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  • Colombia's Cajamarca says no to mining

    3/27/17
    The people of the western Colombian town of Cajamarca, in Tolima department, have overwhelmingly voted in favor of banning open pit mining in the area. More than 6,100 people voted in favor of the ban on Sunday, while only 76...

  • Peru flooding impacting zinc miners

    3/24/17
    Peru's central Andean zinc and copper miners are in a race against time and the weather after the La Oroya-Callao railway suffered major damage from the country's worst flooding in half a century. Peru and much of Latin America are ...

  • METALS: The week in 10 stories

    3/24/17
    Brazilian steelmakers made the news this week with some important milestones. In another chapter of the tug-of-war between its two largest shareholders, Luxembourg-based Ternium and Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp (NS...

  • MINING: The week in 10 stories

    3/24/17
    Two strikes at Latin American copper mines dominated mining news. At Chile's giant Escondida operation, controlled by BHP Billiton, workers ended a stoppage (pictured) after more than 40 days despite the collapse of negotiations. ...

  • Peru flooding impacting zinc miners

    3/24/17
    Peru's central Andean zinc and copper miners are in a race against time and the weather after the La Oroya-Callao railway suffered major damage from the country's worst flooding in half a century. Peru and much of Latin America are ...

  • SPOTLIGHT: Brazil's CSP steel plant

    3/24/17
    As Brazil's Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP) (pictured) ramps up output to reach its 3Mt/y nameplate capacity, South Korean controller Dongkuk Steel is celebrating the final piece of the puzzle to make itself an integrated ...

  • Escondida strike ends as talks collapse

    3/23/17
    The strike at Chile's giant Escondida copper mine is expected to end in the coming hours, following the collapse of negotiations between management and workers, and after workers decided to invoke a rarely used provision in Chile's...

  • Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

    3/23/17
    Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. is a Canadian gold producer with operations in northern Mexico, Quebec, Finland and Nunavut. The Toronto-based company has exploration activities in Canada, Latin America and the US. It focuses on the...