Only behind behind Canada and Australia.
Hurry up the start of the Kinross Gold's $1.3 billion Fruta del Norte gold project.
Signed for surface rights at Corizona gold project and commercial mining permitting process well underway.
Updated resource estimate on Promontorio silver project in Sonora, Mexico.
Editor Paul Harris says some exploration projects in the the country are advancing to the mine definition stage.
"It is an unforgiving market at this time."
New projects will increase output to 2.8 million tonnes.
Belo Sun drops 37% after pre-feasibility of Amazon mine doesn't live up to expectations.
Miners will not have to negotiate with the Quechua-speaking people who live in the Andes.
Plus the latest assessment on Bristol Bay and Pebble Mine by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Geologist Joe Mazumdar says gold prices are down in the short term, but the commodity metal is here to stay.
"Interest from private equity in sector is the highest I have ever seen"
It will pay two and a half months salary to about 4,000 workers.
China allowed one partially loaded Valemax to dock earlier in April, but carrying 400,000 tonnes of iron ore is still banned.
"Financial problems at OGX are immediate: the result of a culture of over-promising and under-delivering".
Copper and silver king turned environmentalist Ross Beaty sees stagnant global growth, but strong fundamentals for gold. Here he shares his views, and a few memorable moments in his career — on both sides of the industry.
Unit president had only been on board since last July.
Company said showed increases in operating income, operating margin, earnings and cash generation.
The country's share in the global iron ore market has dropped 7.5% decrease since 2000, close to mid-1970s levels.
Construction on the Chilean side of the troubled gold and silver project has been halted since April 10.
The potential takeover comes only four years after Vale bought the project from Rio Tinto.
There are no regulatory changes in the works and a windfall tax system announced in January will likely be pushed forward under Maduro.
Government mandates 30 business day process between company and workers.
The miner's first-quarter output was higher across most commodities including copper, iron ore and diamonds.
Harsh weather during the first three months of 2013 wasn't enough to knock the mining giant off course.
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