Candente Copper Corp. (TSX:DNT) provided updates on the Cañariaco copper project.
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Yellowhead Mining Inc. (TSX:YMI,OTCQX:YHMGF) announced results from the completed winter drill program on its Harper Creek property. Highlights include 0.39% Cu over 108.77m commencing at a depth of 237.42m intersected in Hole HC13-161.
CNBC reported that a drop in copper prices combined with higher operating costs hit Antofagasta's Q1 profit.
Consolidated Woodjam Copper Corp. (TSXV:WCC) announced that through the Gold Fields Horsefly Exploration Corporation, a subsidiary of Gold Fields Limited(NYSE:GFI, NASDAQ:GFI) have updated resource estimates at Southeast Zone as well as the Deerhorn and Takom Zones.
Mawson West Limited (TSX:MWE) provided its first quarter financial results, including a gross profit of $18.1 million.
Reuters reported that operations have been halted at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold's Indonesian unit after a tunnel collapse killed four and trapped 25 others. As quoted in the Reuters report:
PolyMet Mining Corp. (TSX:POM,NYSE:PLM) announced that the preliminary supplemental draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the NorthMet project in Minnesota has been completed by ERM, the independent EIS Contractor.
Mining Weekly reported that three workers were killed and more were missing after a training tunnel collapsed at the world's second-largest copper mine, located in Indonesia, owned by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX:TRQ, NYSE:TRQ, NASDAQ:TRQ) announced their first quarter financial results.