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  1. SNC-Lavalin Wins Contract for Chuquicamata Water Treatment Plant in Chile

    21 Nov 2016- 13:15 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Canadian Mining Journal SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2016 - 13:15

  2. Chile’s Environmental Regulator Brings Charges Against Los Pelambres Mine

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's environmental regulator, SMA, on October 13th announced plans to bring nine charges against Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres copper mine in the Coquimbo Region for failing to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  3. Five Decades of Pollution in Chile’s Quintero-Ventanas Bay

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report QUINTERO Mongabay In the past, the Quintero-Ventanas bay was very active and busy. But, three major oil spills have affected the bay since 2014, with discharges exceeding 38,000 liters. In addition, government ...

    Local Press Report - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  4. Enel Sees Decision Soon on Chile Hydro Project

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A decision will likely be made this year or next year at the latest on the future of a controversial hydro-power project in southern Chile, Enel Chief Executive Francesco Starace said in an ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  5. Chile Regulator Approves $19 Million Environment Plan at KGHM Copper Mine

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Weekly Chile's environmental regulator said on Tuesday it has approved a $19.1-million mitigation plan presented by KGHM's Sierra Gorda copper mine, after it found nine infractions at the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  6. Heavy Price of Santiago's Privatized Water

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian In Santiago, a recent protest saw at least 2,000 people take to the capital’s streets to demand the repeal of laws that privatised Chile’s water supply. At the heart of the protest and others ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  7. Hatch-Indisa: New Partnership in Latin America

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Hatch Hatch is pleased to announce that Indisa S.A., a leading engineering firm with over 37 years’ experience in Colombia and Mexico, has joined the Hatch Group of Companies. The Hatch-Indisa partnership ...

    Local Press Report - 09/07/2016 - 05:39

  8. Endesa Chile Returns Rights to Hydroelectric Projects

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Endesa Chile, the country's largest power generator, said on Tuesday it is rescinding the water rights to several hydroelectric projects and will take a $52 million writedown this year ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2016 - 04:47

  9. Kinross Gold Suspends Operations at Maricunga Mine

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VANCOUVER, BC, Canada Canadian mining company Kinross Gold has suspended operations at its Maricunga mine in Chile’s Atacama region, after a Chilean court upheld the environmental regulator’s order to shut off ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2016 - 09:55

  10. Environmental Groups Protest Chile’s Glacier Law

    1 Aug 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Members of environmental organizations held protests in the capital, Santiago, over the weekend to voice opposition to Chile’s proposed glacier protection law, which they say will benefit mining ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 19:04

  11. Chile Files Lawsuit Against Bolivia in UN Court Over River Dispute

    7 Jun 2016- 07:43 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Reuters Chile on Monday filed a lawsuit against neighbor Bolivia at the U.N.'s highest court in The Hague, seeking a ruling in their decades-old dispute over whether Chile has the right to use a river ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2016 - 07:43

  12. Antofagasta Reaches Deal With Local Residents Over Tailings Dam

    20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:55

  13. Mine Owners in Chile Cut Investment in Water Supply

    20 May 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Bloomberg In the high desert mountains of Chile, home to some of the world’s biggest copper deposits, mine owners have cut investment in one resource they can’t live without: water. Climate Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 08:53

  14. Red Tide Triggers Uprising in Southern Chile

    13 May 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Inter Press Service News Agency A ban on harvesting shellfish in Chiloé due to a severe red tide outbreak sparked a social uprising that has partially isolated thousands of local residents of the southern ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2016 - 08:45

  15. Activists Criticize Chilean Glacier Law

    6 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO GlacierHub A recent incident shows the importance of a social movement in shaping a glacier protection law in Chile. Ecosystems Environment Legislation Pollution Social Issues Santiago Chile ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2016 - 08:57

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