The Panama Diamond Exchange and CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, have agreed to join forces in providing educational programs for the gemstone and jewelry sectors in Latin America, instilling the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Panama Mining News
The Panama Gem & Jewelry Center is the largest and most ambitious development project ever undertaken on behalf of the jewelry and gemstone trades in Latin America.
The Panama Canal expansion began in 2007, and will be finally completed next year.
Three workers died on board in 2012 and fresh inspections have revealed severe safety breaches.
One-day seminar, which will be conducted in English, to take place July 22.
The miner is now looking for new projects that will allow it to return more than 30% average value to shareholders, president Clive Newall said.
The temporary measure is due to a labour dispute with some of its construction workers, said the firm.
First Quantum subsidiary Minera Panama’s $6.4 billion Cobre Panama copper-gold-silver mine is located next to Petaquilla’s Molejon gold mine, which has triggered lengthy disputes in the past.
It will operate in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
The bourse is expected to grow the $8 billion fine jewellery retail business in Latin America to more than $10 billion in the next two years.
Vancouver miner ups output at Central American project 20% to 320,000 tonnes copper a year as it overhauls construction plans for $6.4 billion mine acquired last year.
The country has identified 50 billion pounds of copper reserves, 12 million ounces of gold, 25,000 ounces of silver and 250 tons of molybdenum.
The Vancouver-based firm will announce a revised investment figure and timeline for its $6.2 billion copper-gold porphyry Cobre Panama mine before the end of 2013.
The five main investment-grade markets — Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia— have been expanding below projections or showing signs of weakness.
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The new merged company projects a 1.3 million tonnes of copper output per year by 2018.
The Vancouver-based miner extended the offer after coming up just short of acquiring two thirds of Inmet.
Its cash-and-stock offer for Inmet expires late Monday night, unless extended.
They have reached a preliminary $150 million commercial agreement over land rights near the $6.2 billion Cobre Panama copper project.
Panama's Supreme Court backed Petaquilla's exploration and extraction rights in five areas of Panama's Donoso District.
The country’s Supreme Court ruled against Inmet's land rights claims near Petaquilla’s concessions.
Haywood Securities mining analyst, Kerry Smith, says the Vancouver-based miner already has "a lot on its plate."
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. reports 12% increase in production, 14% increase in revenues and 32% increase in EBITDA for second quarter of fiscal 2013
A 14% increase in revenues and 32% increase in EBITDA for second quarter of fiscal 2013
First Quantum said Inmet is trying to sabotage the takeover, while Inmet suggested its counterpart’s complaints were dishonest.