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.

2829 articles written by Laura Superneau:

Survey shows slack spending in 2014, but miners mustn't forget the future

Monday, March 3, 2014

With many mining industry players in Latin America planning to maintain or even reduce spending levels in 2014, it is clear that capital discipline and cost cutting will remain an important focus. But...

ANM and the challenges still to come

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Colombia's institutional transformation process for the mining sector continues to show signs of progress -the most recent being the official launch of operations at the National Mining Agency (A...

Mines will have water; the trouble is the cost

Thursday, May 3, 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 ...

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. ...

Copper smelters on the verge

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

World copper mine capacity in 2010 is forecast to reach 19.9Mt, but less than a quarter will exit the mines' processing facilities in cathode form, ready to be turned into cables, pipes and other...