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Peru's gold output seen flat or falling again this year

Gold production in Peru, the world's sixth biggest exporter of the precious metal, will likely either plateau or dip slightly this year compared with 2013, mining companies, analysts and the government said. Gold output will fall by at least 4%...
18th April 2014

Peru's Milpo says it plans to restart suspended copper mines

Peru's Milpo, which is controlled by Brazilian industrial group Votorantim, said it planned to restart two small copper mines in Peru and Chile in 2015 and 2016. Milpo suspended its Chapi project in Peru and Ivan mine in Chile partly because of...
10th April 2014

Rio Alto says gold output from Peru mine rose 47% in Q1

Canadian miner Rio Alto Mining said on Monday that gold production from its La Arena mine in northern Peru rose 47% in the first quarter compared to the same period a year ago.Rio Alto Mining said in a statement that while output in the first...
8th April 2014

Chinalco says it has resumed some operations at Peru mine

China's Chinalco Mining partially resumed output at its new Toromocho copper mine in Peru on Friday after suspending all operations for a week to comply with a government order that cited the company for pollution, a company spokesperson said....
4th April 2014

Workers at Glencore Peru mine launch strike, operations unharmed

Workers at Glencore Xstrata's Tintaya-Antapaccay copper mine in the Peruvian Andes have launched a 48-hour strike to demand a bigger share of profit, the union said on Monday. The deposit that produced 151 200 t of copper last year is operating...
24th March 2014
Company Announcement

Sgs Announces Three New Staff Appointments For Minerals Services In Mexico PDF Available

SGS is pleased to announce three key appointments within the Minerals Services business in Mexico. Shaun Compton is appointed Minerals Business Manager, Mexico. Since 1988, Shaun has held laboratory and business management positions for SGS and...
15th January 2014
Mining Services

Peru mine receives final mill construction permit project

Underground precious metals producer Hochschild Mining reports that it has received approval from the Peruvian government for the construction of a mill at its 60%-owned Inmaculada advanced project. This represents the completion of the final...
4th October 2013

Global poll forecasts gold's climb to $1 405/oz next year

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) conference has ended in Rome with a moderate collective gold price forecast of $1 405/oz by the time the LBMA meets again, in Lima, in November next year. During the two-day LBMA conference, more than...
2nd October 2013

Minera IRL gets Peruvian environmental nod to build flagship project

Latin America-focused gold junior Minera IRL on Thursday said the Peruvian Mines and Energy Ministry (MEM) had approved the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) for the Ollachea gold project, paving the way for the company to start...
26th September 2013
Mine Profile

Corihuarmi mine, Peru

A gold and silver mine located about 160 km south-east of Lima, in Peru.
30th August 2013

South African miners welcome, popular in Peru

South African mining companies are welcome and popular investors in Peru, affirms that country’s ambassador to South Africa. “South Africans are very good, in general,” says Ambassador Daúl Matute-Mejía. “They understand the need to...
30th August 2013

Proper maintenance of drilling equipment important

Mineral exploration industry drilling services and products provider Boart Longyear says that proper management and maintenance of a drilling rig is important in today’s mining markets, as they reduce costly downtime and prevent equipment failures.
21st June 2013
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