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Central Puerto (CEPU) Eyes McEwen’s Argentinian copper site Los Azules

Central Puerto SA, Argentina’s largest energy provider, is in talks to invest in Canadian miner McEwen Copper Inc.’s Los Azules project, according to people familiar with the matter.

After recently signing a deal for a stakeBloomberg terminal at the Diablillos silver-gold project in Salta province, Central Puerto is determined to become involved in a second mining project, according to one person, who like others asked not to be named discussing private negotiations. The company monitors Los Azules and other gold and silver sites.