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Q3 2019 Antofagasta PLC Production Report

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Antofagasta Reports H1 Core Earnings Up 44%

Antofagasta Second-Quarter Copper Production Jumps 22%

Barrick Gold Corp Announces Reko Diq Arbitration Award


About Antofagasta plc

Antofagasta plc is a copper mining company. The Company is engaged in by-product production and has interests in transport. The Company's segments include Los Pelambres, Centinela, Michilla, Antucoya, Zaldivar, Exploration and evaluation, Railway and other transport services, Mining, Water concession, and Corporate and other items. Its operating divisions include Mining and Transport. The mining division includes Los Pelambres, Centinela, Antucoya and Zaldivar. The transport division operates the main cargo transport system in the Antofagasta Region of Chile, moving goods and materials, such as sulfuric acid and copper cathodes to and from mines by road and rail network. The transport division provides rail and road cargo services in northern Chile. Its mining operations produce copper with by-products of gold, molybdenum and silver. Los Pelambres and Centinela produce copper concentrate containing gold and silver. The Centinela, Antucoya and Zaldivar produce copper cathodes.


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Contact Info

Cleveland HSE, 33 King Street


Executive Leadership

Jean Paul Luksic Fontbona

Non-Executive Chairman

Ivan Arriagada Herrera

Chief Executive Officer

Alfredo Atucha

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration

Hernan Menares

Vice President - Operations

Gonzalo Sanchez

Vice President - Sales

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2.67 mean rating - 21 analysts
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Chile's Antofagasta seeks state mediation over labour dispute at Los Pelambres

Chile's Antofagasta <ANTO.L>, one of the world's largest copper producers, has requested government mediation to resolve a contractual dispute with supervisors at its flagship Los Pelambres mine, the supervisors´ union said on Monday.

Chile's Antofagasta seeks to stave off strike at small Antucoya copper mine

Chile's Antofagasta , one of the world's top copper miners, negotiated on Thursday with workers in hopes of staving off a strike at its small Antucoya deposit in northern Chile, though union leaders said there had been little progress in discussions.

UPDATE 2-Antofagasta cuts costs to beat copper price fall

* Expects 2020 output to decline (Adds detail, analyst, Fitch, shares)

Miner Antofagasta first-half profit jumps 44%

Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc on Thursday reported a 44% jump in first-half profit, benefiting from higher copper sales, by-product revenue and lower cost of production.

Antofagasta quarterly copper production jumps on flagship mine expansion

Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc <ANTO.L> reported a nearly 22% jump in copper output in the second quarter, helped by an expansion at its flagship Los Pelambres mine in the central part of the country.

Antofagasta second-quarter copper production jumps 22%

Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc reported a nearly 22% jump in copper output in the second quarter, helped by better quality ore from its Centinela mine in the northern part of the country and maintained its annual production outlook.

UPDATE 2-Chinese data, Antofagasta help FTSE 100 end longest losing streak in years

* Sports Direct falls after delaying results (Adds company news items, updates share prices)

FTSE 100 rises on China data, Antofagasta

London's FTSE 100 rose on Monday after seven sessions in the red as upbeat industrial output and retail sales data from China signalled a steadying economy, while miner Antofagasta surged after its joint venture won an arbitration award.

World Bank court orders Pakistan pay $5.8 billion damages to Tethyan Copper

A World Bank arbitration court has ordered the Pakistani government pay damages of $5.8 billion to Tethyan Copper, a joint venture between Chile's Antofagasta Plc <ANTO.L> and Canada's Barrick Gold <ABX.TO>, the Chilean miner said late on Friday.

UPDATE 1-China's top two smelters sign copper concentrate deals with Antofagasta

* Deals come several months before term supply is usually settled

Chile's Zaldivar mine asks for more time to answer questions amid Atacama water concerns

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta Plc said on Tuesday it would ask regulators for more time to answer questions about an environmental impact study for its Zaldivar mine, which draws water from Chile's lithium-rich Atacama salt flat.

BUZZ-British miners: Drag on weak copper, slow China factory activity

** UK miner's shares down as copper prices hit 2-year low and recession worries fuelled by trade tensions

Without U.S.-China trade war, copper price would be higher -Antofagasta chairman

A trade war between the United States and China is depressing the price of copper and the red metal would be 5% to 15% higher without the dispute, the chairman for Chile's Antofagasta Plc told a Chilean newspaper on Sunday.

Antofagasta copper output rises as China fears threaten demand

Chile-focused copper miner Antofagasta posted a 22.6 percent jump in first-quarter copper production and maintained its full-year output outlook, despite the possibility that China may ease stimulus measures which could hurt prices.

Antofagasta first-quarter copper output jumps 22.6 pct

Chilean-focused Antofagasta Plc reported a 22.6 percent jump in first-quarter copper production, bolstered by better grades and output mainly at its Centinela mine, while keeping its full-year output forecast unchanged.

Green economy good news for copper producers: Antofagasta chairman

The global fight against climate change will boost demand for copper, a key metal used in the production of electric vehicles, Antofagasta chairman Jean-Paul Luksic said on Wednesday.

CRU-CESCO-Copper industry to see more disruptions in 2019 -Antofagasta CEO

The global copper industry will be rocked by more disruptions this year than in 2018, contributing to a supply deficit as demand for the red metal continues to grow, the top executive of Chilean miner Antofagasta told Reuters.

CRU-CESCO-Antofagasta to stay put on dividend policy but will return cash to shareholders

Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc will retain its dividend policy of paying out at least 35 percent of underlying net earnings but will pay out excess funds from the proceeds of sales to shareholders, its chief executive said.

Miner Antofagasta expects water agreement with BHP for Zaldivar mine-media

Chile's Antofagasta expects to reach an agreement with miner BHP to help ensure water supply at its Zalidvar copper mine in the country's northern desert, a company official told a Chilean newspaper on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Antofagasta 2018 dividend beats expectations as profits fall

* 2019 capex to rise to $1.2 bln on mine expansion (Adds shares, CEO comments from call)

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