Glencore’s CSA copper mine in Australia with a $1.1 billion deal.

IGO drops plan to buy Glencore’s copper mine

Mining News Pro - Australian miner IGO Ltd said on Tuesday it discontinued negotiations with UK-based Glencore Plc to buy its CSA copper mine in New South Wales state, a week after entering exclusive discussions for the deal.

MMG to halt Las Bambas copper mine amid fresh blockade

Mining News Pro - MMG (HKG: 1208) said on Monday that it will have to halt production at its Las Bambas copper mine in Peru by February 20, following a new and ongoing blockade of the road used by the company, which has already forced the Chinese miner to curtail operations.

Conservation Groups Challenge Minnesota Copper Mine Permit

Mining News Pro - In a recent lawsuit filed Tuesday, conservation groups sued the US Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS), the Forest Service, and the Army Corps of Engineers, claiming that their approval of the PolyMet open-pit copper mine and land exchange violates the Endangered Species Act.

Battery Mineral Resources’ stock rises on drill results at Punitaqui copper mine

Mining News Pro - Battery Mineral Resources announced Tuesday encouraging drill core assay results from the 2021 drill program, focused on the Dalmacia and San Andres targets within the Punitaqui mine complex.

Rio Tinto and Mongolia settle feud over Oyu Tolgoi copper mine

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto Plc and the Mongolian government said on Tuesday they have reached an agreement to end a long-running dispute over the $6.93 billion expansion project for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mining project.

Rio Tinto and Mongolia settle feud over Oyu Tolgoi copper mine

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto Plc and the Mongolian government said on Tuesday they have reached an agreement to end a long-running dispute over the $6.93 billion expansion project for the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mining project.

Codelco adds 30 years to Andina copper mine

Mining News Pro - Chile state-owned copper miner Codelco has cut the ribbon at its $1.4 billion Andina Transfer project at its namesake division, which allows the world’s largest copper producer to extend the life of the asset for another 30 years.

Codelco adds 30 years to Andina copper mine

Mining News Pro - Chile state-owned copper miner Codelco has cut the ribbon at its $1.4 billion Andina Transfer project at its namesake division, which allows the world’s largest copper producer to extend the life of the asset for another 30 years.

BHP’s Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile hit by further water measures

Mining News Pro - BHP said on Wednesday it will modify operations at its Cerro Colorado copper mine in northern Chile to lessen the impact of a fresh ruling that prevents the company from drawing water from a nearby aquifer for 90 days, while it appeals the environmental court’s decision.

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