Chile Miner to Reopen Patache Port after Quake

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 8, 2014

Chilean copper miner Collahuasi said on Tuesday that it has received authorization to reactivate its Patache port in the country's north following a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake and tsunami last week.

"We just received authorization and a ship has already entered the port to load," Chief Executive Officer Jorge Gomez told Reuters on the sidelines of the CESCO/CRU copper conference in capital city Santiago.

Gomez said the impact from the April 1 quake is "minor".

(Reporting by Fabian Cambero; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Chris Reese)

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