Global Copper Corp

In April, Teck Cominco announced a $415-million offer to acquire the Relincho copper-moly project, in Chile (above), from Global Copper.

Copper drives Teck Cominco’s Q1 earnings

VANCOUVER — A higher Canadian dollar and lower coal and zinc prices trimmed the net earnings of Teck Cominco (TCK. B-T, TCK-N) in the first quarter of 2008, despite improved copper prices and the str…

Fiesta’s over in Ecuador

The chaotic unravelling of Ecuador’s mineral exploration scene dominated talk in global mining circles during the week ended April 19, the 16th trading week of 2008.

Drilling at Global Copper's Relincho project, an Andean porphyry-style copper-molybdenum deposit in Chile's Region III that, part-way through exploration, already hosts almost 10 billion lbs. of copper.

Teck Cominco to buy Global Copper

Vancouver — In a deal valued at $425 million, Teck Cominco (TCK. B-T, TCK-n) is buying out Global Copper (GLQ-T, GOCPF-o) to get its hands on the Relincho project — an Andean porphyry-style copper-m…

VP of exploration Leo Hathaway and chief geologist Fabian Figueroa examine core from the Las Guias zone at Relincho.

Global Copper unearths a giant

SITE VISIT VALLENAR, CHILE — “This is the biggest project in Chile right now, and it’s the biggest project in the world being worked by…

Editorial: BHP Billiton pitches mega-bid

After a furious few months of mergers-and-acquisitions activity, the mining industry stopped to catch its breath during the week ended Dec. 15, the fiftieth trading week of 2007.

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