" Antofagasta is a Chilean-based copper mining group with interests in transport and water distribution. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has been a constituent of the FTSE-100 index since 2004. Antofagasta aims to be a significant and profitable enterprise by international standards. Its focus is on high-potential mining deposits and it seeks to realise value principally by developing and operating such deposits in order to produce copper and related by-products. "
Antofagasta plc announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Antofagasta Minerals SA (the “Company” or “Antofagasta Minerals”), has today entered into a binding agreement with AES Gener SA (“AES”) to acquire 40% of Alto Maipo SpA (“Alto Maipo”), a company incorporated to develop, construct, own and operate two run-of river hydroelectric power stations located in the upper section of the Maipo River
SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a contract by Minera Antucoya SA, a subsidiary of Antofagasta Minerals SA (AMSA), to provide overall management, detailed engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Antucoya project in Chile.
Chilean miner Antofagasta PLC Wednesday topped its 2011 production guidance after reporting a rise in fourth quarter copper output and expects to produce 9.3% more copper this year as it benefits from the ramp-up of its Esperanza mine.