Laura Superneau

Senior Managing Editor  in BNamericas

Laura Superneau has been with BNamericas for more than 10 years. She started as a mining writer, soon becoming editor of the mining team, and later began researching and writing the Mining Intelligence Series. She now leads the mining and infrastructure daily content teams while continuing to oversee the MIS. Laura has a BA in journalism and Spanish literature from the University of Oregon as well as a postgraduate certificate from Chile’s Universidad Católica in community relations for the extractive industries.

2833 articles written by Laura Superneau:

Colombian gold mining: Time to change gears

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Colombia's gold exploration rush has cooled off considerably. After the delineation of some 80Moz of gold over the past decade, investment has slowed and some important projects have stalled. ...

So far, so good for new Codelco chief

Monday, September 24, 2012

Three months into the role, the CEO of Chilean state copper miner Codelco, Thomas Keller, has plenty to be pleased about. The major happening of Keller's time so far has been the announcement o...

New mining era? It is and it isn't

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Ecuadorian government is touting the country's "new mining era" that supposedly started with the signing of the Mirador copper project investment contract with Chinese-owned EcuaCor...

Brazilian iron ore: Projects versus prices

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Brazil's projected iron ore growth seems hard to rival: government forecasts estimate output will reach 585Mt/y by 2015 and surpass 1Bt/y in 2030, compared to 372Mt in 2010. Mining institute Ibra...

Mines will have water; the trouble is the cost

Friday, May 4, 2012

Water supply is a critical issue in Chile's arid north and presents a tremendous risk for its many copper mines and projects, which are set to contribute an important percentage of global supply ...