• ASTER Image Gallery List by Date

    ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is a high resolution imaging instrument that is flying on the Terra satellite. ASTER will be used to obtain detailed maps of land surface temperature, emissivity, reflectance and elevation.

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  • BHP sets iron ore record as prices surge

    Jan 20, 2021 · Record production was also seen at the Jimblebar mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, which produced 36,815 tonnes of iron ore in December 2020 (year to date). BHP increased its copper production at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia by 16 per cent to 99,100 tonnes. Guidance at Olympic Dam for the 2021 financial year sits ...

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  • Chinese Firms Position for an Energy Transition Copper ...

    Apr 05, 2021 · Have Money, Will Travel. Chinese domestic production constitutes almost 8% of global mined copper tonnage, behind Chile (the global leader at 28%) and slightly ahead of the (about 6%). China consumes around 52% of global refined copper, about 24 million metric tonnes (MMT), and produces about 41%. Data graciously provided by the American ...

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  • Copper Statistics and Information

    Copper is usually found in nature in association with sulfur. Pure copper metal is generally produced from a multistage process, beginning with the mining and concentrating of lowgrade ores containing copper sulfide minerals, and followed by smelting and electrolytic refining to produce a pure copper .

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  • Potential copper production through 2035 in Chile ...

    Jun 22, 2020 · The remaining reserves of copper ore in Chile were reported by the Central Bank for the period 1985–1997 and by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) from 1998 onwards (USGS 2017). Remaining reserves are those available after discounting yearly refined production. Three scenarios were considered for future copper reserves in Chile.

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  • Cobija

    Loed in the coastal zone of the region. In 1825 it was the main port of Bolivia thanks to the riches of the Potosí silver mine, that were shipped from Cobija. In 1865 an earthquake destroyed the city, but it was revived with the discovery of ore in Caracoles, which meant it became a city, [.]

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  • Discovery Tools for Buried Copper Deposits in the Atacama ...

    Discovery Tools for Buried Copper Deposits in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Porphyry copper deposits and their associated supergene enrichments are key mineral exploration targets. The Atacama region of the Andean Mountains of Chile are wellendowed with large highgrade porphyry copper ore bodies. Traditionally, most discoveries had outcropping ...

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  • Abstract: Appliion of Local Earthquake Tomography to ...

    The challenge in Chile, therefore, is to develop new tools that may be applied to discovery of covered and/or deep deposits. To address this challenge, we propose applying local earthquake tomography (LET) to identify potential exploration targets at the greenfield scale, in part because buried deposits in Chile tend to extend to great depth.

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  • Jose CEMBRANO PERASSO | Professor (Full) | ...

    Following the 01 April 2014 Mw Iquique earthquake in Northern Chile, damage to infrastructure was reported in the cities of Iquique and Alto Hospicio. ... A new ReOs age for ore breccia ...

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  • Copper

    Copper is a powerful antimicrobial agent and an innovative solution to reducing the spread of infection in healthcare facilities. Healthcareacquired infections (HAIs) are the fourth leading cause of death in Canada and cost the Canadian healthcare system more than 1 billion annually.

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  • Copper Market heading for a severe supply shortage

    Mar 12, 2021 · On Feb. 22 copper futures hit /lb, nearly double the March 2020 low, and approaching an alltime high set in 2011. Copper for May delivery closed at /pound on Thursday at the Comex in New York. On the spot market, the base metal has advanced 17% year to date, and its run is likely far from over.

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  • Yaolin SHI | Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences | ...

    On 13 November, 2016, an earthquake occurred in Kaikoura, northern South Island, New Zealand. The Mw earthquake caused strong surface deformation, massive landslides and tsunami.

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  • Chile (CHL) Exports, Imports, and Trade Partners | OEC ...

    Between June 2020 and June 2021 the exports of Chile have increased by (%) from to, while imports increased by (%) from to Trade In June 2021, the top exports of Chile were Copper Ore (), Refined Copper (), ...

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  • Chile earthquake lights fire under copper price

    Last month copper touched a threeyear high just shy of a pound (more than 7,000 a tonne) and year to date gains are in excess of 20%. Chile accounts for nearly 30% of the world's copper output and some of the world's biggest mines are loed near the city of Calama in the Antofagasta region where the magnitude earthquake occurred.

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  • Dryblower wonders whether FMG is the world's most ...

    Jul 20, 2020 · The banks, almost universally, reckon FMG is enormously overpriced with the current consensus view being that the company's share price should be around, not, a difference which implies a shareprice fall of 22%. Whether FMG is overpriced, or not, the key point is that it has just entered the exclusive ranks to be one of Australia ...

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  • LIVE FUTURES 05/10: LME copper prices rise on earthquake ...

    Oct 05, 2017 · Copper hit highs of 6, per tonne, % higher than Wednesday's close price, on reports that a magnitude earthquake has hit the Calama region in Northern Chile. The rest of the complex were mostly trading lower than the previous day's 5pm .

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  • Top Copper Producing Countries In The World

    Apr 25, 2017 · Chile. The top producers of copper are found throughout the world. The number one producer is Chile, a South American country. Chile produces 5,750,000 tons of copper annually. The country attracted foreign private investments in the 90's when the government passed a mining law that compensation regulations for the case of mine nationalisation.

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  • Global copper production to recover by % in 2021, after ...

    Feb 26, 2021 · After two consecutive years of flat growth, mainly due to lower ore grades and the production disruptions, the impact of COVID19 on mining operations led to global copper production declining by % to in ahead, global copper production is expected to experience growth of % to in 2021, supported by mines returning to full production, as well as the ramp .

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  • Chile copper output down in August as labor strikes dog ...

    Sep 30, 2021 · Copper production in Chile, the world's top copper producer, dropped % yearonyear in August amid falling ore grades and labor strikes at key .

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  • Chile's Top 10 Exports 2020

    Meat was the fastest grower among the top 10 export egories, up by % from 2019 to 2020. In second place for improving export sales was copper via a % gain. Chile's shipments of ores, slag and ash posted the thirdfastest gain in value up by % propelled by greater international sales of iron ore and concentrates.

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  • M

    Sep 01, 2020 · M 86 km NW of Vallenar, Chile. 04:09:28 (UTC) °S °W. km depth. Interactive Map. Contributed by US 3. Regional Information. Contributed by US 3. .

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  • Copper in the USA: Copper Producers

    Copper in the USA: Bright Future Glorious Past Copper Producers. At the beginning of copper's flow through the economy are the mining companies, which process vast quantities of lowgrade ore, mostly from openpit mines in order to produce copper. Approximately two tons of overburden must be removed along with each ton of copper ore.

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  • Copper mine production worldwide total 2020 | Statista

    Feb 16, 2021 · Copper mine production worldwide . In 2006, there was some million metric tons of copper produced in mines all over the world. This figure increased to .

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