Mining in Panama: Central America’s Copper Resource

mining-in-panamaBordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica lays Panama, a country of less than 4 million people inhabiting a territory roughly the size of South Carolina. While these statistics may not conjure the image of a mining giant, Panama’s future impact on the global mining scene should disprove this theory.

Panama is in fact home to one of the largest undeveloped copper deposit worldwide in terms of recoverable reserves. The project will be the largest initiative in the country since the construction of the Panama Canal and the open pit mine is expected to become the largest ever-developed in Central America.Continue Reading