Peru Mining News

Peruvian Cerro Lindo mine experiences up to 200% increase in mill liner lifetime with Metso Poly-Met solution

Cerro Lindo is an underground copper mine with an average daily production of 20,000 tons. The mine is located in central Peru, 175 kilometers southeast of the capital city of Lima, and operated by Nexa Resources.

Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

Sierra Metals has 15 business days to provide a re-evaluation to the authorities to initiate a review process.

Miramont gets green light to start drilling at Peruvian project

The Vancouver-based miner anticipates drilling to begin early in the New Year.

Peru’s gold, silver, copper output falls

On the positive side, the Andean country's iron ore production grew by 66.8% when compared to the previous year.

Tinka boosts zinc, tin resources at Ayawilca in Peru

The deposit is believed to be the largest undeveloped tin resource outside of a producing camp in Peru.

Anglo American to increase copper production in Chile

The revised guidance is part of the company's ongoing progress in a number of low cost copper growth opportunities.

Peru stops miners from exploring Rainbow Mountain tourist area

In the case of Rainbow Mountain, those in favor of conservation appear to have won out.

Edmonton miner optimistic about Peruvian copper-gold project

The Chapitos project is located in the Peruvian Iron Oxide Copper Gold belt.

Zinc One receives positive results from Peruvian project

Results are from the Bongará Zinc Mine located in north-central Peru.

Workers to end strike at Shougang iron ore mine in Peru – union

Workers at Chinese company Shougang Group's iron ore mine in Peru will return to work on Wednesday.

Lupaka’s project in Peru hit by demonstrators

The protesters have blockaded the access road directly outside of the main gate of the mine.

Strike at Shougang's iron ore mine in Peru halts exports-manager

Some 800 workers, including at the port San Juan de Marcona, have taken part in the indefinite strike after negotiations over a new contract broke down.

Hudbay Minerals investor calls special shareholder meeting

Private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management, which now owns about 7 percent of Hudbay, called meeting after the Canadian base and precious metals refused a proposal for board changes.

Freeport eyes majority stake in Solaris early stage Chile project

The US miner has agreed to a deal that would give it up to 80% in Solaris' Ricardo property.

These ten mines will make money – even if gold price falls to $550

Nevada gold mines keep "rocking the boat."

Hochschild Mining raises annual production target

Hochschild Mining Plc on Wednesday raised its annual output target and forecast lower mining costs, as its Inmaculada mine in Peru produced higher grade ore.

The top ten zinc producing mines in the world

India clinches the title for largest zinc mine with Rampura Agucha.

Peru expects $58 billion in mining investments

The recently-created Directorate for Mining Promotion and Sustainability will be in charge of identifying the regions with the mining highest potential.

Trevali’s Santander zinc mine in Peru hit by blockade

The illegal action saw a group of locals spend seven days blocking the only access to the mine in protest for what they call “repetitive abuse” to community members and increasing pollution of their land and only water source.

Nexa says to invest $1.17 bln in Peru, Brazil in five years

About $816 million will be invested in Peru, including $555 million in copper projects and $216 million in zinc.

Gold Fields plans to extend life of Peru mine through 2040

South African miner Gold Fields Ltd aims to extend the life of its Cerro Corona gold mine in Peru through 2040 with an investment of at least $240 million.

Tahoe resumes operations in Peru after protesters agree to talks

The Canadian miner expects annual production from La Arena mine to be near the low end of its forecast 160,000 to 185,000 ounces of gold.

Tahoe halts operations at its La Arena gold mine in Peru after protest

Temporary suspension of mining activities comes after about 100 people trespassed and demanded payment for alleged environmental impacts of the operation on their community.

Tahoe Resources says there was attempted theft at its La Arena mine in Peru

The company said five holes had been dug on top of a pipeline carrying a solution of gold and cyanide.

Peru president expects lithium, uranium mining laws passed in 6 months

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra says his government will likely pass laws within six months needed to tap a new lithium and uranium deposit, removing a major hurdle for Canadian miner Plateau Energy Metals' proposed $800 million mine.