Mexico Mining News

Capstone increases reserves and planned production at Mexican copper project

The Cozamin project is a polymetallic underground mine with a surface milling facility.

Fortuna Silver exercises right to acquire majority stake in Mexican silver project

The Vancouver-based miner has to spend $8 million in qualifying expenditures and complete a preliminary economic assessment.

Safer and faster relines at Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre

Grupo Mexico Buena Vista del Cobre installed Megaliner™ mill liners from Metso to improve its grinding process.

Candelaria becomes sole owner of the Pinos gold project in Mexico

The project is located in Zacatecas, Mexico's second largest gold producing state.

New Mexican president asked to solve issue with former mine workers in two weeks

Initially, workers linked to the Los Mineros Union planned to launch a protest action on December 1st, López Obrador's inauguration day.

Goldcorp pours first doré from Pyrite Leach at Penasquito

Commissioning of the plant began in Q3 2018, and it is now treating existing tailings around the clock.

SSR Mining stakes C$31 million in Silvercrest

The company plans to use the proceeds for the exploration and development of the Las Chispas silver-gold project in Mexico.

Former Grupo Mexico workers plan to block copper mine access

The planned industrial action is part of a longstanding dispute after Grupo Mexico fired the mine's workforce and reopened it in 2010.

Mexican senator to work against proposed changes to mining code

Armando Guadiana said the changes make no sense as most provisions already exist in other laws.

Mexican miners hit by proposed changes to code

Besides tax hikes, the set of suggested rules include allowing the Ministry of Economy to name certain zones as not viable for mining.

Mexico mining selloff worsens as concerns grow on law proposals

Grupo Mexico was down 6.7 percent on Thursday at midday local time, while Penoles lost 3.8 percent.

Minera Alamos’ La Fortuna gold project gets permit

Once the company completes a series of payments, the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources would be able to issue the formal approval documentation for the project.

Kootenay Silver to buy high-grade silver project in Mexico

The Columba silver project has not been systematically explored since the Mexican Revolution.

Golden Reign and Marlin Gold merge to form Mako Mining

Golden Reign acquired all of Marlin’s shares.

Torex sets record gold and mine production in Q3

The company mined at an average grade of 2.6 grams gold per tonne in the quarter.

Leagold said restarting Santa Luz mine in Brazil requires $82 million

Santa Luz is a fully constructed open pit mine, which originally started production mid-2013 but was placed on care and maintenance in 2014.

Canadian miner’s project in Mexico halted by Hurricane Willa

Hurricane Willa made landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast as a Category 3 on October 23, 2018.

Pan American Silver to pay $2 million for interest in Mexico’s Sandra-Escobar Project

The project sits on top of the Mexican Silver Trend.

Fresnillo falls as it cuts full-year silver output guidance again

The miner, which is the world's largest primary silver producer and Mexico's second largest gold company, revised silver output guidance down to between 62 million ounces and 64.5 million ounces from a range of 64.5 million to 67.5 million earlier.

New PEA suggests Ascendant could reduce operating costs at El Mochito

Ascendant is in the middle of a 30,000 metre infill drill program at El Mochito as it tries to increase mine life and reserves.

Freeport eyes majority stake in Solaris early stage Chile project

The US miner has agreed to a deal that would give it up to 80% in Solaris' Ricardo property.

United States seeking Mexican steel export quotas – negotiator

The United States is seeking to impose quotas on Mexican steel exports as part of a negotiation to remove metals tariffs.

The top ten zinc producing mines in the world

India clinches the title for largest zinc mine with Rampura Agucha.

Millrock Resources | Explorer releases drill results from Alaska copper-gold project

CEO of Millrock Resources talks about the recently released drill results from the Alaska Range Project as well as developments at its Mexican properties.

Mexican steel industry urges fix to U.S. tariff dispute

Mexico's top steel industry association on Tuesday urged the country's government to resolve an ongoing tariff dispute with the Trump administration before a new trilateral trade deal is signed.