Silver Mining News

Striking Bolivian miners lift roadblock after killing country’s deputy minister

Rodolfo Illanes (56) was kidnapped Thursday, tortured and beaten to death according to officials.

Higher gold price will add 10m annual ounces by 2020

The world is far from reaching peak gold – miners are making the most of a rising gold price to bring giant projects on stream before the end of the decade.

Mining has nothing to fear from Fed rate hikes

Study shows commodities have been the best performing asset class during Fed rating hike cycles since 1983 with average returns for industrial metals 44%

Azure Minerals strikes silver and gold in Mexico

Azure Minerals Ltd. (AZS:ASX), an Australian company developing two precious metal projects in Mexico, has caught the attention of a pair of analysts and the Mining Journal.

South32 posts $1.6bn loss but pays maiden dividend

The miner continues to look for new assets, including Anglo American’s 40% stake in their manganese joint venture — Samancor.

Glencore posts worst half-yearly profit since listing in London

Despite a rebound in commodity prices and successful costs cuts, Glencore remained in the red in the six months to end-June.

Investing in the new resource bull market

After four grinding years of falling metal prices and vanishing market capitalizations, we have seen a stunning shift in market sentiment since mid-January, says Matt Geiger of MJG Capital. Multiple physical commodities are now in technical bull markets.

McEwen Mining appoints Donald Brown as Sr. Vice President, Projects

Mr. Brown is a seasoned mining professional having previously held roles as Vice President of Projects for Glencore and Construction Manager for Bechtel Mines and Metals.

Colombia to penalize illegal gold mining with up to 12 years in prison

The Colombian Congress is discussing a bill that introduces the term “ecocide” to classify the effects of illegal mining and that would set harsh penalties for those who commit such crimes.

Stephen Nano – Mirasol Resources makes value investing simple through prospect generation

Stephen Nano, CEO of Mirasol Resources sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven & Probable to discuss the virtues of Prospect Generation.

If you own no gold, you may want to buy some — Jeffrey Nichols

Nichols, a senior economic advisor to precious metals asset firm Rosland Capital, is on board of the bull wagon — he expects the metal price to rise before Jan 1. 2017.

Silver miners will outperform silver in the forthcoming bull run

After a stellar run, the “white metal” is consolidating near its’ highs, while anticipating its’ next imminent breakout.

Here’s why silver is crushing gold — Pan American Silver CEO

Silver is up 40% to date, while gold has only gained about 28%.

Mining sector outlook improves despite losses and Brexit

Data from the FTSE 100 shows the seven largest mining companies account for close to 5.5% of the value of the index. At the end of 2015 they accounted for only 2.5%.

The financial winter is nearing

Cycles are abundant in nature – we just have to spot them, understand them, and be prepared for them, because they happen whether we like it or not.

Putting gold miners into proper perspective

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger reviews a number of the key elements that have characterized 2016's advance in gold, silver and the associated mining, development and exploration stocks.

Chile’s Codelco may slash copper output as it further cuts costs to the bone

The world's top copper miner admits to be facing its “worst crisis ever” since created in 1976.

Draft bill says list in Harare if you want to mine in Zimbabwe

None of the foreign-owned platinum miners operating in the world's number three producer of the precious metal is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

Rob McEwen on preserving upside for shareholders

Selling royalties and streams can be "a Faustian bargain".

UK Royal Mint sees major gold rush in wake of interest rate cut

Transactions on the Mint’s bullion website increased by 25% during the first week of August and there was a 50% weekly jump in sales of gold bars and coins after August 4.

This chart shows how tough mining conditions still are

Glencore's will continue to curtail production in zinc, copper and other metals – it's clear why.

Gold 2.0: How to profit from the current gold bull market

Gold and gold miners are finally having a huge rebound after five years of a brutal bear market, and we are having a spectacular year so far.

Asteroid miner Deep Space to launch first commercial mission by 2020

The mission's goal is to map a target asteroid, looking for deposits of water and other resources with visible and infrared cameras.

US Securities and Exchange Commission asked to investigate Tahoe Resources’ failure to disclose secret lawsuits

Groups is asking the SEC to determine whether Tahoe failed to meet legal requirements for disclosing human rights abuses and lawsuits related to its Escobal mine in Guatemala.

Ivanhoe Mines’ DRC project likely Africa's top copper discovery shows fresh drilling results

Shares in the Canadian company were up more than 3.6% Thursday morning on the news.