The reduction in global expectations for the price in 2019, coupled with the trade war, will keep investors away, maintaining a downwards trend in the price for the short term.
Chile Mining News
Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.
The internal review found “significant errors” in CCHEN’s accounting of the sales of the world’s top lithium producers Albemarle and SQM between 1984 - 2015.
Toronto-based private-equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management is launching a proxy fight with Hudbay Minerals, pushing to overhaul the board and oust its chief executive over alleged "mismanagement."
The global initiative requires member countries to disclose how they allocate licences and how much they receive from the companies in tax, royalties and other contributions.
The company's new boss Mark Bristow beleives that Chile is a “great” destination for miners, despite Barrick’s difficulties advancing the massive Pascua-Lama project.
Surge will continue to hold its interest in its cobalt projects in both Chile and Ontario, and its lithium brine project in Chile.
Chile's Collahuasi copper mine is seeking "synergies" with companies with operations close to its own mine in the Atacama area.
Use of sea water, both desalinated and direct from the ocean, to increase by 230% over 2018 levels.
Production of the red metal, the agency says, could reach a record of 7.25 million tonnes as early as 2025.
The 18-month remediation plan includes a new online system to monitor SQM's extraction rates of both brine and fresh water from beneath the salt flat.
Global demand for lithium is expected to quadruple by 2025.
But over the long term, the global copper deficit is expected to shrink, and the market will shift to oversupply.
Metso has agreed to acquire HighService Service, the service business of the Chilean mining technology and maintenance provider HighService Corp.
Ore grades and efficient processing increase output in the world's top producer of the red metal.
The project at Collahuasi is one of the world's largest copper mines, with an estimated 2018 production of 545,000 tonnes.
Under the contract, Albemarle had agreed to provide as much as 25 percent of its annual production at a discount to companies seeking to produce battery metals within Chile.
Automakers, governments, miners and other have increasingly lobbied officials for access to Chile's coveted resources.
As mining activity surges, water tables are falling amid growing environmental concerns.
The report does have a caveat.
Don’t listen to what miners say. Look at what they do.
We are focusing on the good clients who have an end-user market.
The new unit is in charge of developing new technologies that boost productivity, promote environmental sustainability and improve worker safety.
Americas Market Intelligence says companies need to do their due diligence.
With the post-election honeymoon just about over, 2019 is the year Pinera must deliver.