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  • 20 Feb 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining.com Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) filed charges against Lumina Copper on Tuesday for infractions to the provisions established in its Resolutions of Environmental Rating (RCA), both at the Caserones mine and the
  • 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 comply with its environmental permit. The
  • 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 operation. Corporate Risk Policy Pollution
  • 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 the mine’s water wells. That ruling, issued
  • 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 companies at the expense of the environment
  • 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. Addressing shareholders in London this week,
  • 21 Mar 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters The Chilean government has shut down the water system attached to the Maricunga mine operated by Canadian company Kinross Gold, citing environmental damages. Climate Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Pollution
  • 17 Nov 2015- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Water availability in central Chile could drop by 10 percent by 2030, according to a new report released last week by NGO Fundacion Chile. The report, developed during the first 10 months of this year, sought to determine the water
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canada-based miners Goldcorp Inc. and Teck Resources Limited last week announced plans to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho projects in Chile’s arid Atacama region. A pre-feasibility study for the new 50/50 joint venture--
  • 7 Jul 2015- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's state-owned copper mining company CODELCO said last week that the government is studying an agreement with miner Anglo American for a $60 million USD project to build two water pipelines at its Los Bronces mine in the Atacama
  • 24 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canadian miner Teck Resources faces sanctions-- including potential revocation of its permits-- due to environmental breaches at its Carmen de Anacollo copper mine in Chile’s Coquim region. Chile’s environmental regulator, the SMA, has
  • 12 May 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s Environmental Superintendent, SMA, last week fined London-based mining company Anglo American $6.3 million USD for environmental violations at its Los Bronces copper mine in the Atacama region. SMA has ordered portions of the
  • 24 Apr 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean mining company Antofagasta Plc is selling its water division, Aguas de Antofagasta SA (ADASA), to Colombian service provider Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) for $960 million USD, the company announced on April 23rd. The sale
  • 23 Apr 2015- 09:21 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A Chilean court ruled on Wednesday that the tailings dam for Antofagasta Minerals' flagship Los Pelambres copper mine is safe, though a separate appeal has not yet been decided on a judge's ruling to demolish the facility that
  • 20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s environmental regulator SMA has fined Japanese firm Pan Pacific Copper $11.9 million USD for environmental violations at its Caserones copper mine. It is the second-highest fine the SMA has issued. Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama Mine

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