First Quantum cancels US$1.1bn notes
Peru's largest copper mine will see a 13-day strike drag on unless parent company Freeport can reach an agreement with its labor union.
The latest news from junior mining companies operating in Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana and Mexico.
The federal prosecutors office in Brazil inked a long-term agreement with the engineering and consultancy firm in connection with the socio-environmental disaster that took place in the country in November 2015.
The environment and climate change committee has unanimously backed a bill outlawing metallic mining, with a clause allowing small-scale artisanal mining to continue for two years.
As the two sides try to restart negotiations, the company decided to suspend construction of a new desalination plant and the extension of its Los Colorados concentrator plant.
Production at the El Castillo operation could grow to 150,000oz/y gold equivalent as a result of development of the San Agustín project and a planned acquisition, CEO Pete Dougherty says.