Silver Mining News

Peruvian farmer sues Newmont in US court over alleged use of violence, threats

Acuña and her family claim the company used violence and threats to try to evict her from her home and so make way for its $5 billion gold and copper Conga project.

Integra Resources to acquire Kinross Gold's DeLamar gold-silver project

Conditional upon the completion of the Transaction, Integra will acquire 47 mining claims totaling approximately 238 hectares that form part of the Florida Mountain claims group, which are situated in the Carson Mining District in Owyhee County, Idaho.

McEwen shares drop after $40m stock offer

McEwen announces bought deal at deep discount to ruling share price to finance purchase of Ontario gold mine.

Aussie consortium to spend $12m in research to boost copper production

Initiative is part of South Australia’s government strategy that aims to triple the state's copper production to one-million tonnes a year by 2030.

Greece tries making peace with Eldorado, grants final permits for Olympias

While the company can now proceed with development of Olympias, is still awaiting permits for its Skouries project, the main bone of contention with Greek authorities.

Greece kicks off arbitration process over Eldorado Gold’s projects

Greek government alleges a technical study for the company’s Madem Lakkos metallurgical plant is deficient and thereby violates environmental terms.

The $10 trillion mineral resources North Korea can't tap

North Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it's estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion.

Greece grants permits for Eldorado after miners clash with police

The miners from the Eldorado Gold mine in the Halkidiki region were protesting looming layoffs as the company said Monday it would suspend all operations in Greece.

Fireweed Drills Wide High Grade Mineralization at Macmillan Pass Project including 10.20% Zinc, 6.28% Lead and 87.7 g/t Silver over 24.4 meters (True Width)

“We are excited to see these results not just confirm the historic grades, but also exceed them significantly in places.”

Coeur Mining acquires Silvertip mine in Canada for $250 million

The deal grants Coeur access to Silvertip mine, high-grade silver-zinc-lead operation located in B.C., Canada.

Tahoe shares surge after Guatemala ruling

Vancouver-based producer rises 33% after Supreme Court of the central American nation reinstates operating licence for world's third largest silver mine.

Denham Capital announces agreement to sell JDS Silver’s Silvertip Mine to Coeur Mining

Firm’s Canadian mining partnership allowed company to build out and bring into production British Columbian asset.

Joint Venture Article: Silvercorp poised to leverage success in China into future growth

The company has leveraged a strategic land position in China’s Ying high-grade silver-lead-zinc district, alongside an innovative approach to underground, narrow-vein mining, to emerge as one of the highest-margin miners in the silver space.

Mexus and JV partner MarMar confirm production at Santa Elena mine

Mexus Gold US along with its joint venture partner, MarMar Holdings, today announced that they have produced gold in dore form as a result of its ongoing operation at the Santa Elena mine.

Eldorado Gold to halt all operations in Greece

Citing delays in permits from the Greek government, the company said no additional investment would be made into the Olympias and Skouries projects or the Stratoni mine, which it acquired in 2012.

The oil market is bigger than all metal markets combined

Ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, oil has been one of the most crucial commodities on Earth.

GoGold sells stalled Mexico project to Agnico Eagle for $80 million

The sale of Santa Gertrudis has given GoGold much-needed cash to pay off its $46.3-million debt with the Bank of Montreal.

Argentina to ramp up exploration

Mining Development sub-secretary expects exploration activities to rise by 2 per cent in 2017

Newly IPO'd Fireweed Zinc talks about its Yukon project

The Canadian junior recently started a six-week drilling program at its Macmillan Pass Project located 200 kilometres northeast of the town of Ross River in Yukon

Canada's Gran Colombia Gold resumes operations at strike-hit Segovia mine

While production in August was below normal due to the ongoing disruptions to the company’s operations, Gran Colombia expects to meet its annual production guidance for 2017 of 150,000 to 160,000 ounces of gold.

Gold prices near 12-month high

Gold prices jumped to their highest in almost a year as a weaker dollar and escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea

10% of Mexico’s territory available for mining

Active mining concessions add up to 25,716

Ecuador expects $488 million in revenue from industrial mining

The Lenin Moreno government has recently granted 237 mining concessions to private companies

Peru to auction $2 billion Michiquillay copper project in November

The massive project is expected to produce close to 80,000 tonnes of copper a day.

Canada’s Trevali among world’s top zinc producers with Glencore mines buy

Acquisition makes of the Canadian miner one of the few multi-asset, low-cost global zinc producers.