Silver Mining News

Medgold hunts for gold in Serbia with Fortuna Silver

Medgold is wrapping up a nearly 5,000-metre exploration program at its Tlamino gold-silver-lead-zinc project in southern Serbia that partner Fortuna Silver Mines is funding.

Abritration Court awards South American Silver $28 million for Malku Khota in Bolivia

Exploration commenced at Malku Khota in 2003 and work on the project continued through to the expropriation in August 2012.

Gold mines to inject new life into Canada’s far north

Economic growth in Yukon and Nunavut is expected to surpass the rest of Canada due to new mine construction.

Galantas Gold shares soar after court confirms Irish mine consent

A judge ruled that an appeal brought forward by a local resident had failed and confirmed planning consent for an underground gold mine.

Mexican miners hit by proposed changes to code

Besides tax hikes, the set of suggested rules include allowing the Ministry of Economy to name certain zones as not viable for mining.

Maverix Metals raises guidance for 2018

Maverix Metals expects to exceed its previously announced guidance for the year of 18,000 to 19,000 gold-equivalent ounces.

IDM expands Red Mountain program with third drill

The company has increased its drill program by 5,400 metres; it will now drill 13,000 metres across 54 holes.

BHP searching for assets with lessons learned during downturn in mind

The company’s chief financial officer has outlined a detailed plan on how to not waste a whole lot of shareholders’ money again.

Pebble mine scores small win in land deal with Alaskan landowners

Deal with the Alaska Peninsula Corporation (APC) secures the company's right to use defined portions of APC lands to build and operate roads for the stalled Pebble copper-gold-silver project.

London gold market comes clean: it's not as big as thought

An average of $36.9 billion of gold changed hands each day in the city’s over-the-counter market.

Kootenay Silver to buy high-grade silver project in Mexico

The Columba silver project has not been systematically explored since the Mexican Revolution.

Silver becomes key component for ultra-efficient solar cells

"This constitutes a first step towards the production of novel electrodes for highly efficient solar cells and lights.”

Yamana will continue to invest in Argentina: exec

Earlier this year, Yamana announced a hike in its exploration budget to $11.2 million from the previous $9 million.

OceanaGold to acquire gold/silver project in Nevada

The Melbourne-based miner is interested in the Highland gold/silver project, located within the Walker Lane Gold trend.

Philippines to allow some halted mines to resume operations with conditions

The nine mines, six of which are nickel operations, have been shut since 2017 as part of an environmental crackdown on the sector.

Wheaton Precious Metals shares drop after reporting third quarter results

Adjusted net earnings were $35 million, a 49% drop from $67 million in net earnings in the third quarter of 2017.

Xiana pays Glencore $25 million for Chilean operation

The Vancouver-based miner acquired Altos De Punitaqui, a producing copper-gold operating company.

Pan American Silver buys Tahoe Resources for $1B

Deal creates one of the world’s biggest silver mining companies.

Bunker Hill defaults on payments and terminates lease at flagship project

Bunker Hill Mining terminated its lease and option agreement to acquire the Bunker Hill zinc-lead-silver mine in Idaho after missing US$400,000 in property payments

Caterpillar steps up game to keep leadership in North America

In the past two years, Cat  has  been  working  on  growing  its  offering,  particularly  in  the  underground  segment,  as  well  as  filling  up  some  gaps  in  terms  of  trucks  sizes.

Golden Reign and Marlin Gold merge to form Mako Mining

Golden Reign acquired all of Marlin’s shares.

Fortuna’s Lindero project on track for production in Q3 2019

The company estimated that project expenditures in 2018 to total between $110 million and $130 million.

Integra hits highest grade results to date at Florida Mountain

Drilling is set to resume at Florida Mountain in the first half of 2019 and is fully funded.

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Aston Bay buys Jack’s Fork Exploration and its Virginia project

From now on, Aston Bay will own exclusive rights to the copper-lead-zinc-gold-silver Blue Ridge Project.