Mexico

Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

Frik Els | April 14, 2014
Fortuna Silver jumps after breaking production records

The Vancouver-based miner's shares surge after its silver and gold properties in Mexico and Peru up production more than 50%.

Endeavour Silver production jumps 26% in Q1

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 9, 2014
Endeavour Silver production jumps 26% in Q1

Pure silver production increased 26% to 1.89 million ounces, while gold output rose 23% to 18,519 ounces.

Goldcorp halts operations at Los Filos mine in Mexico

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 2, 2014
Goldcorp halts operations at Los Filos mine in Mexico

Gold giant was unable to negotiate the renewal of an occupancy agreement with a group of landowners.

Iraq buys 36 tons of gold, largest amount in three years

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 25, 2014
Iraq buys 36 tons of gold, largest amount in three years

Its total reserves stand now at 65.8 tonnes, making it the 43rd biggest official sector bullion holder in the world.

Great Panther back to work at its silver mine in Mexico

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 17, 2014
Great Panther back to work at its silver mine in Mexico

The silver producer recovered its main administration building and plant facility on Thursday.

Five major copper mines to begin operations in Peru by 2016

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 16, 2014
Five major copper mines to begin operations in Peru by 2016

Combined estimate investment exceeds $13 billion, says the government.

McEwen Mining's president gives the BEST answer on why someone should consider a career in mining

Michael Allan McCrae | March 16, 2014
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Walk down University Avenue. The answers are all around you.

Canadian silver producer denounces harassment, violence from illegal miners in Mexico

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 6, 2014
Canadian silver producer denounces harassment, violence from illegal miners in Mexico

Great Panther Silver reported a death in recent clash between illegal miners and guards.

Fresnillo profits took 64% hit in 2013

Ana Komnenic | March 4, 2014
Fresnillo profits take hit

Recommends another special dividend.

Mexican police seize 119,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 4, 2014
Mexican police seizes 119,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

In massive raid at one of the country’s main ports.

VIDEO: First Majestic Silver on precious metal volatility, Mexican taxes, and becoming a senior producer

Michael Allan McCrae | February 27, 2014
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Producing over 10 million ounces of silver annually.

First Majestic Silver reports Q4 loss

MINING.com Editor | February 27, 2014
Mexico miner hat

The company was off 3.77% to $11.24 today.

Pan American Silver takes impairment charge on Dolores Mine, increases proven and probable reserves

Michael Allan McCrae | February 20, 2014
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The company was up 4.07% to $14.59 a share.

Shareholders shrug Yamana losses and revenue, production miss

Frik Els | February 19, 2014
Shareholders unconcerned by Yamana Gold writedowns, losses

Despite quarterly loss of $584m, the $8.5 billion share is up 23.5% year to date and enjoys a higher valuation than gold miners producing millions of ounces more per year.

'Mexico Mike' Kachanovksy: how to buy prime rib companies at hamburger prices

The Gold Report | February 17, 2014
Mexico

The market has pulverized the price of top-notch mining stocks to the same level as the struggling names. So, which would you buy?

Silvercrest Mines up 8.4 pct after drilling 5.83 GPT gold and 232.5 GPT silver

Michael Allan McCrae | February 17, 2014
silvercrest mines santa elena mine

Year-to-date the company is up 56.91%.

Avino Silver and Gold Mines up 5 pct on monthly production increase

Michael Allan McCrae | February 4, 2014
Silver to 100 dollars

The Mexican-based miner is up 71% since the year started.

Dr Doom lifts mining gloom

Frik Els | January 3, 2014
Dr Doom lifts Chinese gloom

Predictions of a hard landing in China will not pan out and global emerging market growth will accelerate in 2014 lifting demand for metals and minerals.

New royalty scheme a leveler in the Mexican silver space

The Mining Report | January 2, 2014
New royalty scheme a leveler in the Mexican silver space

Why—despite its higher royalty tax—Mexico remains a silver powerhouse, and which companies will feel the royalty pinch most.

Troubled Baja’s mine sees another day, firm faces delisting from TSX

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 23, 2013
Troubled Baja’s mine sees another day, firm faces delisting from TSX

Analysts said Baja is done.

Peru’s $1bn Tia Maria copper mine gets social license, to restart mining soon

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 20, 2013
Peru’s $1bn Tia Maria copper mine gets social license, to restart mining soon

Work is likely to restart within the next 90 days, a top government official said following a public meeting with local residents.

Primero Mining buys Brigus Gold for $208 million

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 16, 2013
Primero Mining buys Brigus Gold for $208 million

The transaction creates a diversified, Americas-based mid-tier gold producer that would generate the equivalent of 250,000 to 270,000 ounces of gold next year.

Mexico passes historic bill ending oil monopoly

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 13, 2013
Mexico oil reform

In a country that celebrates “Oil Industry Nationalization Day,” the energy package approved last night has automatically become Mexico’s most significant and controversial economic reform since the NAFTA.

Goldcorp faces lawsuit threat from Mexico and a $3.2 million fine in Argentina

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 9, 2013
Goldcorp facing lawsuit threat from Mexico, to pay Argentina $3.2 million in fines

The world's biggest gold miner by market value has more than enough reasons to suffer from “Monday Blues".

Mexican drug lords get firm grip on country’s mines

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 29, 2013
Mexican police seizes 119,000 tonnes of iron ore mined by drug lords

Mexico's notoriously violent drug barons have turned to mining to both expand and diversify their sources of revenue.

Global exploration budgets down 29% in 2013

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 27, 2013
Global exploration budgets down 29% in 2013

Canada accounted for just over 13% of the total, the smallest share in 14 years. The DRC made it to the top 10 mining destinations for the first time.

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