Silver Mining News

Caterpillar further cuts profit, sales forecast

CAT said commodity prices remain on the low end and had yet to translate into increased mining activity or higher demand for equipment.

Hecla drops hostile Dolly Varden bid, shares fall

Silver producer Hecla unhappy about BC explorer's poison pill - both stocks fall.

The US dollar's impact on gold and silver

Technical analyst Jack Chan charts a breakout of the U.S. dollar and comments on its implications for gold and silver.

David Morgan: This is very likely going to be the biggest move in the precious metals complex in modern times

David Morgan thinks gold and silver have already hit bottom, and because of the unique situation in the world today, he wouldn't rule out gold lifting to $10,000!

China snaps up $4.5bn worth of overseas mining assets in just six months

Most of them have been after existing operations and companies, rather than trying to build mines from scratch.

Gold stocks are in a bull market: How to make it work for you

Navigating a bull market is surprisingly difficult especially when it is as volatile as the gold market, particularly the mining stocks.

Silver bull faces correction

This strengthening bull still has a long ways higher to run yet before silver prices reflect prevailing gold levels.

Six mining companies to watch as M&A heats up

Caesars Report's Thibaut Lepouttre highlights a handful of mining companies with market capitalizations attractive to larger companies looking to boost their project pipelines.

Brazil’s 2016 Olympic medal has barely any gold on it

It's actually made of 494g of silver and just 6g of the precious yellow metal.

No more easy gold discoveries

In 2012, gold explorers spent a record breaking $6 billion in exploration. The outcome? Just 4 major discoveries over the following 3 years!

Shares of Vancouver zinc producer blows up

Trevali stock is up 44% in two weeks as Canadian mine enters commercial production and record output at flagship Peru operation is topped by high-grade find.

Mick Davis to overhaul X2 Resources as fund fails to close any mining deal

Recovering commodity prices and investors' veto on deals have frustrated Davis and his team in their search for mining and metals bargains.

5 best gold and silver junior mining stocks in 2016

These five junior mining stocks are 10 baggers, through just the first half of the year.

This map shows you which countries have most of the world's gold

Most of the total gold reserves (88%) are held by only 20 countries.

Rare plant species standing in the way of Idaho moly mine

In Idaho, a classic confrontation between a mining company and environmentalists is shaping up at the CuMo project located in Boise National Forest.

Garibaldi launches exploration program at King Gold-Silver project in Golden Triangle

The project, close to Seabridge Gold's Iskut venture, covers several gold, silver and base metal prospects that were discovered in the late 1980's near the historic Snip mine.

Etai Friedman: Fund Manager goes all in on precious metals – most obvious trade on the planet!

The trade is so good that Etai just rebalanced his portfolio from a very small gold and silver allocation to 75%! And he’s not done yet.

Arizona court hands key legal victory to Hudbay’s Rosemont copper project

Air quality control permit yanked last year has been reinstated.

Chinese Gov’t official appointment to Teck Resources board raises questions

Watchdog worried about sovereignty issues in the country’s resource sector.

Silver jumps 50 percent, but beware the devil's metal

The precious metal has nearly doubled its value so far this year, but history shows investors hoping to hop aboard the bandwagon should be wary.

Gold bull confirmed: What's next?

Technical analyst Jack Chan confirms a bull market for gold and lays out his investment strategy.

Gold price rally helps producers climb world’s top 25 mining companies list

Study shows there are more bullion miners among higher market capital ranking of mining companies in second quarter of 2016 than a year a go.

BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam set to reach highest copper production in a decade

Red metal production at the copper-uranium mine is expected to hit around 230,000 tonnes by 2021, but there is potential for up to 450,000 tonnes per year.

Mexico-focused junior leaps 28% on mine restart

Cyprium Mining (TSXV:CUG) had a banner day on the markets Wednesday after announcing that it has put the Potosi silver mine back into production after a four-year hiatus.

Gold hits fresh two-year high as UBS declares the start of new bull run

Analysts say the metal likely to reach $1,400 shortly and settle in the second half of this year, averaging $1,340 an ounce.