President Correa announces creation of the Ministry of Mines

President Rafael Correa announced on Saturday the creation of the Ministry of Mines who will manage the metallic and non-metallic materials such as lime. Correa made the announcement in his National Address report during which indicated that mining “is such a big...

Esmeraldas Refinery will be renovared from July

The Esmeraldas refinery provides to totally renovate its plant, for which it will suspend its activities from October to November of this year. Pedro Merizalde, Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources, estimates that the modernization project will start on 12th July and will...