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Thousands Protest HudBay Minerals’ Constancia Mine in Peru, Force Company to the Table

January 28, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HudBay MineralsPeruImpact on Communities.

This week, thousands of affected-community members protested against HudBay Minerals’ Constancia open-pit copper mine in southern Peru.  The Velille Defense Front (FUDIV) convened the 72-hour peaceful preventative strike, which took place from Monday to Wednesday. The communities decided to protest after invitations to government and company officials requesting talks over economic, social and environmental issues received • Read More »

Communities Announce Protest Against HudBay Minerals’ Constancia Project in Peru

January 25, 2016 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HudBay MineralsPeruImpact on Communities.

After failed attempts to dialogue with HudBay Minerals, the Velille Defence Front, community presidents, community boards, the Chumbivilcas Defence Front  and nearby districts have announced a preventative strike for 72 hours starting January 25, 2016 against the company’s Peruvian subsidiary HudBay Perú S.A.C. HudBay’s open-pit Constancia copper project is located within the districts of Velille, Chamaca • Read More »