Silver Mining News

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.

More than 10 firms in the running for Codelco's lithium assets — chairman

The state miner is seeking private-sector partners to develop and exploit its vast Maricunga and Pedernales deposits in the north of Chile.

Top paid positions at Canadian mines

General managers average $212,790 per year at Canadian mines

Major with cohort of Mexican mines is on track to achieve 2017 production guidance

BMO Capital Markets reviewed this silver and gold miner's Q3/17 production results.

All of the world’s money and markets in one visualization (New!)

We've re-made our most famous infographic of all-time to show you all of the world's money and markets in one giant data visualization!

Freeport says Grasberg stake to fall to 29% – shares dumped

Investors ignore positive third quarter results to focus on lack of meaningful progress in talks with Indonesia over future of giant Grasberg mine.

Poland's KGHM chief sees high copper prices boosting earnings this year

"I think that the third-quarter results will confirm that the full-year EBITDA will be higher than last year," says KGHM CEO Radoslaw Domagalski-Labedzki

Brazil congressional committees vote on reforms helping small miners

While an estimated 61 larger miners will pay more, about 30,000 smaller miners seen as larger job creators will pay less.

Chart of the day – Nasdaq, QE and 0% interest rates

Look at what the Nasdaq bubble did in 1999-2000 with no QE and interest rates around 5%.

Shares in Quebec junior surge on Michigan reserves update

Highland Copper jumps 18% after announcing a 46% increase in resources at its Copperwood copper and silver project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Southern Copper to resume Tia Maria project in Peru as permit imminent

Peruvian government is expected to issue a long-awaited construction permit for the mine in the first quarter of 2018.

Ross Beaty: Internal growth is driving production at Pan American Silver

Chairman Ross Beaty talks about Pan American Silver’s growth prospects as well as his other company, Alterra Power Corp.