Collahuasi eyes Patache port alternative

Dec 30, 2010 | 11:52 AM |

Chilean copper miner Cia. Minera Dona Ines de Collahuasi SCM (Collahuasi) will seek alternatives to shipping copper concentrate out of the Patache port after suspending operations at the facility following a fatal accident.

The Dec. 18 accident resulted in the death of three employees of FL Smidth, a subcontractor of Collahuasi operating at the port, as well as extensive damage to the shiploading infrastructure. Collahuasi declared force majeure on copper concentrate obligations....





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