Antofagasta PLC (ANTO.L)
2 Oct 2015
SANTIAGO, Sept 17 - Chile's Codelco said on Thursday it restarted its open-pit Andina mine located in the Andes mountains, as mining operations in the world's top copper producer appeared to be unscathed after a powerful earthquake that struck off the coast overnight.
SANTIAGO, Sept 17 - Antofagasta Plc said it is inspecting the installations of its flagship Los Pelambres copper mine and expects to progressively restart operations in the coming hours after a strong quake Wednesday night in central Chile forced it to suspend activities.
* Quake is latest natural catastrophe to roil mining in Chile (Adds detail throughout)
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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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* Shares up 8 pct, rebound from more than 6 year low (Adds details on capex, shares)
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.