Mining Company

Friday, July 31, 2015

Latin America is the region a mining company needs to be at when talking about iron ore, copper and gold.

Brazil dominates the region's iron-ore mining and Chile is the world´s copper major producer.

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With the world experiencing slumping commodities prices, mining in Chile has started to adjust to the new copper price forecast.

The average spot price of copper has fallen 19.8% this year on the London Metal Exchange compared with the 2014 average to US$2.61/lb, according to Chilean state copper commission Cochilco.

As a result, mining in Chile is not only expecting lower revenues from copper this year, but the country as a whole will see its coffers take a hit.

Following is a list of the key players in the mining industry in Chile. Subscribers to BNanmericas have access to thousands of companies with contact information of key executives.

Anglo American Chile Ltda.

Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi SCM

Minera Escondida Ltda.

Compañía Minera del Pacífico S.A.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.

Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco)


Compañía Contractual Minera Candelaria

Empresa Nacional de Minería

SalfaCorp S.A.

Empresas Copec S.A.

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