Belgium-based Nyrstar said in 2015 it was considering a full exit from mining in order to strengthen its balance sheet amid weak metal prices, and to focus on its metals processing operations.
The latest news from junior mining companies with interests in Argentina, Brazil, Guyana and Mexico.
Peru's government hopes it will be third time lucky for its long delayed Michiquillay copper project, as the state investment promotion agency officially called a bid round.
While the mining industry, which generates about 1mn indirect jobs in Peru, traditionally has been dominated by men, as many as 15% of the new generation of mining operators are women.
Following the Dominga saga, President Bachelet said she's open to perfecting the environmental framework.
The move suspends President Temer's decision to end Renca's protected status and open the Amazon area up to mineral exploration.