Silver Mining News

Caterpillar sees green shoots in mining, but sales far from picking up

The equipment maker is currently spending most of its R&D budget in its digital area, which aims to help miners reduce the amount of machinery needed at operations.

Skeena completes acquisition of Mount Rainey Silver

Mount Rainey Silver’s primary asset is a 100% owned portfolio of 46 Crown-granted mineral claims covering the past-producing, underground Prosperity–Porter Idaho–Silverado silver property located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia in the Skeena Mining Division.

Gold refinery to open in Uganda

Africa Gold Refinery Limited, a Ugandan mining company backed by Belgian investor Tony Goetz & Sons N.V., announced plans to set up a plant in Entebbe, south of Kampala. According to Reuters, the refinery will […]

Flashback Friday: The world's scariest mining chart

One year ago the most popular post at MINING.com examined how much longer the bear market in mining would last – compare and contrast.

Gold: Top explored commodity

The Canada-U.S. region accounted for 39% of all significant gold results announced between July 1 and Sept. 8, 2015.

Sandspring looking at “gold only” prospect in Guyana

Gold producers in the area have to deal with geopolitical hassles.

Junior and mid-tier gold producers leading growth: Haywood

The current environment benefits small and mid-size companies.

Gran Colombia Gold faces production halt amid labour war

“On Friday we won’t have stock if this doesn’t end,” Gran Colombia Gold’s CEO Lombardo Paredes warned.

David Morgan – Buy precious metals now

David Morgan of The Morgan Report sits down with Maurice Jackson to discuss the uniqueness and rarity of precious metals.

Investigation reveals gold mining destruction in Myanmar

RFA says 18% of the Kachin state in northern Myanmar is being mined for gold on a large scale.

Gold, silver are up after Yellen backs off hike

Fed says inflation and business investment made them hold back.

Gold's bull market just starting: Analysts

Robert McEwen says the metal could trade in a range of $1,700 an ounce to $1,900 by the end of the year.

Trevali continues to ride zinc wave

Extended mineralization and new zone discovered at its Santander mine in Peru.

Peru, Brazil to emerge as Latin America’s new mining gems

Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.

Mandalay resources resumes mining operations at Cerro Bayo

Operations returned to normal in all areas, excluding around the location where an accident occurred on September 10, 2016, while investigations continue.

Precious metals recover lost ground as traders count down to Fed meeting

Most investors expect the Fed to put off raising rates, which would keep gold as an attractive asset to buy.

Harmony buys out Newcrest stake in Hidden Valley gold mine

Harmony Gold has been looking for new assets to meet its goal of increasing production to 1.5 million ounces over the next three years.

Not with a bang but a whimper: How commodities may end year

With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.

The Northern Miner podcast episode 29: Risk and reward with Joe Mazumdar

Western Editor Matthew Keevil sits down with Joe Mazumdar from Exploration Insights for a wide-ranging discussion on the resource sector.

Barrick Gold halts Veladero mine on fresh cyanide spill

The incident happened on Sep. 8, when a pipe carrying process solution in the heap leach area was struck by a large block of ice that had rolled down the heap leach valley slope, Barrick said.

Endeavour to buy Mexican exploration properties from Silver Standard

The properties are located in the southern Chihuahua state.

Space mining absolutely viable — NASA expert

The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.

Peru’s copper output continues to grow

It jumped 30% in July when compared to the same month last year.