Camino to partner with Japan’s Nittetsu at Los Chapitos copper project in Peru

Mining News Pro - Camino Corp. has signed a letter of intent to partner with Japan’s Nittetsu Mining Co. at its Los Chapitos copper exploration project in Peru. Nittetsu currently operates the Atacama Kozan copper mine located in northern Chile that was developed from an iron oxide copper gold (IOCG) deposit style similar to Camino’s Los Chapitos project.

US detains Chinese aluminum suspected of forced-labor origin

Mining News Pro - The US is beginning to detain imports of aluminum products suspected of being made through forced labor, particularly from China’s Xinjiang region, according to one of the world’s biggest shipping firms.

Copper price falls as China’s reopening boost loses power

Mining News Pro - The copper price retreated on Wednesday as weak demand offsetted speculative bets that the end of China’s Covid Zero policy will reignite growth.

Newcrest quarterly gold output misses estimates after fatality

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Newcrest Mining said on Wednesday gold production fell 2.8% in the second quarter from the first, missing analyst expectations, after operations were suspended at its Brucejack operations in Canada following a fatality.

Marimaca Copper infill drilling yields best results to date at oxide deposit in Chile

Mining News Pro - Marimaca Copper has released the final batch of reverse circulation (RC) drill results from last year’s infill drilling campaign at the Marimaca oxide deposit (MOD) in northern Chile, including the best copper intersection drilled to date on a grade-times-width basis.

Flexible copper sensor can detect heavy metals in sweat

Mining News Pro - An international team of researchers led by the University of São Paulo in Brazil has developed a portable copper sensor that is able to detect heavy metals such as lead and cadmium in sweat.

BHP strikes deal to look for copper in Serbia

Mining News Pro - BHP Group struck a deal to look for copper in Serbia as the world’s biggest mining company expands efforts to find new deposits of the metal essential for the green revolution.

Glencore halts operations in Peru due to violent protests

Mining News Pro - Following Friday’s attack that set on fire a worker housing area, Glencore announced that it has halted operations at the Antapaccay copper mine in southern Peru.

Antofagasta 2022 copper output down 10%

Mining News Pro - Chilean miner Antofagasta on Wednesday reported a 10.4% fall in 2022 copper output, as lower ore grades and a drought in Chile continued to hurt production.

Copper price highest since June on China optimism

Mining News Pro - The copper price rose on Wednesday to its highest levels since June as speculators bet that low inventories and rising Chinese demand will lift prices.

Copper price retreats on weak economic data from China

Mining News Pro - The copper price fell on Tuesday as weak economic data from China punctured a speculator-driven rally.

President of Colombia promises to block mining projects to protect water sources

Mining News Pro - Colombia’s president Gustavo Petro said on Saturday his government will block mining projects that threaten water sources.

MMG’s Las Bambas halts mining work on security concerns: TVPeru

Mining News Pro - MMG Ltd’s Las Bambas copper mines halted activities because of unrest at another nearby mining site, according to TVPeru Noticias, citing a union leader.

Glencore evacuates personnel after protesters vandalize Antapaccay mine camp

Mining News Pro - The campsite at Glencore’s Antapaccay copper mine in southern Peru was vandalized by a group of people protesting against the country’s new president and demanding a general election.

Robbers pull off multimillion-dollar copper heist in Chilean port

Mining News Pro - Chilean authorities said on Wednesday they were investigating a violent heist in Chile’s main seaport where thieves stole several shipping containers filled with copper belonging to state-owned giant Codelco.

New copper-based coating allows protective gear to detect toxic gases

Mining News Pro - Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a durable copper-based coating that can be precisely integrated into fabric to create responsive and reusable materials such as protective equipment, environmental sensors, and smart filters.

Panama says First Quantum misleading investors

Mining News Pro - The government of Panama expressed its discontent on Wednesday with the latest investor update given by First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM) about the Cobre Panama contract negotiations, saying it contained several inaccuracies that could misguide investors.

North America’s top mining CEOs anticipate turbulent year ahead

Mining News Pro - Top executives from North America’s biggest metals producers are bracing for a turbulent 2023 marked by recession, geopolitical risks and an uncertain investment climate that could change the face of mining.

First Quantum to appeal Panama order to halt giant copper mine

Mining News Pro - Canada’s First Quantum Minerals said on Tuesday it planned to appeal an order by Panama’s government to halt its giant copper mine in the country as the two sides remain in talks over a new contract that would increase royalties paid by the miner.

Rusal eyes rising demand for low-carbon aluminum in China

Mining News Pro - Russian aluminum giant Rusal is looking to supply more low-carbon aluminum to China amid friendly ties and rising demand for the metal from the country’s electric vehicle firms, a Rusal manager said on Friday.

Panama rejects First Quantum’s legal bid to avoid halting operations

Mining News Pro - The Panamanian government has rejected Canada-based miner First Quantum’s legal proceedings to avoid halting operations at the Cobre Panama mine, the Commerce and Industry Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Antofagasta’s Los Pelambres mine in Chile hit by blockade

Mining News Pro - Antofagasta said on Thursday access to its Los Pelambres operation in Chile’s Coquimbo region is being blocked by a “small group of people, without connection to any specific incident or situation”.

First Quantum CEO holds talks with Panama minister – source

Mining News Pro - The Chief Executive Officer of Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals met Panama’s commerce and industry minister on Monday to discuss disagreements over the firm’s copper operations in the country, a person familiar with the matter said.

Aluminium will face macroeconomic headwinds in Commodity News 02/12/2022

Mining News Pro - Aluminium prices have been highly volatile in 2022 due to the Russia-Ukraine war, logistical issues, increasing recessionary fears and the Covid-19 pandemic.

The increase of production efficiency are on the agenda of the copper company

Ali Rostami, referring to the naming of this year in the field of copper as "smartening the copper industry", announced the Jihadi goal for a big leap in the copper industry.

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