- Published: Thursday, 21 September 2017 18:12
- Written by E&MJ News
As a mining country, Peru has long been associated with gold mining until recently. With a major expansion at Cerro Verde and the commissioning of the Las Bambas mine, Peru is now ranked as the second largest copper producer behind Chile, it’s longtime southern rival. Executives from both copper mines made presentations this week at the Perumin 2017 Mining Convention, which took place at the National University of San Agustín in Arequipa.