Mexico Mining News

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.

Here’s why silver is crushing gold — Pan American Silver CEO

Silver is up 40% to date, while gold has only gained about 28%.

First Majestic Silver swings back to profit in Q2

The Mexico-focused miner has benefitted from an ongoing silver rally and even more so than many of its peers, as it chose not to diversify into other metals.

Yamana Gold announces sale of its Mercedes mine in Mexico

Yamana will receive consideration in the form of cash and equity securities, the value of which was $140 million at the time of negotiations.

Goldcorp stock pays Peñasquito penalty

Vancouver miner hammered after 32% drop in output during the second quarter blamed on operational problems at its flagship Peñasquito mine in Mexico.

This mining company is keeping a rare fish from extinction in Mexico

British Gypsum is supplying the only element able to keep the mineral balance of the water just right for the peculiar needs of the checkered pupfish.

Primero Mining wants Canadian Gov’t to intervene in tax dispute with Mexico

The silver miner says Ottawa needs to press Mexican authorities to ensure Canadian investors are treated fairly.

Canadian mining giant dries up water resources in Mexico

Goldcorp, through its local subsidiary Peñasquito, is being singled out as the biggest water offender in the north-central Mexican state of Zacatecas.

Here are the world’s top 10 gold producing mines

This year, global production is expected to level out as project development budgets were slashed during the three-year gold bear market. But with gold prices rebounding, miners are in a good position to be much more profitable.

Blackrock backs Bacanora Minerals with $11 million investment

The move by the world's largest asset manager shows increasing interest in the lithium market.

Indigenous Mexicans challenge constitutionality of mining act

The Me'phaa Indigenous communities argue the mining act violates international treaties that Mexico had signed and ratified.

McEwen Mining buys exploration target near El Gallo Mine

The acquisition fits with the company's strategy of investing in opportunities that have the possibility to extend the life of existing mines.

New Mexican gold mine officially opens

Investors in Torex Gold Resources (TSX:TXG) saw their patience rewarded on Friday with an 11.5 percent bump in the stock price.

Top 10 copper producing countries

Peru's output surges, North American producers slip down the rankings and Chinese mines shut down.

The richest and poorest countries in the world

The world economy is complex, but today’s series of maps will allow you to simplify your understanding of the relative wealth of people around the globe.

USA, Mexico energy policies a mounting risk for Canada’s oil sector — IEA

Heightened competition between NAFTA members to export crude oil, poses serious challenges for Canada, says the agency.

McEwen back to the New York Stock Exchange

McEwen Mining Regains Compliance With NYSE Listing Standards

Endeavour Silver to slash 2016 output by over 25%

The cut-back should help the miner lower all-in sustaining costs of production and generate free cash flow.

Double-digit growth expected for Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico — Scotiabank

Despite recent market volatility and exposure to low oil and commodity prices, the countries growth won't be affected, says the bank.

Grupo Mexico seen bucking copper slump as analysts recommend buy

Mexico’s biggest copper producer is leveraging its relatively low debt and strong profit margins to invest more than $4.6 billion expanding some of its mines.

Phased-approach to mine development, a proven business model for risk reduction

The strategy is to explore and build a mine in phases for the least amount of time and upfront investment dollars with subsequent investment based on continued success.

Canada’s Evrim acquires Cerro Cascaron gold property in Mexico

The property is located some 70 kilometres southeast of Goldcorp Inc.’s past-producing El Sauzal gold mine.