Silver Mining News

Rio Tinto's partner in Aussie copper project reports 'weak mineralization'

Antipa Minerals reported "weak mineralization" in a target area that is part of the Citadel project, which has been touted as likely rich in copper.

Newcrest options Cornerstone’s Miocene property

Miocene is in the Atacama and Antofagasta regions of Chile, where Cornerstone is targeting epithermal gold-silver and porphyry gold-copper deposits.

Fortuna Silver exercises right to acquire majority stake in Mexican silver project

The Vancouver-based miner has to spend $8 million in qualifying expenditures and complete a preliminary economic assessment.

Candelaria becomes sole owner of the Pinos gold project in Mexico

The project is located in Zacatecas, Mexico's second largest gold producing state.

Victoria Gold boosts Eagle’s ounces and grade in Yukon

The Eagle project, where construction is 60% complete, is part of Victoria Gold’s 100%-owned Dublin Gulch gold property, about 375 km north of Whitehorse.

Taseko to buy out Yellowhead Mining

Yellowhead is the owner of the Harper Creek copper-gold-silver project about 90 km from Kamloops, British Columbia.

Miramont gets green light to start drilling at Peruvian project

The Vancouver-based miner anticipates drilling to begin early in the New Year.

Trade truce lights fire under mining stocks

Relief that an escalation in the trade war between the US and China has been avoided – at least for now – sparked a huge rally in mining stocks on Monday.

Nautilus setting JV to secure support vessels for Solwara 1 project

The support ship will be used at the company's Solwara 1 gold, copper and silver project, off the coast of Papua Guinea, set to be the world’s first commercial deep-sea mine.

Peru’s gold, silver, copper output falls

On the positive side, the Andean country's iron ore production grew by 66.8% when compared to the previous year.

Mining in Flin Flon Manitoba to cease in 2021—Hudbay

Up to 900 jobs will be eliminated.

Aurania discovers high grade silver-zinc-lead at Ecuador gold project

By market close on Friday, Aurania Resources' stock was up 6%. 

Goldcorp pours first doré from Pyrite Leach at Penasquito

Commissioning of the plant began in Q3 2018, and it is now treating existing tailings around the clock.

SSR Mining stakes C$31 million in Silvercrest

The company plans to use the proceeds for the exploration and development of the Las Chispas silver-gold project in Mexico.

UK explorer makes high-grade silver discovery in Ethiopia

The discovery was made at the Daro project, located in the Tigray Regional State of northern Ethiopia.

Tinka boosts zinc, tin resources at Ayawilca in Peru

The deposit is believed to be the largest undeveloped tin resource outside of a producing camp in Peru.

Tradewind expands VaultChain metals-trading blockchain platform to silver

Sumitomo Corporation Global is one of the first adopters of the new silver trading blockchain platform.

BHP unveils world-class copper find near Olympic Dam in South Australia

It is already being called by some experts “the thickest high-grade copper intersection seen in years.”

Peru stops miners from exploring Rainbow Mountain tourist area

In the case of Rainbow Mountain, those in favor of conservation appear to have won out.

Medgold hunts for gold in Serbia with Fortuna Silver

Medgold is wrapping up a nearly 5,000-metre exploration program at its Tlamino gold-silver-lead-zinc project in southern Serbia that partner Fortuna Silver Mines is funding.

Abritration Court awards South American Silver $28 million for Malku Khota in Bolivia

Exploration commenced at Malku Khota in 2003 and work on the project continued through to the expropriation in August 2012.

Gold mines to inject new life into Canada’s far north

Economic growth in Yukon and Nunavut is expected to surpass the rest of Canada due to new mine construction.

Galantas Gold shares soar after court confirms Irish mine consent

A judge ruled that an appeal brought forward by a local resident had failed and confirmed planning consent for an underground gold mine.

Mexican miners hit by proposed changes to code

Besides tax hikes, the set of suggested rules include allowing the Ministry of Economy to name certain zones as not viable for mining, as well as revoking permits and existing concessions deemed to have a negative social impact.

Maverix Metals raises guidance for 2018

Maverix Metals expects to exceed its previously announced guidance for the year of 18,000 to 19,000 gold-equivalent ounces.