BRIEF-Richmont Mines reports strong results from Island Gold Mine expansion case preliminary economic assessment
* Richmont Mines reports strong results from the Island Gold Mine expansion case preliminary economic assessment
SANTIAGO, March 5 Chilean fertilizer, lithium and iodine producer SQM's 2012 net profit percent jumped 19 percent to $649.167 million as revenue rose, the company said in a statement to the regulator on Tuesday.
SQM has said it will invest about $500 million this year to boost its output capacity.
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* Europe's No.2 copper miner, Poland's state-run KGHM, is not concerned about the recent strengthening of zloty, the company's Chief Executive Radoslaw Domagalski-Labedzki says