Latin American infrastructure woes barrier to mining
May 13, 2013 | 10:08 AM
| Carolina Guerra
SÃO PAULO Latin America is the worlds most popular precious and nonferrous metals exploration destination, yet most countries in the region have recently suffered water and energy supply problems for their mining industries, according to a report released earlier this year by consultancy SNL Metals Economics Group.
The region attracted 25 percent of global investment in 2012, SNL said.
The exact amount of mineral resources on the continent remains unknown, but the lack of infrastructure for the mining industryespecially water and energy supplies, when combined with the lack of integration in the regionresults in barriers to the progress of local mining projects. ....
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