March 4, 2022 |
Rodrigo Barbosa, CEO of Aura Minerals, will fly to Honduras next week to ask government officials for clarification on a recent announcement by the mining and energy ministry to ban open-pit mining and cancel licenses, he told LatinFinance.
In the meantime, the San Andrés gold mine, which accounts for a third of Aura's gold output, is still operating normally, he said.
"It is not clear whether it applies to current concessions or to new ones," he said of the announcement. "They are now revisiti
Brazil-listed miner keeps the San Andrés gold mine open in spite of a recent ban on open-pit mining