Post Tagged with: "Las Bambas"

Las Bambas Protests Leave Four Dead, 15 Injured

Las Bambas Protests Leave Four Dead, 15 Injured

The government has declared a state of emergency for 30 days in several provinces of Apurimac and Cusco, after protests against the Las Bambas copper project left four men dead and 15 injured, including police. A provincial strike was called on Friday, Sept. 25, against changes that have been made […]

Peru’s Mining Investments Total US$4 Billion in January to July

Peruvian mining investments totaled US$4 billion in the first seven months of this year, according to the National Mining, Oil and Energy Society (SNMPE). The investments, which are a key driver of Peru’s economy, are largely due to spending at the Las Bambas copper project and an expansion at the […]

Peru Approves Environmental Permit for New Chinese-owned Iron Mine

Peru Approves Environmental Permit for New Chinese-owned Iron Mine

The Mines and Energy Ministry has approved the environmental permit for a US$1.5 billion Chinese-owned iron ore mine, newspaper Gestion reported Friday. Jinzhao Mining Peru’s Pampa del Pongo mine is located in the southern province of Caraveli in Arequipa region. The ministry also said it approved the environmental permit for […]

Kuczynski Calls on Peru to Block Sale of Las Bambas

Kuczynski Calls on Peru to Block Sale of Las Bambas

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, well-known Peruvian economist and politician, said that Peru should do whatever it can to prevent the sale of the multibillion dollar Las Bambas copper project. This week, Swiss commodity trading and mining company Glencore announced that it will sell the $5.2 billion Las Bambas project in order to […]