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Peru miners aiming for full-strength workforce by year-end, Minister says

6th October 2020 Peru's miners hope to have their workforce back up to full strength by the end of the year, the country's Energy and Mines Minister said on Monday, as the world's No. 2 copper producer ramps up after being slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. Minister Miguel Inchaustegui said the reduced... 

Chilean workers union rejects Lundin offer at Candelaria mine, strike chances raised

6th October 2020 A workers union at the Candelaria copper mine in Chile rejected a contract offer from Canada's Lundin Mining, union officials said on Monday, raising the possibility of a strike. The offer was rejected with 94.34% of the 548 members voting against it, according to a document seen by Reuters.... 

Brazil's VP Mourao says mining in indigenous lands is legal, but needs regulation

5th October 2020 Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao defended mining on indigenous reservations on Monday, saying the constitution allowed for that though regulations are needed to ensure miners pay taxes to the government and royalties to the tribes. Mourao said in a radio interview with Grupo Estado that... 

Greece approves Eldorado Gold test drilling

5th October 2020 Greece has approved a technical study for test drilling by Canada's Eldorado Gold at one of its mine fields, the Energy Ministry said on Monday. Vancouver-based miner Eldorado has operating mines and development projects in northern Greece. The study involves some 59 drills to further explore... 

EU wants rules on hydrogen trade with Ukraine, Morocco - Bloc's energy chief

5th October 2020 The European Union will seek to establish rules to trade hydrogen with countries including Morocco and Ukraine, as part of its plans to use the low-carbon fuel to cut emissions from industry and transport, EU energy commissioner said on Monday. "To trade renewable and low-carbon hydrogen reliably... 

Mali 2019 gold exports up 6.5%, says statistics agency

5th October 2020 Mali's gold exports rose 6.5% to 65.6 tonnes in 2019 compared with the previous year due to a rise in production, external trade data from the country's statistics agency showed on Saturday. The data, which was released with a considerable delay due to the coronavirus pandemic according to the... 

Nickel-producing Indonesia in early talks with Tesla on investment

5th October 2020 Indonesia's government is in early discussions with electric vehicles (EV) maker Tesla Inc about a potential investment in the Southeast Asia country, a major producer of nickel, an official said. Indonesia is keen to develop a full supply chain for nickel at home, especially for extracting... 

Lundin Mining union in Chile says talks making 'slow progress'

5th October 2020 Negotiations between Canada's Lundin Mining and the union at its Candelaria copper mine in Chile are making slow progress in their bid to avoid a strike at the deposit, the head of the mine's union told Reuters on Saturday. Canada's Lundin Mining requested government mediation late last month... 

Colombia's mining future tied to metals not coal, Minister says

5th October 2020 Colombia's mining future is in metals and not coal, Minister of Mines and Energy Diego Mesa said, and the Andean country will continue developing oil and gas projects, including non-conventional deposits. The coal sector's problems have accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic, Mesa told... 

Vale in talks with Tesla, EV sector for Canada nickel - executive

5th October 2020 Brazilian miner Vale is in talks with Tesla and others in the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain about securing nickel from its Canadian operations, the head of the miner's base metals unit said on Friday. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Tesla CEO Elon Musk in July... 

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