Focusing on Chile

Chilean Metals sees opportunities in Chile’s IOCG belt

August, 2016 – Santiago, Chile

It has been almost three years since Chilean Metals (TSX: CMX, SSEV: CMXCL) took the fateful decision to sell its flagship Copaquire project in Region I.

The decision was a tough one. The project, located between the giant Collahuasi mine and Teck Resources’ (TSX: TCK) Quebrada Blanca operation, was estimated to contain Indicated Resources totalling 277.5Mt @ 0.041% Mo, 0.098ppm Re & 0.097% Cu and was the most advanced in CMXs Chilefocused portfolio.

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Modernizing small-scale mining

August, 2016 – Santiago, Chile

In an effort to support Chile’s small and medium-scale mining industry through the crisis triggered by the end of the
super cycle in commodity prices, the Ministry of Mines, state mining development agency ENAMI, mining and geology service SERNAGEOMIN, the British Geological Survey and the UK satellite applications center Catapult have signed an agreement to develop an innovative initiative.

The project, named Hephaestus and estimated to cost GBP3.272M (US$4.9M), will develop a software which will use satellite images to define the location of copper, gold and silver deposits, monitor tailings deposits and modernize ENAMI’s production processes.

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