Silver Mining News

Greece to take Eldorado Gold to arbitration court over project

Energy minister George Stathakis said the move aims to ensure the company respects its contractual obligations.

Barrick Gold buys Nevada mining project from former partner

The Robertson Property located about 96km (60 miles) south of Elko, Lander County, Nevada.

CHART: Commodity prices slump to 50-year low against US stocks

S&P500 most expensive compared to commodities since late 1960s despite last year's rally in metals and mineral prices.

The Silver Institute's Mike DiRienzo – "World of Silver Update"

The Silver Institute just released their Annual World Silver Survey 2017, and we talk about the physical demand/supply statistics, ongoing investment and new uses of silver, as well as upcoming updates including reports, announcements and events by the Silver Institute.

Osisko Gold grabs Orion’s metals portfolio in $1.13 billion deal

Acquisition will help the Canadian company expand its diamond, gold and silver asset base.

First Majestic Silver to resume mining after labour disruption

First Majestic Silver's (NYSE:AG,TSX:FR) La Encantada silver mine in Mexico should be back into the ore within weeks after a labour disruption halted production in May.

Large precious metals player entering 'catalyst-rich period' in Mexico

BMO Analyst Andrew Kaip highlights what to expect from this developer in the near and more-distant future with a rating upgrade.

Silver short-squeeze potential

Sentiment is still reeling following silver’s crushing selloff from mid-April to mid-May.

The new bull market of 2017

The longer that the SPX is inside a ‘consolidation pattern’ and going sideways, the bigger the ‘Break Out’.

Vangold Mining acquires seven claims in Mexico

Acquisition expands company's exposure in the Mexican silver belt.

Regional integration key to unlocking economic potential in Latin America

There is a critical need for large-scale investment and regional integration to unlock greater economic potential and mitigate risks for the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, report shows.

Second round of hearings for Nunavut gold mine rejected by review board kicks off

The four-day review that begins today marks the first time in 20 years the NIRB has been asked to reconsider a decision on a project and go through another review process.

CHART: Hedge fund commodity bulls misread the market

Smart money's bullish bets on commodity futures and options slashed 64% from record high hit just three months ago.

'Full speed ahead' for Lundin's Ecuador gold project after financing deal

Orion and Blackstone pay up to $450 million for prepaid and streamed gold and silver from Vancouver company's Fruta del Norte project in South America.

Strike at Barrick’s Veladero mine suspended

Union at Barrick's troubled operation, Argentina's largest gold mine, says strike will resume if there's no deal after two weeks of talks.

Even with iron ore prices diving, NASA fast tracks mission to $10,000 quadrillion asteroid

If NASA is successful in its mission to 16 Psyche, one of the most massive asteroids found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, humans will have a first ever chance of exploring a world made of iron, not rock or ice.

Silver miners’ Q1’17 fundamentals

The silver miners’ stocks have been slowly grinding higher this year, but it’s been a volatile ride.

From Yukon to Patagonia, gold explorers stir after sleep

Outbreaks of gold-rush fever are popping up as bullion markets stage a tentative recovery.

World's top 20 silver mining companies

Switzerland's Glencore jumps to number 2 on ranking of top silver miners by output.

Better copper prices boost Codelco’s profit offsetting output decline

The state-owned miner reported a Q1 profit of $534 million, more than the total it earned in 2016.

Charts | Energy experts are hilariously bad at forecasting solar installations

These charts show how energy experts, including those from the U.S. government, have fared at forecasting the emergence of solar energy over the last couple decades.

Anglo Asian Mining back in the black as copper output doubles

Better gold prices also helped the Azerbaijan-focused miner reduced its outstanding debts and boost profit.

Silver price: Hedge funds and retail investors part ways

Large scale futures speculators cut bullish bets on a rising silver price to a 16-month low while silver ETF investors gorge on metal at bargain prices.

Castle Silver should be called Castle Cobalt

With the price of cobalt increasing, Bob Moriarty of 321 Gold profiles Castle Silver, which has turned its focus to cobalt.

Workers block access to First Majestic’s La Encantada mine in Mexico

Company said blockade was in response to a recently announced bonus offer in lieu of profit sharing.