Silver Mining News

Sun Metals Corp. added to Oxygen Capital’s fold

Integrated mining development company rolls investment dice on its first major B.C. project.

Lundin lowers costs, ups reserves for Ecuador's largest underground mine

The asset, discovered in 2006, is expected to produce to 4.6 million ounces of gold over a 15 year mine life. That’s 73,000 ounces more than what was indicated in the previous estimate.

Tahoe Resources' Guatemalan unit announces new round of layoffs

Decision comes two weeks after the country's top court kept in place a more than 14-month suspension of operations at the company's Escobal silver mine.

Most profitable mining companies in 2017

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Yamana warns Argentina’s looming tax on exports could hit bottom line

Miner is mulling ways to mitigate the impact of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's surprise decision to impose a temporary tax on all exports to strengthen the country’s ailing economy.

Alert: Gold-to-silver ratio spikes to highest level in 27 years!

The gold-to-silver ratio has now spiked above 85, which is the highest level of this entire 18-year bull market.

Tahoe aims to work 'in good faith' to restart Guatemala mine

Guatemala's Constitutional Court last week upheld the suspension of licenses at Escobal mine. The ruling was "disappointing."

GT Gold's stocks soar following drill results at Tatogga

Vancouver- based GT Gold Corp.’s (TSX.V: GTT) stock is trading at $0.75 following an announcement of a major new discovery.

Mining exploration spending in Australia jumps to 5-year high

Drilling at new projects up 57% as spending on gold exploration reaches 21-year high.

Record gold/silver shorts!

Gold and silver were thrashed this past summer, relentlessly pounded to deep new lows.

Leaders in raising mining capital in 2017

Yancoal Australia was on top.

Prospero secures additional investment from Fortuna Silver Mines

Prospero Silver Corp is pleased to announce that it has arranged a US$270,000 strategic investment from Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

World’s biggest miner speeds hunt for copper assets, buys stake in SolGold

BHP will gain access to SolGold's Cascabel project, in northern Ecuador, believed to have the potential to become one of the largest copper-gold assets ever discovered.

Tahoe’s Escobal mine licence to remain suspended — Guatemalan court

Guatemala's highest court ruling says mining operations will be suspended until government carries out consultation of the local indigenous people.

The challenge of creating a solution that avoids mining transcripts

Developers want to ease up geologists' work.

Upside targets for gold, gold stocks and silver

After a vicious selloff precious metals have stabilized. Its not a surprise given the breadth and sentiment extremes we noted and had predicted earlier.

Tahoe Resources says there was attempted theft at its La Arena mine in Peru

The company said five holes had been dug on top of a pipeline carrying a solution of gold and cyanide.

Preparing for THE Bottom in Gold: Part 7 – Buy and Hold on steroids

There are approaches which can bring investors closer to their goals. The price to pay is the time and knowledge necessary to conduct research.

Hecla’s silver-copper project in remote Montana overcomes hurdle

If it goes ahead, the Rock Creek Mine would be built beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.

Zacatecas governor welcomes reopening of Grupo Mexico's mine after 11-year strike

The provincial authority issued a statement after learning that the reopening of the mine will create 3,600 jobs.

China’s Sichuan Road to mine copper in Eritrea starting in 2019

The project, majority owned by a unit of Sichuan Road & Bridge, is a group of four deposits on the outskirts of the capital Asmara.

Avino can raise $25m through F-3 filing

The Form F-3 will provide Avino with a strategic option to finance continued growth.

Polymetal International declares dividends for H1

Polymetal International plc announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company has resolved to pay an interim dividend of $ 0.17 per share.

Three companies from Canada, China, Russia bid for Serbian copper mine

Serbia's government said it was seeking a partner to invest at least $350 million in debt-laden RTB Bor.

Hedge funds turned record short on metals just before the rout

As U.S.-China trade tensions escalated mid-June, fast-money traders flipped to a short position in metals overall.