Silver Mining News

French researchers unearth largest stash of Medieval silver coins ever found

They are puzzled by the finding of 21 Islamic gold dinars at an abbey in eastern France.

Number of active mining projects by province ranked

Ontario is number one.

Move over Chile, Macri's Argentina wants the mining limelight

Changing glacier law intensifies Argentina’s pro-mining agenda; pipeline of $20 billion beckons as nation bets on extraction.

Vancouver is the world's mining capital

Sorry Toronto and Perth.

Workers to ramp up strike action at Canadian mine in Mexico

Union leaders say that the arrival of 100 officers of the Mexican Armed Forces to the mine spurred the protesters' anger.

Zonte Metals acquires iron oxide copper gold project

According to the company's CEO, exploration is expected to start shortly in the form a ground magnetic survey over portions of the project.

Fresnillo jumps after HBSC upgrades rating to 'buy'

HSBC referred to the company as a “sector leader at a discount”.

Zinc market focus turns to new supply, but don't forget Quebec: Andy Home

All over the world, it seems, geologists are revisiting old mine plans in a collective new zinc rush.

Glencore, Canadian teachers close to launch mining royalty firm

The Swiss commodity giant is reportedly finalizing a $700-million deal with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create a new base-metals royalty vehicle.

This is how GroundTruth’s drones to drills program works

According to Shawn Ryan, the technology reduces the environmental footprint, as well as the human resources needed on the ground.

Metallic Minerals CEO talks about Yukon project

Greg Johnson explained why the Keno Hill Silver District is considered one of the best mining jurisdictions in Canada.

Planetary Resources readies asteroid mining technology for Dec. launch

The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.

Here's what to expect in terms of Eldorado Gold exploration projects

Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.

Former Xstrata CEO Mick Davis may become Rio Tinto new chairman

The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.

Osisko's hybrid model could be the future of gold streaming

MINING.com talks to Sean Roosen, Chair and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties about the future of the company and the gold royalty and streaming sector.

Why prospect generators: an interview with Brent Cook

Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.

BHP needs 120 new workers at its Olympic Dam in Australia

The mining giant will add those jobs during the next 12 months.

Eldorado halts investment in Greece’s Skouries project, sues Gov't

Miner said it would the project back into "care and maintenance" and re-assess its investment in it upon approval and receipt of required permits.

McEwen to begin construction at Gold Bar project in Nevada

Move follows the reception of key permit — the signed Record of Decision (ROD) on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.

Canadian junior miners worth jumps for second year in a row

Aggregate market cap of the top 100 junior mining companies was up 7% to $12.2 billion, a level not seen since 2010, but the group significantly underperformed the Venture Exchange as a whole.

Operations resume at Buenaventura’s silver mine in Peru

Community protests had forced the firm to halt output at Uchucchacua last week.

Land use conflict suspends Buenaventura's silver mine in Peru

Production at Buenaventura's Uchucchacua (NYSE:BVN) silver-lead-zinc mine in Peru has been disrupted since Tuesday due to a dispute with the Oyon, an Andean people.

Forest Service okays first step to develop new Hecla mine in Montana

Hecla Mining's (NYSE:HL) proposed Rock Creek mine in northwestern Montana has received a boost from a recent federal government decision.

London Metal Exchange Week galvanised by electric dreams: Andy Home

This year, copper was shoved out of the London limelight by new hot metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel.

BHP to step up copper exploration, expansions to meet electric vehicles sector’s rising demand

World's biggest miner is getting ready to provide enough copper for the 140 million electric cars forecast by 2035.