Peru Mining News

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.

Peru raids biggest illegal mining zone to stem Amazon gold rush

The government deployed agents from the police and armed forces to La Pampa in the Madre de Dios region to begin closing down mine operations.

Waterton steps up efforts to oust Hudbay Minerals CEO, board of directors

Toronto-based private-equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management is pushing for an overhaul of Hudbay Minerals’ board and the exit of the CEO, Alan Hair, over alleged "mismanagement."

Barrick Gold faces challenges to develop Latin America mines

Seven weeks into the job, Barrick Gold Corp.’s new boss has already discovered, first hand, the challenges of developing and mining giant deposits in Latin America.

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Yauricocha's reserves are, in the proven category, 1.8 million tonnes and a little over 7 million tonnes in the probable category.

Peru environmental watchdog rules out tailings spill at Southern Copper mine

Peru's environmental regulator OEFA has concluded that mining waste from the company's Cuajone mine did not spill into a river during heavy rains last week.

Hochschild Mining halts Peruvian mine on low silver prices

The company said that any potential restart would be dependent on market conditions.

Peruvian authorities looking into possible tailings dam spill at Southern Copper’s Cuajone mine

The country's environmental agency OEFA detected a "flow of a greenish solution" into the nearby Torata River in the waste deposit area of the copper mine, located in the Moquegua region.

CEMI looks to South America for innovation partner

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation and the Universidad Nacional del Centro del Peru signed a MOU on February 6.

Illegal miners sentenced to jail in Peru

This is the first time Cusco's regional prosecutor is able to issue this type of sentence.

Combayo residents to protest against Minera Yanacocha in northern Peru

According to local media, people are blaming the miner for polluting the Mashcón river and its tributaries.

Trevali announces executive overhaul

By Thusday afternoon, Trevali's stock had dropped 10%.

Mining the Americas in 2019 — a forecast

Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.

Hudbay Minerals investor Waterton seeks to replace CEO, board

Toronto-based private-equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management is launching a proxy fight with Hudbay Minerals, pushing to overhaul the board and oust its chief executive over alleged "mismanagement."

Toronto miner closer to start drilling at Peruvian project

Palamina just submitted an Environmental Impact Declaration to the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines.

Buenaventura facing stoppage at Uchucchacua mine

Contracted workers are alleging unsuitable working conditions.

Equinox’s gold mine in Brazil days away from commercial production

The Canadian junior expects to mine 230,000 to 265,000 gold ounces this year from both Aurizona mine in Brazil and its recently acquired Mesquite gold operation in California.

Vancouver junior Auryn gets positive results from Peruvian copper-gold project

According to the company, the copper-gold skarn mineralization at its Sombrero project has geological similarities to Glencore’s Tintaya mine and MMG’s Las Bambas mine.