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Mining - 26 June 2020


Mining industry collaborates to increase COVID-19 testing capacity

The South African mining industry, directly and under the auspices of the Minerals Council South Africa, is seeking to increase its COVID-19 testing capacity, both for companies themselves and in support of the country’s overall testing imperative.


Chuquicamata to stop smelting

Codelco has decided to stop smelting at Chuquicamata, decrease the refinery’s endowment to ensure sanity measures and will operate at one third of its capacity.