Companies report acquisition, financing and development updates for zinc, copper and precious metals projects in Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Peru.
The Chilean miner has agreed to sell the stake to JV partner Aurubis.
Both countries signed a memorandum of understanding signalling greater cooperation in the development of uranium mining in Argentina.
Ascendant Resources aims to reduce costs this year at its El Mochito primary zinc mine in Honduras following a successful ramp-up, CEO Chris Buncic tells BNamericas.
Companies report precious and industrial metal output from operations in Mexico and Bolivia.
The company will pay US$178mn in a precious metals stream on Korea Resources' 10% stake in the Cobre Panamá copper-gold-silver project.
Pope Francis supported in a speech the country's drive to formalize the informal mining sector.