Alex Emery

Mining and Infrastructure Reporter, Peru  in BNamericas

Alex Emery has worked at BNamericas since 2013 as a commodities reporter covering the Andean region. A journalist for the past 30 years, he is also a university professor and has a BA from Manchester University in American & Spanish-American Studies.

5261 articles written by Alex Emery:

TREND: Peru's illegal mining crackdown slashing gold exports

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Peru's gold export revenue nearly halved through the first four months as the government intensified a crackdown on the country's illegal gold mining sector, believed to account for as...

Peru's top silver miners prepare for challenging 2019

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Peru, the world's second largest silver producer behind Mexico, looks set to post a second straight year of lower output this year, with production down 5.1% to 3.49Mkg through October. Volcan&...

Peru's zinc miners struggling to halt slowdown in growth

Friday, September 28, 2018

Peru produced 1.47Mt zinc in 2017, up 10.2% from 1.34Mt the previous year as higher output at Antamina, Sierra Metals and Buenaventura's US$340mn Tambomayo ...

Bolivia struggling to build up mining industry

Friday, January 11, 2019

Bolivia may have all but fallen off the map as far as private investment is concerned, but that hasn't stopped President Evo Morales from pushing ahead with his dream of building up a st...

Outlook 2019: Peruvian miners to see a busy year of building

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Peru, which was rocked by a slew of corruption scandals and the ousting of its president in 2018, is now looking ahead to a busy 2019, as billions of dollars in announced mining investment projects ge...