Auryn Resources halts work at Sombrero copper project in Peru

Auryn Resources Inc, which is developing the Sombrero copper-gold project in southern Peru, has halted work after recalling all personnel from the field due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pandemic, the company said.

The decision was made prior to the Peruvian government mandating a temporary two-week border lockdown, with all work at public institutions also suspended for 15 days.

“Such disruptions can be expected to result in modest delays in the course of business for Auryn,” the company said. “Auryn will resume operations in the country once the borders have reopened and government...


Andrea Hotter

March 18, 2020

13:56 GMT

New York