Silver Mining News

Fresnillo’s 2018 silver output hit record high, to be lower this year

The miner, the world's largest primary silver producer and Mexico's No. 2 gold company, expects production of the grey metal to fall this year to between 58 and 61 million ounces.

IDM uncovers new Lacasse zone at Red Mountain

Hole U18-1361 returned one of the highest grade drill holes ever completed at Red Mountain.

Ely Gold options Idaho gold project

Integra Resources is buying the firm's War Eagle property, located on the Owyhee Mountains.

The hawks surrender

They say that there are no atheists in fox holes. Recently it has also become clear there are no monetary hawks in bear markets.

Pan American Silver shares slide on 2018 production slightly below targets

The Canadian miner said it had churned out 24.8 million ounces of silver last year, just shy of the 25-26.5 million ounces expected.

Prospero begins phase 2 drilling at Pachuca

The 66.7 sq. km project sits 24 km southeast of the city of Pachuca and along strike from the historic Pachuca-Real del Monte epithermal vein camp.

Silver is precious-metals outcast as 2019 rebound promise fades

Silver just completed its worst year in three.

Gold, silver and platinum now printed directly onto fabrics

Up till now, metals were printed onto fabrics by coating the fabric with plastic.

Bayhorse samples high grade silver in Oregon

The company is trying to find the mine’s higher grade zones; it will then designate the barren zones as support pillars in its mine design.

Carube Copper finds high grades in Jamaica

The company's Main Ridge project is located in an area where Spaniards mined placer gold in the 16th Century.

Serabi Gold hits quarterly record for gold production

The company is currently drilling its Coringa gold project and aims to update its resource by the end of 2019’s first quarter.

Trevali announces executive overhaul

By Thusday afternoon, Trevali's stock had dropped 10%.

Northern Superior moves forward with projects in Ontario and Quebec

New funds inject new life to existing projects.

MineHub and IBM to introduce global mining and metals supply chain solution with blockchain

The first use case will manage concentrate from Goldcorp’s Penasquito mine in Mexico.

WPC Resources rebrands as Blue Star Gold

Blue Star will be a Vancouver-based gold and silver exploration company focused on mineral exploration and development in Nunavut, Canada.

Mexico mining-union head turned Senator reviewing contracts

Newly installed Senator is ready to take on firms that he says don’t pay enough taxes, pollute the environment and enjoy concessions he deems are too long.

NorZinc signs land use agreement with Dene

The agreement covers the construction and operation of an all season road connecting the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine and the Liard Highway.

Hudbay Minerals investor Waterton seeks to replace CEO, board

Toronto-based private-equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management is launching a proxy fight with Hudbay Minerals, pushing to overhaul the board and oust its chief executive over alleged "mismanagement."

Mining’s biggest jobs are up for grabs. Here are the contenders

Some of the mining world’s top executives are starting to plan their departures.

Skeena hits long (15m) and strong (31 g/t) at Eskay Creek

The company recently completed a surface drilling program on its Eskay Creek property in BC's Golden Triangle.

Canada’s McEwen Mining 2018 production exceeds guidance

The precious metals miner produced 175,561 ounces of ore last year, 15% more than the 152,329 it churned out in 2017.

IDM’s Red Mountain gold and silver mine gets environmental permit

Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister, Catherine McKenna, said the proposed mine was not likely to have significant adverse effects if the 120 stipulated conditions were met.

GGX drills more high grade at Gold Drop in BC

Gold Drop was mined intermittently from 1919 to the 1980's and hosts 8 known gold bearing veins or vein systems.

Argentina set to join global mining transparency initiative

The global initiative requires member countries to disclose how they allocate licences and how much they receive from the companies in tax, royalties and other contributions.

Lundin kicks off underground work at flagship Fruta del Norte project

Ecuador’s largest underground gold and silver mine is on track to begin production before the end of the year.