SANTIAGO Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output.
SANTIAGO Chile's mining minister Baldo Prokurica said royalties for the ultralight battery metal lithium would be set on a "case-by-case" basis from now on, using a negotiation model similar to that used with top producers in Chile's Atacama salt flat.
EL TENIENTE MINE, Chile The world's top copper miner Codelco has added its first hybrid dumptruck to its fleet at its El Teniente mine, the company said on Wednesday, in a global mining industry that is increasingly seeking to reduce its emissions and environmental footprint.
LOS PELAMBRES MINE, Chile The global fight against climate change will boost demand for copper, a key metal used in the production of electric vehicles, Antofagasta chairman Jean-Paul Luksic said on Wednesday.
SANTIAGO, April 12 The global copper industry
will be rocked by more disruptions this year than in 2018,
contributing to a supply deficit as demand for the red metal
continues to grow, the top executive of Chilean miner
Antofagasta told Reuters.
SANTIAGO China's Tianqi Lithium Corp has come to an agreement over the governance of Chilean miner SQM with key shareholder Pampa Group, easing away from hostilities over control of the world's second-biggest producer of lithium.
SANTIAGO Chile's Codelco, the world's biggest copper producer, is "perfectly well financed" for the next two years as it pushes forward with its largest-ever drive to revitalize its aging mines, Chairman Juan Benavides said on Wednesday.
SANTIAGO, April 9 Chilean miner Collahuasi this
year expects to match its 2018 production of copper, an all-time
high for the company, its top executive said on Tuesday.
SANTIAGO Anglo American, one of the world's top miners, says productivity could jump by as much as a third at its Chilean copper mines within three years as it rolls out new technologies, the head of the company's copper division said in an interview.
SANTIAGO Polish miner KGHM and a union representing workers at its Sierra Gorda copper mine in Chile have come to an agreement over contract talks, the head of the union told Reuters, heading off the threat of a strike.