President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's government is working to speed up investment in mining, energy, infrastructure and public services.
A roundup of the latest news from junior mining companies operating in Mexico and Ecuador.
André Sougarret takes over from Mauricio Larraín at the Chilean copper giant's El Teniente.
Expansion to 36,000t/d throughput at the Peruvian gold mine will help lift companywide production from 385,111oz last year, with steady output at La Arena and Escobal, CEO Ron Clayton says.
Gold miners have repositioned themselves for investment decisions, but a still-cautious approach to value creation and an uncertain price outlook will keep capital spending subdued in 2017.