Chile’s Caserones prepares for first copper conc shipment to Japan

Chilean copper mine Caserones will send out its first shipment of concentrates to Japan by next week with the mine set for inauguration on Wednesday July 30, seven months later than the company had expected.

The first concentrate shipment will comprise 4,000-5,000 tonnes, according to a source familiar with the matter. The $4.2-billion project is 75% owned by Japan’s Pan Pacific Copper (PPC) and 25% by Mitsui Mining &...


Danielle Assalve

July 23, 2014

06:46 GMT