|15/12/2011||Xstrata Copper’s Kidd Operations in Canada complete mine expansion|
Xstrata Copper announces the completion of a CA$120 million (US$111 million) extension to the Kidd Mine in Northern Ontario, Canada on time and on budget.
|14/12/2011||Ernest Henry Mining commits additional $2 million towards Cloncurry Community Precinct|
Ernest Henry Mining is pleased to announce it will contribute an additional $2 million towards the construction of the $8 million Cloncurry Community Precinct, making it the project’s largest financial supporter.
|09/12/2011||Energía Austral submits fourth set of answers to environmental authority on Cuervo Project|
As part of the process of environmental evaluation for the proposed Cuervo Hydroelectric Plant, which began in August 2009, Energía Austral has today submitted to the Aysén Region’s Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) a fourth set of answers to questions and comments from environment-related government services.
|06/12/2011||Xstrata Copper commences underground ore production at Ernest Henry Mining|
Initial underground mine production has successfully commenced at Xstrata Copper’s Ernest Henry Mining operation in north-west Queensland, marking the site’s transition from open pit mining, which is now complete, to underground mining and magnetite processing.
|06/12/2011||Xstrata Copper announces further significant increases to mineral resources in South America|
Xstrata Copper announces significant increases to total Mineral Resources at the Las Bambas and Corroccohuayco projects in southern Peru and at El Pachón in Argentina from ongoing focused exploration and Mineral Resource expansion programmes in South America.
|06/12/2011||Presentation: Delivering the Organic Growth Strategy|
Xstrata Copper CEO Charlie Sartain presents on Xstrata Copper’s organic growth strategy and profile at the Xstrata Investor Seminar in London.
|10/11/2011||Xstrata Copper’s site decommissioning project in Canada receives prestigious engineering award|
Xstrata Copper Canada is pleased to announce that consulting engineering firm Genivar won the prestigious 2011 Schreyer Award at this year’s Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards for its role in the decommissioning of our former Gaspé copper mining and smelting site located in Murdochville, Quebec.
|04/11/2011||Energia Austral submits third addendum for Cuervo project|
Energía Austral has submitted a third Addendum for the Cuervo Hydroelectric Plant to the environmental authorities in the Region of Aysen to address the 141 queries and observations detailed in the third ICSARA published in July by the Environmental Assessment Service.
|04/11/2011||Successful conclusion to early negotiations with unionised and non-unionised workers at Lomas Bayas|
Compañía Minera Xstrata Lomas Bayas has successfully concluded an early collective bargaining process between the company’s management and the leaders of its unionised and non-unionised workers.
|03/11/2011||Energía Austral and Hidroaysén sign transmission systems development agreement|
Energía Austral (Xstrata Copper) and HidroAysén (Endesa and Colbún) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to minimise the environmental impact of their respective transmission projects through efficient land use.
|27/10/2011||Xstrata Copper: Delivering the organic growth strategy|
Presentation by Xstrata Coppper Chief Executive, Charlie Sartain, at the Brisbane Mining Club.
|18/10/2011||Xstrata's interim management statement and third quarter production report|
|06/10/2011||Long-term energy supplies secured for north-west Queensland operations|
Xstrata Mount Isa Mines has secured a long-term supply of electricity and gas to meet forecast demand for the life of Xstrata’s current and planned copper and zinc-lead operations in north-west Queensland, Australia.
|22/09/2011||New collective agreement ratified at Xstrata Copper Canada’s Kidd Metallurgical site |
Xstrata Copper Canada is pleased to announce that members of CAW-Local 599 have ratified a new three-year collective agreement at its Kidd Metallurgical Site in Timmins.
|18/09/2011||Analyst trip to Southern Peru|
On 18 September, Xstrata Copper senior executives gave presentations in Arequipa, Peru, on the company’s growth strategy in South America.
|15/09/2011||Tampakan mine project EIS disclosure underway|
Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) has significantly progressed the disclosure of its Mine Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project, with public consultation meetings well underway.
|14/09/2011||The Xstrata Copper South America operations division provides details on the progress of their mining projects in southern Peru|
Jose Marún, executive general manager of Xstrata Copper South America Operations Division made a presentation on "Xstrata Copper - Expansion in Peru: Progress and Sustainable Development" to Top Mining in the Thirtieth Mining Convention - PERUMIN, which is taking place in Arequipa.
|08/09/2011||Xstrata retains Sector and Super Sector leadership in Dow Jones Sustainability Index review|
Xstrata plc has retained its position as Mining Sector Leader in the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Index review 2011/12 for the fifth consecutive year. The company has also again been named as the Super Sector Leader for Basic Resources industries.
|06/09/2011||SMI commences public consultation on its Tampakan mine project in southern Mindanao|
Sagittarius Mines, Inc (SMI) announces the start of a series of public consultation meetings as part of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for its proposed Tampakan Copper-Gold Project in southern Mindanao.
|02/09/2011||Xstrata Copper announces mineral resource increase for Frieda River copper-gold project in Papua New Guinea|
Xstrata Copper announces increases in both the total Mineral Resource estimate and Measured and Indicated Resources for the Horse-Ivaal-Trukai (HIT) deposit at the Frieda River copper-gold project in Papua New Guinea.
|01/09/2011||Xstrata Copper, Goldcorp and Yamana finalize four-year option agreement on Agua Rica|
Xstrata Copper, Goldcorp Inc. (“Goldcorp”) and Yamana Gold Inc. (“Yamana”) announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement providing Minera Alumbrera Limited Sucursal Argentina (“Minera Alumbrera”) the exclusive option to acquire Yamana’s 100% interest in the Agua Rica project. Agua Rica is a feasibility stage project in the province of Catamarca, Argentina, located approximately 35 kilometres from the currently operating Alumbrera mine.
|10/08/2011||Xstrata Mount Isa mines to commence pre-feasibility study of large multi-commodity open pit mine|
Xstrata has approved the commencement of an AUD47 million (USD50 million) pre-feasibility study into the development of a large multi-commodity open pit mine on the existing Xstrata Mount Isa Mines footprint.
|02/08/2011||Xstrata plc announces half-yearly results|
Operating profit 31% higher to $4.25 billion, attributable profit up 25% to $2.9 billion.
|26/07/2011||Production Report for six months ended 30 June 2011|
Stronger second quarter volumes of thermal coal, copper, platinum, nickel and zinc, following weather-related and other operational issues which impacted first quarter production.
|14/07/2011||Xstrata Mount Isa Mines awarded the prestigious Riversleigh Medal|
Xstrata Mount Isa Mines has been awarded the prestigious Riversleigh Medal for its support and commitment to fossil research within the Riversleigh World Heritage Area of Boodjamulla National Park.
|30/06/2011||Xstrata Copper completes acquisition of advanced copper projects in North West Queensland|
Xstrata Copper has completed its acquisition of the E1 and Monakoff copper tenements in north west Queensland, Australia from Exco Resources Ltd for a cash purchase price of AUD175 million.
|23/06/2011||Collahuasi commences prefeasibility study into major expansion project|
The Board of Directors of Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi SCM has given its approval for the company’s technical teams to commence a prefeasibility study into a major expansion of Collahuasi, referred to as Phase III. This project would mean a significant increase in the concentrator plant’s processing capacity and the construction of associated infrastructure.
|14/06/2011||Xstrata Copper exports first Magnetite Concentrate|
Xstrata Copper’s first shipment of magnetite concentrate is scheduled to depart the Port of Townsville bound for Asia early tomorrow morning, officially making Xstrata Copper Queensland’s first magnetite concentrate exporter.
|14/06/2011||SMI consults stakeholders on its proposed Tampakan copper-gold mining operation|
Sagittarius Mines, Inc (SMI) anuncia el inicio de una nueva ronda de consulta a los grupos de interés sobre la operación minera de cobre y oro Tampakan propuesta, que se emplaza en el sur de Mindanao.
|13/06/2011||Xstrata Copper to start Lomas Bayas Sulphides project prefeasibilty study|
Xstrata Copper’s Executive Committee has approved the start of a prefeasibility study to evaluate the development of the copper sulphide deposit located below the current pit of the Lomas Bayas operation in northern Chile’s Antofagasta Region. The approval follows the Committee’s review of the recommendations of the concept study carried out over the last two years.
|09/06/2011||Exco shareholders approve Xstrata Copper’s acquisition of advanced copper projects in north west Queensland|
Xstrata Copper welcomes the outcome of the Exco Resources Ltd shareholder meeting today, at which the sale of the E1 and Monakoff copper tenements in north west Queensland, Australia to Xstrata Copper for a cash purchase price of AUD175 million was approved.
|09/06/2011||Energía Austral submits second addendum for Cuervo Project|
Energía Austral has submitted the Second Addendum for the Cuervo Hydroelectric Plant to answer the 228 questions and observations presented in November last year by government agencies which form part of the Environmental Assessment System.
|18/05/2011||Xstrata Mount Isa Mines announces long term vision for sustainability of its North Queensland operations|
Xstrata Mount Isa Mines has announced plans to sustain the future of its Mount Isa operations through expanded mining and concentrate production, while phasing out copper smelting at Mount Isa and refining operations in Townsville by the end of 2016.
|04/05/2011||Xstrata's interim management statement and 2011 Q1 production report|
|03/05/2011||Xstrata Copper publishes 2010 Sustainability Reports|
Xstrata Copper announces the publication of its 2010 Sustainability Reports that detail the sustainable development (SD) performances of its operations and projects in line with the international best practice reporting standards, the Global Reporting Initiative G3 guidelines.
|20/04/2011||Xstrata Copper enters into agreement to acquire advanced copper projects in north west Queensland|
Xstrata Copper has entered into an agreement with Exco Resources Ltd (“Exco”) to acquire the E1 and Monakoff copper tenements in north west Queensland, Australia for a cash purchase price of AUD175 million, to expand production at its Ernest Henry Mining operation.
|24/03/2011||Xstrata plc donation to Japan relief efforts|
Xstrata plc has made a donation of US$1 million to the Japanese Red Cross to support humanitarian relief efforts in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
|08/03/2011||Minera Alumbrera shareholders enter letter of intent for an option to acquire the Agua Rica copper gold project in Argentina|
Xstrata Copper and Goldcorp Inc. have entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Yamana Gold Inc. that grants Minera Alumbrera an exclusive option with respect to Yamana’s 100% interest in the Agua Rica copper gold project in Catamarca province in northwest Argentina.
|08/03/2011||Peru's Authorities approve Las Bambas project environmental impact study|
Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) has announced the approval of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the US$4.2 billion Las Bambas copper project in southern Peru’s Apurimac Region.
|07/03/2011||Xstrata shines at QRC Resources Awards for Women|
Xstrata is proud to announce that five of its employees have been recognised in the Queensland Resources Council’s Resources Awards for Women (RAW) breakfast ceremony on 8 March 2011.
|25/02/2011||Port facility on track for magnetite export|
Works on Xstrata’s $8.6 million storage expansion to accommodate export of magnetite concentrate at the Port of Townsville are nearing completion.
|11/02/2011||More ISAMILLS™ for South America – Las Bambas copper project|
Xstrata Technology’s IsaMill™, the energy efficient grinding technology, has been selected for the Xstrata Copper’s recently approved Las Bambas Project.
|08/02/2011||Xstrata Copper announces mineral resources increase for the Frieda River copper-gold project in Papua New Guinea|
Xstrata Copper announces significant increases in both the total Mineral Resource estimate and Measured and Indicated Resources for the Horse-Ivaal-Trukai (HIT) deposit at the Frieda River copper-gold project in Papua New Guinea.
|08/02/2011||Xstrata Preliminary Results 2010|
|01/02/2011||Xstrata completes construction of magnetite plant in Queensland, Australia|
Xstrata Copper announces the completion of construction of the magnetite base plant at Ernest Henry Mining (EHM), a key component of the AUD589 million (US$542 million) project to transform EHM into a major underground copper-gold operation.
|01/02/2011||Xstrata Q4 2010 production report|
|18/01/2011||Xstrata contributes further funding to assist flood relief effort in Queensland, Australia|
Xstrata today announced it will double the value of its donation to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal from A$1 million to A$2 million as a result of the worsening crisis that has now severely impacted the city of Brisbane and the south east of the state too, causing widespread damage and a tragic loss of life.
|07/01/2011||Contractor suffers fatal injuries at Kidd mine in Timmins|
Kidd Operations regrets to announce that a fatal accident occurred at the mine late in the evening on January 6 when a contractor suffered an injury, was transported to the hospital but unfortunately died from his injury.