Lundin Mining Mining News

SolGold up on Ecuador project results, Canada listing

Having climbed almost 64% since the start of the year, investor sentiment towards SolGold appears to be quite positive.

SolGold soars after raising more than $41 million via share placing

The placing is at a 15% premium to SolGold's closing price on Thursday and at a 12% discount to its peak share price of 46.75p on May 26.

Ecuador mining industry to grow eightfold by 2021 — report

Experts believe the value of the nation's dawning industry is set to jump from $1.1bn this year to $7.9bn in 2021 on a combination of revised regulatory framework and significant gold and copper reserves.

Ecuador anticipates $4 billion in mining investments by 2021

The country expects mining investments to increase 360% in the next four years compared to the 2013-2016 period as it has already granted 160 of the 420 explorations licences it put out to tender in July.

Ecuador signs key deal with Lundin on Fruta del Norte gold mine

The project, discovered in 2006, is one of the world’s biggest recent gold findings, with reserves estimated at about 4.8 million ounces of gold and 6.3 million ounces of silver.

Lundin shares bounce on payout, guidance

Following $1.1 billion Congo mine sale Toronto-based copper-zinc miner announces inaugural dividend and strong operational forecast.

Congo state miner 'strongly opposed' to Lundin's sale of stake in Tenke

Gecamines claims it has pre-emptive rights to buy the stake as owner of the country’s mining titles.

Chinese tighten grip on Tenke mine as Lundin agrees to sell stake for $1.14bn

Canada’s Lundin, which owns 24% of Tenke, has finally agreed to sell its stake to a private equity firm from Asia’s richest nation.

Major Aussie miners BHP, Hancock to mine in Ecuador — report

Ecuador began last month granting licences for new exploration areas, with over 300 of them to be awarded by the year-end.

Fight for giant Congo copper mine heats up

DRC prime minister throws weight behind Chinese buyers of Freeport's controlling stake in Tenke Fungurume.

Congo takes Freeport, Lundin to court over sale of Tenke Fungurume

The Congo mine, which cost $3 billion to build, holds one of the world’s largest known copper resources.

Lundin's agonizing Congo decision

Toronto miner has first dibs on controlling share of Tenke Fungurume which if contemplated expansion goes ahead would catapult mine into global top 5.

Lundin granted second extension on bid for Freeport Congo mine stake

The company now has until Sept. 29 to bid on Freeport-McMoRan Inc's stake in the Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine.

Lundin Gold getting closer to developing Fruta del Norte in Ecuador

With construction expected to start in 2018, the US$669-million Fruta del Norte project could finally begin production before the end of the decade.

Lundin biding time to complete mining portfolio with more deals

The company recently offered as much as $262.5 million to buy a stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc.’s Timok copper and gold project in Serbia.

Endeavour Mining to buy True Gold and new African gold mine

The Cdn$240 million deal is expected to close in late April.

Freeport selling stake in Serbian copper project to Lundin

The $263 million deal is expected to close in the second quarter.

Ecuador, Lundin Gold reach agreement to develop Fruta del Norte

Lundin will pay Ecuador an advance royalty of $65 million. In exchange, the miner won’t be charged a windfall tax until it recovers its development investment.

Ecuador aims to attract $750M in mining investment next year

The government is planning to open up new mining areas for gold and copper exploration.

Copper leads fall in metal prices on China worries

So far, copper prices have failed to react significantly to news of supply disruptions, remaining more responsive to news from China, the world’s largest consumer.

Chile regulator seeks sanctions against Lundin’s Candelaria mine

Inspections that took place between 2013 and 2014, revealed 16 infractions, nine of which were considered very serious.

Nice bump for Lundin on Candelaria reserves update

Two new deposits extend mine life at Chile mine bought for $1.8bn by 190,000 tonnes contained metal and three years.

Lukas Lundin goes for the gold

I interviewed mining and oil tycoon Lukas Lundin for the Financial Post’s PDAC edition which is in print today.

Fortress Minerals to acquire Fruta del Norte project for US$240 million

Changing its name to Lundin Gold.

The Lundin’s look to Chile for copper’s next run

The firm is developing a trio of staggeringly huge copper deposits on the Chilean-Argentine border that contain a total of over 28 billion pounds of copper and 19 million ounces of gold resources (only two of the deposits have resource estimates on them).