Molybdenum Mining News

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.

Antofagasta has a new project in Canada

This is the second deal the Chilean miner signs with Vancouver-based Evrim Resource.

Lumina Gold raises $20M to advance projects in Ecuador

Originally planned to raise $15M.

SolGold on a roll in Ecuador with finds at Timbara, Porvenir projects

The Ecuador-focused miner said it has discovered "promising" new copper prospects at the Porvenir and Timbara projects, with rock chip samples graded up to 4.27% copper.

PEA shows 22-year life for B.C. copper-gold-moly mine

A preliminary economic assessment for a mine on Vancouver Island, British Columbia is showing promising economics - despite being in a jurisdiction challenging to build mines.

SolGold on a roll in Ecuador, extends mineralization at Cascabel

The Cascabel project is located in the northern portion of the Andean copper belt in Ecuador, renowned for hosting almost half the world’s copper known reserves.

Giant Peru mine blockade lifted after state of emergency

Copper price rally cools after threat to global supply from top 5 Las Bambas mine is averted.

These are the mining sector’s suggestions to the Canadian government

Industry highlights the topics they would like government officials to address during the Energy and Mines Ministers’ annual conference

Teck and union reach agreement at Highland Valley

The threat of a strike at one of British Columbia's biggest mines is no longer hanging over employees and management.

New Brunswick tungsten-moly mine gets environmental green light

Canada could be back to producing tungsten again following the closure of the country's only tungsten mine in late 2015.

SolGold up on Ecuador project results, Canada listing

Having climbed almost 64% since the start of the year, investor sentiment towards SolGold appears to be quite positive.

SolGold soars after raising more than $41 million via share placing

The placing is at a 15% premium to SolGold's closing price on Thursday and at a 12% discount to its peak share price of 46.75p on May 26.