Ecuador began last month granting licences for new exploration areas, with over 300 of them to be awarded by the year-end.
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Countries heavily reliant on their extractive sectors need to step up efforts to lure investors or they will see their infrastructure sectors stalled, warn analysts.
The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.
Ten gold mines that timed the gold price rally to perfection – Barrick owns four of them.
While output was down for most commodities it mines and sales, it has improved earnings forecast for its trading unit.
Latest data show Russia continuing to stock its gold vaults, although Venezuela's sales are denting overall official sector net purchases in 2016.
Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold discusses a company that has hit the ground running in Argentina's lithium triangle.
Many young children are dropping out of school and joining illegal mining activities in the surroundings of the Cauca river.
2,000 ounces of gold were stolen from the Jacobina mine in Brazil.
J.D. Cadavid Salgado is accused of financing of terrorism and environmental pollution caused by illegal mineral resource extraction.
If prices for the commodities it mines continue to pick up, the firm must cancel plans to sell some of its best assets.
The acquisition of Silver Standard Resources’ exploration properties is part of the Vancouver-based miner recent emphasis on expanding its presence in Mexico.
Trevali Mining jumped more than 4% Monday after it announced the discovery of a new high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralization at its Santander mine, located in Peru.
Most of the division’s assets will be acquired by Mosaic, the world’s largest producer of phosphate fertilizer.
The mining giant, North America's largest producer of steel-making coal, has raised its production forecast for the year.
Launched three years ago with a $5.6bn war chest, the fund once hailed as leader of a new wave of mining investment changes course.
The potential sale of a 50% stake in Veladero mine could fetch Barrick more than $1 billion, sources familiar with the matter say.
Shares were up more than 5% after the firm posted higher output across all divisions, except for copper, and said market conditions for its diamond business had improved.
Brazil's suspended iron ore producer Samarco misses another payment on its $3.8 billion debt as it struggles to stay afloat following deadly dam burst.
The process of restoring calm in local communities and the re-opening of essential infrastructure is now underway, said the miner Monday.
Copper bulls might be tempted to place buy orders after a protest at a Peruvian mine turned ugly about 10 days ago.
La Escondida is 57.5% owned by BHP Billiton and 30% owned by Rio Tinto.
The country's sector, dominated by precious metals and zinc, will be well-positioned for the expected price outperformance of these commodities, shows new report.
If convicted, accused executives could face sentences of between 12 and 30 years in prison.
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