Silver Mining News

Big mining's age of austerity far from over

But asset sales will slow says new report.

New Islamic banking rules make gold an accepted investment

Transactions must be fully backed by physical metal and settled on the same day to observe Islam's distinction between real economic activity and speculation.

Yukon's Minto mine looks to bring back laid off workers

A recent bump in the price of copper has Yukon's only operating mine looking to bring back some laid-off workers.

EPA’s proposed financial responsibility rule for miners a ‘job killer’ — industry

Norm aims at ensuring that hard-rock mining companies can pay the costs of cleaning up their mines, says EPA.

Top ten most important mining men in Canadian history – by Stan Sudol

A fitting reflection of the enormous contributions that the mining sector has made to the development of many northern parts of our vast country and unfortunately, are largely ignored by our mainstream media.

Canadian mining company in London targeted by protesters over EU-Canada trade deal

Last night activists obliterated the words ‘democracy’, ‘environment’ and ‘justice’ with gold spray paint outside the offices of a Canadian mining company, in a protest designed to draw attention to the corporate court system being proposed under the EU-Canada trade deal, CETA.

King of nothing

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.

Trump infrastructure bump forecast for global economy

New report predicts US infrastructure spending promised by president-elect could propel global growth to highest since 2011 further boosting metals demand.

CHARTS: Gold miners to hike investment in 2017

Project funding would be main priority, says Moody’s.

CHART: Mining capex decline set to continue

Global miners have been cutting spending on new projects and expansions since 2012.

What to learn from silver miners’ latest reality check

Despite their huge correction, the elite silver miners’ fundamentals remain strong. They are producing at costs far below prevailing silver levels, with profits poised to soar as silver recovers.

China to invest $1.3bn expanding Toromocho, its largest overseas copper project

Preliminary deal is part of a series of agreements signed this week that will see China pouring close to $5.3 billion into Peru’s mining and energy sector.

BCGold in a sweet spot in Peru

Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold highlights BCGold, a company that he believes its promising land package in Peru makes it a good buy in this market.

Why Mexico's oil reform is a huge opportunity for investors

When a massive country de-nationalizes its entire energy sector and opens its oil and gas doors for the first time ever to foreign companies, the opportunities are staggering.

Congo gets firmer grip on Ivanhoe’s Kamoa-Kakula copper project

Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines and joint-venture partner Zijin Mining have transferred a further 15% interest in their Kamoa-Kakula copper project to the DRC’s government.

Eldorado Gold officially out of China

Company has finished selling its stakes in the White Mountain and Tanjianshan mines, as well as in the Eastern Dragon development project to an affiliate of China’s Yintai Resources.

Barrick on track to meet 2016 debt reduction target — Haywood

The sales of Kalgoorlie and Barrick's 63% interest in Acacia would provide well in excess of $2 billion.

US bans mining near Yellowstone national park

Authorities have blocked new mining claims on a 30,000-acres area north of the park for at least two years.

Teck Resources to buy Toronto’s AQM for $25 million

Move will give the Vancouver miner 80% ownership of Zafranal Peru copper mine project

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine

The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.

Gold Fields withdraws $1.4bn offer for Kirkland Lake

The Johannesburg-based company, however, said it remained interested in a negotiated transaction.

CHART: Trump $500 billion will do very little for global mining

Even if the US president-elect's massive infrastructure build-out plan makes it through Congress intact.

Where do our raw materials come from?

Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives?

Canada’s Yukon Chamber of Mines slammed over Trump-related tweet

“Yukon produces the best wall building materials,” said the organization in a tweet right after Trump won the US election.

Barrick and NOVAGOLD announce the appointment of Andy Cole as General Manager of the Donlin Gold Project in Alaska

Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) and NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (NOVAGOLD), the owners of Donlin Gold LLC, are pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Cole as General Manager of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska.