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Coro acquires new copper-gold porphyry project in Chile

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA(Marketwire Aug. 14, 2012) Coro Mining Corp. ("Coro" or the "Company") (TSXCOP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement to acquire the El Inca Property from a local Chilean company. The 1,706 hectare Property is located approximately 4km northeast of the village of Inca de Oro, in the III Region of Chile, at an elevation of 1,700m

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In situ recovery, an alternative to conventional methods

Conventional mining in open pit and underground mines involves removing ore (and waste) from the ground, and then processing it to extract the metals of interest.

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Orestone Options Resguardo Copper Project in Chile

Orestone Mining Corp. is a Canadian based company that owns a 100% percent interest in the Captain gold copper project located approximately 30 kilometres south of the Mt. Milligan Mine in British Columbia and has an option to purchase a 100% interest in the Resguardo copper project in Chile.

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Chile's Thirst for Water LatinAmericanScience

May 12, 2014The region is one of Chile's epicenters of copper mining, with a large percentage of the country's copper exports coming from mines that lie east of the city in the Andes. But mining is water-intensive and competing over the scarce resource are twenty-eight mining companies operating in a country which is extremely favorable to their activities.

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The 10 biggest copper mines in the world Mining

Nov 04, 2013Escondida, Chile. Escondida copper mine in the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile is currently the world's largest copper mine by reserve. The mine contained more than 32 million tonnes (Mt) of recoverable copper reserves at the end of 2012.

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Moving Copper in Chile Intermodal Solutions Group

Moving copper in Chile from a mine site to the port Case Studies Series 9. Watch and learn more about moving copper in Chile!

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Chile's mining industry A pillar of the Chilean economy

Mar 31, 2015Ever since the copper mining boom in Chile in the early 1990s, the mining sector represented 8.5 percent of the country's total gross domestic product (GDP) and 47 percent of its exports. With continual amendments on mining laws in the country, Chile has become one of the most favorable mining investment destinations for foreigners.

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Mining in Chile BNamericas

With the world experiencing slumping commodities prices, mining in Chile has started to adjust to the new copper price forecast.

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Innovations Introduction to Copper Mining Extraction

The Copper Age The Bronze Age The Middle Ages and Later Mining. Copper minerals and ores are found in both igneous and sedimentary rocks. Mining of copper ores is carried out using one of two methods. Underground mining is achieved by sinking shafts to the appropriate levels and then driving horizontal tunnels, called adits, to reach the ore.

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Exclusive Chile copper firms try to rejig contracts to

Exclusive Chile copper firms try to rejig contracts to tap renewable energy. But it is also a response to technology-driven declines in worldwide renewables prices, which at times are allowing clean energy generators to undercut fossil fuel providers even in countries like Chile with no significant subsidies.

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ABB in Mining

Canada is one of the largest mining nations providing a variety of jobs at all levels, but in an industry dominated by men, mining and mineral processing has the least amount of women employed worldwide. Women in Mining Canada (WiM) is looking to change the mining

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THE CHILEAN MINING Inicio Cochilco

Mining remains as the main economic activity in Chile despite the fall in the commodities prices. Chile remains as the main cooper producer in the world; nevertheless, its participation is declining. The end of the Super cycle impacted the Chilean economy, reducing tax revenues, labor and investing portfolio.

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Chile Copper YouTube

Jun 10, 2015Educational video by Consejo Minero (Chilean Mining Council) on the copper production process, the metal's properties and uses as well as the importance of mining to Chile, world leader in copper

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SOUTH AMERICA Freeport-McMoRan fcx

FCX operates two copper mines in South America ― Cerro Verde in Peru and El Abra in Chile. In addition to copper, the Cerro Verde mine also produces molybdenum concentrate and silver. In addition to copper, the Cerro Verde mine also produces molybdenum concentrate and silver.

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Chile achieves record copper production in 2018 Mining

Chile produces record 5.83Mt copper in 2018. Chile is the world's largest producer of copper and increased its market share to 27.7% of global production in 2018 from 26.7% in 2017.

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ACID MINE DRAINAGE CASE STUDY OF ONE OF THE

El Teniente site, a copper mine located in Chile is currently equipped with a cobalt removal water treatment plant before discharge to the environment. Some extensive pilot tests were conducted using softening, ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis for further reducing the effluent sulphate concentration.

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Industrial Water optimisation in mining sector

port of Antofagasta, Chile. The mine is located on a desert with an annual . rainfall of approximately 1mm and produces approximately 75 000 tonnes of copper each year. Xstrata's copper operations use a process called heap leaching where a mildly acidic solution is sprayed over crushed copper ore to leach out the mineral the process uses a significant

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Innovative Solutions for Seawater Use in Mining

Copper mining, Chiles main water‐consuming in mining, consumes 15.4 m 3 /s of fresh water. Of this fresh water, 85% is of continental origin, which includes surface water, groundwater, and water purchased from third parties (see Figure 4 ).

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"Mining Investments in Chile and Copper Production

1.Chilean Mining Investment Project Portfolio Valued in 67 Bn US$ EL T i t MiEL Teniente Mine Current Mine New Level Future Level Portfolio of 30 Copper and Gold Silver Mining Projects (64.2 Bn US$) ANGLO AMERICAN Los Bronces Exp. to 160 kTPD Santiago Large Expansion Construction 2.500 FREEPORT MC MORAN El Abra Sulfolix Antofag.

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Mining and Metallurgical Waste Management in the

Chilean copper industry like any mining and metallurgi cal industry generates very large amounts of mineral and meta llurgical wastes. During the last ten years, the copper production has significantly increased reaching in 1997 more than 3 millions of tons of metal equivalent.

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Copper Mining Arrives in Arica E MJ

With the recent start of commercial production at the Salamanqueja open-pit mine and cathode plant located 90 km south of Arica, Chile, Minera Pampa Camarones has introduced copper mining and processing into that country's northernmost zone. Felipe Velasco, general manager, Pampa Camarones, has managed the project from concept to reality.

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MINING WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CHILE

Source Ministry of Mining Chile; Chilean Copper Commission, (*) 50% of rhenium world production, obtained as a by-product from roasted Mo concentrates Today, Chile is the largest producer of copper in the world and a globally significant supplier of Mo, Re, Ag, Au, and industrial minerals, like nitrate, lithium and iodine,

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Water Risks in the Mining Sector Chile1 Millennium

Water Risks in the Mining Sector Chile1 As of August 2016 1. Overview Chile has a long tradition of mining and has been ranked as the world's largest copper producer since the 1900's. In addition to copper, gold, silver and iron ore are also extensively mined. The main mining area in Chile is the Atacama Desert in the Antofagasta region of

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Mining Lawyer Chile Tips for Completing a Mining Legal

May 24, 2018Chile has become the biggest mining sector in Latin America in recent years. Chile's economy is largely dependent on the mining industry as it makes up for 10% of the nation's GDP and 50% of its total exports. Copper is the most important mining product for Chile, being the world's number one copper producer.

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Steady recovery for copper as industry gathers in Chile

Apr 03, 2017Steady recovery for copper as industry gathers in Chile. It is also likely that higher copper prices will encourage the supply and use of scrap which will limit requirements for primary metal. Overall, Chinese refined copper consumption is expected to grow by an average of about 2 per cent per annum over the next five years.

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Potrerillos mining area, Chile Britannica

Potrerillos. Potrerillos, former mining centre in northern Chile. The defunct underground copper mine lies in the Atacama Desert, 9,440 feet (2,877 metres) above sea level and 75 miles (120 km) inland from the port of Chaaral. Although its deposits were smaller and its ores of poorer quality than those at Chile's principal copper mine

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Mining and minerals solutions Wood woodplc

Mining and minerals solutions Wherever you are and whatever you mine, we deliver services across the entire life cycle of mining projects from front-end geology, process and environmental consulting, through to conceptual and detailed design, project management, construction, operations, and mine closure.

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Mining innovation wipot

Chile is a mining country par excellence with an abundance of valuable metals and minerals such as gold, molybdenum and lithium, but none more important than copper. Chile holds around 30 percent of the world's copper reserves and is responsible for around one-third of global copper production, making it the world's largest producer and exporter of the red metal.

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Lithium Mining in Chile Commercial Opportunities and

Lithium Mining in Chile Commercial Opportunities and Legal Challenges. Another solution would be to tender operating contracts for the development of individual lithium deposits. Similar to the so-called CEOPs offered for the development of hydrocarbons reserves in the

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Chile's pollution grows in scramble to meet China's copper

Chile isn't the only country supplying China's mineral needs. In April this year, commodities giant China Minmetals reached a US$5.85 billion deal to buy one of Peru's largest copper mines. The Las Bambas mine is one of the largest foreign acquisitions to date by a Chinese mining company.

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