El Salvador Mining News

Goldcorp makes headway with plan to give Dome mine a new life

The company may be able to begin developing the potential open-pit Century project in Ontario by 2023.

Goldcorp sells Camino Rojo gold-silver project in Mexico to Orla Mining

The asset, in the state of Zacatecas, is located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Goldcorp’s flagship Peñasquito mine.

Water scarcity, pollution to take shine off Latin American mining sector

In addition to raising costs for miners and delaying certain projects, the focus on the amount of water used by the extraction industry in the region will boost social pressure and anti-mining sentiment, experts say.

El Salvador becomes first country to ban all metal mining

Lawmakers have approved a broad-range ban on mining, which only excludes coal, salt and other non-metallic resources.

Goldcorp sells mines in Mexico, Guatemala for about $470 million

As part of the world's third largest gold producer by market value's ongoing efforts to focus on highly profitable, core assets.

What’s behind El Salvador’s massive gold reserves sale?

Analysts are not sure what to make of El Salvador’s recent move that saw its central bank sell about 80% percent of its gold reserves last month.

Vancouver mining company sues El Salvador for US$315m

Company claims the El Salvadoran government failed to issue necessary mining licences for the El Dorado gold project.

Fresh protests against Eldorado Gold’s Hellas mine in Greece

Citizens’ groups, backed by the radical leftist party Syriza that is now the second largest group in parliament, have been trying to wreck the project since 2011, when Eldorado was granted its exploration licence.

Goldcorp's mine in El Salvador a ‘threat’ to human rights: government

Country wants the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) to help it stop Goldcorp's Cerro Blanco project.

Pacific Rim Mining announces fiscal 2012 year end results

As a result of increased exploration expenditures, general and administrative costs and arbitration-related expenses, offset by substantially increased gains on the company's derivative liability, the loss for fiscal 2012 was reduced to $1.8 million from $3.8 million or for fiscal 2011.