Battles over the exploitation of natural resources have become common throughout Latin America. The Observatory of Mining Conflicts in Latin America, a coalition of NGOs, logged 215 of them in 19 countries in 2014, led by Mexico, Peru and Chile (see map).
example, does not impose a mining royalty. However, Mexico has had proposals to impose mining royalties and there is uncertainty whether mining royalties will be enacted. Clearly, mining companies should consider whether a particular country is likely to increase or impose mining royalties as part of its life of mine analysis.
Current drilling to over 1000m depth has significantly increased the Resource size potential. Through an agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation, 3 projects covering are being assessed for their economic mineral potential through an ongoing drilling programme.
Wood Mackenzie predicts that, in the short term, demand for coal will fall due to its higher prices. In the longer term, the new tariffs will slow Turkish economic growth and with that, further weaken the demand for coal. The post Turkey tariffs hike on US goods threatens country's coal imports — WoodMac appeared first on
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On July 26, 2007, Strathmore Minerals Corp announced that it has completed a joint venture agreement to develop its Roca Honda project in New Mexico with Sumitomo Corp of Japan (Sumitomo's subsidiary JCO Co. Ltd. was responsible for the 1999 Tokai criticality accident).
Leagold Mining Corporation is a Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (LMC: TSX) and trading on the OTCQX (LMCNF: OTCQX). Leagold is a midtier gold producer with a focus on Latin America. Leagold owns four gold mines and two development projects in Mexico and Brazil.
Researchers noted that the study raised many questions about how well the mining industry has put sustainable development theory into practice. Project documents. All project publiions are available for free download. They can be browsed using the links below or you can search our publiions database.