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Bi-monthly Report

Plusmining closely follows the main developments concerning mining industries in Chile, Latin America and the World.

Twice a month, a clear and concise report, both in Spanish and English, delivers key insights that are setting the pace for the mining industry around the world.

The report is composed of 3 sections:

I. Mining Industry in Chile

II. International Mining Industry

III. Economic and Political environment

The section on Chile tackles regulation-related topics, labor news, main developments concerning copper and lithium and those market's largest companies, such as Codelco, Antofagasta Minerals, SQM, Albemarle, among others.

The international section deals with industry trends, corporate news and events concerning major industry players.

The economic and political section reviews how these aforementioned factors can affect the mining industry interests.

View an executive summary here

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Top 15

Plusmining has a thorough financial and production database for the Top 15 world copper producers and for the main operations in Chile.

In January, April, July and October, Plusmining reports a detailed financial and production analysis of these top 15 companies, which represent about 60% of the world's total copper production. Additionally, an analysis by operation is included for Chile's main copper operations.

Some of the indicators included:

    • Profitability and indebtedness indicators (ROE, Net Financial Debt and others)
    • Investment and liquidity indicators (CAPEX, Current Test and others)
    • Operating efficiency and production indicators (Attributable Production, Operating Margins and others)

The report is composed of 3 sections:

  1. Production Analysis
  2. World Copper Industry
  3. Chilean Copper Industry

The report is available both in Spanish and English.

View a sample report here

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Expert knowledge on national and international mining industry's contingencies and latest developments

Plusmining in the News

  1. Copper stocks fall to their lowest level in 10 years and price increase is expected - El Mercurio - 07.03.2019
  2. Contribution to the treasury by large mining companies grows 90% to US $ 2,394 million last year - Pulso - 05.03.2019
  3. Copper reaches its highest value in seven months and analysts forecast average for the year at US$ 2.9 - El Mercurio - 02.21.2019
  4. Plusmining on "Historias del Futuro" - Radio El Conquistador - 02.27.2019
  5. Concerns about world copper supply lead to the maximum price of the year - El Mercurio - 02.19.2019
  6. Chile regains ground in the world copper market after reaching record production in 2018 - Prensa Latina - 02.12.2019
  7. Iron prices soar after tragedy in Brazil: Chilean company could benefit - Emol - 02.12.2019
  8. World iron market continues to rise after accident in Brazilian mining Vale - El Mercurio - 02.11.2109
  9. Chuqui workers initiate legal actions to get restitution of retirement funds - Diario Financiero - 02.07.2019
  10. Copper crunch to stimulate acquisitions - Mining Journal - 02.06.2019
  11. Deficit in world production of molybdenum boosted its value by 46% last year - El Mercurio - 01.30.2019
  12. Dragon with feet of lead ?. China is no longer the number one mining investor in Peru - El Comercio - 01.28.2019
  13. Chile has more than 700 tailings and most are in the Coquimbo Region - La Segunda - 01.28.2019
  14. Copper in the Context of Trade War - Nueva Mineria - January 2019
  15. Chinese economic growth is the lowest in 28 years: Experts address the effects that would have in Chile - Emol - 01.21.2019
  16. Chilean government launched search for new members of the board for Codelco - El Mercurio - 01.19.2019
  17. Newmont and Goldcorp create world's largest gold mining company and Chile will have a significant role - Pulso - 01.15.2019
  18. Narrowing of the sulphur acid market would raise mining costs - El Mercurio - 01.09.2019
  19. Private mining companies achieve profits of US $ 3,087 million as of September and royalty payments rise by 51% - Pulso - 01.03.2019
  20. Mining Megaprojects: Does the bet stop in 2019? - El Comercio Perú - 12.31.2018
  21. Investing in mining with a copper price as low as US $ 3 per pound is not so simple - Pulso - 12.31.2018
  22. Cochilco looks with optimism and caution copper outlook for 2019 - Radio Bio Bio - 12.29.2018
  23. Copper price would return to US $ 3 per pound in 2019 amid possible trade war solution - El Mercurio - 12.27.2018
  24. Reactivation of mining promotes formal employment in Antofagasta, Atacama and Coquimbo- Pulso - 12.27.2018
  25. The obstacles that Codelco must face in its investment in Ecuador - Pulso - 12.19.2018
  26. Plusmining on "Historias del Futuro" - Radio El Conquistador - 12.18.2018
  27. Shortage increase in the copper market: stocks decrease 60% in eight months - El Mercurio - 12.15.2018
  28. Mining companies will face 17 labor negotiations in 2019 and Chuqui emerges as the most complex - Pulso - 12.15.2018
  29. Germany and Bolivia announce agreement for the lithium of Uyuni salt flat and put pressure on Chile - Pulso - 12.14.2018
  30. Challanges faced by the construction of mining projects in Chile - El Mercurio - 12.13.2018
  31. A monster of lithium could enter to disrupt the world market - La Segunda - 12.12.2018
  32. Enami's stake in Quebrada Blanca would be worth up to US $ 1,500 million - Pulso - 12.07.2018
  33. Who is Sumitomo, the group that will buy 30% of Quebrada Blanca for US $ 1.2 billion - Pulso - 12.05.2018
  34. Juan Carlos Guajardo: uncertainty over trade war dominates copper agenda - Minería Chilena - 11.16.2018
  35. Molybdenum price triples and shipments are expected for US $ 1,500 mills. - El Mercurio - 11.03.2018
  36. Copper stocks are at their lowest level in 10 years and analysts forecast a price of US $ 3 per pound - El Mercurio - 11.02.2018
  37. Plusmining on "Historias del Futuro" - Radio El Conquistador - 10.29.2018
  38. Constitutional Court decision on Pampa Group resource against agreement National Economic Prosecutor's Office and Tianqi - Radio Infinita - Divina Proporcion - 10.25.2018
  39. Plusmining on Siete AM - Radio El Conquistador - 10.12.2018
  40. Plusmining in "Minería Chilena" magazine after its presentation at Fexmin 2018 - Exploration and Mines Fair - 10.08.2018
  41. Royalty payment of large mining companies increased 312% in the April-June quarter of 2018 - Pulso - 10.02.2018
  42. Escondida results trigger mining profits - El Mercurio - 10.01.2018
  43. Plusmining on Siete AM - Radio El Conquistador - 09.12.2018
  44. Mining company linked to Angelini approves construction of project in Peru and neighboring industry puts pressure - El Mercurio - 09.11.2018

Recent

  1. Interview - Pulso TV - 03.12.2019
  2. Japan, key partner in Chilean mining- Minería Chilena - Febrero 2019
  3. How labor negotiations are coming in the large-scale mining industry this year 2019- Minería Chilena - Febrero 2019
  4. The boost of electromobility for copper demand- Minería Chilena - Febrero 2019
  5. Interview Infinita Radio - 01.25.2019
  6. Plusmining announces the publication of the 4th edition of 2018 of the quarterly report Top 15 - 01.17.2019 - See press release
  7. Opinion Article Pulso - Australia, 27 years of uninterrupted growth - 01.10.2019
  8. Opinion Article Pulso - Truce in the trade war, enough for copper? - 12.14.2018
  9. Plusmining participates in the Circular Economy Forum of the Americas CEFA 2018 - 28.11.2018 - View program - Presentation
  10. Gold Mining in Chile: with the potential to continue growing - Minería Chilena - November 2018
  11. Opinion Article Pulso - Economic recovery and mining - 11.19.2018
  12. Plusmining visits China, Japan and Korea - November 2018
  13. Plusmining performs Conference "The US-China Trade Conflict and its Impact on the Market and the Copper Industry" - Voces Mineras and Colegio de Ingenieros - 10.30.2018
  14. Opinion Article Pulso - What is the US seeking against China and how could impact Chile? - 10.11.2018
  15. Plusmining performs presentation at BMO Seminar in Week of the London Metal Exchange - 10.09.2018
  16. Plusmining announces the publication of the 3rd edition of 2018 of the quarterly report Top 15 - 09.24.2018 - See press release
  17. Opinion Article Pulso - Crisis in Quintero and Copper Smelters - 09.13.2018
  18. Participation in the 3rd International Mining Congress of Tarapacá CIMIT 2018 - 08.29.2018 - Pictures
  19. Opinion article published by La Tercera Newspaper - End of the Reserved Copper Law - 08.12.2018
  20. Plusmining on 1st Aprimin (Mining Suppliers Association) Forum - 19.06.2018 - Presentation here - Pictures
  21. Plusmining on Voces Mineras Forum "Towards a National Smelting Policy" - 14.06.2018 - Presentation here
  22. Plusmining visits Chuquicamata Underground Project - 05.06.2018
  23. Plusmining gives presentation to Australian delegation to Expomin 2018 - 22.04.2018
  24. Plusmining visits Ecuador - Ecuador Minero, por el buen camino Conference and Ecuatorian Mining Association. 2 - 5 April 2018. Watch Presentation. Watch Ecuador TV . Listen Radio América. Listen Radio Centro. Listen Radio Notimundo.
  25. Plusimining in the 2018 PDAC International Convention, Toronto, Canada. From March 04 to 07
  26. Article Diario Financiero - Electric vehicles, what matters for Chile - 27.12.2017
  27. Juan Carlos Guajardo joins the Chilean Engineering Association - 19.12.2017
  28. INTLFCStone Base Metals Overview 2017/2018 includes Plusmining analysis on labor negotiations - 18.12.2017
  29. Plusmining develops intense meeting schedule in Tokyo - December 4th to December 8th
  30. Plusmining assits to the Asia Copper Week in Shanghai - November 27th to December 1st
  31. Plusmining visits Lima - November 10th
  32. London Metal Exchange week - October 30th to November 2nd
  33. José Tomás Urmeneta award presentation - October 24th
  34. Visit to the Metals Economic Research Institute of Japan - October 16th to October 20th
  35. Juan Carlos Guajardo moderates the presidential candidates forum on mining - August 25th
  36. Plusmining to prepare study on socio-economic impact of copper industry in Chile
  37. "Minería de Excelencia Estratégica" conference - August 2017
  38. Plusmining to perform study on copper semi-manufacturer industry in Latin America

Recent Research


  1. - Benchmark research: Cash costs in the Chilean copper mining industry
  2. - Analysis of the Chilean copper smelters and refineries
  3. - Analysis of the Chilean lithium industry
  4. - Economic and social impacts of the Copper Mining Industry in Chile
  5. - Market research: Liquified natural gas in Chile
  6. - Market research: Supply and services providers for NCRE in Chile
  7. - Scenarios analysis of Chile and Peru’s large-scale mining projects
  8. - Benchmark research: Mill liners’ operating metrics in the Chilean large-scale mining industry
  9. - Benchmark research: Labor costs in the Chilean copper mining industry and its main factors
  10. Manufacture and End Use of Semi-Fabricated Copper in Latin America and Canada
  11. Market Study of Mineral Commodities (Base, Precious, Minor and Iron Metals)

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