Silver Mining News

OceanaGold to acquire gold/silver project in Nevada

The Melbourne-based miner is interested in the Highland gold/silver project, located within the Walker Lane Gold trend.

Philippines to allow some halted mines resume operations with conditions

The nine mines, six of which are nickel operations, have been shut since 2017 as part of an environmental crackdown on the sector.

Wheaton Precious Metals shares drop after reporting third quarter results

Adjusted net earnings were $35 million, a 49% drop from $67 million in net earnings in the third quarter of 2017.

Xiana pays Glencore $25 million for Chilean operation

The Vancouver-based miner acquired Altos De Punitaqui, a producing copper-gold operating company.

Pan American Silver buys Tahoe Resources for $1B

Deal creates one of the world’s biggest silver mining companies.

Bunker Hill defaults on payments and terminates lease at flagship project

Bunker Hill Mining terminated its lease and option agreement to acquire the Bunker Hill zinc-lead-silver mine in Idaho after missing US$400,000 in property payments

Caterpillar steps up game to keep leadership in North America

In the past two years, Cat  has  been  working  on  growing  its  offering,  particularly  in  the  underground  segment,  as  well  as  filling  up  some  gaps  in  terms  of  trucks  sizes.

Golden Reign and Marlin Gold merge to form Mako Mining

Golden Reign acquired all of Marlin’s shares.

Fortuna’s Lindero project on track for production in Q3 2019

The company estimated that project expenditures in 2018 to total between $110 million and $130 million.

Integra hits highest grade results to date at Florida Mountain

Drilling is set to resume at Florida Mountain in the first half of 2019 and is fully funded.

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Aston Bay buys Jack’s Fork Exploration and its Virginia project

From now on, Aston Bay will own exclusive rights to the copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver Blue Ridge Project.

Go Cobalt to earn 100% interest in vanadium mine in Quebec

Barachois is a sedimentary hosted vanadium-selenium-silver-lead-zinc prospect that covers 1,801 hectares.

Kutcho Copper extends mineralization at Main deposit

The high-grade copper-zinc-gold-silver volcanogenic massive sulphide system is 100 km east of Dease Lake in northern B.C.

Tahoe Resources loss less then forecast but wider than last year

With environmental and indigenous opponents of Tahoe's Escobal mine vowing it will never again produce silver, analysts are expecting the company to post its fifth consecutive quarterly loss on Tuesday.

Canada Cobalt shares jump nearly 12% after hitting high grades at Castle mine

The company specifically targeted cobalt for the first time at this historic silver producing mine.

Grab samples deliver strong copper grades at Aurania’s Ecuador concession

Next steps include ranking its list of targets for near-term scout drilling.

Capital-starved mining sector creates 'buyer's market' for investors

Smaller mines and developers who previously found capital through retail investors in public markets are increasingly turning to specialist investors.

Skeena strikes high-grade gold at Eskay Creek

Drill results returned high grades: up to 10 grams per tonne gold equivalent at 45 metres.

ICMM introduces innovation roadmap for cleaner mining vehicles

Following two innovation summits between ICMM members and suppliers, a governance model for collaboration has been designed.

Silver Range stacks two high-grade gold prospects in Nevada

Exploration at the Loner and the Black Star properties was first carried out at the beginning of the 20th century.

Cantex drills spectacular base metal grades at North Rackla

Say “North Rackla” and think of very good base metal grades.

Scotiabank fights back after defections with new metals hires- sources

Scotiabank's Mocatta metals arm has for years been the world's biggest lender to the physical precious metals industry.

Silver boosts treatment for brain-eating bug

The precious metal can help save lives.

Azimut, SOQUEM make major discovery at Munischiwan

Gold-copper-silver mineralization discovered at Azimut’s Munischiwan property in the James Bay region.