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Yamana's Agua Rica development in doubt

Yamana Gold’s Agua Rica copper-gold-silver molybdenum project near to Andalgala, in Argentina’s Catamarca province, could be blocked following a unanimous decision by the local municipality to ban openpit mining, local media have reported.

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The Andalga municipal court decision follows a petition from local residents (photo: El Algarrobo)

The decision, which follows a petition from local residents to ban surface mining in the municipality, is a big blow for the US$4.