The resignation of the Mines Minister of Ecuador led to uncertain future mining policies

- Feb 13, 2018 -

The resignation of the Mines Minister of Ecuador led to uncertain future mining policies


Ecuador's Express newspaper reported on January 31, January 30, Eritrea's Minister Cordoba formally announced its resignation, ending nearly three years of office. Official announcement, thanks for its contribution to the country over the past three years, and said it will announce successors as soon as possible. Cordoba continued to promote the construction of the Mirador Copper Mine during its tenure and signed the Frutadel Norte Mining Agreement with Lundin Canada in late 2016. It is estimated that it will generate a revenue of 1.2 billion U.S. dollars annually for the country in the future. At the same time, however, large-scale mining development has raised resentment among environmentalists and aborigines alike, accusing Cordova of allegedly issuing a permit for mining companies to illegally mine in nature reserves.


On February 4 this year, Ecuador is going to hold a referendum. One of the important issues is about restricting the exploitation of solid mining in nature reserves. This issue has aroused the concern of mining companies that the sudden departure of Cordoba at this time will bring uncertainties to the development of Eritrea's mining industry.


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