Newmont shareholders back Goldcorp transaction
The London-based miner emphasized ongoing dialogue with local communities and government officials in Chile, after a top executive had cast doubt on the future of the US$3bn expansion project.
Fortescue Metals Group has set its sights on South America to diversify its metals portfolio.
Prosecutors and local communities claim the UK-based mining giant failed to comply with a key requirement related to the mine's licensing.
The Brazilian mining giant's decision came after two years of negotiations with local provinces, reports AFP.
Mineworkers' union SNTMMSSRM is bolstering its defenses with the aim of extending a 12-year strike at Southern Copper's Taxco asset, with the company rumored to be planning a restart of operations.
Gerd Peter Poppinga will give his testimony to a senate commission probing Vale's dam collapse in Minas Gerais state in January.