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Latin America Mining News
Prices are shooting up, but can multibillion-dollar projects be saved?
BSGR will sue Rio Tinto in the English High Court to recover losses allegedly caused by Rio's actions, which run to several billions of dollars.
Mine is set to start operations by the end of the year, with first shipment set for January 2017.
Russian-Canadian Vera Kirikova will become human resources group executive while Simone Niven will assume the corporate relations group executive post.
The move is part of the new government's strategy to rebuild trust on the project following deadly protests that halted exports from the mine in October.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
Top gold producer's plans to revive giant Pascua Lama gold-silver-copper project on course after Chile rejects community attempts to block revisions.
The gold producer said the region will play an increasingly important role in its growth strategy.
Based on the conglomerate's estimates, opening such plant would increase value of the product 35 times, comparing to what it could be obtained by just selling it as lithium carbonate.
Board of directors has approved the change effective December 6, 2016, in order to better reflect the company's existing business.
Moody's says base-metals will come under pressure in 2017 – and that includes the zinc price.
Following $1.1 billion Congo mine sale Toronto-based copper-zinc miner announces inaugural dividend and strong operational forecast.
The auction of emeralds from the miner's Kagem operation in Zambia will now be in February.
The junior miner claims the mining authority did not process its exploration application in accordance with the country’s mining code.
Soaring coal prices have helped Glencore, the world’s biggest provider of the thermal kind, straighten its balance sheet.
Araguaia, which hosts a proven and probable mineral reserve of almost 25 million tonnes grading 1.77% nickel, is expected to begin production by 2019.
Decision follows a fresh attack by hooded protesters who seized installations over the weekend.
Hefty new loans come as the Brazilian joint venture assesses whether it can reopen the iron ore mine where a dam disaster killed 19 people last year.
Preliminary deal is part of a series of agreements signed this week that will see China pouring close to $5.3 billion into Peru’s mining and energy sector.
Prices for the metal soared again Thursday to more than $5,700 a tonne.
The government has also said it supports introducing a new mining code, but previous attempts to introduce new legislation have been stalled for several years due to political and industry resistance.
Tragedy struck Canadian company Sherritt (TSX:S) on Tuesday, with news that a bridge collapsed, killing four workers.
Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold highlights BCGold, a company that he believes its promising land package in Peru makes it a good buy in this market.
When a massive country de-nationalizes its entire energy sector and opens its oil and gas doors for the first time ever to foreign companies, the opportunities are staggering.