Silver Mining News

Moneta Porcupine starts drill program on Golden Highway Project

Moneta's 2016/2017 plan consists of drilling several priority target areas along 8 kilometres of Destor Porcupine Fault Zone corridor.

Protesters block access to Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine

The company says the mine’s production at risk.

Is Barrick Gold's Veladero mine reopening soon?

In a matter of hours, officials from the Argentinian province of San Juan will deliver a technical report that will seal the fate of Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine.

U.S. Mint releases 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins

After seven months of Silver Eagle rationing, the U.S. Mint has released its exclusive 2016 30th Anniversary Silver Eagle proof coins.

US miner goes after rare earths in the Cook Islands

Texas-based Ocean Minerals says the area is also rich in scandium, a key ingredient for making an extremely light, strong, corrosion resistant, heat tolerant and weldable alloy.

Restarted Argentinian mine to yield 1.7 million silver ounces/yr

The Casposo gold-silver mine will soon be milling ore again.

Pure Gold Mining’s latest drill results back predictions

Test findings support the interpretation that the McVeigh Horizon is the folded continuation of the Austin Horizon.

Canadian mining company and global private equity firm partner to develop the Silvertip Mine

Vancouver-based JDS Silver Inc. has just received USD$65 million from resources-focused private equity firm Denham Capital.

Rethinking resource investing

The explore-develop-produce model cannot be eliminated, but there are plenty of models that work within it or alongside it. Two are worth mentioning.

The hollowing out of Canadian mining

Vale’s takeover of Inco, 10 years on.

Poland copper mine cave-in claims two lives

The accident happened at the Polkowice-Sieroszowice mine when part of a ceiling collapsed.

Caterpillar sees green shoots in mining, but sales far from picking up

The equipment maker is currently spending most of its R&D budget in its digital area, which aims to help miners reduce the amount of machinery needed at operations.

Skeena completes acquisition of Mount Rainey Silver

Mount Rainey Silver’s primary asset is a 100% owned portfolio of 46 Crown-granted mineral claims covering the past-producing, underground Prosperity–Porter Idaho–Silverado silver property located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia in the Skeena Mining Division.

Gold refinery to open in Uganda

Africa Gold Refinery Limited, a Ugandan mining company backed by Belgian investor Tony Goetz & Sons N.V., announced plans to set up a plant in Entebbe, south of Kampala. According to Reuters, the refinery will […]

Flashback Friday: The world's scariest mining chart

One year ago the most popular post at MINING.com examined how much longer the bear market in mining would last – compare and contrast.

Gold: Top explored commodity

The Canada-U.S. region accounted for 39% of all significant gold results announced between July 1 and Sept. 8, 2015.

Sandspring looking at “gold only” prospect in Guyana

Gold producers in the area have to deal with geopolitical hassles.

Junior and mid-tier gold producers leading growth: Haywood

The current environment benefits small and mid-size companies.

Gran Colombia Gold faces production halt amid labour war

“On Friday we won’t have stock if this doesn’t end,” Gran Colombia Gold’s CEO Lombardo Paredes warned.

David Morgan – Buy precious metals now

David Morgan of The Morgan Report sits down with Maurice Jackson to discuss the uniqueness and rarity of precious metals.

Investigation reveals gold mining destruction in Myanmar

RFA says 18% of the Kachin state in northern Myanmar is being mined for gold on a large scale.

Gold, silver are up after Yellen backs off hike

Fed says inflation and business investment made them hold back.

Gold's bull market just starting: Analysts

Robert McEwen says the metal could trade in a range of $1,700 an ounce to $1,900 by the end of the year.

Trevali continues to ride zinc wave

Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.