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Fabian Cambero

Antarctic ice shelves: Searching for clues on climate change

Feb 16 2019

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica In a remote island outpost on the edge of the Antarctic, hundreds of miles from the southern tip of Chile, scientists at a research base are scouring the ice for clues about everything from climate change to cures for cancer.

Venezuela opposition delivers first cargo of humanitarian aid: Guaido

Feb 11 2019

CARACAS Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido, said on Monday his team had delivered a first cargo of the humanitarian aid that has become a flashpoint in his tussle with President Nicolas Maduro, without specifying how it had received it.

Chilean copper miner Codelco part-suspends operations amid heavy rain

Feb 08 2019

SANTIAGO Chilean state miner Codelco said on Friday heavy rains had forced suspension of operations at its northern copper mines Chuquicamata and Ministro Hales.

Anglo-American lays off 180 workers at Chile copper mine

Jan 30 2019

SANTIAGO Global miner Anglo American laid off 180 workers at its flagship Los Bronces mine in central Chile, part of a plan to boost productivity at the deposit that has raised the ire of some of its unionized workers.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Cochilco keeps 2019 copper forecast at $3.05/lb amid trade war, Brexit

Jan 17 2019

Jan 17 Chile's Cochilco state copper commission on Thursday maintained its average price prediction of $3.05 per pound for 2019, rising to $3.08 for 2020, amid the continuing U.S.-China trade war and further potential volatility because of Brexit.

Chile's Collahuasi plans resource sharing with Canada's Teck Resources

Jan 09 2019

Chile's Collahuasi copper mine is talking to Canada's Teck Resources Ltd about resource-sharing as the two companies embark on ambitious expansion projects, its Chief Executive Jorge Gomez said on Wednesday.

Chile copper mines to triple use of sea water in 10 years: report

Jan 08 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's copper industry will triple its use of sea water for industrial processes in the next decade, state copper agency Cochilco said on Tuesday, as global miners in the world's top producer of the red metal seek alternatives amid growing water shortages.

Chile copper output to jump by 30 percent in 10 years: report

Jan 07 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's copper production could jump by nearly 30 percent over the next 10 years, Chile’s state copper agency Cochilco said on Monday.

Chilean port workers reach deal to end strike, fruit exports to resume

Dec 21 2018

SANTIAGO Workers at Chile's flagship port of Valparaiso said on Friday that they had reached a deal to put an end to a strike that had complicated fruit exports at the start of the austral summer.

Chile prosecutors examine possible Iranian oil link to fumes that sent hundreds for treatment

Dec 17 2018

SANTIAGO Chilean law enforcement officials are investigating the delivery of Iranian crude oil to state energy company ENAP as a possible source of the noxious fumes that caused hundreds of people to seek hospital treatment in August, a prosecutors' office told Reuters.

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