Mexico Mining News

Government shutdown a double-whammy for American nail maker

The government shutdown is adding to the woes of U.S. companies already paying tariffs for their steel and aluminum.

MineHub and IBM to introduce global mining and metals supply chain solution with blockchain

The first use case will manage concentrate from Goldcorp’s Penasquito mine in Mexico.

Mexico mining-union head turned Senator reviewing contracts

Newly installed Senator is ready to take on firms that he says don’t pay enough taxes, pollute the environment and enjoy concessions he deems are too long.

Alamos Gold forecasts 2019 gold production

Alamos Gold produced 505,000 ounces of gold from its four mines in North America last year and expects a “similar rate of production” this year.

Canada’s McEwen Mining 2018 production exceeds guidance

The precious metals miner produced 175,561 ounces of ore last year, 15% more than the 152,329 it churned out in 2017.

Torex reports record production despite challenging situation

In 2018, the Canadian miner produced 354,000 ounces of gold at its El Limón Guajes Complex.

Silvercrest nears new resource at Las Chispas

The latest results from a phase three infill drill program come from two of 13 new infill holes at the Area 51 zone of the project’s Babicanora vein.

San Marco sees positive results from exploration program in Mexico

There is a porphyry copper-molybdenum-gold system at the Espiritu SMR property.

Pan American Silver shareholders approve Tahoe Resources acquisition

Tahoe shareholders also approved the arrangement.

Vancouver miners merge to lead exploration in Mexico

Defiance Silver Corp and ValOro Resources completed a friendly merger.

Defiance Silver and ValOro Resources stocks soar on merger

At market close on Friday, Defiance Silver’s stock had jumped 25% and ValOro Resources’ stock was up 33%.

ePower Metals buys Magenta cobalt project in Mexico

Magenta hosts numerous high-grade cobalt/gold/silver/nickel vein and skarn style deposits.

The security risks of mining in Latin America

Americas Market Intelligence says companies need to do their due diligence.

Bacanora Lithium seeks listing of German unit in 2019

The company plans to move forward with the plan only once the feasibility study at its Zinnwald project is completed, in the second quarter of next year.

Minera Alamos gets funding for Mexican gold project

The Toronto-based miner needed to complete a change of land use payment.

Capstone increases reserves and planned production at Mexican copper project

The Cozamin project is a polymetallic underground mine with a surface milling facility.

Fortuna Silver exercises right to acquire majority stake in Mexican silver project

The Vancouver-based miner has to spend $8 million in qualifying expenditures and complete a preliminary economic assessment.

Safer and faster relines at Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre

Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre installed Megaliner™ mill liners from Metso to improve its grinding process.

Candelaria becomes sole owner of the Pinos gold project in Mexico

The project is located in Zacatecas, Mexico's second largest gold producing state.

New Mexican president asked to solve issue with former mine workers in two weeks

Initially, workers linked to the Los Mineros Union planned to launch a protest action on December 1st, López Obrador's inauguration day.

Goldcorp pours first doré from Pyrite Leach at Penasquito

Commissioning of the plant began in Q3 2018, and it is now treating existing tailings around the clock.

SSR Mining stakes C$31 million in Silvercrest

The company plans to use the proceeds for the exploration and development of the Las Chispas silver-gold project in Mexico.

Former Grupo Mexico workers plan to block copper mine access

The planned industrial action is part of a longstanding dispute after Grupo Mexico fired the mine's workforce and reopened it in 2010.

Mexican senator to work against proposed changes to mining code

Armando Guadiana said the changes make no sense as most provisions already exist in other laws.

Mexican miners hit by proposed changes to code

Besides tax hikes, the set of suggested rules include allowing the Ministry of Economy to name certain zones as not viable for mining.