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Workers at Shougang's iron mine in Peru to strike August 18

Workers at iron-miner Shougang Hierro Peru, a unit of China's Shougang Group, will start an indefinite strike on August 18 to press for better wages and benefits, the company and union said on Friday. The strike will start at 08:00 Peruvian time...
9th August 2014

Peru says to issue final permit for Southern Copper mine in days

Peru said on Thursday it will issue the long-awaited environmental permit for Southern Copper's Tia Maria project by Monday, removing the final hurdle to construction on the stalled $1.4-billion project. Deputy Mines Minister Guillermo Shinno...
1st August 2014

Opportunity for South Africa in Peru

ELSA DRY South African business people in the mining sector have been urged to capitalise on the opportunities that currently exist in Peru A South African business delegation last month visited the Lima-based Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers to learn about the various opportunities available in the sector, and possible opportunities that could still be explored. “South African...
25th July 2014


Tenders for work in Asia
27th June 2014


Private-sector company Transportadora Callao has officially opened a $163-million mineral concentrates shipping terminal at the port of Callao, west of Lima. There are plans for the Peruvian terminal’s initial capacity of 3.7-million tons in its...
27th June 2014

Minera IRL optimises flagship Ollachea project in Peru

Triple-listed Minera IRL on Wednesday revealed improved plans for its flagship Ollachea gold project, in Peru, saying that despite the project’s expected life remaining similar to the 2012 definitive feasibility study (DFS), several areas...
4th June 2014


Tenders for work in Asia
19th May 2014

Quellaveco copper project, Peru Restricted

Fluor Corporation has received a limited notice from Anglo American to proceed with engineering, procurement and construction management services for the Quellaveco copper project.
2nd May 2014
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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
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