Mining projects

Chile returns to the table

February 2018: Chile has been at the center of a debate during the last month. The reason: lithium. After a long dispute over disagreements in lease contracts, CORFO and SQM sealed an agreement to continue with…


Junior companies were cautious in 2017

February 2018: Only 38% of small and medium-scale exploration companies reported their project activities over the last year, according to the Exploration Companies Register recently published by Cochilco. It identified 114 companies with exploration projects…


Mirasol seeks a JV partner

February 2018: Mirasol Resources (TSXV: MRZ; OTCPK: MRZLF) has announced the acquisition of the Zeus HSE gold project, located 40km ESE of the Salares Norte HSE discovery by Gold Fields. Zeus comprises 18,480ha of contiguous…


A year of recovery

January 2018: Recovery within the industry was slow and steady during 2017. The red metal price significantly increased during the last quarter of the year, leading to increased project portfolio forecasts and increased contributions to the…


New government will amend the legislation

December 2017:  Mining investment in Chile will increase by 32% over the next decade, according to the annual report issued by the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco). Its forecasts indicate US$ 64,856 million for 2017-2026, which…






Renovation: Chile Explore Congress 2017

October 2017: The fourth Chile Explore Congress took place in Santiago to a packed house, where 37 industry leaders and over 250 attendees analyzed the future of exploration, assessed financing options and proposed solutions to various…