Local authorities are reviewing the contract with Barrick in a bid to make it “more favourable” to the country.
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The country’s Supreme Court ruled against Inmet's land rights claims near Petaquilla’s concessions.
Minera Frisco suspends exploration near Tetela de Ocampo after protests by residents and environmental activists.
Cerrejon and workers at loggerheads over employment contract.
Brazil's federal authorities issue new warnings about environmental and social impact of the country largest gold project.
Vale's local subsidiary signed a deal with Canadian junior miner Corex Gold to explore for gold and copper in Mexico.
Sydney-listed Oakland Resources (ASX:OKL) has signed an implementation agreement for the acquisition of private Chilean copper explorer Castillo Copper.
Toronto-based miner willing to spend up to $400m to 'tuck something in this year'.
Total process will take up to four months from the moment a company submits its application.
Silver Wheaton acquires Vale gold streams worth $1.9 billion
Resource nationalism, poor infrastructure that hinders development and supply chain disruptions are some of the biggest risks the global mining sector will face this year.
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.
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.
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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