The mine was located on a 2,800-metre high mountain.
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Union leaders say that the arrival of 100 officers of the Mexican Armed Forces to the mine spurred the protesters' anger.
According to the company's CEO, exploration is expected to start shortly in the form a ground magnetic survey over portions of the project.
Lobby group is seeking judicial review of new Mining Charter, which places extra levies on companies and raises requirements for black ownership.
In today’s analysis, we feature two analogies to the previous situations in gold which should make it clearer what’s likely to be seen in the coming months.
HSBC referred to the company as a “sector leader at a discount”.
According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.
U.S. bond yields fell despite solid U.S. economic data that reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will press ahead with increases to U.S. interest rates.
The Swiss commodity giant is reportedly finalizing a $700-million deal with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create a new base-metals royalty vehicle.
According to Shawn Ryan, the technology reduces the environmental footprint, as well as the human resources needed on the ground.
Greg Johnson explained why the Keno Hill Silver District is considered one of the best mining jurisdictions in Canada.
I had the chance to sit down once again with Rick Rule, CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings.
The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.
Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.
The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.
Starting on Friday, workers did not go work in protest for the firing of six leaders of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.
New reports highlighting the environmental dangers posed by mineral exploitation at the Mining Arch have emerged, as Venezuelan officials try to convince Alrosa to invest in the project.
The latest violent episode and temporary closure had no impact on production at the world’s second-biggest copper mine.
MINING.com talks to Sean Roosen, Chair and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties about the future of the company and the gold royalty and streaming sector.
Friday on the Comex in New York, almost 40,000 contracts traded in a span of 10 minutes. That triggered a sell-off, sending prices down as much as 1 percent.
"Wedding season has started, but demand is poor compared to last year," said Ketan Shroff, managing director of Mumbai-based bullion dealer Penta Gold.
Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.
Indonesia's military said on Friday it was prepared to take tough measures against rebels who have threatened to "destroy" mining operations of Freeport-McMoRan Inc in the eastern province of Papua in their struggle for independence.
The mining giant will add those jobs during the next 12 months.
After a severe selloff, precious metals have enjoyed a bit of a respite.