EMR picks up third copper mine

EMR Capital sees a long-term future in Chile, CEO Jason Chang says, after the group added a third copper operation in 18 months with its deal to buy BHP’s Cerro Colorado mine in the country's north.

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EMR CEO Jason Chang and chairman Owen Hegarty

Under the deal, the Melbourne-based private equity firm will pay US$230 million for the mine, plus about $40 million through the sale of copper stockpiled at the operation and up to $50 million in the