PERUMIN 34, the second largest mining convention of the world, will take place on Arequipa, Peru from September 16th to 20th 2019.
The Forum for Technology, Innovation and Sustainability – TIS FORUM, will be the presentation space, in four simultaneous rooms, of the technical works of specialties relating to mining activity and competing for the National Mining Prize– the highest award granted by the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers and PERUMIN Mining Convention.
These efforts would be due to the Peruvian Government seeking to move forward an important deposit in the south of the country, which would have been found by the Canadian company Plateau Energy Metals, which in July 2018, announced that in its Falchani deposit, in Puno , would have found 2.5 million tons of lithium, as well as 124 million pounds of uranium.
The lithium deposits are concentrated mainly in a triangle formed by Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. If Plateau
On the final day of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2019 Convention, the Peruvian delegation was invited to ring the opening bell at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Canada's senior stock market.
Peru's Energy and Mines Ministry (Minem) participated in the Building Environmental Strategies Workshop presented by Laurentian University from Aug 11 to Aug 17, 2019.
Deputy Mines Minister Augusto Cauti —who represented Minem— was invited by the Laurentian University in order to share experiences and promote improvements concerning the current problems with mining environmental liabilities in the Inca country.
The President of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, affirmed that this initiative is a space for the State, the private sector and civil society to dialogue with respect to the activities carried out in the mining-energy sector.
"This conversation is important. We require convergence of good practices. We have seen mining projects that have ended successfully, but not all have finished the same. There are some projects that have been trapped in the process because there has been a lack of space to analyze them, and thus support them with knowledge of them, "said Vizcarra.
Mrs. Patricia Fortier is a Canadian former diplomat and the Past Canadian Ambassador in Peru (2011-2015). She will be sharing from her experience the direct exposure to the risks and opportunities to invest in the mining sector in Peru.
He said that although transitory shocks have been seen in the prices of raw materials, and the most sensitive is the price of copper, which came down to 2.50 dollars per pound, Peru has advantages to attract capital in this sector.
"The favorable thing that Peru has is that its mines, especially in copper are quite competitive, the cash-cost of operating them is quite low, and even with relatively moderate prices of commodities you can operate with profits and this generates taxes and income. prosecutors, "he said.