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Peru’s copper production grows 41% in January
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 3, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s copper production grows 41% in January

Production at Peru’s copper mines in January increased 40.6% over the same month in 2015. Led by Cusco’s Constancia and Junin’s Toromocho mines, Peru produced 157,328 tons of copper in  Full Article »

Huge boost in Peru’s copper production to drive 2016 growth
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 22, 2015 Leave a comment

Huge boost in Peru’s copper production to drive 2016 growth

Peru’s government expects copper production to grow by 66% to overtake China as the world’s second-largest producer in 2016. According to Reuters, mining and energy minister Rosa Ortiz said that  Full Article »

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?
Posted by Charles Avery on Dec 16, 2015 1 comment

What will the emerging-markets bubble mean for Peru?

For over a decade, emerging markets have been the darlings of the world economy. For many of the preeminent countries in that set, however, the boom period is over. Russia  Full Article »

‘March of Sacrifice’ highlights mineral contamination in Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Oct 1, 2015 Leave a comment

‘March of Sacrifice’ highlights mineral contamination in Peru

Over 50 demonstrators marched for 13 days from Peru’s central state of Pasco to the capital of Lima to highlight mineral contamination in their community. The “March of Sacrifice” looks  Full Article »

La Oroya: protesters suspend strike in central Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 13, 2015 Leave a comment

La Oroya: protesters suspend strike in central Peru

Mineworkers have lifted an indefinite strike in La Oroya, unblocking the Carretera Cental highway in Junin state after two days of unrest. While Peru’s government rejected protesters’ demands to ease  Full Article »

One dead in central Peru mineworkers strike
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2015 Leave a comment

One dead in central Peru mineworkers strike

A man was killed today in clashes between police and mineworkers demanding relaxed environmental standards at the La Oroya smelter in Junin state. At midnight this morning workers from the  Full Article »

Southern Copper to extend Tia Maria ‘pause’
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Southern Copper to extend Tia Maria ‘pause’

Peru’s mining and energy minister said that Southern Copper will postpone construction of the controversial Tia Maria copper mine in Arequipa for more than 60 days. Rosa Ortiz told Reuters  Full Article »