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Hancock faces blockade in Ecuador

Australia’s Hancock Prospecting is facing new challenges in northern Ecuador after residents of Buenos Aires in Imbabura blocked the only entrance to the town to stop company workers from continuing for gold and copper exploration.

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Illegal miners on the Imba2 concession in Imbabura, Ecuador

Residents are demanding the company undertakes a consultation process and respects their decision to stop large-scale mining, reported local media.

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