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Ecuador moves towards the big time

Ecuador’s minerals sector is about to take a giant leap forward with the start of production at the country’s first industrial-scale mines.

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The path through the northern Andes has led miners to Ecuador

Ecuagold Mining, owned by China's Junefield Resources and Hunan Gold, has already begun shipping gold concentrates from its underground Rio Blanco mine, in the south of the country, to China.