Newmont Mining 2018 financial results
Around 15 changes have been made to the design of the project in response to requests and comments submitted by communities, cincluding the relocation of the tailings deposit and the use of a mixed conveyor belt to transport ore.
Meanwhile, as the project performs well, the company is setting its focus on the Vazante mine in Brazil and at Peru's Cajamarquilla smelter.
Peru's Hochschild Mining, which will see production decline this year after closing a mine, struggled with ballooning costs and slumping metals prices in 2018.
Copper-zinc and precious metals miner Hudbay Minerals will produce less than expected this year at its Constancia mine after failing to secure land access agreements with Peruvian communities.
The steelmaker forecasts healthy demand in Mexico, Brazil and the US in 2019, coupled with a recovery in the Argentine market following record profits last year.
Companies operating in Argentina, Mexico and Surinam published updates on their development.
Companies issue option, financing and asset acquisition updates relating to gold and copper projects in Ecuador and Colombia.