Mining industry registers 100 projects with environmental approval for $25,681 mn

100 mining projects achieved environmental approval by the first quarter of 2021, according to the Mining Ministry’s Project Management Department. The projects have a total investment of $25,681 million and will generate more than 83,000 jobs: 57,282 in the construction phase and 23,619 in the operation phase. The region with the highest number of initiatives at this stage of processing is Atacama, which has 38 approved projects and an investment of $4,386 million.

Source: Diario Estrategia