Articles Tagged "Chile"

Copper Touches 2-Month High

Bloomberg reported that copper prices rose to a two-month high as heavy rains in Chile closed copper mines in the world’s biggest producer of the metal.

Chile Records Dip in Copper Production For November

Reuters reported that top copper exporter Chile saw production drop 7.3 percent this November in a year over year comparison. That makes for the fifth straight month of falling production numbers.

Copper Miners Nervously Awaiting New Chilean Labour Bill

Reuters reported that the Chilean government is set to deliver a new labor bill to congress this month. Details of the bill have not been released, but the government has said it wants to strengthen unions, which could raise labour costs for miners such as BHP (NYSE:BHP) Anglo American (LSE:AAL) and state run Codelco.