copper

Interview with Marcelo Castillo, spokesperson of the Coordinating Committee for the renationalization of Copper and Big Mining in Chile

We interviewed Marcelo Castillo Duvauchelle in his capacity as spokesperson for the Coordinadora por la Renacionalización del Cobre y la Gran Minería, as we were interested to know what he thinks of the deliberations that have taken place regarding the…

The transnational plunder of Chilean copper

The study, “New estimates of the wealth given away to large private copper mining companies: Chile 2005-2015”, addressed the economic rent obtained by the 10 largest mining companies in Chile. Using official World Bank (WB) data for the period 2005-2014…