Chile mining sector to see $60 billion in investment over next decade – by Dale Benton (Mining Global – September 3, 2018)

The worlds largest producers of copper are forecasting mining investments of more than $60 billion over the next decade.

The Minister of Mining, Baldo Prokurica, along with the Executive Vice President of the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco), Sergio Hernandez, announced in a new report that the mining sector is anticipating an investment of $65.747 billion over the next decade.

In the report, entitled “Investment in Chilean Mining – Portfolio of Projects 2018 -2027 “, it identifies 44 mining projects that will provide contribution of copper projects of around 3.5 million tons, the largest of the last 3 years.

“We want to provide them with extraordinarily important information for Chilean mining and for the country, and it is Cochilco’s projection of investments for the next decade.” One of the concerns of Chileans is development, job creation and this good news.

What we are doing opens up opportunities for Chilean families, mining is undoubtedly an important contribution to achieving these objectives, “said the Minister of Mining.

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