In November 2019, the eighth version of Asia Copper Week was held in Shanghai, China, a meeting that brought together the world leaders in the copper mining industry, and is organized every year by the Center of Copper and Mining Studies, CESCO, and China Non Ferrous Industry Association.
The Breaktrough Energy Ventures investment fund - which has the participation of Bill Gates as Chairman of the Board of Directors - made an investment of USD $ 20 million in the company Lilac Solutions, which promises to revolutionize the way to extract lithium from brines for the preparation of
It was at the end of 2016 that Codelco announced the creation of its Codelco Tech subsidiary, born from the merger of three other innovation subsidiaries that were operating at that time: Biosigma, IM2 and Codelco Lab. This, in order to centralize in one place Research development.
Codelco reported today the creation of the Vice Presidency of Foundries and Refineries, under the company's executive president, which will begin its functions from March 1. As vice president, the current general manager of the Ventanas Division, José Sanhueza Reyes, will assume. The new vice-presidency will be in charge of
The growth in seawater consumption in the copper mining industry will skyrocket during this decade, reaching 47% of the sector's water consumption, according to the annual report of the Chilean Copper Commission, Cochilco, on this matter.
Organized by CRU Group and supported by the Center for Copper and Mining Studies (Cesco), the conference will also provide updated information on the copper market, and the prospects for demand and supply of the red metal.
Since the beginning of the social crisis in Chile on October 18, there has been a strong impact on the country's economy. However, apparently, the mining sector would not have been mostly affected by this situation, at least from a production perspective, since it has maintained its operational continuity. Although