MANAGEMENT

Record water fine for Lumina Copper

A regional Chilean water regulator in the Atacama region has slapped the country’s highest ever fine on a miner for taking water without permission

Paul Harris
The Caserones mine in Chile

The Caserones mine in Chile

Lumina Copper Chile was fined ChP325 million (US$488,000) for irregularities related to its Caserones mine. The directorate general of water said Lumina had pulled water out of wells it did not have...

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