Companies issue exploration updates relating to gold, copper and silver assets in Mexico and Nicaragua.
Companies issue corporate updates relating to lithium, gold, cobalt and copper assets in Argentina, Mexico and Chile.
Construction is planned to start in 2019, and operator Rincon Limited aims to produce 25,000t/y once the plant in Argentine Salta province is fully operational.
A deal between the Brazilian behemoth and Glencore to jointly explore for nickel together with US$500mn in investments in a nickel operation in New Caledonia are Vale's first steps to take advantage of the incoming electric vehicles revolution, according to its CEO.
Keeping communities, governments and other stakeholders onside has been singled out as the biggest challenge for miners globally, with a string of Latin American assets held up by conflicts and opposition.
Companies from Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Argentina published updates on their mining developments.
Companies issue corporate updates relating to gold and industrial metals properties in Mexico, Chile and Brazil.
The US$4.7bn Quebrada Blanca phase II expansion could be dwarfed by a further phase of growth at the Chilean copper asset, Teck Resources CEO Don Lindsay said, after he announced a new partnership deal.