Minera Escondida Ltda.    



Avda Americo Vespucio Sur 100, Piso 9, Las Condes



56 02 330 5000

56 02 207 6509

Company description

Mining: Copper mining

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News and information about Minera Escondida Ltda.

Escondida's Third Concentrator Poised for Production
Engineering and Mining Journal; May 1, 2016; 445 words
...has been a huge challenge but was completed with an excellent safety record," said Hilmar Rode, president of Minera Escondida Ltda. at BHP Billiton, which manages the mine; Rio Tinto holds a 30% share in the operation.With the completion...
Skanska Awarded USD67m Contract to Build a Pipeline for Concentrate Transport in Chile
Nordic Business Report; April 11, 2013; 389 words
...announced today the award of a contract to build a pipeline for concentrate transport in Antofagasta, Chile, by Minera Escondida Ltda (BHP Billiton). This contract will be carried out by a special purpose company formed by Skanska Chile and...
S&P affirms BBB+/"stable" ratings on Minera Escondida.
ADP News Latin America; July 26, 2011; 323 words
...Jul 26, 2011 - S&P on Monday upheld its BBB+ ratings with a "stable" outlook on Chilean copper mine Minera Escondida Ltda. The ratings reflect Escondida's "satisfactory" business risk profile, balancing its large-scale operations...
Apoquindo Minerals Inc. Announces Bruce Turner, Ex President of Escondida Mine as New President and CEO.
Internet Wire; August 5, 2009; 700+ words
...BHP Billiton Limited, a large global mining and energy company, culminating in the position of President of Minera Escondida Ltda., the world's largest copper mine. He is fluent in English and Spanish. Mr. Turner holds a Bachelor of...
Freeport trims moly output as prices plunge.(NEWS)(molybdenum)(Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.)
American Metal Market; November 11, 2008; 700+ words
...5 million and 34 million pounds in 2009 from an estimated 25 million to 26 million pounds this year, while Minera Escondida Ltda. said in April that it wanted to construct a molybdenum recovery plant at the Escondida copper mine in Chile...
BHP, Japanese settle midyear copper TC/RCs.(NEWS)(copper treatment)(refining charges)
American Metal Market; August 1, 2008; 677 words
...tonne/4.5 cents a pound but much higher than initial mid-year figures tabled by BHP, majority owner of Minera Escondida Ltda., the world's largest copper mine, of around $35 a tonne/3.5 cents a pound. Traders said the numbers...
Midyear copper TC/RC talks stalled.(NONFERROUS)(treatment and refining charge)
American Metal Market; July 3, 2008; 583 words
...40 a tonne/4 cents a pound amid forecasts of the market tightening further in the second half of this year. Minera Escondida Ltda., majority-owned by BHP Billiton, reportedly has offered around $35 per tonne/3.5 cents a pound and...
Codelco buys concentrate to meet contracts.(NEWS)(Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile)
American Metal Market; June 17, 2008; 700+ words
...copper TC/RC talks between BHP Billiton and Japanese smelters. BHP Billiton, which is the majority owner of Minera Escondida Ltda, has met fierce resistance to initial figures below $40 a tonne/4 cents a pound. The company settled last...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
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Primary: 212234 - Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 1021 - Copper Ores industry report