Altiplano gets creative amid low copper prices

Lower-grade shoulders are being left on the walls and only the higher-grade portions are being extracted.

Canada’s Canarc buys Corral Canyon gold project in Nevada

The Vancouver-based miner now owns 100% of the project with no underlying royalties.

Great Bear buys royalty-free Ontario gold project

The 9,140-hectare project is located in the Red Lake District.

Kootenay Silver to buy high-grade silver project in Mexico

The Columba silver project has not been systematically explored since the Mexican Revolution.

Tasca continues to expand in BC

The company said the expansion of the New Princeton Gold discovery area made sense following a recent gold discovery from the bedrock trenching.

White Metal expands property during Newfoundland's gold rush

White Metal is expanding its gold property located in the Botwood Basin.

OceanaGold to acquire gold/silver project in Nevada

The Melbourne-based miner is interested in the Highland gold/silver project, located within the Walker Lane Gold trend.

Silver Range to sell Nevada gold mine

Silver Range sampled the back of a collapsed stope in the Gold Chief property and the results returned 14 m at 1.93g/t gold including 4 m at 3.86 g/t gold.

Zinc One receives positive results from Peruvian project

Results are from the Bongará Zinc Mine located in north-central Peru.

Xiana pays Glencore $25 million for Chilean operation

The Vancouver-based miner acquired Altos De Punitaqui, a producing copper-gold operating company.

Worker strike forces IAMGOLD to suspend operations at Suriname mine

The miner said the strike is a breach of the Collective Labour Agreement.

BC miner expands Nevada lithium project

AJN Resources says Salt Wells presents all the characteristics of the best lithium brines in the world.

Fremont wants to raise 1 million to drill Nevada gold projects

The Gold Bar and Gold Canyon projects are both former mines in the prolific Gold Bar District.

Guyana Goldfields starts underground development at Aurora

The company is investing more than $120 million, which is a first in the history of the South American country.

Rio’s Argyle pink diamonds tender breaks record

The 2018 collection of the finest pink, red and violet diamonds continued its trajectory of double-digit price growth.

Aston Bay buys Jack’s Fork Exploration and its Virginia project

From now on, Aston Bay will own exclusive rights to the copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver Blue Ridge Project.

Go Cobalt to earn 100% interest in vanadium mine in Quebec

Barachois is a sedimentary hosted vanadium-selenium-silver-lead-zinc prospect that covers 1,801 hectares.

MGX Minerals advances rapid lithium extraction technology

The company says its technology is capable of extracting lithium and other elements very quickly from petrolithium and other brine sources, reducing the physical footprint of large, multi-phase, lake-sized, lined evaporation ponds.

Alrosa recovers first rough diamond over 50 carats from new Yakutia deposit

The diamond's age is estimated at 350 million years, it weighs 51.49 carats and measures 23 by 22 by 15 mm.

Surge Exploration to buy Atacama Cobalto property in Chile

The property was originally explored as an iron-ore mine prospect but it ended up showing cobalt potential with positive assay results.

Canadian diamond miner grows output from South African mine

Diamcor Mining announced that following its previous release on the initial tender of 2,606.50 carats of rough diamonds, it delivered an additional 5,335.83 carats before the end of October.

Spearmint kicks off operations on vanadium prospects in Quebec

The Chibougamau project is comprised of four separate claim blocks near Lac Chibougamau in the northern region of the French-speaking province.

Canadian miners join forces on Brazilian copper project

They are focusing on the Planalto project, located near Vale's Sossego copper mine and Oz Minerals Antas copper mine.

Cardero completes acquisition of historic Arizona copper mine

The Zonia Copper Oxide Project is located in central Arizona and has been held under private ownership for almost 100 years.

Largo to expand vanadium mine in Brazil

The Maracás Menchen mine has a take-or-pay off-take agreement with Glencore for 100% of its vanadium material.