Peruvian troubles

ESCALATING community tension in Peru has forced Minera Yanacocha SRL to withdraw machinery from its Cerro San Cirilo deposit and led to an indefinite halt in operations at BHP Billiton’s Tintaya copper mine.

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According to a Dow Jones report, Minera Yanacocha removed machinery to diffuse tensions with the local community who feared mining would contaminate the air and water supplies.

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