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BHP still top, but not for long

Glencore and Rio Tinto snapping at heels of longstanding number one


16 APRIL 2015

Maricunga still partially suspended after Chile rains

Damage caused by heavy rains continues to affect mine output in Chile's north

Central/South America

09 APRIL 2015

Flooding hits Chile's copper mines

Torrential rain leads to Chilean copper mines suspending operations


26 MARCH 2015

Future of massive cave projects in the dark

Block caving has been called the mining method of the future. The present, though, is throwing up some...


23 MARCH 2015

Coro maintains focus amid setbacks

The Vancouver-based executive set up Coro Mining, along with chairman Robert Watts, back in 2004. With...

Central/South America

24 FEBRUARY 2015

Cochilco lowers copper price forecast

The firm downgraded its 2015 estimate to US$2.85/Ib, or US$6,284/t, from US$3/Ib, or US$6,615/t. It didn’t...

Central/South America

02 FEBRUARY 2015

Engineer switches focus to stay busy

First Codelco selected the firm to provide engineering services at its new secondary ore grinding processing...


30 JANUARY 2015

Codelco approves Chuquicamata underground

The company had already spent around US$900 million on the project and has now received the go-ahead...


05 JANUARY 2015

Change at Antofagasta

Herrera previously held various positions at BHP Billiton, including president at its Pampa Norte copper...


05 DECEMBER 2014

Blowing in the wind

Chile, says global accounting firm EY, is at the “epicentre of [a growing worldwide] conflict” with its...

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31 OCTOBER 2014

Geographic diversification paying off for Sedgman

Sedgman attributed A$10.04 million (US$8.8 million) in sales to its Chile office and a further A$2.25...


30 OCTOBER 2014

Chile minister looks for reform boost

“I’m from the north of Chile where mining is a vocation,” Williams told Mining Journal in an interview...

Central/South America

28 OCTOBER 2014