Antofagasta PLC (ANTO.L)
3 Sep 2015
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Sept 1 - Copper miner Antofagasta Plc said it would merge its majority-owned unit, Minera Centinela, with its fully-owned subsidiary CCM Encuentro, which owns a sulphide project in northern Chile.
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Aug 25 - Chilean copper mine Antofagasta said on Tuesday it was targeting savings of about $160 million this year as it posted a 49 percent fall in first-half core profit, hit by a steep fall in prices of the metal.
LONDON, July 31 - Barrick Gold Corp's sale of half of its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to Antofagasta for what analysts say is a pricey $1 billion hit Antofagasta's shares on Friday, but could help Anglo American in its own copper assets sale.
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July 30 - Barrick Gold Corp agreed on Thursday to sell 50 percent of its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to copper miner Antofagasta Plc for $1 billion in cash, and both parties stressed that this was just the start of more cooperation.
July 30 - Barrick Gold Corp said on Thursday it has reached an agreement to sell 50 percent of its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to Chile-focused miner Antofagasta Plc for just over $1 billion in cash.
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