Police are on the scene to maintain order, the firm said, adding that efforts continue to resolve the situation peacefully through talks.
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With its Costancia mine now in full production, in Peru, Hudbay Minerals' COO talks about what's next.
Air quality control permit yanked last year has been reinstated.
The politician is calling for stricter oversight of mining companies abroad after a New York Times front-page story over the weekend shone a spotlight on a Canadian mining company accused of serious crimes in Guatemala.
The deal gives HudBay control over the Rosemont project in Arizona, which has the potential to become the US’ third largest copper mine.
Vancouver firm's timeline to build 3rd largest US copper mine in doubt after sighting of endangered ocelot restarts permit consultations amid bitter takeover fight.
The takeover battle for an Arizona mine that's not even permitted but has the potential to transform the US copper industry is turning into a humdinger.
The company stated this decrease was primarily due to lower sales volumes and lower copper prices compared to the first quarter of 2013.
Company says 'significant industry players' are among them.
"This means we are looking for projects"
The company also announced is capital expenditure forecasts, earmarking $1 billion for capital investment.
"Not a lot of money has gone to mining in 2012, and I don't see it brightening up quickly."