BHPB's Tintaya sends negative Peru signal

SOVEREIGN risk looks like being thrust squarely back into the spotlight of mining investors with a minister in the government of Peru warning that BHP Billiton might quit the Tintaya copper mine if mob protests continue.

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Economy Minister, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, told Reuters that the 2000 protestors who invaded the mine site and damaged buildings and equipment were making impossible demands.

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