Keyword: "copper mine"

Mining News Pro - Poland’s Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has lambasted state-controlled miner KGHM (WSE:KGH) for buying the Sierra Gorda copper mine in northern Chile, saying that company has spent more than PLN 19.6 billion (about $5.2 billion) managing the operation and the ore processing plant over the last three years.

Mining News Pro - Miner Anglo American on Thursday completed the installation of a floating island of solar panels in a tailings pond associated with its flagship Los Bronces copper mine outside the Chilean capital of Santiago, a bid to boost efficiency at the deposit.

Mining News Pro - The autonomous Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville has rejected controversial changes to its Mining Act, which were said to be aimed at letting a new company extract the island’s riches.

Mining News Pro - Gold giant Barrick said Monday that while it continues to engage with the Zambian government and community stakeholders about a mutually-beneficial way forward for its Lumwana copper mine, it would consider selling the operation given the “challenging conditions” it’s facing.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has announced the signing of the Power Source Framework Agreement (PSFA) between its Oyu Tolgoi mine and the Government of Mongolia.

Mining News Pro - Chilean miner Collahuasi, owned by Anglo American Plc and Glencore Plc, has applied for an environmental permit to extend the life of its deposit with an estimated $3.2 billion investment, the company said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Canadian miner Lundin confirmed on Friday it was cutting 106 jobs at its Candelaria copper mine in Chile to "improve competitiveness and productivity", amid reports that workers had begun a 48-hour strike.

Mining News Pro - Boliden has installed four trolley assist truck units at its Aitik copper mine in Sweden as the company looks to step up its vision for fossil fuel-free operations, the company’s Technology Director, Staffan Sandström told attendees at Epiroc’s Power Change Days event in Örebro, Sweden, this week.

Mining News Pro - A tight copper market may be set to get a lot tighter, if a report this week from the world’s biggest miner of the metal is any indication.

Mining News Pro - Northparkes was Australia’s first highly efficient block cave mine, celebrated for its high quality copper and gold deposits and being the world’s most automated underground mine. Now, there are significant new operations afoot.

Mining News Pro - AKARTA – Freeport-McMoRan and Indonesia signed an agreement, paving way for the US miner to hand over majority control of the giant Grasberg copper and gold mine to a local State-owned company.

Mining News Pro - The copper mine Collahuasi in Chile is expected to produce 545 000 t of copper this year, 4% more than in 2017, its vice president of operations, Francisco Carvajal, told journalists on the sidelines of an event in Peru on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto is still looking to secure a domestic power source it needs for the mine under an agreement with the government.

Mining News Pro - Australia has comparatively high conversion costs relative to other top copper producing countries. But CRU cash costs at Australian mines are in line with the global average, due to Australian mines typically benefitting from high by-product credits.

Mining News Pro - By Fabian Cambero and Aislinn Laing Sept 3 (Reuters) - Chilean state miner Codelco halted the operations of three out of four furnaces at its Ventanas copper foundry on Monday morning after high levels of sulphur dioxide were detected, it said in a statement.

Mining News Pro - New labor contracts signed by the union and Escondida mining administration in recent days will increase copper production costs in the world`s largest copper producer, but the managers say they are looking for a solution to reduce costs.

Mining News Pro - LIMA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Indigenous protesters in Peru have blocked China-owned miner MMG Ltd from using a highway on their community`s farmland high in the Andes, keeping the company from transporting copper from its massive Las Bambas mine, the community`s attorney said on Monday.

Mining News Pro - LUSAKA – NFC Africa, majority owned by China Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited (CNMC), on Wednesday launched output at a new $832-million Zambian copper mine, extending the firm`s lifespan by over 20 years.

Mining News Pro - SANTIAGO – The union representing workers of Chilean copper mine Escondida signed a new collective labor contract on Friday, ending the risk of a strike that could have paralyzed the world`s biggest copper mine.

Mining News Pro - The union representing workers of Chilean copper mine Escondida signed a new collective labor contract on Friday, ending the risk of a strike that could have paralyzed the world`s biggest copper mine.

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