Spain Mining News

Canadian company to reopen gold mine in Spain

Orvana Minerals’ subsidiary in Spain has plans to reopen the Carlés gold mine, located in the Salas municipality of the Principality of Asturias.

Quantum Minería wants to extract rare earth elements from groundwater

The Sí a la Tierra Viva platform rejects the miner's proposal.

Apollo Minerals expands in the Pyrenees

The company has entered into an agreement to buy Aurenere, a project located in the northern Spanish province of Lleida.

Spain’s OHL to oversee El Teniente’s tailings facility

The Madrid-based firm signed a $20-million-dollar contract.

Mayor organizes massive protest against Berkeley's uranium mine in Spain

The leader of the Villavieja de Yeltes municipality is planning to rent buses so that people can attend the rally.

Ancient coins show how empire shifted from Carthage to Rome

A study of Roman coins has shown how the defeat of Hannibal and the Carthaginian empire led to coinage spreading across the Roman Empire from silver mines in Spain.

Highfield Resources gains grid power supply for Muga Potash from Iberdrola

Aussie Highfield Resources has added grid electricity supply to the growing list of infrastructure items ticked for its flagship Muga Potash Mine in northern Spain.

Reopening of controversial Spanish copper mine sparks heated debate

The contract has been awarded to a consortium headed by Grupo Mexico, the same company responsible of a major toxic spill in Sonora last year.

LiDAR survey discovers Roman gold mines in Spain

The existence of 2,000-year-old gold mines was confirmed by an aerial survey done last week above the northwestern province of León, using laser technology.

Golden opportunity divides town in rural Spanish city

The dispute dates back four years. Some locals still refuse to use certain shops in the village because their owner has taken one side or another regarding a proposal by Canadian company Asturgold to mine one of Europe’s last major gold reserves.

Canada needs to refine its oil sands ambitions

Despite European hostility toward “dirty” oil from Canada, refiners there may look more to Alberta for supply as price differentials and sanctions on Russia whet their appetite.

World’s most expensive baby bottle — made of gold and diamonds

Prices go from $136,000 to $272,000, depending on the size.

EMED closer than ever to restart Rio Tinto copper mine in Spain

The historic Rio Tinto copper mine is located in Spain’s region of Andalucia.

Spain gets serious about shale

Spain's production of liquid fuels and natural gas is practically zero but the country could be the next shale producer.

How tiny Vancouver co snatched European iron prize from under Glencore's nose

Solid Resources Spanish property is probably the closest you can come to a turnkey project in the world of iron mining.

Six dead in Spain after coal mine gas leak

Trade unions call on Spain's entire mining sector to suspend work on Tuesday.

Edgewater Exploration seeks to clarify project status while stock slides

Disagreement over whether there is the technical expertise and financial ability to see the project through.

EMED Mining awarded exploration license by Andalucian government

The Aguilas Two Licence area has an aggregate surface area of 52 square kilometres and is located approximately 8 kilometres from the Company’s wholly-owned Rio Tinto Copper Project.

FUN BREAK: Spanish photographer ‘set the sky on fire’ beneath mine

Images were taken at the popular mining zone by the Tinto river, in Spain’s Southwest.

Astur Gold announces approval of environmental impact assessment for mine development at Salave

The company has announced that the Commission for Environmental Affairs of the Principality of Asturias has issued a positive environmental impact statement or mine development at the Salave gold project in Asturias, Spain.

Petaquilla granted mining rights to re-open Lomero-Poyatos gold mine in Spain

Canadian gold miner Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. (TSX:PTQ) said Monday it has completed the titling process for its wholly-owned Lomero-Poyatos project in Andalucia, Spain, about 500 km south of Madrid.

Gold set to bounce back on Spanish bailout and Chinese traders back from vacation

Despite an abrupt decline in the wake of an upbeat US employment report, gold is likely to regain losses on several factors which should strongly favor the precious metal.

Post-correction upside for gold and silver is immense: Leeb

Famed money manager Stephen Leeb says the upside for both gold and silver after the price correction is immense.

After passing on Spanish copper Lundin could go shopping elsewhere

Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX:LUN) shed more than 3% on Wednesday after announcing that it does not intend to exercise its $80 million option to acquire 80% of a copper project in northern Spain.