Las Bambas Mining News

Community around MMG’s Las Bambas mine holding its breath

The Nueva Fuerabamba community is pushing for laws that decriminalize their protests.

MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine threatened with new blockade

The Nueva Fuerabamba community is willing to organize a new blockade if the government doesn’t archive the criminal complaints filed against members of his community taking part in the protests against Las Bambas in Peru.

Las Bambas’ copper out to the markets after 68-day blockade

The Nueva Fuerabamba community agreed to let Las Bambas' trucks circulate through the Corredor Minero del Sur.

MMG’s subsidiary in Peru reaches deal with blockaders at Las Bambas copper mine

Due to the conflict, some 8,000 people were being prevented from working at the mining complex.

MMG’s subsidiary in Peru rejects blockade at Las Bambas, asks for dialogue

Since early February, the Indigenous community of Nueva Fuerabamba has been blocking a national highway called Corredor Minero del Sur.

Giant Peru mine blockade lifted after state of emergency

Copper price rally cools after threat to global supply from top 5 Las Bambas mine is averted.

Copper price drops despite outages at world's biggest mines

Strike at Escondida, export ban and smelter problems at Grasberg and community clashes at Las Bambas.

Las Bambas protests could halt copper production

Copper bulls might be tempted to place buy orders after a protest at a Peruvian mine turned ugly about 10 days ago.

China's MMG board grants undivided approval for $5.85bn Las Bambas buy

Las Bambas will be one of the world’s largest copper mines after it starts up in 2015, with annual output equivalent to more than twice the amount of copper MMG currently produces.

MMG confirms negotiations with Glencore over Las Bambas; no guarantee of agreement

This is the first statement in which MMG has confirmed its intention to buy Las Bambas.

MMG in halt on possible deal with Glencore Xstrata over Las Bambas

Las Bambas copper mine, located in Peru, is expected to fetch between $5 and $6 billion.

Glencore could agree sale of copper mine to Minmetals this week

Peruvian copper mine Las Bambas expected to fetch $5-6 billion.

Glencore Xstrata logs $7.4bn net loss, eyes oil deal with Russia

Despite the gloomy results, the commodities giant revenues for the year jumped 9% to $232.6 billion

Las Bambas down to one major bidder, investors uneasy

Analysts question the remaining bidder's ability to finance the project.

Las Bambas bidding heats up

China's state-owned Minmetals enters bidding for $5.6 billion project.