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.
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.
Silver Wheaton (NYSE:SLW, TSX:SLW) has doubled down on the gold stream it currently has in place at Vale's (NYSE:VALE) Salobo mine in Brazil.
Gold remains the most-targeted commodity by volume, according to EY’s latest report.
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.
Mexico’s massive precious-metals belts are some of the world’s finest.
Interest in the high-end model, featuring 18-karat gold casing, is picking up.
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.
It is a wonderful thing for miners to increase production and cut costs, says private investor Olivier Tielens.
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.
Allegations are based on internal documents obtained from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).
Within the Earth’s crust, there is 1 gram of silver for every 12.5 tonnes of earth (27,600 lbs). This makes silver very difficult to find. To understand silver supply, we must first discover how economic silver deposits form.
Forget all the doom and gloom you hear about junior miners, says Lawrence Roulston, president of Quintana Resources Capital ULC.
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.
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 country's refusal of a deep sea mining venture off its coast has cast a shadow over the emerging mining practice.
As a result of world’s largest gold miners pulling their portfolios to pieces as a way to weather low prices and an ongoing downturn.
Kaiser believes the easiest way to bolster the sector, which exists to provide capital to find and develop new mines, is to abolish Accredited Investor Exemption rules that currently restrict non-rich people from giving money directly to the treasuries of these companies.
Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE), the largest silver producer in the United States, took a non-cash impairment charge of $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter, which the company said reflects the lower pricing environment for silver and gold.
Neil Adshead is constantly scouring the field of junior exploration stocks as an analyst at Sprott Asset Management LP. I took advantage of his visit to our San Diego office to ask him a few questions.
Tahoe Resources Inc. (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) today reported select preliminary unaudited financial and operational results for the fourth quarter of 2014 and the year ending December 31, 2014, with the Company completing its first year of commercial production at the Escobal mine.
Gold falls through key levels staying barely above $1,200 as hedge funds and retail investors head for exits.
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