Canadian Mining Journal


  • COVID-19: Miners fight back virus outbreaks

    July 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Several months after the pandemic disrupted mining operations worldwide with suspensions, travel restrictions and new protocols, the novel coronavirus continues to cause new disruptions. Most recently, 82 of 298 workers at Trevali Mining’s Santander mine in Peru have tested positive

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    EQUIPMENT: Epiroc wins equipment and service order from Codelco

    May 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc, a productivity partner for the mining industry, has won a large equipment and service order from Codelco for its Chuquicamata mine in northern Chile. Codelco has ordered underground loaders, face drill rigs, rock bolting rigs and mine trucks,

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    State-owned Codelco struggles to maintain output

    December 18, 2019 by Tom Azzopardi

    In October, the wheels started turning on one of the world’s largest conveyor systems. Once in full operation, 14 km of belts will bring 140,000 tonnes of ore a day to surface from huge tunnels carved out beneath Codelco’s giant

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    COPPER: Codelco unexpectedly cancels US$260M contract with SNC-Lavalin

    March 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – State owned copper producer Codelco announced yesterday that it was cancelling a US$260-million contract with Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin Group. The contract covered building two new acid plants at the Chuquicamata project 1,650 km north of Santiago. SNC-Lavalin said it

  • COPPER: Top copper miner’s output slump adds to worry on metal shortfall

    November 12, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    A tight copper market may be set to get a lot tighter, if a report this week from the world’s biggest miner of the metal is any indication. Santiago-based Codelco posted the lowest quarterly copper production this year in the