While Nelson Pizarro could well stay on as Codelco's chief executive officer, the government is putting together a shortlist of candidates.
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Early output of 1,720 carats of emeralds, including 826 carats of top quality ones, was achieved through a bulk-sampling program carried out within eight weeks of the completing the acquisition of the mine
Workers in the mine's largest union last week rejected an offer for a new labor contract, triggering a period of government mediation.
The Canadian miner says any contemplated amendments in a new mining code will not apply to Fekola without its consent.
Pinera’s government has vowed to reactivate $50 billion in mining investments that it says have been held back by red tape.
Global copper output is expected to climb from 20.4 million tonnes this year to 28 million tonnes by 2027.
It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.
Chile development agency Corfo filed a complaint last week to block the sale of a 32% stake in SQM to China's Tianqi Lithium or any related entities.
The miner expects daily copper ore output at its Chilean mine Sierra Gorda to increase by 18% next year from current levels.
Best performance in three years.
“The dominant union, which represents the majority of workers, is not involved in the action,” an official statement reads.
Gold now represents just under 70 per cent of the Central Bank's international reserves.
The Mayor of the city of Quilpué rejected the proposal.
The company now has an extraction quota of 88,885 metric tonnes of metallic lithium.
The world's 10 largest copper mines accounted for 25% global output in 2017 – on average these deposits were discovered 95 YEARS ago.
The boss of the world's top gold miner has bought 306,000 additional shares in the company.
Chile-focused miner is raising its dividend by 177%.
Ross Beaty, Chairman of Pan American Silver and Pablo Guzman, Bolivian Ambassador in Canada, provided opening remarks highlighting the importance of silver mining in Bolivia and positive relations between Canada and Bolivia over the last 12 years.
The project could become the first mine Codelco operates abroad.
Workers had downed tools on Monday to demand higher wages and better benefits, according to a union leader.
Unionized workers company’s latest offer for a collective labour agreement.
Company expects to lose about 200,000 tonnes in steelmaking coal output.
Constitutional Court has requested additional information.
Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.
Using a 3-D layer of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), or silicone, reduces dendrite growth, which makes batteries safer and longer-lasting.