Alex Emery

Mining and Infrastructure Reporter, Peru  in BNamericas

Alex Emery has worked at BNamericas since 2013 as a commodities reporter covering the Andean region. A journalist for the past 30 years, he is also a university professor and has a BA from Manchester University in American & Spanish-American Studies.

5078 articles written by Alex Emery:

TREND: Peru's illegal mining crackdown slashing gold exports

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Peru's gold export revenue nearly halved through the first four months as the government intensified a crackdown on the country's illegal gold mining sector, believed to account for as...

Key Peruvian regions facing new anti-mining leaders

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Miners in Peru were counting on an investor-friendly government, strong metals prices and bullish financial markets to push ahead with a host of promising copper, precious metals and iron ore projects...

Peru's zinc miners struggling to halt slowdown in growth

Friday, September 28, 2018

Peru produced 1.47Mt zinc in 2017, up 10.2% from 1.34Mt the previous year as higher output at Antamina, Sierra Metals and Buenaventura's US$340mn Tambomayo ...

Spotlight: Quecher Main to give Yanacocha new lease of life

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Newmont Mining, which operates Peru's Yanacocha, is on track to extend the life of what is one of the world's longest-running gold mines with its Quecher Main project. Colora...

Peru's top 5 copper miners to tap into strong prices

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Peru, the world's second largest producer behind Chile, is expected to increase copper production to 2.8Mt this year, from 2.45Mt in 2017, as companies including Chinalco and&n...