In Chile, we have interests in two major copper operations: a 50.1% interest in the Los Bronces mine, which we manage and operate, and a 44% share in the Collahuasi mine; we also manage and operate the El Soldado mine and Chagres smelter (50.1% interest in both).
In 1971, the mine was nationalised by the Chilean Government and the state-owned CODELCO mining company took over operations. Today, the mine has produced around 29mt of copper, as of 2007, and Chuqui is also a producer of molybdenum, which is used in the production of alloys.
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Operations were re-started there in 1957, after the Maritime Mining Company discovered further deposits, and continued until 1967. View of a mine, probably Tilt Cove, n.d. Tilt Cove was at times one of the world's largest producers of copper.
This mine is an open pit mine producing 5,000 tonnes ore and 5,000 tonnes waste per day. Rock characteristics for both ore and waste are typical of those of granite or porphyritic material. Operating conditions, wage scales, and unit prices are typical for western U.S. mining operations.
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