Mexico

Newstrike surges after strong Mexico PEA

Frik Els | September 15, 2014
Newstrike surges after strong Mexico PEA

Capex of $164m for 116,000oz gold, 239,000oz silver over a 8.2 year life for Ana Paul mine in Guerrero gold belt, Mexico.

Agnico Eagle to buy Cayden Resources for $205m

Frik Els | September 8, 2014
Vancouver gold junior pops on Mexico discovery

Mostly shares-based deal will see Toronto-based Agnico Eagle acquire two highly prospective Mexican gold properties.

Goldcorp says El Sauzal may not be restarted

Frik Els | September 4, 2014
Goldcorp says El Sauzal may not be restarted

"Worst case scenario" for Mexican mine in final year of its life says Vancouver-based gold giant.

Goldcorp suspends operations at El Sauzal mine

Michael Allan McCrae | September 2, 2014
a stop sign painted on the road

As of this year, the mine produced 37,000 ounces of gold.

Mexico forces partial closure of mine responsible for massive toxic spill

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2014
Mexico forces partial closure of mine responsible for massive toxic spill

Mexico's environmental prosecutor has imposed a new partial order of closure on Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista copper mine.

Less than 2% of Peru’s total mining concessions are active

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 28, 2014
Less than 2% of Peru’s total mining concessions are active

Around 15,000 of the total 55,000 licences in effect risk fines and even losing all privileges over the land.

Chinese investment to make Peru world’s second-largest copper producer

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 27, 2014
Chinese investment to make Peru world’s second-largest copper producer

Chinese backers are now behind one-third of all Peru’s new mining investments by value.

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.

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