Six Canadian companies and Colorado Springs-based Gold Resource report Q2 gold, silver and industrial metals output at operations in Mexico and Argentina.
Guatemala's CACIF business group calls on International Labour Organization chief to shed light on rules related to indigenous communities' right to consultation, saying incorrect interpretation has led to project suspensions, including the halting of activities at Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine.
The US$3bn iron ore project faced strong political and social opposition before the company decided not to go ahead with it in 2016.
Peru's government finally met with union leaders to persuade them to end a national strike while both sides review workers' objections to labor legislation.
BNamericas speaks with Maria José Gazzi Salum of the country's mines and energy ministry about the reform's legal changes, royalties and environmental cooperation.
Negotiations will continue until July 26.