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January 18, 2024

Bolivia and China Deepen Collaboration in World's Largest Lithium Reserve: A Paradigm Shift in the Global Lithium Industry

Bolivia's recent alliance with the Chinese consortium CBC, including CATL, is transforming the mining and energy sectors. Signed last Wednesday, this pact deepens cooperation within a significant lithium reserve.

January 18, 2024

Mining leaders make landmark commitments to support a nature positive future

Through collaboration, ICMM member companies set the standard for responsibly produced minerals and metals to help build a safe, just and sustainable world.

January 17, 2024

Antofagasta plc's Stellar Performance in 2023 and Ambitious Plans for 2024

As Antofagasta plc steps into 2024, the company stands on a strong foundation built in 2023. With a clear focus on safety, operational excellence, and strategic growth, Antofagasta is well-positioned to continue its role as a key player in the copper industry.

January 17, 2024

SONAMI Recognizes Reporte Minero Host Nicolás Vial for Outstanding Mining Coverage

The National Mining Society from Chile (SONAMI) recognized media outlets specialized in mining for their coverage in the field.

January 16, 2024

Epiroc wins its largest order ever for digital solutions to strengthen mining safety and productivity in Chile

Epiroc, a leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and construction industries, has won a multi-year order that is its largest ever for digital solutions, from mining company Codelco in Chile.

January 16, 2024

Copper Faces Decline Amid Dollar Strength, but Chinese Stimulus Hopes Offer Resilience

Today, copper prices dipped due to the strong U.S. dollar. Yet, the market found comfort in positive expectations of economic stimulus in China, acting as a mitigating force against a more substantial decline.

January 16, 2024

Latin American Mining's Vital Role in Global Energy Transition

As the world undergoes a transformative shift towards sustainable energy sources, the significance of Latin American mining in driving the global energy transition cannot be overstated. The region's abundant natural resources play a pivotal role.

January 15, 2024

Challenges Faced by Mining Suppliers in their Internationalization Journey

In the dynamic landscape of the mining industry, suppliers are increasingly looking beyond their home borders for growth opportunities.

January 13, 2024

Navigating the Global Mining Market: Strategic Investment Insights

In the dynamic landscape of the global mining market, strategic investors are keenly evaluating opportunities for growth and sustainability. Understanding the regions where investments are most advantageous becomes paramount. Here's an insightful overview.

January 12, 2024

Epiroc and Vale Base Metals bolster mine safety and innovation

Epiroc Canada and Vale Base Metals Limited to develop, test and utilize groundbreaking mining techniques and equipment to strengthen safety processes and drive innovative mining solutions while enhancing productivity.

January 12, 2024

Epiroc wins large mining equipment order for gold mines in China

The ordered equipment includes the Minetruck MT2200 hauler, Scooptram ST1030 and Scooptram ST3.5 loaders, Boomer 282 face drilling rig, and Boltec S1K rock reinforcement rig.

January 12, 2024

Epiroc appoints Wayne Symes President Underground division

Wayne Symes is succeeding Sami Niiranen, who, as previously announced, will leave for a position outside the Group.

January 11, 2024

Critical Minerals: Premier Mining Opportunity in 2024

Critical minerals top the mining sector opportunities in 2024, identified by industry experts. These essential components for high-tech industries now take center stage in global mining strategies and investments.

January 10, 2024

Revolutionizing Uranium Extraction - Scientific Breakthrough in Marine Mining

In a groundbreaking development, the field of marine mining is witnessing a revolutionary leap forward in the extraction of uranium. This scientific advancement holds immense potential for transforming the landscape of uranium mining and its applications in various industries.

January 10, 2024

Astra’s Pampa Paciencia project in Chile secures EIA approval

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) permitting process commenced following two successful drill programmes in 2022.

January 9, 2024

Trends Shaping the Global Mining Industry in 2024

As the global mining industry continues to evolve, several key trends are poised to shape its trajectory in 2024. These trends not only reflect the industry's response to current challenges but also herald transformative shifts in its landscape.

January 9, 2024

Transparency and Lithium: Building Trust Through Information

In the dynamic lithium industry, transparency is crucial for building trust among stakeholders, especially with the rising demand for lithium in renewable energy technologies. Transparent information is imperative in this evolving landscape.

January 9, 2024

Lithium: Five key points in the agreement between Codelco and SQM

During the first period, SQM will be responsible for the operation.

January 9, 2024

First Quantum Minerals: Navigating Challenges and Exploring Strategic Options

First Quantum has committed to updating stakeholders on its debt management plan by the end of January, providing crucial insights into the company's strategy amid these challenging times.

January 9, 2024

Lithium Chile and the potential transformation in the lithium market: A deep dive into the Salar de Arizaro concession

Lithium Chile's acquisition of Block IV in the Salar de Arizaro is a strategic move that could significantly enhance their position in the global lithium market.

January 8, 2024

Barrick and Antofagasta to spend US$95M exploring for copper in Chile

Antofagasta holds the majority of the El Encierro deposit and operates the exploration program.

January 4, 2024

AbraSilver farms out La Coipita project in Argentina to Teck

The La Coipita project encompasses over 70,000 hectares in the prolific world-class Miocene porphyry-epithermal belt.

January 4, 2024

Condor Resources and Teck team up at Cobreorco copper-gold project in Peru

It is the opinion of Condor geologists that Cobreorco is a typical porphyry/skarn system, with large massive magnetite, calcsilicate assemblages with evidence of an eroded skarn, and an outcropping of potasic porphyry, approximately 80 m in diameter.

January 4, 2024

Orea Mining to delay 2023 financial statements filing

Orea Mining added it is looking at options to fund the audit process and solve its working capital deficit.

January 4, 2024

Chile’s copper production down 2.34% in November

Escondida is the world’s largest copper producing mine.

January 4, 2024

Common Automation Panel for mixed fleet

Common Automation Panel enables a transformation in remote control centers, with improved ergonomics and a platform approach to run mixed fleet operations from a single station.

January 4, 2024

Top lithium miners eye partnerships with Chile’s government under new law

SQM already has a deal with Codelco to mine lithium in northern Chile.