The company is focusing on assets with the potential to add as much as 1.1 million ounces of gold to its total output beyond 2021.
Chile Mining News
The meeting is not a return to mediation but an attempt to agree to return to the negotiating table, the union said.
Copper hits 20-month high after world's number one miner says can't honour supply contracts from Escondida, responsible for 5% of global output.
Strike at Escondida, export ban and smelter problems at Grasberg and community clashes at Las Bambas.
Vancouver company pays $65 million cash for a 4% stream on El Morro deposit, half of NuevoUnion, its joint venture with Teck.
The company's request for government mediation effectively extends talks and pushes back the start of a potential strike to Feb. 13.
Strike could begin as early as Friday, but will likely be postponed for a five-day government mediation to attempt a resolution.
Chile closes ports servicing some of the world's biggest copper mines due to rough seas while Escondida strike looms.
The miner reported broadly higher output in the fourth quarter across all divisions, except for copper, which suffered from lower grades and strikes.
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But lower all-in sustaining costs mitigated the impact of decreased production, preliminary full-year figures show.
Strike threat at BHP's Escondida in Chile, the world's largest copper mine, lifts price to 19-month high.
State forecaster of Chile, responsible for 28% of global copper output, sees US demand bouncing back helping to create supply shortage this year and next.
Moves is expected to help the copper giant cope with a recently passed law that forces it to give 10% of its revenues to the armed forces.
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The strike has not had a significant impact on mine and consolidated production, the company said.
World number four miner announces ambitious production, reserves and cost-cutting targets.
Experts and industry actors interviewed by MINING.com see prices picking up this year, driven by declining supplies and the prospect of increased demand coming from construction, electric vehicles and other renewable technologies.
Operations have been halted since Friday, when one of the two unions blocked all access to El Peñón as a way to press management.
The Vancouver-based company plans to complete 6,000 metres of additional drilling at Filo del Sol, its flagship project.
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The project, known as Laguna Verde, is located in the country’s north, known for its vast salt flats under which experts say there is enough of the commodity to supply the world for decades.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
Top gold producer's plans to revive giant Pascua Lama gold-silver-copper project on course after Chile rejects community attempts to block revisions.
The gold producer said the region will play an increasingly important role in its growth strategy.