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Ecuador to resume exploration focus

Ecuador plans to start awarding exploration concessions after a hiatus of some six years, mines minister Javier Cordova told Mining Journal at the Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto, Canada.

Javier Cordova talks Mining Journal's Paul Harris through the country’s plans (Embassy of Ecuador in Canada)

Javier Cordova talks Mining Journal's Paul Harris through the country’s plans (Embassy of Ecuador in Canada)

The country has developed a concession cadastre that allows companies to select areas and start the application process online. To date, over 300 areas have been requested. The first concessions will be...

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