Exports of copper in concentrates and copper cathodes increased in the January-November period, according to official data.
According to newspaper O Globo, the former Brazilian tycoon is looking to develop megaprojects in mining and other areas.
Companies issue financing and option agreement updates relating to gold and silver properties in Mexico and Brazil.
Ore delivery to the Pirquitas plant ramped up through November, as processing of Chinchillas ore reached about 3,000t/d.
Royalties collection rose over 75% year-on-year in November, official data shows.
A bill outlining measures to protect communities from negative impacts of mining has a clear objective despite its flaws, and heralds a change in approach under president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Control Risks analyst Eduardo Arcos tells BNamericas.
The new sustainable projects office (GPS) will aim to facilitate such processes by putting private companies in contact with local and regional services.