Silver Mining News

Goldcorp shares lifted by 2017 guidance

World number four miner announces ambitious production, reserves and cost-cutting targets.

Here's how you value any gold project

The mining industry is a fascinating space – not only for the fact that almost everything around us comes from mining but also because of the possibility of striking gold with penny stocks that have the potential to turn into a multi-million dollar mine-producing company.

Scientists say mining e-waste may be an economical option

The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.

McEwen gold output slightly down in 2016, but liquid assets doubled

Annual consolidated production in 2016 was 145,530 gold equivalent ounces, down from the 154,529 gold equivalent ounces mined in 2015, but liquid assets now worth $64 million.

Crown attempts to stay MiningWatch’s charges against Mount Polley

The federal government is seeking a withdrawal of the criminal charges before the NGO has the chance to present any evidence.

{Interview} Rick Rule – The best people beat the best commodities

Mr. Rule shares his unique, proven perspective and selection process as he outlines many aspects such as good stewards of capital, change of control fees, optionalilty, the ability to attract capital, integrity, marketing, VP, Board of Directors, permitting, etc.

Video | Donald Trump's $20 trillion problem

Only a few days after Trump’s inauguration ceremony, the U.S. National Debt will creep across the important psychological barrier of $20 trillion.

Goldcorp sells mines in Mexico, Guatemala for about $470 million

As part of the world's third largest gold producer by market value's ongoing efforts to focus on highly profitable, core assets.

Southern Copper's $1.2bn Peru mine expansion ready by year-end

Southern Copper's (NYSE:SCCO) $1.2 billion expansion of its Toquepala open-pit mine in southern Tacna, Peru, will be ready by the end of the year and in operations early 2018, the company said. The company’s president and chief […]

Private capital rotating into mining and metals

Private capital funds raised $2.1 billion for mining and metals investment in 2016 – this year 13 funds are targeting $10 billion says new study.

Egypt opens gold assets to foreign companies, first time since 2009

First international tender for gold mining concessions in eight years to be held on Sunday.

Strike at Yamana Gold mine in Chile enters ninth day, shares fall

Operations have been halted since Friday, when one of the two unions blocked all access to El Peñón as a way to press management.

Canada's gold miners to embrace green energy to control costs

Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.

World Bank on a Trump economy and commodities

World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.

Erdene new gold zone at Mongolia Bayan Khundii project larger than expected

Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.

Canada’s Filo Mining injects $7M into copper-gold-silver project on Chile Argentina border

The Vancouver-based company plans to complete 6,000 metres of additional drilling at Filo del Sol, its flagship project.

Vancouver junior surges after Goldcorp injection

Auryn Resources will use the C$41 million for 55,000m of exploration drilling across six gold-copper-silver projects in Canada and Peru this year.

CHART: How every commodity performed in 2016

It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.

Eldorado Gold output slightly below target, shares fall

Company has decided to reconfigure the plan for its Turkey-based Kışladağ mine, which is its flagship operation.

INTERACTIVE: Mining emerges from slump

With only a couple of exceptions, metal and mineral prices rallied in 2016 – see at a glance how far the industry has come.

US Republicans pass bill to block last minute Obama regulations on coal

Congress has now the power to kill in one fell swoop dozens of regulations and executive orders recently issued by President Barack Obama.

SLIDESHOW: Mining on the mend – 2016 year in review

The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.

Major Stock Bear Still Looms

The US stock markets spectacularly defied the odds in 2016, soaring after both the UK’s Brexit vote and US presidential election.

Australian white metal hunter up 11% after buying Bowdens

Australian silver explorer Silver Mines (ASX:SVL) is now all-in as it seeks to develop the continent's largest undeveloped silver deposit- the Bowdens Silver Project.

Interview with Mickey Fulp: Contrarian plays, geopolitics and you

Mickey shares what indicators he uses to guide the health of the economy and what those indicators are conveying.