Hudbay Minerals Inc. Mining News

Arizona court hands key legal victory to Hudbay’s Rosemont copper project

Air quality control permit yanked last year has been reinstated.

Hudbay picks up fourth Manitoba mine

Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSX:HBM) has purchased the idled Snow Lake project in Manitoba, adding to its stable of properties in the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Manitoba officially opens two mines

Two mines in the Snow Lake area of Manitoba, Canada, were officially opened last week.

Hudbay Discontinues Planned Offering of US$400,000,000 Senior Unsecured Notes

HudBay Minerals Inc. ("Hudbay") (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) today announced that due to market conditions it is discontinuing the planned offering of US$400 million senior unsecured notes due 2020, which it had previously announced on May 14, 2012.

HudBay eyes further growth in Peru

Base metals miner HudBay Minerals is looking at expanding its asset base in Peru as it seeks to create a new hub that replicates the successes enjoyed at its mines in the Canadian province of Manitoba, the company's top executive says.

Hudbay agrees to sell Guatemalan nickel mine for $170m

TSX-listed Hudbay Minerals is to sell its Guatemalan Fenix project to Cyprus-based Solway Group for $170-million, the company said late on Friday. Solway, which owns mines in the Ukraine and Macedonia, will pay $140-million in cash on closing and $30-million once certain milestones in the nickel project’s development are reached, Hudbay said.

HudBay to build new concentrator at Lalor, extends mine life

HudBay Minerals now plans to build a new C$264-million concentrator and paste backfill plant at its Lalor zinc/copper/gold project, in Manitoba, rather than refurbishing an existing facility at the nearby Snow Lake operation.

HudBay completes Peru acquisition to up copper output 145%

Copper-zinc miner HudBay Minerals said Wednesday it has acquired the roughly 2.5m shares in Norsemont Mining it did not already own, giving it 100% ownership. The acquisition is set to increase HudBay's copper output by about 145% when Norsemont's Constancia mine in Peru comes into full production. The news comes a day after the company announced it will spend $144m to build a new concentrator at its Lalor project in Manitoba, Canada.

HudBay Minerals Intersects 2.4% Copper Equivalent Over 120 Meters at Constancia's Pampacancha Deposit

HudBay Minerals Inc. ("HudBay", the "company") (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) today announced exploration results from the Pampacancha zone at the company's Constancia project in Peru. Hole PO-11-072 intersected two main intervals of mineralization, including 121.45 meters of 1.62% copper, 13.62 g/t silver and 1.02 g/t gold (2.4% copper equivalent1) and 87.50 meters of 0.46% copper, 2.30 g/t silver and 0.22 g/t gold (0.65% copper equivalent).

HudBay Minerals intersects 2.4% copper equivalent over 120 meters at Constancia's Pampacancha Deposit

HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) today announced exploration results from the Pampacancha zone at the company's Constancia project in Peru. Hole PO-11-072 intersected two main intervals of mineralization, including 121.45 meters of 1.62% copper, 13.62 g/t silver […]

Anfield Nickel closes in on 100-million-tonne target

To show-off its size in a nickel belt with the likes of Hudbay Minerals as a neighbour, Anfield Nickel (TSX-V: ANF) set 100 million as a key tonnage threshold to cross at its Mayaniquel nickel project in Guatemala. In its latest resource update, Anfield clawed ever closer to the self-imposed target, important perhaps psychologically more than anything.

HudBay Minerals increases first quarter profit by 59%

HudBay Minerals Inc. has released its first quarter 2011 financial results. Net profit attributable to shareholders increased to $16.8 million or $0.11 per share in the first quarter of 2011, compared to $10.6 million, or $0.07 per share, during the first quarter of 2010. Earnings in the first quarter of 2011 included a charge of $5.8 million, or $0.04 per share, for transaction costs associated with the successful acquisition of Norsemont Mining Inc. in March 2011. Earnings grew during the quarter mainly due to higher metal prices and reduced exploration expense, partly offset by lower sales volumes, a stronger Canadian dollar and Norsemont transaction costs.

Victims of gang-rape in Guatemala announce lawsuit against Canadian mining company

Rosa Elbira Coc Ich and ten other indigenous Mayan Q'eqchi' women filed a lawsuit today against Canadian mining companies HMI Nickel, and its corporate owner, HudBay Minerals, regarding mining-related gang-rapes suffered by them near a […]

HudBay buys mores shares in U.S. copper/moly mine developer

Canadian base metals miner HudBay Minerals Inc raised its stake in Augusta Resource Corp to 14.3 percent by buying 5.4 million more shares in the company for C$21.3 million. HudBay now holds 20.2 million shares of Augusta Resource, up from about 14.8 million earlier, the company said on Monday.

Hudbay raises Augusta Resource Corp stake to 14%

Canadian base metals miner HudBay Minerals Inc raised its stake in Augusta Resource Corp to 14.3 percent by buying 5.4 million more shares in the company for C$21.3 million. HudBay now holds 20.2 million shares of Augusta Resource, up from about 14.8 million earlier, the company said on Monday.

HudBay Minerals triples profit in Q4 2010

HudBay Minerals posted some big gains in its fourth-quarter and year-end financials, the Toronto-based miner reported on Wednesday. Net earnings in Q4 2010 more than tripled to $24.5 million, compared to $7.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2009. Year-end numbers were also impressive, with net earnings of $73 million — a 475% increase over 2009 after adjusting for gains on the sale of investments, the company stated.

HudBay to pay C$397.5M for Norsemont

The cash and stock deal will provide the Canadian miner with access to a major copper deposit in Peru BANGALORE (Reuters) - Canada's HudBay Minerals Inc (HBM.TO: Quote) agreed to buy Norsemont Mining Inc (NOM.TO: Quote) to gain access to a major copper

HudBay Minerals selects Mincom’s complete enterprise solution for mining

The $6 million agreement will see Mincom support two mission-critical business processes: enterprise asset management and mining-operations management. HudBay will implement Mincom’s entire suite of technical-mining solutions, as well as Mincom Ellipse, its enterprise asset management solution, using a rapid-deployment solution for implementation called Mincom Accelerator, to further drive consistency and growth across its business.

ZINC-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: HudBay to spend $85 million on Lalor development

MANITOBA — HudBay Minerals of Toronto has promised $85 million to fund the production ramp for the Lalor... [Full Story]

FLSmidth Minerals receives ferronickel order in Guatemala

FLSmidth Minerals has signed a contract worth USD 50m (DKK 273m) with Skye Resources Guatemala (BVI) Inc., a division of Hudbay Minerals, for an upgrade and expansion of its ferronickel production in El Estor, Guatemala….more […]