UAE-based JFR Investments seals major mining deal in Peru


UAE-based JFR Investments, part of Angola-based Ridge Solutions Group, has signed its second major mining investment agreement in Peru. The company said in a statement that it signed an agreement with Negociaciones Y Construcciones EIRL (Peruendes) to form a special purpose vehicle, RS Global Peruendes, to develop iron, gold and copper resources in the Peruvian mining belt. The agreement with Peruendes follows the partnership and investment pact in May with Brazil’s to develop its portfolio of upstream mining assets in copper, gold, silver, nickel, iron ore and tantalite.

JFR Investments didn’t disclose the investment figures but said the agreement would position RS Global Peruendes as a major player in the Peru’s iron ore mining sector. JFR’s Chairman and Executive President Jose Ferreira Ramos, said: “Our integrated business strategy has started delivering results as we continue to tap significant and commercially viable mining resources in Peru, in addition to recently announced similar partnership in Brazil. This would allow us more...