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Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 20, 2014
Mexican mining company lied on spill: government

Authorities said Grupo Mexico lied about a spill of 40,000 cubic meters of acids and heavy metals that contaminated two rivers and a dam in the northern state of Sonora.

INFOGRAPHIC: Best, brightest CEOs in mining

Visual Capitalist | August 20, 2014
CEOs in mining feat

Who were the top earners in 2013?

Mexican copper mine 'too slow' to report spill

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 13, 2014
Mexican copper mine too slow to report spill: authorities

Grupo Mexico has denied reports claiming it did not immediately report a massive acid spill from its Buenavista mine in the country's north.

First Majestic Silver profit up, but below estimates

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 13, 2014
First Majestic Silver profit up, but below estimates

Output at the company's mines reached a record 3,855,223 silver equiv. oz., up 6% from the previous quarter.

Chris Thompson: Gold and silver miners that can make money now

The Gold Report | August 13, 2014
Gold and silver miners that can make money now

"My view is that it's all about real return."

Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 12, 2014
Mexico copper mine spill pollutes water supplies 40 km from U.S. border

While Canada and the U.S. look at Mount Polley disaster's aftermath, another big spill has contaminated rivers a bit further south.

Peru gives Southern Copper’s $1.4bn Tia Maria copper mine final approval

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 6, 2014
Peru gives Southern Copper’s $1.4bn Tia Maria copper mine final approval

The mine is expected to produce 120,000 tons of copper a year during its 20 years of mine life.

Grupo Mexico considers mining for rare earths

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 15, 2014
Grupo Mexico considers mining for rare earths

The news come only weeks after the government announced it would begin funding explorations projects to locate deposits of the coveted elements.

First Majestic hits silver output record, to spin-out non-core assets

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 14, 2014
First Majestic hits silver output record, to spin-out non-core assets

Production at its five operating silver mines in Mexico hit a record of almost 3.86 million equivalent ounces of silver for the second quarter ending June 30.

Peru set to become world’s second largest copper producer in 2016

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 11, 2014
Peru set to become world’s second largest copper producer in 2016

Currently China is the second largest producer of the red metal, with an annual output of about 1.6 million tonnes per year.

Could gang violence end Mexico's shale dream?

Oilprice.com | July 1, 2014
shale oil mexico gan g violence

Thinking twice about moving south of the border.

Agnico Eagle hungry for fresh deals after Osisko

Jeffrey Richmond | June 27, 2014
Agnico Eagle hungry for fresh deals after Osisko

Company seeks smaller deals in Latin America after biggest in its history.

Cayden hits best Mexico grades yet

Frik Els | June 26, 2014
Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

The Peña de Oro target at the Vancouver junior's El Barqueño property in Mexico intercepts 45 meters of 4.06 g/t Au with 0.39% Cu and 19 meters of 4.98 g/t Au with 0.26% Cu,

Mexico is now Latin America's most expensive mining jurisdiction

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 19, 2014
Mexico is now Latin America's most expensive mining jurisdiction

Cost of mining and exploring for gold and silver in the country has increased 13% and 20%, respectively, over the past year.

Australia not adventurous enough in commitment to ‘essential hunting ground’ of Latin America

MINING.com Editor | May 28, 2014
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The region produces 45% of the world’s copper, 50% of its silver, 26% of its molybdenum, and equally high percentages of zinc, gold and iron ore.

Mexico’s government to fund rare earth exploration

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 23, 2014
Mexico’s government to fund rare earth exploration

The country sees a growing opportunity for other players beside China.

Pan American Silver expects Argentina open pit ban to be lifted this year

Frik Els | May 22, 2014
Pan American Silver expects Argentina open pit ban to be lifted this year

"We're seeing some positive developments in Argentina relative to attracting foreign investment."

Global gold, silver production to hit fresh records this year

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 18, 2014
Global gold, silver production to hit fresh records this year

But long-term future uncertain, reveals study.

GoGold starts processing ore in Mexico

Julienne Bay | May 7, 2014
GoGold starts processing ore in Mexico

The processing is expected to gradually increase to 5,000 tonnes per day over the next three months.

Goldcorp resumes operations at Los Filos mine following completion of new land occupancy agreement

Goldcorp | May 5, 2014

Due to the suspension, forecast 2014 gold production at Los Filos is expected to be at the low end of the mine's guidance range of between 330,000 and 345,000 ounces.

Mexican police seized 68,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 5, 2014
Mexican police seized 68,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

So far this year Mexico has seized more than 200,000 tonnes of illegal iron ore, most of it on its way to China.

Goldcorp’s profit down despite improved gold sales

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 1, 2014
Goldcorp’s profit down despite improved gold sales

The gold giant's ongoing dispute with Mexican landowners could affect 2014 production at its currently halted Los Filos mine.

Fortuna Silver jumps after Mexico intercepts

Frik Els | April 29, 2014
Fortuna Silver jumps after Mexico intercepts

Vancouver-based miner's step-out drilling at producing San Jose mine shows great expansion potential.

Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

Frik Els | April 24, 2014
Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

Cayden Resource's maiden results from a new target at its El Barqueño project in Mexico adds another 6% to an 80% share surge in 2014.

Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 20, 2014
Peru set to regain world’s second largest copper producer place this year

The South American nation lost the title to China in 2012.

Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

The Vancouver-based miner's shares surge after its silver and gold properties in Mexico and Peru up production more than 50%.

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