Mining projects

Overcoming the crisis

June 2018: Almost two months after Martín Vizcarra was named President of Peru, there is a sense of stability and recovery within the country´s mining industry. Peru is home to 24% of the world´s silver and 5% of the world´s gold — the…

Read More

Investors look to South America

May 2018: The high price of metals suggests the industry is recovering — but insiders remain cautious about what’s to come. The Chilean Copper Commission maintained its forecasted evaluation of copper at US$3,06 per pound for…




Shunned Proyecto Dominga could go ahead

April 2018: On Friday, the First Environmental Court of Antofagasta expressed its support of the claim made by Andes Iron in 2017, which was made after the Coquimbo Environmental Assessment Commission and Committee of Ministers prohibited the…



The race for lithium

April 2018: Exploration activity is increasing globally, with lithium being one of the key minerals generating interest. In a report on global exploration trends, S&P Global Market Intelligence revealed that junior companies invested US$157M in the…




Vizcachitas is located in the Rocin Valley, Region V, 150km NE of Santiago

Attract investment

March 2018: Now that Chile occupies the eight place in the Fraser Institute’s annual ranking of attractive destinations for mining investments, a challenge for the incoming government will be to reactivate foreign investment and ratify…