The country wants investors back and has vowed to reduce the time it takes to process permits to less than two months.
Geologists found evidence of large amounts of silver smelting that ended up contaminating a vast area in southwest China.
New research from Bielefeld University in Germany has copper playing a leading role in the fight against cancer.
Peru's mining production rebounded 5.8% in January as output of most major metals rose, the government said in a preliminary report.
The region of Latin America covers one-sixth of the Earth and produces more than its share of the world’s three most important metals – iron ore, copper and, of course, the ubiquitous gold.
Commissioning of the flotation circuit with low grade ore commenced on February 15.
The company said it has been blocked from completing construction of a processing plant at the site.
Global exploration spending dropped 26% in last year, compared with 2013, as several juniors threw in the towel and producing miners slammed the brakes on capital and exploration expenditure.
Beijing preps New Year's gift and new report points to another 20% rise from here.
The contract has been awarded to a consortium headed by Grupo Mexico, the same company responsible of a major toxic spill in Sonora last year.
The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia says the province still top destination for companies and investors.
Number one Barrick Gold's output drops in 2014, but fellow Canadian firm Agnico Eagle adds 30% to production ounces.
Red metal has now clawed back 62% of its 2015 losses after Chinese manufacturing expands for the first time in four months.
A raging seven-year drought affecting copper-rich Chile is making miners grow anxious, with BHP and Anglo American already reporting an impact in their operations.
Chinese Novel Sunrise Investments has agreed to buy 48.7 million shares in SouthGobi —which was once worth over US$2.4 billion —for 35 cents per share in cash.
But it is going ahead with a thorough review of permits related to a proposed processing plant at the site.
Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
In the second half of 2014 the businesses bound for South32 generated $5bn worth of revenue and almost $890m of earnings before interest and tax.
Canada's J.D. Irving Ltd. hopes to build a massive open-pit copper and gold mine at the state's Bald Mountain.
The potash and oil-rich province was placed at the top of the Fraser Institute's annual rank of mining companies.
World number one miner notches "productivity gains" of $2.4 billion as profits fall 47% in second half of 2014.
US citizen Justin Kapla and two Philippine nationals sentenced to 5 – 6 years in jail while working for coal miner SouthGobi appeal to Mongolian president.
In this interview with The Gold Report, Nagle selects some promising precious metals stories, along with his two top picks in the base metals space.
The new rules only apply to future payments and not amounts already owed.
Anglo’s assets up for grabs include three mines and a smelter valued at $1 billion.
The country's refusal of a deep sea mining venture off its coast has cast a shadow over the emerging mining practice.
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