Peru Mining News

Here's the latest scoop on Barrick's projects

The company is focusing on assets with the potential to add as much as 1.1 million ounces of gold to its total output beyond 2021.

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.

Southern Copper wants to shoot the lights out

World number five producer adding 600,000 annual tonnes in six years.

The world's 10 largest copper mining projects

INTERACTIVE MAP: Together reserves at the global top 10 copper mining projects are worth more than $360 billion.

Barrick’s gold output fell almost 10 percent in 2016

But lower all-in sustaining costs mitigated the impact of decreased production, preliminary full-year figures show.

Goldcorp sells mines in Mexico, Guatemala for about $470 million

As part of the world's third largest gold producer by market value's ongoing efforts to focus on highly profitable, core assets.

Southern Copper's $1.2bn Peru mine expansion ready by year-end

The new section of the Toquepala open-pit mine in southern Tacna, Peru, is expected to begin operations in early 2018.

Vancouver junior surges after Goldcorp injection

Auryn Resources will use the C$41 million for 55,000m of exploration drilling across six gold-copper-silver projects in Canada and Peru this year.

Great Panther's savvy Coricancha acquisition provides 'substantial upside'

The deal Great Panther announced last month to acquire Coricancha in Peru from Nyrstar is getting high marks from one analyst.

Newmont facing up to $1.2B impairment charge due to upcoming Yanacocha closure 

As every mining company knows, closing a mine can be costly, especially one the size of Newmont's (NYSE:NEM) Yanacocha in Peru.

MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine forced to file new environmental plan

The move is part of the new government's strategy to rebuild trust on the project following deadly protests that halted exports from the mine in October.

Barrick Gold brings in new director to regain strength in Latin America

The gold producer said the region will play an increasingly important role in its growth strategy.

China to invest $1.3bn expanding Toromocho, its largest overseas copper project

Preliminary deal is part of a series of agreements signed this week that will see China pouring close to $5.3 billion into Peru’s mining and energy sector.

BCGold in a sweet spot in Peru

Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold highlights BCGold, a company that he believes its promising land package in Peru makes it a good buy in this market.

Teck Resources to buy Toronto’s AQM for $25 million

Move will give the Vancouver miner 80% ownership of Zafranal Peru copper mine project

Anti-mining groups force Hudbay to keep Peruvian operation suspended

Police are on the scene to maintain order, the firm said, adding that efforts continue to resolve the situation peacefully through talks.

The world's hardest working gold mines

Ten gold mines that timed the gold price rally to perfection – Barrick owns four of them.

Shares of Canadian zinc producer Trevali are soaring and here’s why

Trevali Mining jumped more than 4% Monday after it announced the discovery of a new high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralization at its Santander mine, located in Peru.

Protest ends at MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, exports to resume

The process of restoring calm in local communities and the re-opening of essential infrastructure is now underway, said the miner Monday.

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.

Peruvian farmer who died in protest against MMG’s Las Bambas mine was shot to death — Gov’t

He is the first person to die in clashes over mining under new President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Newmont responds to independent report on land dispute in Peru

The complex land dispute between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha remains a concern for Newmont, the company said.

Trevali continues to ride zinc wave

Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.

Hudbay positioning itself for the next up cycle

With its Costancia mine now in full production, in Peru, Hudbay Minerals' COO talks about what's next.