In 2012, Brazil imported 7.5 million tonnes of potash.
Latin America Mining News
Capital expenditure in mining peaked last year, stabilized in the second half of 2012 and then plunged steeply in the March quarter, wiping almost $1.5 billion off Australia's quarterly output.
The five main investment-grade markets — Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia— have been expanding below projections or showing signs of weakness.
The low-lifes used a virtual currency to launder the money.
The company is obliged to produce 20 million tonnes of iron ore per year.
It has already sent 25,000 troops to guard all border areas near Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana and Guyana.
Mexico's great mining legislation and great mining culture.
Delaying big new mining projects is a "self-serving" strategy: supply shortages will eventually drive prices back up.
Progress towards a definitive feasibility study. TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) - Seafield Resources Ltd. ("Seafield" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE:SFF) is pleased to announce the granting of options to Seafield's Senior Project Geologist, Richard Niels. Mr. Niels is res...
Barrick is fully committed to complying with all aspects of the resolution. TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 24, 2013) -
Besides receiving the highest possible fine under Chilean law, Barrick construction work has been halted.
The country ranks fifth globally in terms of mining investment and fourth in exploration spending.
Firms accused of leaving thousands without proper homes, food or sources of income when resettling communities to make way for coal mines.
“The environmental impact study is, according to our evaluation, incomplete and superficial.”
It’s been a tough road for precious metals but the path ahead has strong potential.
Only behind behind Canada and Australia.
Group expects 2013 to be year in which “the death bells ring for the commodity supercycle after its duly noted sunset.”
Hurry up the start of the Kinross Gold's $1.3 billion Fruta del Norte gold project.
Signed for surface rights at Corizona gold project and commercial mining permitting process well underway.
Updated resource estimate on Promontorio silver project in Sonora, Mexico.
Big copper projects advancing towards production.
BHP's new Jimblebar mine is only one of dozens of projects from the majors that could drive down iron ore prices significantly.
Editor Paul Harris says some exploration projects in the the country are advancing to the mine definition stage.
There's up to $32 trillion in the tax haven game.
The end to an 8-month dispute over its flagship Pueblo Viejo mine sees ABX stock retreat 2.3%.