Spain Mining News

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.

Edgewater enters agreement to sell royalty interest on the Corcoesto Gold project

Canadian exploration company Edgewater got a $5 million financing through the sale of royalty interests on the Company's 100% owned Corcoesto Gold Project in northwest Spain.

Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. reports additional reserves of 210,000 gold equivalent ounces at its Molejon project

The company reports additional reserves of 210,000 gold equivalent ounces at its Molejon project

Orvana reports results for the third quarter with adjusted earnings of $0.03/share and appoints new chief operating officer

The report highlights an adjusted earnings of $0.03/share, a new chief operating officer and production of 18,344 ounces of gold with 5.1 million pounds of copper.

Canadian Edgewater faces criminal accusations over gold project in Spain

(UPDATED) Canadian exploration company Edgewater is facing potential criminal charges in Spain for allegedly employing highly polluting technology in its Corcoesto gold project, in the North Western region of Galicia.

Offer update – La Mancha TSX:LMA

Weather Investments announced its intentions to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of La Mancha Resources for $3.50. These shares represent approximately 62.8% of the outstanding Common Shares

Spanish uranium mining revived

Stock in London-listed Berkeley Resources added 9% after announcing a deal with Enusa – Spain's state-owned nuclear enterprise.

Orvana announces June operations results for El Valle-Boinas/Carles gold/copper mine, Northern Spain

June production from the company's El Valle-Boinas and Carles mines was 4,976 ounces of gold, 549,000 pounds of copper, and 14,285 ounces of silver.

Madrid, Spain mining riots for coal subsidies

While the United States Congress debates HR4402, a bill which would make it easier and cheaper to mine in the United States, Spanish coal miners are protesting cuts by the Spanish government in subsidies to unprofitable coal mines.

Bear market in commodities a risk for equities

Economic data last week from around the world have dampened the demand outlook for basic resources.

PHOTOS: Rioting Spanish coal miners fire homemade rockets

With subsidies to Spain's coal industry about to be yanked, striking workers are ratcheting up the pressure on the government and clashing violently with police.

Subsidies for Spanish coal mines yanked; workers protest

Protests in northern Spain are turning violent with riot police using batons and tear gas to squelch striking coal miners who are worried their way of life may be on the way out.

Edgewater Exploration Ltd.: $120 million debt financing mandate awarded for the Corcoesto gold project

Edgewater Exploration Ltd. arranges $120 million debt financing with Credit Suisse AG and Barclays Bank PLC to to develop the Corcoesto Gold Project, Galicia Spain.