Felipe Iturrieta

Chilean retailer Cencosud shares up 4.8 pct on mall unit IPO announcement

Aug 31 2018

Aug 31 The Chilean retailer Cencosud saw its shares rise 4.8 percent within half an hour of announcing on Friday it would float its commercial shopping mall subsidiary on the local stock exchange.

Chile's SQM expects lithium prices to dip in second half

Aug 24 2018

SANTIAGO, Aug 24 Chilean lithium miner SQM said it forecast lithium prices dropping as much as 10 percent in the second half of the year compared to the first but stressed it saw no problems with potential water restrictions in the Atacama salt flat where it operates.

Nine planes grounded by bomb threats in South America: Chilean authorities

Aug 16 2018

SANTIAGO Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on Thursday because of bomb threats issued to Chile's civil aviation authority, its director general told journalists.

Four planes make emergency landings in Chile and Peru after bomb threats -authorities

Aug 16 2018

SANTIAGO, Aug 16 Four planes were forced to make emergency landings in Chile and Peru on Thursday due to bomb threats issued to the Chilean Civil Aviation Authority, it said in a statement.

Chile's Codelco revises plans to convert Chuquicamata copper mine

Aug 08 2018

Chile's state copper firm Codelco on Wednesday announced a $4.881 billion investment to convert its open cast Chuquicamata mine into an underground facility.

Chilean union calls on BHP to change strategy in Escondida mine talks

Aug 07 2018

SANTIAGO The union at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, said on Tuesday that BHP must alter its negotiating strategy and improve its contract offer during a final phase of talks if it hoped to avoid a strike.

Chile says lithium miner Albemarle slow to respond on contract details

Jul 30 2018

SANTIAGO Chile's government said on Monday that lithium miner Albemarle had been slow to respond to the government's requests for information about a contract the U.S.-based miner signed with the South American country in 2016.

Chile's Mallplaza opens flat from IPO price in biggest ever local bourse launch

Jul 27 2018

July 27 Chilean commercial mall operator Mallplaza opened at 1,431 pesos on the local stock market, roughly flat from its initial public offering price (IPO) after raising $533 million in the biggest ever launch on the Chilean bourse.

Chile's Copec SA approves expansion plan with estimated investment of $2.35 bln

Jul 24 2018

SANTIAGO, July 24 Chilean industrial conglomerate Empresas Copec SA said on Tuesday it approved the expansion of a cellulose production project, which will require an estimated investment of $2.35 billion.

Chile fishermen race to recapture escaped salmon that could pose risk

Jul 13 2018

SANTIAGO Chilean fishermen were working Thursday to recover hundreds of thousands of salmon that escaped from a fish farm as environmentalists warned of possible risks if they are eaten by humans, the government said. | Video

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