Heavy rains and protests helped curb output of key metals in Peru in February.
Desarrollos Zapal, which controls Los Cardones owner Invecture Group, is continuing legal proceedings aimed at overturning a previous permit rejection for the open pit gold project, part of which lies in a nature reserve.
Companies issue corporate and operational updates relating to gold, silver, copper and lithium projects in Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Argentina.
Rains in Chile are delaying Bolivian mineral exports through Chilean ports, while work is moving ahead with the expansion of state tin mine Huanuni.
CRU principal analyst Robert Edwards outlines the short- and medium-term outlook for copper prices and tells us what to expect in terms of M&A and greater attention to tailings dam standards.
Vale opened the mine in Canaã dos Carajás municipality in December 2016 and made the first commercial shipment of 26,500t in January 2017.