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2008-09-03 09:00:32

Chilean copper mining giant seeks joint venture with Chinese company SANTIAGO, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Chilean state-owned copper firm Nacional del Cobre (Codelco) is seeking a joint venture with Chinese company MinMetals to explore minerals in African and Asian countries. Local media quoted sources from Codelco as saying on Tuesday that the joint venture will be one of the major steps between the two companies to cement cooperation and seek mutual benefits. Coldeco, the world's...

2008-08-28 06:00:54

By Pav Jordan Global mining innovation, which has been treading water for about half a century, could be about to break out as it looks to robots and other new technology for inspiration, according to mining experts. Miners will have to start spending more on innovation as they tackle tougher terrain to reach riches, said Sverker Hartwig, an inventor and the head of technology at Atlas Copco, a global mine machinery maker. "Here is the problem," Hartwig said in an interview in Chile, a...

2008-08-11 09:01:11

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - Centenario Copper Corporation (TSX:CCT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rene Oliva as Franke Operations Manager, effective August 11, 2008. Mr Oliva is a Mining Civil Engineer with over 21 years of experience in mining operations throughout Chile, working for Codelco and LAC Minerals. Most recently, he was Mine Manager of the Andina Division of Codelco (over 2,600 workers), where he developed and implemented a mine-to-mill concept...

2008-08-01 06:00:35

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S. A. (Arequipa, Peru) is planning a $1 billion expansion at its Cerro Verde copper mine in order to boost production from 300,000 tons of copper per year to 400,000 tons per year. Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde is controlled 53.56% by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Incorporated (NYSE:FCX), 21% by SMM Cerro Verde Netherlands B.V., 18.5% by Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A. (NYSE:BVN), and 6.94% by...

2008-06-17 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Teck Cominco Limited (NYSE:TCK) (Vancouver, British Columbia) and Chile's state-owned Empresa Nacional de Mineria (ENAMI) (Santiago) are advancing construction in a $385 million project at Andacollo mine, which is located in central Chile about 40 kilometers southeast of La Serena. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at...

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