Fresnillo Mining News

Fresnillo logs record gold and silver output for 2016

This year, the miner expects to produce 58 million ounces to 61 million ounces of silver and between 870,000 ounces and 900,000 ounces of gold.

Fresnillo says pipeline rupture contained

Mexican authorities say about 450 tonnes of material was released.

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Fresnillo unable to avoid silver's losing streak

The Mexico-focused miner has seen silver prices drop 35% this year so far, while its shares have fallen about 50%.

Mexico’s Fresnillo silver production and grades dropped in 2012

The world's largest primary silver producer reported a slight fall in production for 2012.

Fresnillo's board approves feasibility study for San Julian project

Fresnillo PLC has announced that its board of directors has approved the feasibility study for the company's silver project in San Julian, Mexico.

Fresnillo’s gold sales outshine silver

The company is sticking to plans to spend $680 million this year including ramping up production at its Noche Buena mine. The firm has five operating mines and this year forecasts 41 million ounces of silver produced and 460,000 ounces of gold.

Orex and Fresnillo award a 12,000 metre diamond drilling contract for the Coneto silver-gold project in Durango

Orex Minerals in conjunction with their project partner Fresnillo PLC, have selected Kluane Drilling as the service provider for a 12,000 meter drilling program on the Coneto Silver-Gold Project in Durango, Mexico.

500 years on Zacatecas re-emerges as precious metals investment destination

The main source of silver to the Spanish crown during the 1500s, the Mexican state of Zacatecas is again enjoying the attention of foreign investors.

Orex Minerals Inc. and Fresnillo Plc Sign Association Agreement to Explore Coneto Gold-Silver Project in Durango, Mexico

Orex Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:REX) ("Orex") is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive Association Agreement with Fresnillo Plc (LSE:FRES) ("Fresnillo") to explore and develop as one large project their respective mineral concessions in the Coneto gold-silver mining district in northern Durango State, Mexico.

Fresnillo remains on track to achieve 44mn ozs. silver this year

The world's number one silver miner reported record gold production for the first quarter even as silver production numbers declined.

Fresnillo says Q1 silver dipped but gold production at record

Fresnillo Plc (FRES.L: Quote), the world's largest primary silver producer, said silver output declined in the first quarter, although gold production rose to a record. The Mexican precious metals miner (FRES.MX: Quote) said silver production fell 2.2 percent to 10.1 million ounces, including output from the Silverstream agreement, on lower ore grades at the Fresnillo mine.

Fresnillo CEO says 2010 best year in company's history

The combination of increased production, strong cost control and metal prices made 2010 the best year in Fresnillo's history, says CEO Jamie Lomelin.

Record 2010 silver and gold production by Fresnillo as it beats targets

Mexico's Fresnillo' reports 2010 silver production at 42.1 million oz and gold output 368,995 oz both new records - and expected to rise 5% and 8% respectively this year.