Silver Mining News

Junior miner cracks a strategic tough nut in British Columbia

The acquisition of the Toughnut Project in British Columbia would provide strategic access to the Silver King Shear Zone adjacent to the explorer's existing properties.

SolGold up on Ecuador project results, Canada listing

Having climbed almost 64% since the start of the year, investor sentiment towards SolGold appears to be quite positive.

Chilean experts confirm Mandalay’s mine fully flooded, including trapped workers shelter

Chances of finding the missing workers alive are almost nil, they say.

Goldcorp sells Camino Rojo gold-silver project in Mexico to Orla Mining

The asset, in the state of Zacatecas, is located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Goldcorp’s flagship Peñasquito mine.

Rio Tinto in search of next Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia

Mongolia’s renewed efforts to attract foreign investment it’s bearing its first fruits.

Small-cap mining stocks, big-time opportunity

It’s a buyer’s market—if you know what you’re looking for.

Protesters block access to Tahoe’s Escobal silver mine in Guatemala

Protest seems to be about a variety of issues, including claims that mining at Escobal is causing seismic activity in Casillas, located about 20 km from the operation.

Mandalay’s mine fully flooded, trapped workers unlikely to be alive — Chile’s Army

A waterproof camera is expected to reach Monday the area where the miners are believed to have been working and where the shelter is located.

Heavy snowfall disrupts rescue of workers trapped at Mandalay’s mine in Chile

It’s unknown whether the two workers are alive, as authorities have been unable to make contact with them.

SolGold soars after raising more than $41 million via share placing

The placing is at a 15% premium to SolGold's closing price on Thursday and at a 12% discount to its peak share price of 46.75p on May 26.

Argentina lifts curbs on cyanide use at Barrick's Veladero mine

While the measure allows the company to resume full operations, Barrick said it plans to gradually restart them.

Chilean mining minister responds to criticism over miners’ rescue

Two miners have been trapped for six days at the Delia mine, part of Canadian Mandalay Resources' Cerro Bayo complex

Argentina passes mining act expected to create 125,000 new jobs

Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Two workers trapped at Mandalay’s Cerro Bayo mine in Chile after flooding

Operations at the silver-gold mine have been suspended until further notice.

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.