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South America Mining News
Yamana Gold provides preliminary 2017 operational results and an update on construction activities at Cerro Moro
There was strong production momentum, which continued into the fourth quarter and for the full year 2017
Fruta del Norte is expected to produce 340koz of gold per year over 13 years.
The Canadian miner wants to increase production to 135,000 ounces of gold per year.
Investments grew by 54.8% compared to the same month of 2016.
The bulk of new capacity would come online in 2019.
Unionized workers at Glencore's Lomas Bayas copper mine rejected a final contract offer and began government-facilitated mediation Thursday to avoid strike.
From a nugget containing 1682 troy ounces of gold to one shaped like a massive pair of hands- here is a list of five of the biggest existing nuggets.
Crystallex International Corp is seeking to collect $1.2 billion plus interest awarded in 2016 by a World Bank tribunal against Venezuela, which Venezuela has refused to pay.
Vale and BHP Billiton in talks over future of their Samarco iron-ore joint venture, including the possibility of the Brazilian miner taking full ownership.
The South American miner wants to retain control of the TIPLAM port terminal, which is an asset originally included in the deal.
Patagonia’s plans have reignited a long-standing debate related to the environmental risks of open-pit operations that use of cyanide leaching technology.
A citizen’s video showing the extent of the contamination went viral.
BHP has agreed to fund a total of up to $181 m in financial support for the Renova Foundation and Samarco Mineração S.A. (Samarco) until 30 June 2018.
The new company based in Vancouver will focus on finishing construction of the Aurizona Gold Mine in Brazil.
"Now is the era of the Vale dividends. Vale will become a big payer of dividends if everything goes well," CEO Fabio Schvartsman said on Friday.
A new joint venture has been born.
New acquisition would increase the Canadian company's holdings in Salta to 8,664 hectares.
Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc said on Wednesday it had reached a new wage agreement with unionized workers at its Centinela mine.
Auction for $2 billion Michiquillay copper mine project in Peru was canceled by government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski but is now slated for February.
The political shifts are good news for the likes of BHP Billiton Ltd., Rio Tinto Group, Glencore Plc and Anglo American Plc.
Strikes and slashed funds at South American copper operations could be an early sign of what is likely to be a defining feature of the market next year.
Before any heavy equipment touches the ground, Columbus and Nordgold have to go through a public consultation and receive required permits.
Back in September, the expectation for 2018 was of $488 million in revenues from industrial mining.
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