mining impact in argentina

  • In Argentina, Tensions Remain Between Mining and Glacier

    Apr 6, 2016 Environmental law in Argentina (Credit: Wikimedia). The tension between mining interests and environmentalists has become more severe as the mining projects continue. Mining brings negative impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity, water quality, and human health. Khadim describes how Barrick Gold

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  • Argentina: No to Mining Upside Down World

    Apr 22, 2013 A small town in Patagonia is at the heart of the anti mining struggle in Argentina. Ten years ago it voted against a proposed gold The Esquel effect was baptized by sociologist Maristella Svampa, who accompanies assemblies and studies the consequences of mining. Svampa remarks that Esquel had a

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  • Glaciers Under Threat by Mining in Chile NACLA

    Renowned ecologist Raúl Montenegro, based at the University of Córdoba in Argentina, calls Barrick's environmental impact study faulty and offensive. He says Barrick is treating the glaciers like piles of ice rather than essential parts of a fragile desert ecosystem. You can't just pick up a glacier, move it, and then tell the

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  • Argentina: Proposed Law for Environmental Impact Assessments

    Oct 10, 2013 Minimum standards governing the regulation and conduct of environmental impact assessments (EIAs) would be established by a proposed new law recently rules for EIAs in their territory; and existing national regulations for EIAs only apply to specific industries, such as hydrocarbon extraction or mining.

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  • Argentina tells Barrick to overhaul Veladero gold mine Reuters

    Apr 7, 2017 Argentina mining officials told Barrick Gold Corp it must overhaul environmental and operating processes at its Veladero mine, following last week's The Toronto based company, which counts Veladero as one of its five core mines, said no material impact was expected on the mine's projected 2017

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  • Argentina Mining News and Commentary MINING

    Explore related Argentina articles for more information on the Argentina mining industry. Patagonia Gold to pay $15 million for gold/silver project in Argentina. Valentina Move follows the reception of key permit the signed Record of Decision (ROD) on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.

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  • Study: Veladero mine has improved economy of Argentina's San

    Apr 5, 2013 Veladero has made an enormous economic contribution in San Juan, says Alfredo Lasalvia, lead author of a study by the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) that measured Veladero's socioeconomic impact on San Juan. Economic growth in San Juan outpaced every other province in Argentina

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  • Uranium Mining Environmental Restoration Project in the Republic

    resulting from previous operations at the mine. On July 27, 2004, Argentina's atomic energy commission (CNEA) has handed over to. Mendoza provincial authorities the environmental impact study (EIS) to revive the. Sierra Pintada uranium mine, located in Mendoza's San Rafael district. CNEA wants. Sierra Pintada, which

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  • Industry outlook Mining in Argentina. Deloitte

    Industry outlook. Mining in Argentina. Financial Advisory Services Argentina. June 2016 Mining in Argentina. 3. Argentina´s current situation. Argentinean GDP growth is expected to be null in the short term as macroeconomic policy tightening and rapid currency .. study or increasing a tax with a negative impact on.

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  • Resource colonialism and the Chile Argentina Mining Treaty

    The impact of the treaty and its associated legal web is already being felt. Four massive binational projects have been approved: Pascua Lama (Barrick Gold), El Pachón (Falconbridge), Vicuña (Rio Tinto) and Amos Andres (also Rio Tinto). In Argentina, transnational mining projects rose in number from 3 in 2002 to 150 by

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  • Uranium Mining Projects: Environmental Issues and Stakeholders

    In Argentina, national and local legal framework requires an Environmental Impact Assessment. (EIA) previous to any stage of mining. The preparation of an EIA provides ways for stakeholders to participate in the decision making process. Stakeholders participation and their right to know is integrated into the basic

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  • 'We don't eat batteries': the impact of lithium mining on Chile and

    Dec 22, 2016 Having already published articles about cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo and graphite production in China, the paper now takes a closer look at lithium mining in Chile and Argentina. 'We don't eat batteries': the impact of lithium mining on Chile Photo: Andean salt flats. Photo: Pablo

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  • Effects of quarry mining and of other environmental impacts in the

    Abstract. The environmental conditions prevailing in the Chicam Toctina drainage system (approx. 138 km2 in Córdoba, Argentina) are considered representative of a number of catchments in Argentina's Sierras Pampeanas Range. Two groups of ions reflect the sources of dissolved species in the catchment: a) a group

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  • Social discourses on environmental themes: water and mining in

    These dichotomies have again become relevant in the current and lively debate, in Mendoza and in Argentina, over the establishment of large scale mines as a new This would end up being the principal use of water in an arid environment, and would have a significant impact on water basins, making it a major social and

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  • Mining in Argentina: overview Practical Law Westlaw

    In addition, there have been internal economic policies that have certainly had an impact on mining activity. Despite these difficulties, Argentina has considerable potential for further development of its mining sector. A friendly investment regime together with promising geological conditions makes Argentina an attractive

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  • Mining in Argentina: Development vs Environment The Argentina

    Feb 29, 2012 Last Thursday, Macarena Villalobos joined thousands walking in an anti mining march in Buenos Aires. Holding her four month old daughter to her chest, her dark eyes lit up as she explained why she was there. As a member of the Partido Obrero, I'm here against mega mining, she said. We're here

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  • Minera Alumbrera: Assessing the impact of mining activities on local

    Sep 29, 2014 Minera Alumbrera (MAA) is a joint venture between Glencore, Goldcorp and Yamana, engaged in the exploration and mining of metals in northwest Argentina. One of MAA's primary sites lies in the Bajo de laAlumbrera copper, gold and molybdenum deposit, located in the Catamarca province some 2600

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  • Mining in Argentina KPMG

    The growth in exports during the Second World War was in line with the changes in prices: while. Argentine total exports grew by 54%. (in dollars) from the beginning to the end of the war, the exports of mining and energy products grew by 34%. The two world wars of the past century had a negative impact on local mining

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  • Argentina Mining Getting The Deal Through GTDT

    the newly enacted NCCC, which impacts, from different angles, all issues and activities surrounding mining and other industries;; Law No. 27,111, which raised the value of the mining fee by four times, after being fixed for approximately 20 years (this indirectly impacts the amount of the investment plans that miners are

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  • Argentina and the Mining Opportunity EMJ

    Oct 22, 2010 The two main arguments used against the mining industry in Argentina are mining has an unbearable environmental impact, and the mining sector does not pay enough taxes. The prohibition of using cyanide in provinces like Chubut and Mendoza has left very good projects on hold, at least for now.

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