McGill Research Group Investigating
Canadian Mining in Latin America

Yarumalito, Colombia

Key Data

Company:Colombian Gold Corporations Operational status:exploration Materials extracted:copper, gold Type of mine:open pit Main issues:water, biodiversity


Synopsis: Agriculturalists around the Marmato Mining District are concerned with about the potential impact of large-scale mining on their livelihoods, biodiversity, and the local water source. They have organized against mining at the local level. Colombian Mines has a purchase option agreement on the area.