PE-backed copper player planning to spend up big

TWO years after acquiring part of Anglo American’s Chilean operations, private equity-backed Mantos Copper is preparing investments worth about US$1 billion to expand and extend production, executive chairman John MacKenzie said on the sidelines of the World Copper Conference.

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Copper charge: Mantos Copper ready for new investment at Mantos Blancos in Chile

Speaking at the World Copper Conference in Santiago, Chile, the executive said the company planned to begin construction of a new concentrator plant at the Mantoverde mine early next year once it had