Molybdenum Mining News

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.

SolGold starts additional drilling at flagship project in Ecuador

The company’s 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.

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.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Ecuador mining industry to grow eightfold by 2021 — report

Experts believe the value of the nation's dawning industry is set to jump from $1.1bn this year to $7.9bn in 2021 on a combination of revised regulatory framework and significant gold and copper reserves.

Tailings dam of largest open pit copper mine in Canada is safe: Teck

On April 8, a line spilled 850,000 litres of process water

Ecuador anticipates $4 billion in mining investments by 2021

The country expects mining investments to increase 360% in the next four years compared to the 2013-2016 period as it has already granted 160 of the 420 explorations licences it put out to tender in July.

Cobalt: will 2017 be a year of change?

A number of suspensions, most notably Katanga Mining in the DRC, have contributed to a tight metal market.