Latin America International Mining Conference to Stage 2nd Edition in March 2013

The Centre for Copper & Mining Studies (CESCO) estimates that approximately USD 250 billion will be invested in Latin America mining projects by 2020.

Online PR News – 17-October-2012 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – With an aim to unite stakeholders invoved in mining and exploration activies across Latin America, the 2nd Annual LatAm International Mining Conference will take place on 13-14 March 2013, in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. A sequel to one of the highest rated mining events in 2011, this conference will feature debate and discussion focused on overcoming regional challenges and coming up with strategies to drive business in the region.
Case studies from local and international companies operating in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay and Guyana will throw light on specific issues faced by each country in terms of infrastrusture, energy, labour, tax regulations, technology, health and safety and sustainability.
Keynote speaker Marcelo Ribeiro Tunes, Director of Mining Issues at Brazil Mining Association (IBRAM) will highlight the scope of Latin America as an opportunity for miners, explorers and investors. Chief Executive Officer at London Mining Ltd. - Mr. Ingo Mueller will talk about the lack of infrastructure development in Columbia, and it's impact on explorers and developers. He will also track the initiatives undertaken in road, rail and river infrastructure to reach out to remote exploration sites.
Risk management, capital generation, energy crisis in South America, water scarcity and provision, sustainability and safety will also be some of the key topics to be addressed.
The second day of the conference will be dedicated entirely to case studies and interactive panel discussions, which will enable attendees to identify the potential strenghts and challenges faced by their country.

The lineup for case studies will include:
International success in iron ore production in Brazil
Mining and exploration in Chile: a destination for new opportunities
Developing mining projects in South America - The Lithium Americas business case: from discovery to definitive feasibility study in 3 years
Los Calatos – An emerging worldclass porphyry hosted copper-molybdenum deposit in Southern Peru
Ecuador: An unexplored country with great potential
Geology and mining potential of Bolivia
Integral strategy to overcome poverty: A resettled communities case study by Cerrejon

The case studies will be presented by top management executives from South American Ferro Metals – Australia, Lithium Americas – Argentina, Metminco – Australia, Cinro Resources – Guyana, Grupo Mexico, Monterra Gold – Ecuador, and Cerrejon Ltd. - Colombia

The conference is sponsored by Futuris, ERM, DSI Fosminas, Turner and Townsend and Loadrite.

More information about the 2nd Annual LatAm International Mining Conference can be obtained by contacting

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