Silver Mining News

Plunging inventories have zinc bulls ready to run

Could we be looking at another run in the zinc price like in 2017, when it spiked from $1.19 a pound to $1.61 within only six months (+35%)?

Centamin sees mineral resources more than doubling in Côte d’Ivoire

The miner has added 780,000 indicated ounces of gold to its Doropo project in Cote d’Ivoire, taking the its overall resource to over 2 million ounces.

Silver One starts drilling at Peñasco Quemado in Mexico

Historical measured and indicated resource at the property are of 2.57 million tonnes at a grade of 117 g/t Ag for a silver resource of 9.63 million ounces.

Investors applaud Yamana Gold’s Q4 results

Yamana Gold’s stock was up 4.65% in after hours trading.

Casa options Keaper polymetallic project in British Columbia

The optionee must spend $4 million on exploration, pay Casa $550,000 and issue Casa 2.5 million shares in yearly stages.

Silvercrest finds another vein at Las Chispas

The company intersected high grade silver and gold mineralization along a 1.5 km strike length at Babi Sur.

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Yauricocha's reserves are, in the proven category, 1.8 million tonnes and a little over 7 million tonnes in the probable category.

Australia's South32 posts 18% jump in half-year profit

A surge in metallurgical coal output and stronger commodity prices helped boost its bottom-line.

BMO: Silvercrest Metals could be ‘takeover candidate’

SilverCrest is “an attractive takeout candidate for a mid-tier gold and/or silver producer.”

Boliden Q4 core profit ahead of expectations, total dividend below

The company proposed a total shareholder payout of 13 crowns per share, composed of an ordinary dividend of 8.75 crowns and an extra payment of 4.25 crowns through an automatic share redemption.

Russia says its gold output rose to 314 tonnes in 2018

In the previous year, Russia's gold output was 306.9 tonnes and silver output 1,044.3 tonnes.

Peru environmental watchdog rules out tailings spill at Southern Copper mine

Peru's environmental regulator OEFA has concluded that mining waste from the company's Cuajone mine did not spill into a river during heavy rains last week.

Hochschild Mining halts Peruvian mine on low silver prices

The company said that any potential restart would be dependent on market conditions.

Teck misses Q4 profit estimates on lower copper, zinc and oil prices

Canada’s largest diversified miner saw its quarterly profit drop 41.5 % from the year earlier, amid lower prices for copper, zinc and oil.

Osisko cuts 9.15% Zn+Pb and 0.54% Cu at Key Anacon

Osisko Metals considers the exploration potential to be high both at Key Anacon and adjacent properties it owns.

GT Gold expands Saddle South mineralization

The target is on the company’s flagship Tatogga property near Iskut in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle.

Key support levels for gold miners & gold juniors

Gold stocks have to do more to confirm they are in a new bull market.

Bougainville’s $58B gold-copper mine rights safe for now as Mining Act changes rejected

The autonomous Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville has rejected controversial changes to its mining law.

Benchmark drills 52 g/t Au and 846 g/t Ag over 3 metres

Drilling at Dukes Ridge in 2018 returned a best assay of 52 g/t gold and 846 g/t silver over 3 metres within a larger interval of 33.52 metres that graded 5.8 g/t gold and 128.7 g/t silver.

Golden Predator shares first bulk sample results

The overall grade for the bulk sample is estimated to be 20 g/t gold.

Peruvian authorities looking into possible tailings dam spill at Southern Copper’s Cuajone mine

The country's environmental agency OEFA detected a "flow of a greenish solution" into the nearby Torata River in the waste deposit area of the copper mine, located in the Moquegua region.

Minerals Council of Australia calls for tax, workplace law reform

According to the industry group, such reform would encourage additional investment in capital and technology.

Osisko Mining owns the world's best drill intersection of 2019

Windfall gold project in Quebec tops list and Global Atomic Corp's uranium project in Niger comes in second.

Goldplay counts 47m equivalent ounces silver at San Marcial

The indicated resource totals 7.6 million tonnes grading 117 g/t silver, 0.5% zinc and 0.3% lead.

Trilogy Metals, South32 increase exploration budget for Alaska projects

Each company will contribute an additional $1 million for exploration at the Upper Kobuk mineral projects.