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The effect of the restart of Tía María on the local mining project portfolio

The effect of the restart of Tía María on the local mining project portfolio The effect of the restart of Tía María on the local mining project portfolio

Following up on the announcement by Raúl Jacob, vice president of finance at Southern Perú Copper Corporation, Tía María has resumed operations in Peru with a view to turning the company into one of the most important copper producers (a metal currently quoted at over US$4.4 per pound) in the region and the world. But […]

MEF: Peruvian economy would have grown only 0.5% in the first quarter due to rains and social conflict

MEF: Peruvian economy would have grown only 0.5% in the first quarter due to rains and social conflict MEF: Peruvian economy would have grown only 0.5% in the first quarter due to rains and social conflict

2023, to date, has been a year of great challenges for the Peruvian economy due to social conflicts and natural disasters. This scenario has changed the growth expectations for the country managed by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) for the first months of this year, according to the holder of said portfolio, Alex […]

Las Bambas: this is how the company informed its workers about the cessation of copper production in Apurimac

Las Bambas: this is how the company informed its workers about the cessation of copper production in Apurimac Las Bambas: this is how the company informed its workers about the cessation of copper production in Apurimac

The mining company Las Bambas made official that This Wednesday, April 20, it definitely stopped producing copper in Apurímac. In this way, they informed their workers about the measures that they will apply and under what conditions they could return to their operations. Through a statement, Las Bambas clarified that it expects “a viable agreement” […]

Las Bambas: Executive will wait until today for the cessation of blockades

Las Bambas: Executive will wait until today for the cessation of blockades Las Bambas: Executive will wait until today for the cessation of blockades

There was no white smoke. The president of the Council of Ministers, Mirtha Vásquez, yesterday issued an ultimatum to the Chumbivilcas communities, in the Cusco, to unlock the southern mining corridor. He gave until today at noon to restart the dialogue without impositions or measures of force. The energetic exhortation was sent virtually in the […]

Blockade in Las Bambas: parties involved delay dialogue

Blockade in Las Bambas: parties involved delay dialogue Blockade in Las Bambas: parties involved delay dialogue

Despite the fact that the president of the Council of Ministers, Mirtha Vásquez, announced that the meeting between officials of the Executive Power, MMG Las Bambas and leaders of communities of Chumbivilcas (Cusco) was going to take place yesterday, it was postponed due to factors that involve each party. Meanwhile, the blockade that began on […]

Mirtha Vásquez will seek dialogue in Antamina and Parinacochas conflict

Mirtha Vásquez will seek dialogue in Antamina and Parinacochas conflict Mirtha Vásquez will seek dialogue in Antamina and Parinacochas conflict

The president of the Minister council, Mirtha Vásquez, acknowledged that the State has not properly handled social conflicts such as the strike of the mining corridor of Antamina, and that these have tended a bad approach. “I must begin to make a mea culpa as a State, because now I am one of its representatives […]

Ecuador freezes fuel prices after struggle with social movements

Ecuador freezes fuel prices after struggle with social movements Ecuador freezes fuel prices after struggle with social movements

The president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, announced the freezing of the price of fuels and he promised that he would enforce “without exceptions” the official prices of the basic food basket in the country, after an intense struggle with social movements over their tax and labor reforms. “As of today, the monthly increases in fuel […]

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