Chile Mining Energy Costs Doubled in Past Decade, Mercurio Says

Energy costs represent on average 20 percent of the Chilean mining industry’s expenses, compared with 11 percent in 2002, according to an article published today in El Mercurio.

The article cited data from the Chilean mining society Sonami.

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