Chuquicamata, Chile Newswire

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  1. Biggest Copper Miner Joins Cutback Frenzy Sweeping IndustryRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Chile's state-owned producer will redesign its proposed Andina expansion in an effort to lower investments and the impact on the environment, Chief Executive Officer Nelson Pizarro told reporters in Santiago on Friday. A new pre- feasibility process will look to streamline water use, Pizarro said.

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  2. Codelco reports fire at Chuquicamata projectRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | SNL Financial

    In a statement issued Aug. 18, Codelco said the fire occurred underground at the mine's K1 tunnel, affecting two belts used to transport ore. "The fire occurred at a moment in which the transportation belt was stopped and without energy, due to scheduled maintenance at the division's concentrator plant," Codelco said.

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  3. Worst El Nino in 30 Years Pounds South American Economies, PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Bloomberg

    Residents wade through a flooded street in Lujan, Argentina, on Aug. 11. Overflowing rivers and streets being turned into waterways are resulting in the evacuation of large numbers of people in the province of Buenos Aires following several days of heavy rain. The El Nino climatic phenomenon has hit South America's southern cone with a vengeance in the past week, causing flooding and landslides that have damaged crops, cut off roads, disrupted copper mining and might even influence Argentina's presidential elections.

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  4. Major Chilean copper mine reopens following stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | West Australian

    Workers at one of Chile's major copper mines were back on the job Monday, after operations were paralyzed by a major storm that left six dead across the region. Output at state mining giant Codelco's Chuquicamata facility was suspended Sunday for three hours before "production lines returned to normal," the company said Monday.

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  5. need2know: Positive start in store as Wall St jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Age

    Local stocks are in store for a positive start after Wall Street had its strongest day in two weeks, rising on the back of corporate deal activity and a commodities' rally. Sam Choucair at AFEX forecasts that attention will switch largely offshore after an Aussie-centric week last week.

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  6. Copper Climbs From Six-Year Low as Chilean Rains Disrupt MiningRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    Copper rose from a six-year low after torrential rains in Chile halted work at some of the world's biggest mines, easing concerns over production surpluses. Codelco, the largest copper-mining company, evacuated workers from Chuquicamata on Sunday, while its Rodomiro Tomic operation was suspended because of poor visibility and dangerous conditions for trucks, the state-owned firm said.

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  7. Copper Climbs From 6-Year Low on China Speculation as Tin SlumpsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    Copper rose from a six-year low and nickel advanced on speculation that China's government will take steps to prop up economic growth. Tin fell for a second day.

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  8. As storms batter Chile's coast, six dead, mudslides hit roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | AlertNet

    People remove debris from a small shop destroyed by a heavy storm in Vina del Mar, Chile, Aug 8, 2015. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido SANTIAGO, Aug 9 - Heavy rain and winds hit the southern cone of South America over the weekend, battering the Chilean coastline and leading to the precautionary suspension of work at some mines in the top copper exporter.

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  9. Heavy rains, winds prompt temporary suspension of work at some mines in ChileRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Business Insurance

    Heavy downpours and winds have hit the southern cone of South America and have resulted in suspension of work at some mines in Chile, reported Reuters. Chilean mining firm Codelco said that it had temporarily suspended operations at its Radomiro Tomic and Chuquicamata mines.

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  10. Copper Rebounds From Six-Year Low as Industrial Metals AdvanceRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    Copper headed higher, rebounding from a six- year low, as metals advanced on speculation that China's government will take further steps to arrest an economic slowdown in the world's biggest consumer. All industrial metals except tin rose, with copper advancing as much as 0.4 percent, after falling as much as 1.1 percent, and nickel rising as much as 2.2 percent.

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  11. Copper Hits Six-Year Low After China Data Shows Weak DemandRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Washington Post

    Copper dropped to a six-year low and aluminum fell after inflation and trade data from China underscored weakening demand in the world's biggest consumer. Copper fell as much as 1.1 percent to $5,118 a metric ton, adding to a five-week decline and headed for its worst run since January.

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  12. Major copper mine in Chile closed by stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Bangkok Post

    Chile's state mining giant Codelco -- the world's top copper producer -- called off operations at one of its largest facilities Sunday due to a major storm that has killed at least five people. The Chuquicamata copper mine, in the desert town of Calama, 1000 km north of Santiago, Chile, is pictured on October 25, 2005 "At Chuquicamata, work was suspended at about 1700 GMT since the rain is potentially very dangerous for workers on the job," a Codelco statement said.

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  13. UPDATE 1-Codelco's Ministro Hales mine halted as protesters occupy siteRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Reuters

    Chile state copper producer Codelco said it had suspended operations at its Ministro Hales mine in northern Chile after the complex was seized by striking contract workers. Contract workers affiliated with the Confederation of Copper Workers, or CTC, have been on strike across Codelco's operations since July 21. The contractors - cleaners, drivers, and other workers, including some miners - are demanding the right to negotiate a benefits package similar to the one offered to Codelco's regular employees.

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  14. Workers' strike temporarily shuts down major copper mine in ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The China Post

    The world's largest copper producer Codelco said Tuesday that operations were back to normal at a northern Chile mine after a brief stoppage during a week-old strike by contract workers. About 800 workers employed by subcontractors hired by Codelco have been on strike for a week to demand higher wages.

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  15. UPDATE 3-Codelco restarts Chuquicamata mine after strike forces haltRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Reuters

    A week-long strike by Codelco contract workers in Chile briefly stopped work at its second-largest copper mine on Tuesday, as Codelco Chief Executive Officer Nelson Pizarro negotiated with companies that employ the striking workers. State-run Codelco, the world's No.

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  16. Copper Prices Rebound From Six-Year Low on Zambia Supply ThreatRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Copper futures gained the most in two weeks on concern that power restrictions in Zambia will cut supplies there and have ripple effects at global mines. First Quantum Minerals Ltd. said on Monday that Zambia's state-run power company declared force majeure for supply of electricity to its Kansanshi operation.

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  17. HandsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Dissident Voice

    The journalist interviewed an ancient miner, a man who was used as a tool in the depths of the darkness of mines his entire life. The color of his skin, the sound of his breath, the sadness in his eyes - these human characteristics were the characteristics of the mine itself, as if the inhumanity of the mine had overcome the humanity of the person.

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  18. PwC Mine 2015: Cautious on Copper Supply GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Resource Investing News

    PricewaterhouseCoopers recently put out its Mine 2015 report, which looks at the top 40 mining companies globally. In it, the firm covers a number of themes in the mining space, including differing points of view on the state of the copper market.

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  19. Market Report, "Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile - Alternative ...Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    It is a state-owned company, which explores, develops and exploits copper mineral resources and byproducts, processes and commercializes.the fine copper and by products produced from the resources. It produces copper mineral and metallic byproducts, such as molybdenum, cathodes, RAF ingots, concentrates, molybdenum, sulphuric acid and anodic slimes.

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  20. Miners Begin to Recover from Atacama DelugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | International Business Times

    Chile's Atacama Desert is home to several major copper and titanium mines, and the recent torrential rainfall has forced many of these mines to temporarily shut down as the Chilean government declared a state of emergency on the usually arid region. The Copiapo River experienced heavy flooding in numerous locations, closing down provincial roads and disrupting access to some mine sites.

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