Silver Mining News

EPA, Northern Dynasty settle dispute over Pebble mine

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has injected new life into the long-stalled and controversial copper-gold-silver project near Bristol Bay, southwest Alaska.

Continental surges 33% after securing $134m for Colombia gold mine

World number two gold miner Newmont takes 20% stake and private equity giant Red Kite 5% in Toronto junior.

Silver Wheaton changes name to Wheaton Precious Metals

Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce that it has filed Articles of Amendment to change its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.

Global silver output falls for first time in 14 years

Global silver production dropped last year for the first time since 2002 driven by lower by-product output from the lead/zinc and gold sectors, as well as a sharp decline of scrap supply to the market.

'When not if' palladium will top platinum price

New report says record autocatalyst demand, falling mine supply, will make palladium more valuable than platinum for the first time since 2001.

Gold and silver to end the year on an upswing

In the near term we will likely test support at $16 silver and $1200 for gold.

Colombia calls governments to stop ‘blood gold’ trafficking

The country has taken a page out of the diamond industry’s books by calling for international regulations aimed at cutting the amount of illegally-mined gold entering mainstream markets.

Millennium Minerals, searching for a greater fool

Precious metals expert Bob Moriarty updates investors on recent moves by Millennium Minerals in Australia and discusses recent moves in the silver COT reports.

5 clean energy innovations that could transform our world

Innovations in energy storage, smart grid, and electricity generation technologies will affect every part of the source-to-consumer supply chain for powering the planet.

Argentina to pass new mining law this week

Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Barrick may face 'negligence' charges over latest spill at Veladero — report

Local judge says the company failed to complete improvements that could have prevented the latest cyanide spill, the third such accident in less than 18 months.

Compared to silver and platinum, gold is getting really expensive

Investors can make money in precious metals without predicting the direction of prices, says Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold, by paying attention to the gold-platinum and gold-silver spreads.

Pretium's Brucejack poised to start-up in BC

The new underground mine powered up on March 31 and is now in the commissioning stage, a few months ahead of schedule.

INFOGRAPHIC: The numbers behind the world's closest trade relationship

Whether we’re discussing the ancient merchants that traversed the legendary Silk Road, or the transfer of goods across modern border lines, trade has always been about building close relationships.

Tahoe gets 15% share flip on record quarterly cash flow

It produced 5.7 million ounces of silver from Escobal, the third largest silver mine in the world – a 17% increase from the previous quarter.

Centamin shares fall after reporting profit and production declines

Despite the drop in production, the gold miner kept guidance unchanged for its 2017 financial year at 540,000 ounces.

South32 buys stake in Canada’s Arizona Mining for $81 million

The Perth-based miner has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of the Canadian junior at a price of $2.45 per share, or about 15% of Arizona Mining’s outstanding shares.

Oreninc Index retreats as gold price dips

Oreninc Index - Monday, May 1, 2017

BC Election: Major parties on future of mining

Question of whether government should be industry overseer or collaborator is at centre of resource platforms of Liberals, NDP and Greens

Fresnillo silver output up almost 11pct in first quarter, but gold falls

The firm, the world's largest primary silver producer and Mexico's second-largest gold miner, said output of the grey precious metal hit 13.5 million ounces in the quarter.

Caterpillar soars as first quarter sales jump for first time in over two years

The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.

Silver reaching a major inflection point – investors beware

David gives credit to Ted Butler’s continual analysis of the Commitment of Traders report, which David highlight’s often in his newsletter.

ORENINC INDEX up as gold sees volatility

The Oreninc Index showed growth again in the week ending April 20th, 2017 to 65.15 from 54.67, despite gold having a volatile week.

Sandvik starts the year with better-than-expected profit

Miners have begun spending in equipment again, the Swedish firm's results show.

Galantas Gold plummets as it halts Irish mine expansion on terrorism fears

The miner had to put its plans on hold because the Police Service of Northern Ireland said it cannot secure daily anti-terrorism cover for its blasting operations at Omagh gold mine.