Intelligence Series - Mining & Metals

Will COVID-19 Herald a New Era for Gold Mining?

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Intelligence Series Mining & Metals

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven gold prices to multi-year highs, with some analysts predicting a breakthrough to new record levels. Against this backdrop, Latin America’s mining companies are taking a second look at their project pipelines with a view to cash in on gold’s surge. This report examines the market outlook and hurdles to investment, outlining also 23 key projects to watch in the region.

Figure - Gold Prices in H1 2020

Table of contents

  • Introduction: Emerging from the Turmoil
    • Figures: Gold Prices
  • Gold Heading for New Highs?
    • Figures: Gold Price Forecasts
  • Latin America's Golden Opportunity
    • Figures: Gold Project Pipeline
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Central America / Caribbean
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Ecuador
    • Mexico
    • Peru
    • Rest of the Region
  • Will Gold Prices Spur a New Wave of Growth?
  • Gold Mining: A Cautious Industry
    • Figure: Gold Project Capital Intensity
  • Conclusion

Companies and projects related to this report

  • Fundação Nacional do Índio (FUNAI)
  • Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
  • Bluestone Resources Inc.
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Orea Mining Corp.
  • South32 Ltd.
  • Barrick Gold Corp.
  • BMO Capital Markets
  • Autoridad Nacional de Licencias Ambientales
  • B2Gold Corp.
  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
  • Chesapeake Gold Corp.
  • Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente de la República de Chile
  • Gold Reserve Inc.
  • Sandspring Resources Ltd.
  • Fresnillo Plc
  • Eldorado Gold Corp.
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • INV Metals Inc.
  • SolGold plc
  • Sociedad Minera de Santander S.A.S. (Minesa)
  • Belo Sun Mining Corp.
  • Bank of America Corp.
  • Lundin Gold Inc.
  • Gold Fields Ltd.
  • Mineros S.A.
  • Minera Yanacocha S.R.L.
  • Newmont Corp.
  • Torex Gold Resources Inc.
  • Hochschild Mining plc
  • Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd
  • AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.
  • Wood Mackenzie Ltd.
  • Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.
  • Pueblo Viejo Expansion
  • Cangrejos
  • Cascabel
  • Cerro Blanco
  • Fruta del Norte
  • Buritica
  • Cobre Panamá
  • Loma Larga (ex Quimsacocha)
  • Orisyvo
  • Media Luna
  • Yanacocha Sulfides
  • Salares Norte
  • Expansión Lagunas Norte
  • Pascua-Lama
  • Norte Abierto (ex Caspiche/Cerro Casale)
  • Alturas
  • La Colosa
  • Montagne d'Or (Paul Isnard)
  • Soto Norte project
  • Minas Conga
  • Volcán
  • Gramalote
  • Tocantinzinho
  • El Limón-Guajes
  • Toroparu
  • Volta Grande
  • Pueblo Viejo
  • Siembra Minera (ex Brisas-Cristinas)
  • Veladero (In Operation)
  • Metates
  • Sosa Mendez mine reactivation


Samuel Williams

Laura Superneau

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