Tahoe Resources' Edie Hofmeister tells BNamericas she is optimistic about a near-term solution to a license suspension and roadblock that have seen operations halted at the Escobal mine in Guatemala for nine months.
Chilean state copper giant Codelco has various contract negotiations coming up this year, including at the Radomiro Tomic, Salvador and El Teniente mines.
Local steel association IABr told BNamericas the temporary exemption on US steel imports tariffs was positive, but will continue working for a definitive solution.
Newly sworn-in President Martín Vizcarra faces a tough task uniting political forces and jump-starting billions of dollars in delayed infrastructure and mining investment left by his resigning predecessor Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.
Companies issue financing updates related to gold and copper projects in Brazil, Peru, Jamaica and Nicaragua.