Latin America Mining News

Gold: Top explored commodity

The Canada-U.S. region accounted for 39% of all significant gold results announced between July 1 and Sept. 8, 2015.

Sandspring looking at “gold only” prospect in Guyana

Gold producers in the area have to deal with geopolitical hassles.

Gran Colombia Gold faces production halt amid labour war

“On Friday we won’t have stock if this doesn’t end,” Gran Colombia Gold’s CEO Lombardo Paredes warned.

Canada-US gold mining revenues fall behind

Asia-Pacific, Africa top tables with revenues of $20 billion and $16 billon annually.

Trevali continues to ride zinc wave

Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.

BHP CEO pay cut in half over Brazil disaster

Deadly November tailings dam burst at Samarco iron ore mine and commodity downturn key considerations to slash executive pay.

Here’s what 50 million extra tonnes of iron ore will do to prices

Prices for the steel-making ingredient are down by 9.8% over a month ago and most of the massive projects expected to come on stream this year are not producing at full steam yet.

Investors can't get enough of South America's 'lithium triangle'

More than half of the world’s identified resources of the mineral are found in South America's "lithium triangle", a region where Canada's Wealth Minerals has been acquiring assets.

Five years of deficits will keep zinc price on the boil

New report forecasts very tight market conditions as stocks drop to below 5% of consumption by the end of the decade compared to more than 11% this year.

Mandalay resources resumes mining operations at Cerro Bayo

Operations returned to normal in all areas, excluding around the location where an accident occurred on September 10, 2016, while investigations continue.

Hudbay positioning itself for the next up cycle

With its Costancia mine now in full production, in Peru, Hudbay Minerals' COO talks about what's next.

Brazil grants Vale license for S11D iron ore mine rail branch

The world's largest iron ore exporter will be able to haul S11D's output to the Port of Ponta da Madeira in Sao Luis.

Strike ends at Anglo American Los Bronces mine in Chile

Los Bronces, Anglo American’s flagship operation, is expected to produce between 600,000 and 630,000 tonnes of copper this year.

Barrick Gold halts Veladero mine on fresh cyanide spill

The incident happened on Sep. 8, when a pipe carrying process solution in the heap leach area was struck by a large block of ice that had rolled down the heap leach valley slope, Barrick said.

Buenaventura says new gold mine to kick off production in November

The Tambomayo mine to produce its first bar of gold in November and reach full output at the end of this year or the start of next.

Endeavour to buy Mexican exploration properties from Silver Standard

The properties are located in the southern Chihuahua state.

Iron ore price: Vale makes boldest oversupply move yet

S11D is the most recognized four letter word in the iron ore world.

Peru’s copper output continues to grow

It jumped 30% in July when compared to the same month last year.

Barrick Gold, Cisco push mining into digital era starting with Cortez mine

The goal is to apply the latest technology available to cut costs and bring additional value out of existing operations.

Los Bronces miners down tools

Miners at one of Chile's largest copper operations walked off the job on Friday morning after rejecting the majority-owner's final offer in collective wage talks.

McEwen Mining appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ochoa is a seasoned executive, bringing more than 25 years of operational experience to the McEwen team and will be instrumental in the continued growth and development of our projects.

China cargoes keep copper price positive

For the first eight months copper concentrate imports are up 35% at nearly 11 million tonnes.

Executing on gold development, exploration in the Americas

Columbus Gold advances Montagne d’Or to bankable feasibility study.

Hatch-Indisa forms new partnership in Latin America

Canada- Hatch is pleased to announce that Indisa S.A., a leading engineering firm with over 37 years’ experience in Colombia and Mexico, has joined the Hatch Group of Companies.