The state miner is seeking private-sector partners to develop and exploit its vast Maricunga and Pedernales deposits in the north of Chile.
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Zinc major Nexa Resources up more than 12% since Friday's IPO.
A source said the LME had made contact with established online venues Trayport and EBS, which are currently focused largely on energy and foreign exchange.
In third-quarter production report, Glencore lowered its output guidance for copper, zinc and coal but said full-year earnings would not suffer.
Prices for cobalt metal, used in production of electric vehicle batteries, have tripled to nine-year peaks above $30 a pound from below $10 a pound in late 2015.
General managers average $212,790 per year at Canadian mines
Demand for cobalt is expected to soar in coming years as governments battle pollution and more electric cars are built.
Imperial Metals reduced metal production targets earlier this month.
Mining companies, including Newmont Mining Corp, Teck Resources and Barrick Gold Corp, reported increased costs this week in their quarterly earnings.
Lacklustre performances by small mining companies on the London Stock Exchange are driving rivals in need of cash to find alternative ways to raise capital.
The wrong coal mix tanks shares in Teck Resources, Canada's largest diversified miner.
Teck expects larger proportion of coal sales in fourth quarter to be non-premium, reducing average realized price to about 85 percent of benchmark prices.
In order to store new quantum data that can be processed by quantum computers, scientists are exploring the possibilities that copper offers.
Among other geopolitical developments, the drop is attributable to investors getting calmer over the news that China's economic policy will see few changes in the near future.
Investors ignore positive third quarter results to focus on lack of meaningful progress in talks with Indonesia over future of giant Grasberg mine.
Despite the quarterly increase in net cash costs Antofagasta said the 2017 costs would be below the $1.30 per pound previously forecast.
"I think that the third-quarter results will confirm that the full-year EBITDA will be higher than last year," says KGHM CEO Radoslaw Domagalski-Labedzki
"Barrick must be stopped!", a junior miner wrote.
While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.
Mines minister says will follow new recommendations of environment regulator reviving projects like giant Tampakan, Silangan copper-gold mines.
Indonesia's PT Aneka Tambang Tbk received a recommendation from the mining ministry for an additional 1.25 million tonnes of nickel ore exports over the next 12 months, Chief Executive Arie Prabowo Ariotedjo said on Tuesday.
President Xi's enormous power means his pet projects like One Belt–One Road and Xiongan New Area will receive the full backing of the state.
The agency is urging mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to be high risk.
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Refined copper production was 774,000 tonnes last month, up 3.3 percent from 749,000 tonnes in August, according to the NBS data.