Post Tagged with: "Yanacocha"

Civil Liberties To Remain Suspended In Cajamarca For 30 Days

A state of emergency in the northern region of Cajamarca was extended on Friday for a further 30 days.  The government enacted the state of emergency in early July for an initial 30 days in an attempt to gain control over protests that turned deadly against Yanacocha’s Minas Conga gold project. […]

Quellaveco Unlikely To Work As Model For Other Mine Projects – Analyst

Calls to hold up Anglo American’s Quellaveco copper project as an example to resolve social conflicts in Peru’s mining sector are unlikely to have success in resolving opposition to a string of projects in the Andean country, according to a well-known analyst. Jose de Echave, a former deputy environment minister, […]

Yanacocha Accepts Conditions For Minas Conga

Gold mining company Minera Yanacocha has accepted conditions from the government and independent consultants to improve the company’s $4.8 billion Minas Conga project in northern Peru. “We ratify our decision to implement the recommendations of the international consultation on the Environmental Impact Study of the Conga project, and the proposals created […]

Yanacocha Hasn’t Made Decision On Minas Conga – Merino

Yanacocha Hasn’t Made Decision On Minas Conga – Merino

Mines and Energy Minister Jorge Merino ruled out Tuesday earlier reports that mining company Yanacocha had informed the government that it will go ahead with the Minas Conga gold project. “They haven’t made an official announcement on the issue yet,” Merino said in comments to television station Canal N. The […]