Chile’s Copper Royalty Reform

By Jay Leary The Chilean government have announced the introduction of a tax reform bill that will introduce a new royalty system payable by copper miners. This bill contains a variable royalty rate, dependent on the quantity of copper sold. Rates could increase to as high as 32% depending on the price of copper. Given … Read more

Women in Mining

On 1 May 2014, with over 120 attendees, Herbert Smith Freehills (London office) hosted the inaugural “Copper: Bears vs Bulls” debate, organised by Women in Mining (WIM) in collaboration with the Association of Mining Analysts (AMA). Copper is the highest value base metals product and offers the greatest diversity of use, and so has often … Read more