Mexico Mining News

Value of top 50 mining companies surge $140 billion in 2017

More than half the 2017 combined market cap gains for the world's largest listed miners accrued to just five firms as gold producers drop out of top 10.

The Torex saga in Mexico continues: Work contracts ended amid blockade

The suspension is in response to a 40-day long blockade at its El Limón-Guajes gold mine.

Mexican miners reach deal with Canadian company, go back to work

If a deal wasn't reached by December 15, the company was not going to be able to compensate local employees.

Almaden rejects Mexican activists’ accusations surrounding Ixtaca project

A protest action took place in Vancouver the same day Almaden Minerals announced the completion of a social impact assessment for its Ixtaca project in Mexico.

Bacanora tanks as president resigns

President and director Martin Vidal has left the post effective November 30.

Ali Zamani & Brian Robertson: delineating Mexico’s next large gold resource at Mexican Gold

Zamani talks how he became interested in Mexican Gold Corp, Robertson shows his presentation which talks board, management, mines, and grades.

McEwen Mining to speed up Timmins exploration program

The Canadian precious metals producer announced a financing plan consisting of a $10-million bought deal private placement offering of four million flow-through common shares.

Argonaut Gold acquires Cerro Del Gallo project in Mexico for $15 million

Gold-silver project is located on the San Anton property in central Mexico’s Guanajuato state, not far from Argonaut’s four other properties in the country.

Mexico says no link between killings and dispute at Canada's Torex mine

Two men were killed on Saturday at a road blockade mounted as part of a workers demonstration at Torex’s El Limón-Guajes gold mine.

Monarca Minerals wants to acquire property in Chihuahua

San José is a 5,580-hectare property that shows multi-element mineralization.

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.