Peru Mining News

Peru takes steps to legalize artisanal and small-scale miners

The world's No. 2 copper and zinc producer has been trying to regulate small-scale and artisanal mining activities since 2002.

What people think of globalization, by country

More than in the past, the population is divided on whether globalization is a force for good or not.

Operations resume at Buenaventura’s silver mine in Peru

Community protests had forced the firm to halt output at Uchucchacua last week.

Land use conflict suspends Buenaventura's silver mine in Peru

Production at Buenaventura's Uchucchacua (NYSE:BVN) silver-lead-zinc mine in Peru has been disrupted since Tuesday due to a dispute with the Oyon, an Andean people.

Peru mines minister sees investment up on high prices, permits

Mining investment in Peru set to fall for a fourth straight year in 2017, but Mining Minister Cayetana Aljovin expects it to bounce back in 2018.

Southern Copper to resume Tia Maria project in Peru as permit imminent

Peruvian government is expected to issue a long-awaited construction permit for the mine in the first quarter of 2018.

Investors pile into Peru’s $2 billion Michiquillay copper project

Companies have until Nov. 2 to sign up for the auction and the winner will be announced on Dec. 20

Barrick to pay $20 million to settle Pascua-Lama arbitration case

Lawsuit was filed last year after the miner halted payments due to a local group.

Glencore to spend $956M to increase stake in Peru's largest zinc producer

The company will pay between $531 million and $956 million depending on the offer's level of acceptance by Volcan shareholders.

Miner Hochschild boosts hunt for acquisitions — executive

Company is doubling down on efforts to find early-stage mining projects to acquire and is open to deposits that depart from its focus on silver and gold.

Giant Peru copper project attracts first bidder

Peru is auctioning off the $2 billion Michiquillay copper project in the northern region of Cajamarca on November 15.

Peruvian farmer sues Newmont in US court over alleged use of violence, threats

Acuña and her family claim the company used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home and so make way for its $5 billion gold and copper Conga project.

Peru to auction $2 billion Michiquillay copper project in November

The massive project is expected to process close to 80,000 tonnes of copper ore a day.

Canada’s Trevali among world’s top zinc producers with Glencore mines buy

Acquisition makes of the Canadian miner one of the few multi-asset, low-cost global zinc producers.

Peru's Buenaventura seeks partner for arsenic copper project

The company plans to locate the installation next to its existing Rio Seco manganese plant in the Peruvian province of Huaral.

World’s top 10 silver mines

Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.

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.

Peru acquisition could increase silver miner's production by 75%

With the closing of the Coricancha acquisition, Great Panther expands its operations into Peru. In this interview with The Gold Report, CEO Robert Archer discusses the plans for operating Coricancha, the company's growth strategy and his decision to step down as CEO.

Peru hit by nationwide mining strike; govt says situation ‘under control’

The indefinite labour action involves 56 unions, which are protesting a government’s proposed reform they see as "anti-workers".

Copper production to take a quantum leap in this mining nation

Groups estimate that a full 18 new copper projects are set to start production across Peru by 2021.

Goldcorp makes headway with plan to give Dome mine a new life

The company may be able to begin developing the potential open-pit Century project in Ontario by 2023.

Teck Resources grabs Goldcorp’s stake in Mexican project for $50 million

After acquiring Goldcorp's 21% in San Nicolás, Canada's largest diversified miner will be the Zacatecas-based copper-zinc project sole owner.

Goldcorp sells Camino Rojo gold-silver project in Mexico to Orla Mining

The asset, in the state of Zacatecas, is located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Goldcorp’s flagship Peñasquito mine.

Argentina passes mining act expected to create 125,000 new jobs

Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Regional integration key to unlocking economic potential in Latin America

There is a critical need for large-scale investment and regional integration to unlock greater economic potential and mitigate risks for the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, report shows.