|21/12/2012||Xstrata Copper completes project to extend Lomas Bayas mine life by 16 years|
Xstrata Copper’s Lomas Bayas operation, located in northern Chile, has completed construction and commenced commissioning on schedule of its c.$300 million Lomas II project to extend the mine life by 16 years, until at least 2028, at existing production levels of 75,000 tonnes of copper cathodes per annum.
|27/11/2012||Antapaccay dispatches first copper in concentrate production|
Xstrata Copper’s Antapaccay copper mine in southern Peru commenced production of commercial grade copper in concentrates at the beginning of November and has delivered its first shipment to Matarani Port for delivery to customers worldwide.
|01/11/2012||Xstrata Copper named Queensland Miner of the Year|
Xstrata Copper welcomes the award for Queensland Miner of the Year, presented at the Mining 2012 Conference in Brisbane yesterday.
|30/10/2012||Collahuasi appoints a new Chief Executive|
The Board of Directors of Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Gómez Díaz as the company’s Chief Executive, effective 19 December 2012.
|17/10/2012||Xstrata plc Interim Management Statement and Third Quarter Production Report|
|03/10/2012||Analyst trip to South America|
Xstrata plc is hosting an analyst trip to South America from 03 to 04 October.
|03/10/2012||Xstrata Copper announces further Mineral Resource increase at El Pachón project in Argentina|
Xstrata Copper today announced a significant increase to the Mineral Resource estimate at our El Pachón project in San Juan Province, Argentina.
|27/09/2012||Independent study into health of Mount Isa waterways released|
An independent University of Queensland study into the potential sources and pathways of lead and other heavy metals into Mount Isa’s waterways has shown that Leichhardt River water quality poses a low risk to human health.
|30/08/2012||Mount Margaret Mining produces first ore|
Ore production has commenced at Xstrata Copper’s $300 million Mount Margaret Mining operation in north-west Queensland, following the official start of mining activities last month, with ore now being trucked to Ernest Henry Mining for processing.
|23/08/2012||Xstrata Tintaya highlights progress made by the Espinar Dialogue Table|
Edgardo Orderique, general manager of Xstrata Tintaya, welcomed the progress made by the Dialogue Table established in Espinar province together with central government, local and regional authorities, and civil society groups.
|09/08/2012||Xstrata Copper receives important accolade for socially responsible management|
Xstrata Copper’s South America Operations Division - Peru, which includes Tintaya Antapaccay in Cusco and Las Bambas in Apurímac, received the Socially Responsible Company (SRC) accolade awarded by Perú 2021, in partnership with the Mexican Center for Philanthropy, for its voluntary and public commitment to socially responsible management.
|07/08/2012||Xstrata Copper announces plant commissioning and increased Mineral Resources at Antapaccay in Peru|
Xstrata Copper’s $1.47 billion Antapaccay copper project in southern Peru has commenced commissioning on time and within budget, with first copper production scheduled for October. Total mineral resources have been increased by 27% to over 1 billion tonnes.
|31/07/2012||Production Report for the six months ended 30 June 2012|
|31/07/2012||Xstrata Copper commences open pit mining at Mount Margaret Mining project|
Open pit mining activities have commenced on budget and schedule at Xstrata Copper’s AUD124 million (USD122 million) Mount Margaret Mining project in north-west Queensland.
|12/07/2012||El Pachon Project makes Significant Contribution to Conservation of Endangered Species|
Xstrata Copper, through its El Pachon project, will finance an ambitious conservation project for the Chilean Chinchilla (chinchilla lanigera) through an US$2.5 million investment to improve the Las Chinchillas National Reserve, located in Illapel, 300 kilometres north of Santiago.
|12/07/2012||Xstrata welcomes renewal of dialogue in Espinar|
Xstrata Tintaya General Manager, Edgardo Orderique, has welcomed the renewal of dialogue in Espinar enabling the national government, local and regional authorities, and our mining company to reach concrete agreements that ensure social peace and the development of Cusco province.
|03/07/2012||Collahuasi awards alternative renewable energy contract to Solarpack|
Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi announced the result of its tender for the supply of Alternative Renewable Energy (ARE), launched in mid-2011.
|27/06/2012||F. J. O’Connell Award Provincial Recognition for Incident Prevention Awarded to the Horne Smelter|
The Horne Smelter is proud to announce that its efforts in the area of health and safety have earned recognition for the third time in the last four years.
|25/06/2012||Collahuasi Press Release|
Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi Chief Executive, Mr Giancarlo Bruno, has accepted a new position with Anglo American in Chile, effective 3 July.
|13/06/2012||To the public: for dialogue and social peace in Espinar|
Tintaya reaffirms its permanent willingness to dialogue, in line with the commitments undertaken to date, to promote the development of Espinar.
|12/05/2012||Energía Austral Press Statement|
Energia Austral became aware of a sentence by the Most Excellent Supreme Court regarding the Cuervo Hydroelectric Project.
|08/05/2012||Energia Austral receives Environmental approval for development of Cuervo Hydropower Plant|
Energía Austral has received approval from the Aysén Region’s Environmental Evaluation Commission for the development of the Cuervo hydroelectric plant following a rigorous environmental evaluation process.
|08/05/2012||Xstrata Copper in Peru launches its 2011 Sustainability Report|
Xstrata Copper is pleased to announce the publication of our South America Operations Division - Peru Sustainability Report 2011.
|01/05/2012||Xstrata plc interim management statement and first quarter 2012 production report|
|24/04/2012||Xstrata Copper launches 2011 Sustainability Reports|
Xstrata Copper is pleased to announce the publication of our 2011 Sustainability Reports that describe the sustainable development (SD) performances of our operations and projects for the year.
|18/04/2012||Address to the 2012 CESCO dinner, Charlie Sartain, Chief Executive Xstrata Copper, Santiago, April 2012|
It is a pleasure to be here this evening to celebrate yet another successful CESCO Week. This dinner is one of the premier annual events in our industry calendar, and I was truly honoured when CESCO approached me to deliver tonight’s keynote address.
|03/04/2012||Xstrata Copper partners with Origin Energy to advance Energía Austral’s clean energy projects in Chile|
Xstrata Copper and Origin Energy Limited (Origin) have completed a transaction under which Origin has acquired a 51% interest in Xstrata Copper’s Energía Austral hydroelectric development company in Chile.
|31/01/2012||Production Report for the 12 months ended 31 December 2011|
|13/01/2012||SMI responds to ECC decision for Tampakan Mine Project|
Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) confirms it has received official notification from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) denying its application for an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) for the Tampakan Mine Project until issues with the use of open pit mining methods have been resolved with the Provincial Government of South Cotabato.