Chile should focus on mining, not build new smelters, Aurubis CEO says

Chile is playing a critical role in the energy transition by producing quality copper concentrates, and should not deviate into smelting, the chief executive officer of German smelter Aurubis said.

Speaking in an interview during the annual Cesco industry week in Santiago, Chile, Roland Harings said that copper smelting capacity should be built near industrial end users. “Everyone has a role...


Andrea Hotter

March 31, 2022

13:40 GMT