Molybdenum Mining News

Dunnedin acquires copper-molybdenum-silver project in Arizona

The Vancouver-based company says there is potential to discover a sizeable porphyry style copper-molybdenum-silver deposit on the property.

Top miners saw positive FY2018

Supported metal prices, debts being slashed, and production efficiency growth were the keys for the good performance.

Freeport shares drop after quarterly profit misses expectations

The Phoenix-based company posted first quarter net income of $31m, compared with net income of $692m in the year-ago quarter.

Copper Fox updates exploration at Schaft Creek JV

The property is a potential producer of copper, gold and molybdenum.

Protesters block road used by Hudbay to transport copper in Peru

Members of the community of Tacrara were demanding compensation for the use of a road that, according to them, Hudbay’s trucks were not supposed to be using.

After legal battle, Los Andes Copper's past drilling campaign receives approval

In 2017, Chile's Superintendency of Environmental Affairs filed a notice saying the campaign violated the country's environmental regulations.

Australia launches Critical Minerals Strategy 2019 focused on innovation and tech

The plan puts emphasis on emphasis on agritech, aerospace, defense, renewable energy and telecommunications.

Massive storm hits wheat, cattle, mines in U.S. heartland

Blizzard-like conditions in the Dakotas, western Nebraska and Kansas are stressing winter wheat, inundating mines and disrupting ranches.

Seabridge boosts resource at Iron Cap

The project now contains 423 million indicated tonnes grading 0.41 gram gold per tonne, 0.22% copper, 4.6 grams silver and 41 parts per million molybdenum.

San Marco sees positive results from exploration program in Mexico

There is a porphyry copper-molybdenum-gold system at the Espiritu SMR property.

Hudbay completes acquisition of Mason Resources

The deal closed for C$31 million.

Peru’s gold, silver, copper output falls

On the positive side, the Andean country's iron ore production grew by 66.8% when compared to the previous year.

Montana Resources uses high tech to solve bird problem

Since the mid-1990s, the company has run a waterfowl observation and hazing program at its 182-hectare Berkeley Pit but in late 2016, several thousand snow geese died at the toxic pit.

Senator wants to boost sustainable mining in Argentina’s wine country

Changes to an existing provincial law propose a new Special Mining Rate.

Australian southern state open to mining

Victoria's government wants to spend $220 million on exploration and drill one million metres by 2023.

Pebble’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement to be ready in January

A “scoping report” based on 175,000 comments will be published in August 2018.

Lumina Gold, First Quantum ink deal to advance exploration in Ecuador

First Quantum will invest $1.5 million to advance exploration work at the Orquideas and Cascas assets in the first year, with the option of investing an additional $37 million over the course of the subsequent four years covered by the deal.

China's Chinalco starts $1.3bn expansion of Peru copper mine

The investment will increase the mine's copper output by 45 percent by 2020, with the value of production exceeding $2 billion annually.

It’s not about scoring the big win, it’s about not backing losers

MINING.com discusses the state of private equity investment in mining with Michael Scherb founder of Appian Capital.

New First Nations led campaign calls for improved mining practices and better regulation in British Columbia

Province’s contribution to a clean energy future at risk unless changes are made.

NuevaUnion gold and copper project to deliver EIA by end of 2018 -source

The project joins two mines - one belonging to Goldcorp and the other to Teck Resources.

Revitalised demand growth to buttress molybdenum prices

Healthy demand for molybdenum rich stainless steel, especially from the oil and gas industry, plus sluggish supply growth are expected to keep the price of this minor metal riding high.

SolGold on a roll, confirms major copper-gold target at Ecuador project

Results from 11 of the 12 drilling rigs at its 85%-owned Cascabel copper-gold project, suggest there is much more intense mineralization in the property than thought earlier, the company said.

British Columbia to reform Environmental Assessment Process in the fall

Environmental assessments already underway will continue under the current process.

Pebble permit application completed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has accepted Pebble Limited Partnership’s wetlands-fill permit.