16 October 2014. The mine, originally scheduled to begin production next year, has been a source of controversy in the Andean country, with opponents worried it would pollute and drain local water supplies and the government openly supporting the mine— the largest ever single private investment in Peru.

MINING.COM

http://www.mining.com/newmonts-conga-mine-could-remain-halted-until-2018-93678

 

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