Peru Mining News

Peruvian president advocates for sustainable mining

Martín Vizcarra said that he was in favour of promoting mining development in his country.

Canadian miner halts operations in Peru due to community protests

Pan American Silver management has engaged with the protesters in a mediation process.

Canadian junior expands in Peru

Auryn Resources announced that it is close to becoming a big player in the Andahuaylas-Yauri belt in southern Peru.

Southern Copper says legal dispute over Peru's Tia Maria resolved

Southern Copper Corp's chief executive said on Wednesday it had reached a settlement with a company in Peru that blocked development of its $1.4 billion Tia Maria project with a legal injunction.

Chile's Copec to buy stake in copper project in Peru

Mina Justa, which is expected to require investment of around $1.6 billion, is due to begin construction in the second half of 2018.

Peru expects $20.8 billion in mining investments

Only in 2019, Lima expects to receive $2.9 billion in mining investments.

German researchers say mining intensifies social conflicts in Peru

A group of researchers from Berlin’s Humboldt University published a study where they say that mining activities are the leading cause of social conflicts in Peru.

Peru will not 'impose' mining projects on communities -prime minister

The government of new Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said it would not "impose" mining projects on nearby communities that object to them.

Authorities bring down illegal mining site in the Peruvian Amazon

The Madre de Dios region has seen a surge in illegal mining operations.

Anglo looks past turmoil toward its next big copper bet in Peru

Anglo American Plc is moving towards a multibillion-dollar decision on building the world’s next major copper mine in Peru.

Quellaveco copper mine in Peru could be reactivated

There are signs that the stalled $5 billion project could be reactivated.

These charts show just why copper price fundamentals are so strong

The world's 10 largest copper mines accounted for 25% global output in 2017 – on average these deposits were discovered 95 YEARS ago.

Antofagasta more than doubles dividend on strong copper prices

Chile-focused miner is raising its dividend by 177%.

Workers at Cajamarquilla zinc smelter in Peru end strike

Workers had downed tools on Monday to demand higher wages and better benefits, according to a union leader.

Workers at Cajamarquilla zinc smelter in Peru start strike -union

The strike started at 7:30 (12:30 GMT) and has affected production at the smelter, said the union's secretary general, Simon Diaz.

Southern Copper to splash $2.5 billion on Peru project

Winning bidder for Michiquillay project says production will start in 2025 to become one of the largest mines in the world's number two producing country.

Hochschild says Peru mine to bolster output this year

Hochschild Mining Plc expects production to grow slightly this year as it ramps up output at the Pablo vein at its Pallancata mine in Peru

Southern Copper wins auction for massive Peru copper project

Rio Tinto, Teck Resources, Hudbay were among copper miners interested in $2 billion Michiquillay project in Peru.

Experts warn of civil unrest in Argentina as it readies to lift ban on open pit mining

President’s move to allow open pit mining in provinces until now opposed to it is part of a broader plan to double foreign investment to $25 billion in eight years.

INGEMMET estimated the existence of 243,000 tons of silver and 6,915 tons of gold

Peru will strengthen position in top five gold and silver producing countries in the world if it makes most of the reserves of these two metals.

Southern Copper surprises with $287.5 million net loss in fourth quarter

Analysts had forecast a $419 million net profit for the company in the fourth quarter.

Rising mineral prices trigger artisanal and small-scale mining ‘explosion’ — report

An estimated 40.5 million people were directly engaged in ASM last year, up from 30 million in 2014, 13 million in 1999 and only 6 million in 1993.

Tahoe denies reports of water contamination

Tahoe Resources (TSX, NYSE:THO) is denying a media report issued on Thursday that its Shahuindo mine in Peru has contaminated local water supplies. 

2 dead, 17 miners missing following Peru earthquake

An earthquake in Peru on Sunday has claimed two lives and caused an illegal mine to collapse. 

Hudbay Minerals expands footprint in Peru

The miner’s local subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire mining properties in southern Peru near its Constancia copper mine.