In a visit to Codelco's El Teniente mine, mining minister Baldo Prokurica said the country should advance in producing sheets of lithium batteries.
Mining minister Baldo Prokurica said the state company's corporate governance should be independent from political cycles.
Companies issue financing, appointments and development updates related to precious metals, zinc, copper and phosphate assets in Latin America.
A US top official confirmed on Wednesday that the South American nation is part of a group of countries exempted from tariffs on steel and aluminum while negotiations continue.
Companies with silver, zinc, lead and gold assets in Mexico and Honduras report financial results.
Junior companies in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Nicaragua published results from their drilling programs.
The move to create a federal committee comes after the alumina refinery admitted discharging untreated water into the Pará river in Brazil's north.
The environmental enforcement agency plans to visit Primero Mining's San Dimas gold-silver mine in Durango state after cyanide solution entered a river.
Higher deliveries in Latin America were one of the highlights of 2017, according to to the new company, a merger of Austria's RHI and Brazil's Magnesita.