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Peru declares emergency powers for mineral transportation

The government of Peru has declared a 30-day state of emergency covering the length of a mineral transportation corridor in the south of the country.

Mine Risk Management > Politics

Peru declares emergency powers for mineral transportation

The government of Peru has declared a 30-day state of emergency covering the length of a mineral transportation corridor in the south of the country.

Peru declares emergency powers for mineral transportation

The corridor under the state of emergency

The emergency decree, which came into effect on January 11, covers some 500km of roads in the Apurímac-Cusco-Arequipa regions that various mines use to transport concentrates to the coast.