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China's Tianqi taps 'safe choices' for board of top lithium miner SQM

17 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO China's Tianqi Lithium Corp said on Wednesday it would nominate two Chileans and a U.S. businessman to the board of lithium miner SQM, candidates seen as 'safe choices' for the world's No. 2 lithium producer as it faces booming demand.

UPDATE 2-China's Tianqi taps 'safe choices' for board of top lithium miner SQM

17 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 17 China's Tianqi Lithium Corp said on Wednesday it would nominate two Chileans and a U.S. businessman to the board of lithium miner SQM, candidates seen as 'safe choices' for the world's No. 2 lithium producer as it faces booming demand.

Amazon to crunch data for Chilean stargazers amid Latam push

16 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Amazon Web Services, a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said it will help astronomers in Chile crunch huge troves of data using its cloud computing services, a symbolically important step for the retail-to-entertainment giant as it looks to expand in Latin America.

Amazon to crunch data for Chilean stargazers amid Latam push

16 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 16 Amazon Web Services, a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said it will help astronomers in Chile crunch huge troves of data using its cloud computing services, a symbolically important step for the retail-to-entertainment giant as it looks to expand in Latin America.

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

12 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 12 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.

Codelco 'perfectly well' financed for next two years: board chairman

11 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's Codelco, the world's biggest copper producer, is "perfectly well financed" for the next two years as it pushes forward with its largest-ever drive to revitalize its aging mines, Chairman Juan Benavides said on Wednesday.

CRU-CESCO-Codelco 'perfectly well' financed for next two years - board chairman

10 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 10 Chile's Codelco, the world's biggest copper producer, is "perfectly well financed" for the next two years as it pushes forward with its largest-ever drive to revitalize its aging mines, Chairman Juan Benavides said on Wednesday.

Revitalizing its copper mines may not be sufficient to keep Chile at the fore

10 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Codelco and other copper mining giants are set to plow billions of dollars into the revitalization of Chile's mines, but that may not be enough to keep the country from losing ground to competitors elsewhere in the world.

CRU-CESCO-Revitalizing its copper mines may not be sufficient to keep Chile at the fore

10 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO, April 10 Codelco and other copper mining giants are set to plow billions of dollars into the revitalization of Chile's mines, but that may not be enough to keep the country from losing ground to competitors elsewhere in the world.

Anglo American says tech overhaul to boost productivity by 30 percent

08 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO Anglo American, one of the world's top miners, says productivity could jump by as much as a third at its Chilean copper mines within three years as it rolls out new technologies, the head of the company's copper division said in an interview.

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