Report - Nov 2019

Copper in Latin America: A Persistent Paradox

At the start of 2019 most analysts were bullish on copper but by mid-year macroeconomic factors and geopolitical uncertainty had begun to weigh on prices and forecasts. Nonetheless, copper projects continue to advance in Latin America an...

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Report - Oct 2019

Mining in Argentina: Are market forces pointing to a...

Mining companies are taking a wait-and-see approach to their activities in Argentina, with investments in new projects grinding to a near-halt while the political and economic dust settles.

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Report - Sep 2019

Junior Mining: The Struggle Is Real. So Is The Poten...

Junior miners have been embroiled in a risk-averse scenario since metal prices collapsed after all-time highs in 2011. Signs of recovery in 2017 and early 2018 were dashed as prices fell later that year. Latin America contains the minera...

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Report - Aug 2019

Mine tailings in Latin America: Business as usual no...

The high-profile disaster at Vale’s Brumadinho operation in Brazil renewed concerns about the safety of tailings storage facilities, prompting a global tailings review convened by the UN Environment Programme, the International Council o...

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Report - Jul 2019

Chinese investment in mining in Latin America: A tal...

Mineral trade and investment between China and Latin America reached a peak in 2011 on a surging tide of industrialization in the Asian nation. Since then, mutual dependency between the two is gradually evolving to become a more sustaina...

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Report - Jun 2019

Mining in Mexico: Will Government and Industry Inter...

A new president has shaken things up for investors in Mexico, leading to uncertainty about community and environmental rules. The administration is also being put to the test on matters of security, which in some areas of the country has...

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Report - May 2019

Mining Capex 2019

The mining industry is back in growth mode, as evidenced by the 2019 spending and development plans of numerous major players. BNamericas’ sample of 20 major mining companies with presence in Latin America found that their combined globa...

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Report - Apr 2019

Guiana Shield: Going for Gold

Gold miners, large and small, are exploring and investing in the Guiana Shield in South America. The region is believed to be highly prospective and under-explored. Stretching from southern Venezuela to northern Brazil, the Guiana Shield...

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Report - Mar 2019

The New Drivers in Gold Mining

Ageing deposits and a lack of discoveries in recent years are leading the gold sector to big mergers, while exploration spending is on the rise again. BNamericas' mining team takes a look at the trends and the projects to watch in Latin ...

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Report - Feb 2019

Mining in Ecuador: Balancing Risks and Rewards

Ecuador's attractiveness as a mining destination has risen dramatically in the past few years thanks to a new legal framework and positive exploration results. Major international miners are eyeing the country with interest although rece...

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Report - Jan 2019

Mining Survey 2019

The global mining industry's priorities are slowly shifting as companies start to put more emphasis on the future. This year's survey shows an increasing focus on growth, balanced with the need to continue to prioritize operational optim...

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Report - Dec 2018

Mining & Metals Outlook 2019: Time to Take Positions

Metal prices will remain stable in 2019 and concerns about global economic growth will raise doubts about demand for commodities. This will keep the industry’s profits and expenses flat for the next few years. Many traders will remain fo...

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Report - Nov 2018

Copper in Latin America: Great Expectations

The global copper market is facing a looming deficit that is expected to drive prices higher within a few years, a boon for existing operations that is also leading to a new drive in copper-focused mining investment in Latin America...

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Report - Sep 2018

Mining in Brazil: Breaking New Ground

A series of new regulations and rising global metals prices are set to spur investment in Brazil's mining sector. The result of the October presidential election should resolve current political uncertainty and speed up sector growth.

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Report - Aug 2018

AMLO: Friend or Foe for Mining in Mexico?

Mexico's left-wing president-elect Andrés López, or AMLO, will take the reins at a key moment for the country's mining industry, with a metals price-driven rebound beginning to gain traction. The Morena party leader's landslide election ...

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Report - Aug 2018

Mining in Colombia: Fortune Favors the Bold

Colombia's president elect Iván Duque has pledged to cut corporate taxes, lessen bureaucracy and reduce legal uncertainty for foreign investors. This is positive news for mining as the country has large, untapped mineral resources that r...

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Report - Jun 2018

Mining in Peru: Putting the Pieces Together

Peru is one of the best places to invest in mining in Latin America with a stable legal framework, firm respect for private property and excellent geological potential. Political stability and rising metals prices are helping to boost in...

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Report - Jun 2018

Mining in Chile: Back to the Future

Higher copper prices and a new political outlook have brought optimism back to Chile's mining sector. This report outlines the new government's take on supporting investment and the country's growing project pipeline.

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Report - May 2018

Biggest miners active in Latin America to raise glob...

Mining industry capital spending is on the rise, in Latin America and globally. BNamericas’ sample of 22 major mining companies with presence in Latin America shows combined global capex is budgeted at US$43.753bn in 2018, a 21% increase...

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Report - Apr 2018

Iron Ore in Latin America: Projects Making a Cautiou...

Iron ore prices are somewhat more stable after the commodities down cycle, though they have not recovered as well as other base metals. Still, some Brazilian and Peruvian projects have been recently reactivated and are set to keep Latin ...

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Report - Mar 2018

Zinc in Latin America: Strong Prices Driving New Wav...

Zinc prices have finally rebounded after a long downturn, surging 38% in 2017 to their highest annual average in a decade. The turnaround is driving investment in zinc projects in Latin America, with stalled greenfields being reactivated...

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Report - Feb 2018

Venezuela: Last Jewel in the Global Mining Crown?

Nationalization, asset seizures and non-payment of arbitration claims under President Nicolás Maduro have made Venezuela a toxic environment for mining investment. But multinationals continue to circle, attracted by the country's enormou...

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Report - Jan 2018

White-Gold Rush: South America’s Lithium Triangle

BNamericas' January edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "White-Gold Rush: South America’s Lithium Triangle".

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Report - Jan 2018

Mining Survey 2018

BNamericas' January edition of the Mining and Metals report titled "Mining Survey 2018".

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Report - Dec 2017

Mining Outlook 2018: Investment Returns in Earnest a...

BNamericas' November edition of the Mining & Metals Outlook report titled "Mining Outlook 2018: Investment Returns in Earnest as Metal Prices Consolidate".

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Report - Oct 2017

Mining in Mexico: First Steps on the Road to Recovery

BNamericas' October edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Mexico: First Steps on the Road to Recovery".

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Report - Sep 2017

Mining in Brazil: Recovery Underway but Political Te...

BNamericas' September edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Brazil: Recovery Underway but Political Tensions Still Simmer".

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Report - Aug 2017

Junior Mining: Light in the Tunnel or Another False ...

BNamericas' August edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Junior Mining: Light in the Tunnel or Another False Start?".

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Report - Jul 2017

Mining in Colombia: Land of Opportunity or Pandora’s...

BNamericas' July edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Colombia: Land of Opportunity or Pandora’s Box?".

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Report - Jun 2017

Mining in Chile: Positioning for Recovery

BNamericas' June edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Chile: Positioning for Recovery".

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Report - May 2017

Mining in Peru: Prices, Politics and Communities Cha...

BNamericas' May edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Peru: Prices, Politics and Communities Challenge".

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Report - Apr 2017

Copper in Latin America: Optimism Is Back, But Is In...

BNamericas' April edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Copper in Latin America: Optimism Is Back, But Is Investment?".

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Report - Mar 2017

Mining in Argentina: Preparing for Takeoff

BNamericas' March edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Argentina: Preparing for Takeoff".

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Report - Feb 2017

Gold Mining in Latin America: Time to Return to Growth?

BNamericas' February edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Gold Mining in Latin America: Time to Return to Growth?".

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Report - Jan 2017

Mining in Ecuador: A New Dawn

BNamericas' January edition of the Mining & Metals report titled "Mining in Ecuador: A New Dawn".

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