Chile energy shortage to hit copper projects, says Keller

Oct 17, 2012 | 09:46 AM | Andrea Hotter

Tags  copper, Codelco, Thomas Keller, energy shortage, Andrea Hotter

LONDON — The vast number of new copper projects projected to come on-stream in Chile over the coming decade are likely to stumble due to energy supply concerns and other issues, according to the top executive of the world’s largest copper producer.

Projects won’t be canceled completely, but probably will face deferrals and delays, Thomas Keller, chief executive officer of Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), told AMM. ....





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