Mexico Mining News

Copper price: Warnings over US trade with China, Mexico

Moody's says base-metals will come under pressure in 2017 – and that includes the zinc price.

Why Mexico's oil reform is a huge opportunity for investors

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.

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine

The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.

SilverCrest reports new discovery at Las Chispas property in Mexico

Exploration has been expanded to include a new, recently discovered target at the historic Varela Mine.

Could President Trump pull the US out of NAFTA?

Under current law and absent the passage of new legislation, the president does have legal authority to take the requisite steps to withdraw the U.S. from NAFTA and raise tariffs on imports.

First Majestic hits fresh silver production record, revenue jumps 78 pct

Output of the precious metal in the three months to Sep. 30 increased 20% to 3.1 million ounces — a new quarterly record.

The world's hardest working gold mines

Ten gold mines that timed the gold price rally to perfection – Barrick owns four of them.

Endeavour Silver becomes the sole owner of El Parral properties in Mexico

The acquisition of Silver Standard Resources’ exploration properties is part of the Vancouver-based miner recent emphasis on expanding its presence in Mexico.

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on the back of silver, zinc prices

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.

Grupo Mexico’s mine in Spain under scrutiny… again

Grupo Mexico’s project is being scrutinized once again.

Yamana Gold set to spin off Brazilian unit as separate public company

The miner plans using proceeds from the exercise of the purchase rights and any direct sales of Brio shares to reduce debt.

The race for lithium heats up

Is lithium the new super-mineral? Analysts seem to think so.

New Mexican lithium discovery for Australian-Canadian partners

The assays result ranged from 347ppm to 1000ppm Li, the highest values received to date from the project.

McEwen Mining reports Q3 production, Mexico exploration drill results

Total production for Q3 was 36,496 gold equivalent ounces using gold to silver ratio of 75:1.

Fresnillo’s output up but San Julian plant to be commissioned later than expected

Shares in the Mexico-focused precious metal producer dropped as much as 2.4% to 1608 pence in London after the news.

Endeavour Silver output drops in Q3

Despite the lower figures, the miner noted it remains on track to meet full year revised guidance of 5.5-6.0 million ounces of silver this year.

Baja Mining may be losing minority stake in Boleo mine

Running at a loss, it cannot afford its share of a recent cash call to continue funding the Minera y Metalúrgica del Boleo mine in Mexico

Bacanora completes drilling at its lithium project in Mexico

The company's stock has fared better than many competitors in the last two years, boosted by the resilience of the lithium price, which has tripled since 2000 regardless of the commodity cycle.

Goldcorp's Peñasquito could restart within day

Government mediation could end blockade by truckers and farmers at Vancouver gold miner's flagship Mexico operation, readied for immediate restart.

Goldcorp begins controlled shutdown of Mexico mine, its largest operation

Following a seven-day illegal blockade at its Peñasquito mine by a trucking contractor.

Protesters block access to Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine

The Canadian miner said operations were unaffected, adding it expects the issue to be resolved quickly.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.

Azure Minerals strikes silver and gold in Mexico

Azure Minerals Ltd. (AZS:ASX), an Australian company developing two precious metal projects in Mexico, has caught the attention of a pair of analysts and the Mining Journal.

More Peñasquito problems for Goldcorp

Report claims contamination of groundwater at Vancouver gold miner's flagship mine in Mexico may be more serious than previously thought.

McEwen Mining appoints Donald Brown as Sr. Vice President, Projects

Mr. Brown is a seasoned mining professional having previously held roles as Vice President of Projects for Glencore and Construction Manager for Bechtel Mines and Metals.