Spain Mining News

Iberian Minerals announces purchase of net profit interest from Trafigura and $62 million “bought deal” financing

Iberian Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IZN) today announced that it has determined to exercise its right to purchase from Trafigura Beheer B.V. its 45.96% net profit interest in Compania Minera Condestable S.A. ("Condestable"), which is the subsidiary through which Iberian holds its approximately 98.73% interest in the Condestable Mine. In accordance with the terms of the CMC Purchase Agreement, Iberian retained the option to purchase the NPI from Trafigura at any time until June 30, 2011 in consideration of the payment of US$60,000,000 (the "NPI Buy-out").

EMED makes progress with reopening of Rio Tinto copper mine, Spain

EMED announced that the provincial government of Andalucia has unblocked the process required to grant the mineral rights for the Rio Tinto Mine to EMED Tartessus, the company’s wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary. Further, the government has made a decision on the tailings dam issue and ruled that EMED will assume formal responsibility for its maintenance and operation.

Aguablanca nickel mine to restart in 2012, Lundin says

Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN) says an assessment of its Aguablanca mine suggests full operations will likely restart in 2012 after a shutdown in December due to heavy rains, according to a report in The Brandon Sun: The base metals miner says it plans to spend the year preparing the mine to guarantee the operation's viability and safety after an assessment at the nickel mine in Spain.

Astur Gold releases promising PEA

Astur Gold, based in Vancouver, is exploring for gold in northern Spain. The company’s Salave property is located a few kilometres from the village of Tapia on the Spanish coast. The company has released its preliminary economic assessment. Astur Gold CEO Cary Pinkowski talks about the study:

EMED to start copper production in Spain by H1 2012

EMED Mining's MD says the group expects to start production at its Spanish copper mine in the first half of next year.

Ormonde Mining reports final results of infill drilling program at its Tungsten project in Barruecopardo

Fifteen holes have been drilled so far at Ormonde Mining's Tungsten project in Barruecopardo. The company released the final results of the infill drilling program on Wednesday.

Thinking about China as big changes seen coming in gold, silver markets

As relief courses through the Eurozone government bond markets at the success of Portugal’s, Spain’s and Italy’s government bond auction, the sharp edge of the crisis appears to go away, for now at least.

Sandvik WT6000 primary hopper lining at Hanson’s J. Riera S.A. Quarry in Spain

In June 2009, Sandvik Española – through Sandvik’s dealer for conveyor components, screening media and wear protection products in Catalonia, Comercial Dyser – was contracted to line the Hanson group’s primary hopper with wear protection […]

Ormonde Mining Plc: Barruecopardo Tungsten Project, Spain Doubling and Major Upgrade of Mineral Resource

Ormonde Mining plc announces that further evaluation work and a report by independent consultants CSA Global Pty Ltd (“CSA Global”) have very substantially increased and upgraded the Mineral Resource estimate for the Barruecopardo Tungsten Project […]

Inmet resumes mining at Las Cruces copper project in Spain

Inmet resumes mining at Las Cruces copper project in Spain 29/04/2009 12:40 PM TORONTO - Inmet Mining Corp.

Ritchie Bros. sells (euro)40 million (US$53 million) of heavy equipment and trucks at unreserved Moerdijk auction

Company also purchases land for second auction site in Spain MOERDIJK, The Netherlands, April 27 /CNW/ – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold (euro)40 million (US$53 million) of […]

Eu-flat Products Steel Prices Continue To Climb In June

The relentless upward movement in EU prices continues. Customers are obliged to accept the new higher third quarter values demanded by local producers. Prices of imported strip into Europe are still increasing this month, although […]

Giant gaskets seal underground highway tunnel

In Madrid, Spain, an underground highway tunnel will help reduce traffic congestion. Like moles, two massive tunnel boring machines have inched their way forward, leaving a walled tunnel behind. Gaskets from Trelleborg provide a waterproof […]

Outotec's Capital Markets Day 2008 on May 15-16 in Seville, Spain

OUTOTEC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, MAY 15, 2008 AT 9.00 AM Outotec's Capital Markets Day 2008 on May 15-16 in Seville, Spain CMD 2008 program comprises of presentations and a site visit. On May 15, […]

New by name but by tradition an old acquaintance

Formerly it was called Rammer, and everyone in the industry knows the company, at least by name. Also by products it is a household name all over the world and truly one of the leaders […]

Metso to supply a complete copper ore processing system to Zinkgruvan Mining AB in Sweden

Metso Minerals will supply a complete processing system for copper ore beneficiation to Zinkgruvan Mining AB for its mine in Southern Sweden. The delivery will be completed during the last quarter of 2009. The value […]

Metso to supply a complete copper ore processing system to Zinkgruvan Mining AB in Sweden

Metso Minerals will supply a complete processing system for copper ore beneficiation to Zinkgruvan Mining AB for its mine in Southern Sweden. The delivery will be completed during the last quarter of 2009. The value […]

Aguas Tenidas buys refuge chambers

International Mining report that worker safety is an essential and core aspect of mining at the Aguas Tenidas copper/zinc mine which has just taken delivery of three 12 person state-of-the-art Refuge Chambers from MineARC Systems […]