Capstone Copper achieves first ore through primary crusher at Mantoverde Development Project
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Capstone Copper achieves first ore through primary crusher at Mantoverde Development Project
December 21, 2023

Capstone Copper Corp says that commissioning activities are underway at its Mantoverde Development Project (MVDP) in Chile. The company says it is focused on a safe, efficient and phased project commissioning and ramp-up. MVDP will increase the company’s consolidated copper production by over 40% with a significant decrease in unit operating costs. John MacKenzie, Capstone’s[…]

Antofagasta green lights $4.4 billion Nueva Centinela project including Esperanza Sur expansion
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Antofagasta green lights $4.4 billion Nueva Centinela project including Esperanza Sur expansion
December 20, 2023

Copper giant Antofagasta PLC has announced that after an extensive review, the construction of its Centinela Second Concentrator Project, often referred to as Nueva Centinela, has been approved. Critical path works will begin immediately with full construction expected to commence after definitive project finance documents have been executed during Q1 2024. It has all the relevant[…]

Thiess makes history at Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs with Cat auto trucks and drills
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Thiess makes history at Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs with Cat auto trucks and drills
October 26, 2023

Thiess says it has made history at Pembroke Resources’ Olive Downs Complex making it the world’s first mining operation to deploy Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling and Command for drilling solutions simultaneously. Thiess recently commenced fully autonomous hauling and drilling operations at the Olive Downs metcoal operations from a purpose-built facility on site. This includes deploying[…]