Peru Mining News

Buenaventura strike drags into day five

Workers at Peru's largest precious metals miner extended their strike after govenrment's efforts to broker a deal failed

Peruvian mining exports, project development thrive

Mining exports comprised the lion's share of Peruvian exports last November. More production is planned as Peru reported a current project portfolio of $300 billion.

Big Antamina copper-zinc mine $1.2 bn expansion to be approved this week

The joint BHP/Xstrata/Teck/Mitsubishi owned Antamina copper-zinc mine in Peru's big expansion programme is set to be approved in the next few days

Two die, eight injured as violence erupts again over Chinese mine in Peru

The shootout occurred as Peruvian police tried to arrest a suspect for attacking a mine owned by Zijin mining

FLSmidth receives copper order in Peru

Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 46-2008, 11 November 2008 FLSmidth Minerals has signed a contract worth USD 62m (DKK 361m) with Chinese-owned Minera Chinalco Peru for equipment for its Toromocho copper […]

Two die in attack on Chinese-owned mine in Peru

15 to 20 armed people invaded Zijn's controversial Rio Blanco copper mine

China Minmetals constructs copper mine

China Minmetals plans to begin the construction of its US$1 billion Galeno copper mine in Peru in 2010, with production expected to commence in 2012.

Aker signs service contract for Toromocho

Aker Solutions has been awarded the detailed engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services contract for Minera Chinalco’s Toromocho project in Peru.

Peru miners to strike next week

The country's national federation of mineworkers says it will hold walk outs across the country but some unions have said they won't participate

Aker Solutions Signs EPCM Services Contract for the Minera Chinalco Peru, SA Toromocho Project

Aker Solutions has been awarded the detailed engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services on the Toromocho Project for Minera Chinalco Peru S.A. The contract value to Aker Solutions is approximately USD 143 million. The […]

Cerro Verde moly plant reopens

Freeport McMoRan's Cerro Verde copper mine in Peru, is scheduled to reopen its molybdenum plant this September

Bucyrus Peru Helps the Environment and Society

Bucyrus Peru signed an agreement with the Solidarity Development Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works to protect the environment, while at the same time awarding grants to children with disabilities.

JKTech forms Peruvian consulting partnership

JKTech, a technology transfer company based in Australia, has formed a partnership with Peru based Transmin Metallurgical Consultants. Transmin has been a leader in metallurgical consulting expertise in Peru and neighbouring countries and will now provide JKTech consulting services to the region. The partnership will provide comminution consulting, flotation consulting, training, and JKTech software and [...]

Ongoing Opportunities for Canadians in Mining in South America

For a short time, as the sub-prime mortgage crisis began to immerse the world in a financial debacle not seen in decades, it seemed as if the mining industry might be spared. At a gold […]