Recent avalanches affecting several points along a water channel in the area of Barrick's Pascua Lama project have not affected water quality, says the gold miner.
Latin America Mining News
A buildup of gas in the basement of the headquarters of the national oil company and not a bomb as local media reported caused the blast that killed 37 people and wounded dozens last week, Mexico's authorities announced late Monday.
It will start charging mining companies already operating or planning to start up in the second half of this year.
Vancouver firm may still look attractive to gold majors looking for new supply.
The $1.2 million statue of the Virgin Mary is slightly shorter than New York's Statue of Liberty, but seven meters higher than Rio's famed image of Christ.
Last October, Vale put the scope and schedule for its $1.26 billion Zogota iron-ore project in Simandou South under review.
More 'dozers and wheel loaders
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Protests organizers are said to have links with organized terrorist groups, such as the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) and the Shining Path.
Chilean copper miner Antofagasta PLC hit a four-month low Friday on worries that increasing costs would eat into its premium rating.
An explosion caused by — so far — unknown reasons left 25 people dead and more than 100 injured at the Mexico City headquarters of state-owned oil firm Petroleros Mexicanos (Pemex) late Thursday.
Chinalco Mining Corporation (HKSX:3688) plunged over 11% following it's debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Thursday.
Foreign and local investors spent a total of $3.8 billion in 2012 and the trend is expected to continue this year, with planned investments already amounting to more than $4 billion.
Gold Fields La Cima SAA announced that Mr. Juan Luis Alfredo Kruger Sayan has resigned from his posts of Chief Executive Officer effective March 15, 2013
Renowned hedge fund manager William Kaye says the world faces the prospect of another financial crisis should interest rates be increased and debt burdens be rendered unserviceable.
HSBC has lifted its forecast for copper prices in 2013 due to expectations of a more structurally balanced market and positive sentiment.
Coming to grips with CAT's size and dominance
Local officials said the crowd is lead by some of the same organizers of rallies against Newmont Mining’s $5 billion Conga project.
Several delays and mounting development costs are to blame.
International Minerals reports production results from Pallancata mine for quarter ended December 31, 2012 and full calendar year 2012
In the current quarter, the Pallancata Mine produced approximately 1.9 million ounces of silver (2011: 2.3 million ounces) and 7,402 ounces of gold (2011: 8,304 ounces).
The country expects to generate 5.59 million tons of red metal this year, up 3% from 2012 levels.
A social media user who claims being a commodities trader at giant Glencore (LON:GLEN) opened up a forum on Reddit on Sunday in which he answered lots of questions about what it's like to work at the big firm.
Hole VVGD-529 intersected 12.07 meters grading 11.08 g/t Au including 4.85 meters grading 26.78 g/t Au.
Interview with the country's newly appointed director of mining.
The gold-copper project, set to begin production in early 2015, continues to be on hold because of social pressure.