Russian-Canadian Vera Kirikova will become human resources group executive while Simone Niven will assume the corporate relations group executive post.
South America Mining News
The move is part of the new government's strategy to rebuild trust on the project following deadly protests that halted exports from the mine in October.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
The gold producer said the region will play an increasingly important role in its growth strategy.
Based on the conglomerate's estimates, opening such plant would increase value of the product 35 times, comparing to what it could be obtained by just selling it as lithium carbonate.
The auction of emeralds from the miner's Kagem operation in Zambia will now be in February.
Decision follows a fresh attack by hooded protesters who seized installations over the weekend.
Hefty new loans come as the Brazilian joint venture assesses whether it can reopen the iron ore mine where a dam disaster killed 19 people last year.
Preliminary deal is part of a series of agreements signed this week that will see China pouring close to $5.3 billion into Peru’s mining and energy sector.
Prices for the metal soared again Thursday to more than $5,700 a tonne.
Move will give the Vancouver miner 80% ownership of Zafranal Peru copper mine project
Energy and Minerals chief executive Alan Davies said he would take the mining giant to court over his dismissal, adding there were “no grounds” for his termination.
About 100 hooded protesters have seized parts of the copper mine, Anglo American's biggest operation in Chile.
Company is said to have found out about the emails referring to a questionable $10.5m payment to a consultant over the Guinea project more than a year ago, not 'just' in August, as it claimed.
Speculation is running and some of what is being said strikes at the heart of the culture and values of the company, chief executive officer Jean-Sébastien Jacques said in an internal memo.
Production costs in Chile, the world’s No. 1 copper producer, were 5.4% higher last year when compared to its global peers’ average.
Alan Davies suspended after miner found payments made to consultant in 2011, when he was in charge of the iron ore project.
Ecuador began last month granting licences for new exploration areas, with over 300 of them to be awarded by the year-end.
Ten gold mines that timed the gold price rally to perfection – Barrick owns four of them.
If prices for the commodities it mines continue to pick up, the firm must cancel plans to sell some of its best assets.
The mining giant, North America's largest producer of steel-making coal, has raised its production forecast for the year.
The potential sale of a 50% stake in Veladero mine could fetch Barrick more than $1 billion, sources familiar with the matter say.
Shares were up more than 5% after the firm posted higher output across all divisions, except for copper, and said market conditions for its diamond business had improved.
The process of restoring calm in local communities and the re-opening of essential infrastructure is now underway, said the miner Monday.
La Escondida is 57.5% owned by BHP Billiton and 30% owned by Rio Tinto.