Mexico Mining News

Workers to ramp up strike action at Canadian mine in Mexico

Union leaders say that the arrival of 100 officers of the Mexican Armed Forces to the mine spurred the protesters' anger.

Fresnillo jumps after HBSC upgrades rating to 'buy'

HSBC referred to the company as a “sector leader at a discount”.

What people think of globalization, by country

More than in the past, the population is divided on whether globalization is a force for good or not.

Why prospect generators: an interview with Brent Cook

Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.

McEwen to begin construction at Gold Bar project in Nevada

Move follows the reception of key permit — the signed Record of Decision (ROD) on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.

The view from the Goldcorp chairman's office

He built one of the world's largest gold producers. Now Ian Telfer is cornering Mexico's oil privatization.

Bacanora Minerals secures land access to flagship lithium project in Mexico

The de-risking milestone is for the company's Sonora project in Mexico, expected to produce 35,000 tonnes a year of lithium carbonate.

Major with cohort of Mexican mines is on track to achieve 2017 production guidance

BMO Capital Markets reviewed this silver and gold miner's Q3/17 production results.

UNEP urges mining companies to better manage tailings facilities

The agency is urging mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to be high risk.

Bacanora secures environmental permit for Sonora project in Mexico

Permit lets Bacanora go-ahead with its 35,000tpa (tons per annum) lithium carbonate operation in Mexico.

Southern Copper to resume Tia Maria project in Peru as permit imminent

Peruvian government is expected to issue a long-awaited construction permit for the mine in the first quarter of 2018.

Trio of firm's mines log strong performance in Q3/17

Hecla Mining Co.'s Q3 production of silver, lead and zinc exceeded BMO's expectations, whereas that of gold reached the anticipated level.

First Majestic Silver output climbs

The Mexico-focused miner produced 4 million ounces of silver in the third quarter of 2017 from its six operating silver mines.

Mexico's mining sector to reach $17.8bn by 2020 on zinc prices, strong pipeline

Competitive operating costs and supportive government policies are also expected to play a key role in Mexico's mining industry strong recovery.

Goldcorp says no production hit as Mexico mine blockade is lifted

Polymetallic Penasquito mine produced one million gold equivalent ounces in 2016.

Canada's First Majestic Silver says four workers die at Mexican mine

Canadian silver miner First Majestic Silver Corp said on Tuesday four miners died from gas intoxication at its La Encantada Silver Mine in Mexico.

Mexus and JV partner MarMar confirm production at Santa Elena mine

Mexus Gold US along with its joint venture partner, MarMar Holdings, today announced that they have produced gold in dore form as a result of its ongoing operation at the Santa Elena mine.

GoGold sells stalled Mexico project to Agnico Eagle for $80 million

The sale of Santa Gertrudis has given GoGold much-needed cash to pay off its $46.3-million debt with the Bank of Montreal.

10% of Mexico’s territory available for mining

Active mining concessions add up to 25,716

Bacanora to complete Sonora lithium project feasibility study this year

Final study focuses on a two-phase open pit mine and lithium carbonate processing facility with a life of over 20 years.

World’s top 10 silver mines

Only six of the top 20 producers are primary silver miners. The polymetallic ore deposits from which silver are recovered account for more than two-thirds of the world's silver resources.

Leagold Mining receives permit for ramp at Bermejal underground deposit

Expansion project has the potential to increase gold production and extend mine life at Mexico's Los Filos, one of Latin America’s largest gold operations.

Concern in Mexico over gold exploration near nuclear plant

Vancouver-based Candelaria Mining was allowed to continue exploration at the Caballo Blanco gold project

Fresnillo silver, gold output jump on San Julian ramp up, higher ores

For the three months to June 30, silver production totalled 14.5 million ounces, a 12% rise from last year, while gold output was 223,000 ounces, up 2.7% from a year earlier.

Leagold Q2 production news

Leagold Mining Corporation announces Q2 2017 gold production at the Los Filos Mine of 46,098 oz, which includes 43,980 oz from April 8, 2017 to June 30, 2017.