According to the report "Minerals for climate action: The Mineral Intensity of the Clean Energy Transition", the use of certain minerals could grow by 450% in the future, thanks to the increase in the use of renewable energy like solar, wind and geothermal.
With the support of the International Copper Association (ICA), the Center for Copper and Mining Studies and the consultancy CRU will carry out a series of webinars under the name of "Copper Matters", to analyze different aspects that are marking the future of the copper industry today, especially in these
Last May 5 and at the age of 92, the American geologist J. David Lowell passed away in Tucson, Arizona. Considered the best mining explorer in the world, Lowell achieved the discovery of 17 deposits throughout his career, including Escondida in Antofagasta, or the San Cristóbal gold mine near Lomas
The Center for Copper and Mining Studies organized an online meeting between the directors of the institution and members of its FURE (smelters and refinery)Commission, which since November 2019 has brought together different specialists from both industry and academia; Universidad Católica, Universidad de Concepción and Universidad de Chile, to analyze
To identify those areas where the technologies associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution have not yet fully penetrated in the mining sector, and the paths that can be followed to promote this technological adoption is that the Center for Copper and Mining Studies created the Mining 4.0 Commission.
EY with the Center for Copper and Mining Studies, CESCO,held the forum "Mining Risks in times of covid-19" via streaming with the aim of answering one question: How are the high-impact risks t changing the industry? This great question was analyzed by Baldo Prokurica, Minister of Mining; and
Given the rapid advance in the rate of infections by COVID-19, mining companies have taken measures to try to contain the virus, and continue operating relatively normally. From reducing the staff to making donations of medical supplies in the areas where they operate, besides temporarily halting some projects, among others.
How long does the SARS-CoV-2 virus last on different surfaces? The question was recently answered in an article published by the New England Journal of Medicine, where scientists sprayed the virus on different surfaces, to check its durability in the environment.
EY and CESCO have decided to cancel the face-to-face forum "The 10 risks of Mining" this year due to the contingency.
For the Center for Copper and Mining Studies, the welfare and safety of the attendees who participate each year in both Cesco Week Santiago and Cesco Dinner is our top priority. Due to the uncertainty generated by the current situation of Covid-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel

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