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Falling copper price hits Antofagasta

Antofagasta plc chief executive Diego Hernandez said he expected copper prices to remain “challenging”�...

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30 AUGUST 2013

Democratic Republic of the Congo: A step back

The overwhelming potential of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) mineral wealth has often been...


16 AUGUST 2013

Argentina: Promising prospects

Mining investment in Argentina is stalling after the boom years between 2002 and 2012. This key South...


09 AUGUST 2013

Miner's right: The times they are a changing

If the outlook for metal prices is as robust as some of the smarter people in some of the biggest investment...


12 JULY 2013

Miner's right: Tipping point for coal is now

Gold and copper executives might disagree, but the clear leader in the race for the title of sick man...


05 JULY 2013

Codelco invests US$1bn in green strategy

Chile's state-owned copper producer, Codelco, has invested US$1 billion to upgrade its smelters to ensure...

Antamina fined

The Peruvian government fined the owners of the Antamina copper-zinc mine around US$77,000 at the beginning...

Chile: Maximising potential

Higher metals prices in 2012 were a boon to Chile, which suffers from high operating costs. The country...

Chile: Fasten your seatbelts

Mining is an integral pillar of the Chilean economy, providing substantial economic growth and a fifth...

This week: 14/06/13

  Finance Rio Tinto agreed to sell its Eagle nickel-copper project (pictured) in Michigan, US, to...


14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Green shoots of recovery

It is in Andrew Mackenzie's interest to talk up China's growth prospects and for that reason alone the...


14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Green shoots of recovery?

It might be fanciful thinking, but there are signs emerging in the mining world that the keenly awaited...


10 MAY 2013