Toronto-based Continental Gold is getting closer to bringing online its precious metals mine in Colombia.
Orders from the Brazilian mining company included electromechanical assembly and maintenance, engineering services, facilities cleaning, and equipment renovation.
The deals, valid until February 2019, involve the supply of copper concentrates and cathodes from both companies.
Energy and mines minister Luis Alfonso Chang plans to begin talks with universities and government agencies ahead of a consultation with indigenous communities regarding Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine, following a court ruling.
Canadian companies issue option and royalty updates relating to precious metals and copper projects in Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
Companies in Brazil, Argentina and Chile published results from their ongoing exploration programs.
But a weaker currency and political and economic concerns are signaling a red alert for steel producers in the country.
Production by the region's five biggest yellow metal miners slips to 1.13Moz in Q2 partly due to lower grades at key operations and sales of non-core assets.