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Breaking records and barriers

Peru’s copper production is set to hit a record 2.6-2.7 million tonnes in 2017, up from 2.2Mt in 2016, but with various projects paralysed by community issues, it will take a concerted effort to ensure the country’s red metal output keeps going up.

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Freeport-McMoRan spent US$4.6 billion expanding its Cerro Verde concentrator in Peru

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said he wants the government to step up to the plate and take a leadership role in getting mining moving again – and the amount and severity of protests since his