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
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.

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