President’s move to allow open pit mining in provinces until now opposed to it is part of a broader plan to double foreign investment to $25 billion in eight years.
Argentina Mining News
$429 million impairment on the stalled project after Chile environment agency ordered final closure.
The accident at Gualcamayo mine involved two employees of a local contractor traveling in a light truck on an access road at the Las Vacas exploration site.
Agreement includes Russia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom commitment to build a nuclear power station in the South American country.
Agency also cut a 2013 fine for violations to $11.5 million (7 billion Chilean pesos) from the previous $16 million it had charged Barrick Gold, but later forced to review by an environmental court.
The Canadian precious metals miner produced 109,947 gold ounces and 3,178,742 silver ounces, last year, roughly in line with full-year guidance of 109,500 ounces of gold and 3,337,000 silver ounces.
The bulk of new capacity would come online in 2019.
Patagonia’s plans have reignited a long-standing debate related to the environmental risks of open-pit operations that use of cyanide leaching technology.
A new joint venture has been born.
New acquisition would increase the Canadian company's holdings in Salta to 8,664 hectares.
Initial work at the Santa Cruz site started back in 2009.
The Canadian precious metals producer announced a financing plan consisting of a $10-million bought deal private placement offering of four million flow-through common shares.
The non-brokered private placement gives Barrick about 15% of Reunion Gold Corporation (TSX-V:RGD), which has interests in four different projects in South America’s North Atlantic coast.
Changing glacier law intensifies Argentina’s pro-mining agenda; pipeline of $20 billion beckons as nation bets on extraction.
Move follows the reception of key permit — the signed Record of Decision (ROD) on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.
The US' Commerce Department announced in April that it was probing imports of aluminum from China and elsewhere, blaming unfairly traded imports for causing several domestic smelters to close or halt production in recent years.
The state miner is seeking private-sector partners to develop and exploit its vast Maricunga and Pedernales deposits in the north of Chile.
Magdalena Odarda says Blue Sky Uranium's exploration is taking place at sites of paleontological significance.
Lawsuit was filed last year after the miner halted payments due to a local group.
The Asian giant is very interested in “intensifying investment trade and cooperation” with Argentina
Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.
Court of appeals says charges of “pollution, negligence and malpractice" still in place for 8 of 9 people.
Claims that Cornwall is sitting on a multibillion-dollar lithium bonanza will soon be tested as newcomer Cornish Lithium has now enough money to start exploring the region.
The need for the metal is expected to triple by 2025, but no all the countries rich in lithium are taking advantage of that trend, as shown in these graphics.
While the measure allows the company to resume full operations, Barrick said it plans to gradually restart them.