Peru Mining News

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.

Waterton takes Hudbay Minerals to court

The Canadian miner's second-largest investor, Waterton Global Resource Management, has filed a lawsuit against the base metals producer in a bid to constrain its ability to solicit proxies.

Rio Tinto injects another $302m into Resolution copper project in Arizona

Investment will go towards more drilling, orebody studies, infrastructure improvements and permitting activities.

Protesters block road used by Hudbay to transport copper in Peru

Members of the community of Tacrara were demanding compensation for the use of a road that, according to them, Hudbay’s trucks were not supposed to be using.

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.

Miramont confirms mineralized system at Cerro Hermoso

The company tested Cerro Hermoso’s Central Breccia zone, Stockwork zone and Carbonate Replacement zone.

A million tonnes of copper is on the way: it may not be enough

Giant mines currently under construction will churn out an additional one million tonnes of copper through 2023, but that won’t be enough.

Anglo vows to quit Los Bronces $3B expansion if it affects nearby glaciers

The area around Los Bronces copper mine hosts 30% of Chile's copper resources and 10% of the world's.

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.

Peruvian judge jails lawyers for three years over copper mine blockade

The ruling promises to further polarize a dispute between MMG and the village of Fuerabamba in Peru’s southern copper belt.

Sable expands Margarita with best intercept to date

The company is targeting the project’s Margarita Vein, where it recently drilled the project’s best intercept to date.

Eight miners suffocated in unauthorized gold mine in Peru

Peru is home to several "informal" mines, where miners toil at improvised mining sites that operate outside of the law.

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.

Peruvian authorities search for solutions to blockade affecting shipments from Las Bambas copper mine

For 48 days now, the Indigenous community of Nueva Fuerabamba has blocked Chinese miner MMG Ltd from using a national highway.

Peruvian president says fight against illegal mining in the Amazon is ongoing

More than 11,000 hectares of forest have been destroyed in the southeastern Madre de Dios department.

MMG says output at Peru copper mine could fall soon due to road blockade

Production at Las Bambas has not yet been affected by the protest but could be if it continues or intensifies.

Peru's gold, copper exports down

Total mineral exports fell by 16.8% in January.

Tin's bright electric future poses supply problem

Research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) projected that tin could be the metal with the most to gain.

Goodman School of Mines expands into Latin America

The university and foundation plan to develop relationships in countries that require world-class  mining training.

Peru plans to give Southern Copper key permit for long-delayed $1.4B project

The mine is slated to produce 120,000 tonnes of high-grade copper annually.

Australian mining industry group praises free trade deal with Peru

Ratification of the deal is expected to deliver major investment and job opportunities for Australia’s mining industry.

Titan Minerals and Core Gold merge and create Latin America-focused company

The miners signed a binding arrangement pursuant to which Titan will acquire all of the issued and outstanding Core Gold common shares by way of a share exchange.

Peru community blocks road for copper transport by Chinese miner MMG

Mediated talks between representatives of the community and the company ended with no agreement on Thursday.

Landslide kills several people in wildcat gold mine in Peru — local paper

Peru is home to hundreds of unregulated mining operations where workers toil in precarious conditions. 

Anglo American core profit beats, on journey to 'zero harm'

No degree of financial performance is worth a life.