Silver Mining News

Pan American Silver and Orko Silver to develop Orko's Mexican silver project

Pan American Silver Corp. and Orko Silver Corp. say they have reached an agreement for the joint development of Orko Silver's La Preciosa silver project in Durango state, Mexico.

Carlson Natural Regrade Wins INTERMAT Silver Innovation Award

PARIS, FRANCE (January 27, 2009) – Intermat officials recently announced that Carlson Software's Natural Regrade land reclamation software won a Silver Award in the Services Category of their Innovation Awards. The official awards ceremony will […]

SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Normal production resumes at Platosa

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SILVER-LEAD-ZINC DEVELOPMENT: Water leak continues to plague Platosa

and all underground activity was halted at the project in Durango. There were no injuries and the mobile equipment was removed. The mine is not very deep, but the company pointed out development lies below the local water table. Excellon said it was

New Mine Development added to SupplyMine – Cerro Negro

The high-grade gold and silver project is located in the Santa Cruz province of Argentina.An October 2008 positive pre-feasibility study reported that probable reserves were estimated at 7.2 million tones at 6.4 g/t gold and […]

BioteQ Starts Commissioning New Plant in Colorado

BioteQ Environmental Technologies, Inc. a leader in the treatment of metal and sulphate contaminated water, has commenced commissioning of a new water treatment plant at the former Wellington Oro silver-zinc mine site near Breckenridge, Colorado. […]

Bactech seeks Government Funding for Bioleach Plant to Neutralize Toxic Arsenic Tailings in Cobalt, Ontario

BacTech Mining Corporation has applied for $10 million in government funding to build a pilot bioleach plant in the Cobalt area of Northern Ontario to neutralize the arsenic-laden tailings dumped there in the early 1900s. […]

Gekko Systems Sells Additional Five ILRs to San José

Gekko Systems has announced that South American mining company, Minera Santa Cruz, has ordered five InLine Leach Reactors (ILRs) for its San José mining project in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. The order comprises Gekko Systems' […]

Komatsu America Corp. Dozer Recognized for Design Excellence

Aug 13, 2008 D51-22 Crawler Dozer Wins Silver International Design Excellence Award Rolling Meadows, IL, August 7, 2008—Komatsu America Corp.’s D51 EX/PX-22 crawler dozer won a silver award for their design in the IDEA® (International […]

Santa Fe Gold Agrees to Purchase Processing Equipment and Real Property for Summit Silver-Gold Project

ALBUQUERQUE, NM–(Marketwire – June 3, 2008) – Santa Fe Gold Corp (OTCBB: SFEG), a U.S.-based mining and exploration enterprise focused on gold, silver, copper and industrial minerals, today announced that it had entered into a […]

Couer takes safety to heart

Coeur d’Alene Mines has received five major safety awards from the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals (ISMSP) for its safe operations, as well as for safe worker activities related to its new San Bartolome silver […]

Nevada mine production up to $5.4 billion

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada mines produced a record $5.4 billion worth of gold, silver and other minerals in 2007 compared with about $4.9 million a year earlier, according to a state report released […]

Nevada mine production up

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada mines produced a record $5.4 billion worth of gold, silver and other minerals in 2007 compared with about $4.9 billion in 2006 production value, according to a state Minerals Division […]