The world's No.1 copper miner will keep output targets and won't make major changes to its $25 billion investment plan.
Six people have been killed in anti-mining protests so far this year, including three at last week's clash between police and locals near Las Bambas copper mine.
He said the over 1,000 cubic metres of liquid cyanide spilled into a local river did not cause any environmental damage to justify keeping operations suspended.
Argentina’s presidential election, the first to be decided in a second and final round since the constitution was changed in the 1990s, will be key for the country’s economy, particularly its mining sector.
Local judge had initially ordered a five-day suspension of the leaching process, but has decided to extend it “as a precautionary measure."
According to SRK, the company needs to spend $84 million over the first four years of the project
So far, copper prices have failed to react significantly to news of supply disruptions, remaining more responsive to news from China, the world’s largest consumer.
The company's president, Kelvin Dushnisky, said he expects the imminent sale of six U.S. assets to close before the end of the year.
Number five is a single pit that produces 77 million tonnes of iron ore per year.
The judge also ruled that a group of independent specialists should inspect the mine and take samples of soil, water and nearby vegetation.
The alleged deals involve Glencore's Collahausi mine in Chile, as well as Antamina and Antapaccay copper mines in Peru.
The country’s environmental management authority found the copper concentrate imported from Chile had high levels of arsenic, a toxic substance.
The announcement comes only days after Anglo announced a $330m deal to sell lossmaking South African platinum mines to Sibanye Gold.
Chief executive Nelson Pizarro warned Codelco is ready to “cut costs to the bones,” and revealed the layoff process has already started.
The London-listed precious stones miner plans to buy two emerald projects in Colombia.
The project is considered key for Codelco, as it is the only one that will allow the state-owned miner to increase production in the coming years.
The miner has responded to deteriorating market conditions by slashing spending and cutting jobs, mostly at its North American operations.
The miners expect significant savings and environmental advantages by combining the two neighbouring projects, which are only 40 kilometres apart.
Authorities say the $2.5 billion illicit mining industry is creating a parallel economy that is deemed to damage the business of those who operate legally.
The price for the two assets could rise to $500m from $200m, depending on an eventual recovery of copper prices and the execution of an expansion plan for the Mantoverde mine.
Mick Carew, a research analyst with Haywood Securities, hopes we have found the bottom of the commodity cycle but expects M&A activity to continue apace through the rest of this year and into 2016.
New York court must decide by September whether or not it accepts Vale and BSGR request to dismiss the lawsuit that claims they conspired to steal Rio's rights over the asset.
Cerro Grande said the events had adversely impacted operations at its Pimenton mine in Chile, and will have a negative impact on its fourth fiscal quarter, ending Sept. 30, 2015.
Co-President Kelvin Dushnisky will take over as president as the world’s largest gold producer restructures management to boost efficiencies.
With record production of 10.564 million barrels per day in June 2015, Saudi Arabia has been one of the major driving forces behind the current oil price slump.
Codelco, the world's No.1 copper producer, confirmed it will start legal actions against protesters this week.
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