LIMA (Reuters) -MMG Ltd's Las Bambas copper mine in Peru will shut down copper production by mid-December because of a road blockade, it said on Friday, as executives urged the government to build a freight rail link to avoid future disruption.
LIMA Peruvian prosecutors said on Thursday they will question socialist President Pedro Castillo as part of an investigation into the promotion of certain military officers, adding to pressure on the leader as lawmakers weigh an impeachment process.
LIMA (Reuters) -Shares of Hochschild Mining collapsed 27% on Monday after Peru's government ruled out https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/peru-pm-sparks-controversy-with-mining-sector-by-ruling-out-timeline-extensions-2021-11-20 any operational extensions for its flagship Inmaculada silver mine, but mining executives and government officials also said they had had a "productive" late night meeting to ease tensions.
LIMA Peruvian Prime Minister Mirtha Vasquez sparked a controversy with the key mining sector on Friday night, saying a group of four mines in the Andean Ayacucho region would not be allowed any extensions on their operational timelines.
LIMA Protesters in Peru's Cotabambas province on Tuesday blocked once again a key mining corridor used by the huge MMG Ltd's Las Bambas copper mine, despite a preliminary agreement to keep the road free, a community leader said.
LIMA Satellite internet company Viasat will enter Latin America as an internet provider targeting remote communities with limited connectivity, the company said on Tuesday, seeking to win customers where telecoms have failed to make inroads.
AQUIA, Peru (Reuters) -The head of Antamina, Peru's largest copper producer, looked to defuse tensions with rural community protesters on Friday, addressing residents in a local meeting after a blockade forced the mining firm to suspend operations last week.
LIMA (Reuters) -Peru's Congress on Thursday confirmed a new moderate left Cabinet, three months into the administration of President Pedro Castillo, who's first lineup of ministers crumbled amid political uncertainty and nationalization threats.
LIMA (Reuters) -A rural community in Peru will lift its blockade of the country's largest copper mine Antamina on Wednesday after protests forced miners to suspend operations, the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines said in a tweet.
LIMA The leader of a Peruvian community blocking a road used by copper miner Antamina said on Tuesday it would not lift its blockade until it had held talks over its demands with either the company, which has been forced to suspend operations, or the government.