From Tuesday, June 13th to Monday, June 19th, 2017
The Ministry of Energy and Mines confirmed that there are 45 mining companies that have obtained the approval of environmental assessments for the development of mining projects, with a total committed investment of US$ 7.152 billion
To date, there are 45 mining companies that have already received the approval or compliance of a set of 52 environmental assessments, whose investment commitments reach US$ 7,152.7 million. Approvals include detailed and semi-detailed environmental impact assessments and technical instruments. The Central Reserve Bank expects that during 2017 an investment of US$ 3.7 billion be guaranteed.
Among the main projects involved these are the mining unit Quellaveco (Anglo American Quellaveco S.A.) with an investment of US $ 4.892 billion and the Yanacocha mining unit (Minera Yanacocha S.R.L.) with an investment of US $ 1.5 billion.
The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Public Services announced that the “Agua Segura Investment Fund” will be operating in 2018 with an equity of US$ 615 million
The Investment Fund “Agua Segura” (FIAS) is currently in the process of appointment of the definitive board of directors, process that would be finished at the end of this year. Currently, ministry’s officials have been temporarily appointed as FIAS officers to ensure that its implementation continues without inconvenient. With this, the FIAS would begin operations in 2018 with an equity of US$ 615 million.