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Copper Cathode production Rises 15%

17 April 2019 - 10:31
Copper cathode production of National Iranian Copper Industries Company (NICICO) reached 247,000 tons during last Iranian year (ended March 20,2019), indicating a 15 percent growth compared with the corresponding period of the previous year.

SQM to acquire 80% interest in Revelo's copper projects in Chile

12 April 2019 - 20:35
Revelo Resources (TSXV: RVL) and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE: SQM) signed this week an exploration option agreement under which the latter can acquire up to an 80% interest in Calvario and Mirador, two of Revelo's copper-focused projects in northern Chile.

Antofagasta to decide on $3B Centinela mine expansion by 2021

12 April 2019 - 20:27
Chilean copper miner Antofagasta Plc (LON:ANTO) will make a decision about going ahead with a $3B expansion of its Centinela mine, located in the country’s north, by the end of next year or in 2021.

From turbines to thermostats: copper miners eye high-tech demand

11 April 2019 - 17:12
Growing demand for smart thermostats, wind turbines and other high-tech devices is expected to keep copper the dominant material used in electrical components, industry players said, offsetting rising use of aluminum, a cheaper alternative to conduct electricity.

Revitalizing its copper mines may not be sufficient to keep Chile at the fore

11 April 2019 - 17:04
Codelco and other copper mining giants are set to plow billions of dollars into the revitalization of Chile's mines, but that may not be enough to keep the country from losing ground to competitors elsewhere in the world.

SolGold scores again at Cascabel project

11 April 2019 - 15:05
Ecuador-focused miner SolGold (LON, TSX:SOLG) said drilling at its Cascabel copper-gold project in the country’s north has revealed previously unknown mineralization, further increasing the size of one of the biggest copper discoveries of recent years.

India’s state copper miner plans $800m expansion

10 April 2019 - 09:09
Indian state copper miner Hindustan Copper is in the initial stages of an $800 million expansion program, Resources Monitor reported Tuesday.

A million tons of copper is on the way: it may not be enough

9 April 2019 - 14:53
Giant mines currently under construction will churn out an additional 1 million tons of copper through 2023, but that won’t be enough to fully close an expected gap between supply and demand in the next few years.

Anglo vows to quit Los Bronces $3B expansion if it affects nearby glaciers

9 April 2019 - 14:42
Global miner Anglo American (LON: AAL) will abandon plans to expand its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile if any potential damage to the nearby glaciers and ground water is identified.

MMG’s subsidiary in Peru reaches deal with blockaders at Las Bambas copper mine

8 April 2019 - 17:14
Following a mediation session led by representatives of Peru’s national government, Indigenous leaders and executives from Minera Las Bambas, a subsidiary of China’s MMG, reached an agreement that puts an end to a 2-month long conflict at Las Bambas copper mine.
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