Colombia eyes 2mt copper production target by 2030

Mining and energy minister Diego Mesa has previously said that Antioquia and Caldas departments have potential for copper mining, as the national mining agency (ANM) targets copper production of 2Mt by 2030. Two new projects are advancing in Colombia. AngloGold Ashanti has the Qebradona copper-gold project for which the feasibility study concluded and engineering started in 2020, while local consultation programs are underway. Vancouver-based Cordoba Minerals’ San Matias copper project in Córdoba department is in the advanced exploration stage.

Source: Bnamericas