Jinzhao Mining is starting up their own iron mining project in Peru; fellow Chinese state miner Shougang currently runs the only iron mining operation in the country.
BNamericas talks with Sweden's Jenny Greberg, to learn more about a joint public-private program aimed at addressing some of the challenges the mining industry is facing.
Southern Copper posted another bumper quarter thanks to stronger prices of copper, zinc and molybdenum, in addition to cost-cutting.
The Chilean state copper producer is investing a total of US$186mn in two projects at its northern mine.
But primary aluminum output in the first nine months showed increased figures, according to data from the International Aluminium Institute (IAI).
Furthermore, the share of offshore inventories over total inventories increased from 15% in 2015 and 2016 to 30% in 3Q17, Vale said.
Environment ministry approves an environmental impact statement for Bacanora Minerals' Sonora lithium project as a feasibility study advances.