The increasing engagement of Latin America with Asia may potentially be at the expense of Australia’s traditional sense of right to be a major Asian player, expert says.
Mining engineer Jamie Keech travels to Peru to learn about the toll milling business model that a lot of juniors are embracing.
Capacscaya also has significant amounts of copper, zinc, cobalt, aluminum and iron ore.
Arispe and Carrión highlight the mining-friendly government, the new production from many sources and point to several juicy projects that lack only the means to further unlock Peru's mineral riches.
The recurring phenomenon — a warming of the Pacific Ocean as part of a complex cycle linking atmosphere and ocean — has in the past affected mine output, triggering price spikes.
The country's armed forces raided 63 illegal mines operated by leftist guerrillas, blowing up machinery and arresting dozens.
The Peruvian government has deployed troops near the Tia Maria copper project, to deal with the deaths of a protester and a policeman over the past week.
Last year, the nation’s silver output reached about 3.3 million tonnes, making it the second biggest producer of the precious metal after Mexico.
The Minister of Economy and Finance has announced a series of measures expected to raise Peruvians’ spending power and reinvigorate the country’s slowing economy.
Operations continue to perform within guidance.
Farmers, anti-mining activists and local leaders have opposed the project for years, claiming it will pollute key waterways for Arequipa, where the mine will be built.
The expansion will boost the capacity of the Peruvian mine's copper concentrator to 120,000 tonnes per day from 60,000.
The grant will help fund a project to be carried out in Peru over the next five years focused on the sustainable development of a responsible artisanal gold sector.
But China’s slowdown, rising costs and falling prices may get in the way.
Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said the debated and long-delayed copper mine won’t hurt water supplies as opponents claim.
The news comes on the heels of a report showing that less than half of existing copper projects are really needed to meet current demand.
A new study shows the costs of mining for the red metal have steadily declined over the past three years.
India's Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced that illegal gold seizures had jumped 30% in the previous year to $150 million.
New human rights tool will shed light on the events leading to the paralysis of Peruvian farmer during repression of 2011 protest.
Funds aim to help reduce the use of mercury and design remediation plans in Peru's southern regions.
Peru's mining production rebounded 5.8% in January as output of most major metals rose, the government said in a preliminary report.
The region of Latin America covers one-sixth of the Earth and produces more than its share of the world’s three most important metals – iron ore, copper and, of course, the ubiquitous gold.
Today the company announces the next strategic claim it is bringing to market – an approximately 39 square kilometer claim located 70-75 kilometers from Cusco and potentially the first gabbroic PGM claim in Peru or South America that includes platinum and palladium.
The firm expects production at Ferrobamba, one of the four deposits that make up Las Bambas project, to start early next year.
Geology consultants leading the project found the rare earth claim has the highest range of rare earth metals in Peru.
Prosecutors claim the gold company and its top executives are at the centre of a money-laundering scheme involving cocaine traffickers.
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