|27/12/2009||Labour Union N°1 rejects last offer presented by Altonorte|
Xstrata Copper North Chile Division’s Altonorte Metallurgical Complex announces that after the five-day period of mediation by the Labour Inspectorate, Labour Union No. 1, which represents 274 workers, rejected the company’s last offer for a new collective agreement. Union members are expected to start a strike on Monday, 28 December, at 8:00 a.m.
|17/12/2009||Altonorte asks Labour Board to mediate|
As part of the collective bargaining process, the Altonorte Metallurgical Complex will ask the Antofagasta Labour Board to mediate, after workers in Labour Union No. 1 did not accept the last offer presented by the company in a vote held today afternoon.
|11/12/2009||Kidd Mine reaches important Safety Milestone 2 years without no lost time injury|
Kidd Mine has achieved 2 years worked without a Lost Time Injury. This important milestone was achieved on Friday, November 27th, 2009 when employees and contractors working at the Kidd Mine site completed just over 3.8 Million hours worked without an injury causing any lost time.
|10/12/2009||Xstrata takes top Smart Business Award Honour in Queensland|
Xstrata (formerly MIM Holdings Limited) has been acknowledged as the Queensland business to make the largest impact to the State’s economy at the Premier of Queensland’s Smart Business Awards.
|08/12/2009||Fair Value Review of Assets|
Xstrata Copper Canada has announced that it will permanently cease operation of its copper and zinc metallurgical plants at the Kidd Metallurgical site in Timmins on 1 May 2010, as part of a plan to restructure its Canadian metallurgical operations. The Kidd mine and concentrator will remain in operation.
|07/12/2009||Kidd Metallurgical operations to cease operations in May 2010|
Xstrata Copper Canada announces that it will permanently cease operation of its copper and zinc metallurgical plants at the Kidd Metallurgical Site in Timmins on May 1, 2010, in a rationalization of its Canadian metallurgical operations. The Kidd mine and concentrator will remain in operation.
|03/12/2009||Xstrata aproves development of Ernest Henry underground mine and magnetite processing operation|
Xstrata Copper announces corporate approvals for a total investment of US$542 million (approximately AUD589 million) to extend the life of its Ernest Henry Mining (EHM) operations near Cloncurry in north-west Queensland, Australia, to at least 2024, through the transformation of open pit mining operations to a major underground mine together with the construction of an associated magnetite extraction plant.
|01/12/2009||Xstrata Copper enters agrrement with Zijin Mining group in respect of Indophil Shares|
Xstrata Queensland Limited (ABN 69 009 814 019) ("Xstrata"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Xstrata plc (LSE: XTA.L, ZSE: XTA.S), has entered into an agreement with Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd (HKG: 2899) ("Zijin") in respect of Xstrata’s 19.9% stake in Indophil Resources NL (ASX: IRN.AU) ("Indophil").
|18/11/2009||Xstrata welcomes additional environmental compliance officers|
Xstrata Mount Isa Mines welcomes the Queensland Government’s allocation of three additional environmental compliance officers in Mount Isa to monitor water management. Chief Operating Officer, Xstrata Copper North Queensland, Steve de Kruijff said that any additional environmental monitoring that supports a sense of confidence in the safety of our community is a step in the right direction.
|17/11/2009||SMI updates stakeholders on the proposed mine plan for the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project|
Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) today announced the commencement of public scoping meetings as part of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project.
|15/10/2009||Xstrata approves development of Lomas Bayas II project|
Xstrata Copper announces Xstrata plc Board approval of a $293 million investment to increase the life of its Lomas Bayas mine in Chile by eight years, through the development of the Fortuna del Cobre satellite ore deposit, three kilometres away from the existing operation.
|07/08/2009||Energia Austral submits Cuervo Hydroelectric Project to Environmental Evaluation System|
Coyhaique, 7 August 2009
Energía Austral announces the submission of the Environmental and Social Impact Study (ESIA) for its Cuervo Hydroelectric Project to the Environmental Evaluation System (SEIA) as represented by the National Commission for the Environment in the Aysén Region.