The Johannesburg-based miner's gold output was flat in the first half.
Peruvian miners are drilling again at properties across the country's Andean spine as surging metals prices provides an incentive.
The latest news from junior mining companies operating across Latin America.
South America figures are for Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, which are the region's only producers of primary aluminum.
The US$460mn project was submitted in December last year.
Excellon Resources, with the Platosa silver mine in Mexico, aims to follow up on previous high grade drill results at its Miguel Auza silver-gold-lead-zinc asset in the country.
BNamericas speaks with Keith Barron, CEO of Aurania Resources, to learn more about the company's Lost Cities project in Ecuador.