APURÍMAC, MAY 19 2021 Heading to PERUMIN: Mining sector analyzes opportunities for sustainable development in Apurímac

•    Apurímac is the southern region with the largest number of mining projects with USD 10.243 billion.
•    The online event will take place on May 26 and 27.
As part of their program of decentralized events, the Executive Committee of PERUMIN 35 and the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers will hold their second online event in Apurímac on May 26 and 27. The purpose of the event is to know the economic and social impacts generated by mining in this region of the country, and analyze its development prospects for a sustainable future. 

The event, entitled “Mining and Development in Apurímac”, will address issues related to the potential of the portfolio of mining projects in the region, in addition to analyzing strategic infrastructure projects and development opportunities due to canon and royalties. 

“Taking into account that Apurímac has the largest number of mining projects in the southern region, with USD 10.243 billion, it is important to highlight the opportunities that mining brings to this region. PERUMIN has been characterized as a space in which various aspects of the mining industry are analyzed and thus see the viability of various projects with the aim of boosting various sectors that are driven by mining" said Miguel Cardozo, President of Heading to PERUMIN. 

The event will have plenary sessions of two hours each (from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and will be streamed on the PERUMIN and IIMP social networks. It will have the participation of national, regional and sectoral authorities, as well as authorities from the portfolios  of Energy and Mines, Economy and Finance, and Transport and Communications. 

It should be noted that the online event from Apurímac is part of the activities of Heading to PERUMIN, Bicentennial edition "Generating prosperity for Peruvians." It consists of decentralized sessions, which include, in addition to Apurímac, the Arequipa, Áncash and Cajamarca regions. The objective of the program is to promote spaces for dialogue about the role that the mining industry should play in the context of crisis generated by the pandemic and with the aim of achieving, in the longer term, sustainable territorial development throughout the country. 


PERUMIN is the most important mining event in Latin America and is considered the second most important mining event globally, which, together with the significance of our country as a producer of various metals, has positioned Peru as a meeting point for the mining industry. This is due to its high level of attendance, which involves international delegations, government authorities, representatives of companies, professionals and technicians in the sector, members of academia, etc. Heading to PERUMIN establishes a program of activities for the 35th edition of the Mining Convention, which is scheduled for September 2022.

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