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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…



Sernageomin enables exploration platform

December 2017: The National Geology and Mines Service (Sernageomin) has renewed its web site, and has added the Geological Exploration Information System (Sigex).This platform stores data regarding exploration projects in Chile. Mr. Mario Pereira, Sernageomin Director…



Better scenario for copper companies

November 2017:  Copper serves as a global barometer of industrial activity and this month the price surpassed the US$7,000/t barrier for the first time since 2014. The momentum in global economic growth and low supply…




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…