Uruguay Mining News

Canada’s Orosur to shut Uruguay’s San Gregorio West gold mine

The mine and processing complex, in operation since 1997, will be placed on care and and maintenance by year-end.

Fate of Canadian gold miner in Uruguay uncertain

Orosur says that the scarcity of alternative sources of ore at its Uruguayan project is resulting in financial liquidity constraints.

Indian miner sues Uruguay for $3.5 billion

Zamin Ferrous alleges that the passing of a new mining law turned out to be a major change in the game rules in the South American country.

Uruguayan President says Zamin’s massive iron ore mine will go ahead

Recently approved law allows large-scale mining, but locals oppose the project and demand plebiscite to settle the issue.

Thousands march against large-scale mining in Uruguay

About 2,000 people rallied in Uruguay’s capital, demanding the government to stop London-based Zamin Ferrous's $3 billion Valentines iron ore mine and other major projects.

Uruguay approves new mining law, opens reserves to foreign firms

It opens up the country's deposits of iron ore estimated in 2,500 million tons. If mined, Uruguay couldbecome world’s eighth largest iron ore producer.

Tiny Uruguay could become world’s eighth largest iron ore producer

Main reserves are located in the country's most eastern province, next to Brazil.

Canada’s B2Gold to lead $1.1 billion merger with CGA Mining

Latin American-focused Canadian miner B2Gold said Wednesday it will buy CGA Mining for $1.1 billion to gain access to the Masbate mine, the largest operating gold project in the Philippines.

B2Gold Corp. announces further positive exploration drill results from the Cebollati project in Uruguay

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO)(OTCQX:BGLPF)(PINK SHEETS:BGLPF) ("B2Gold" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce additional drilling results from the first exploration drill program at its newly discovered Cebollati gold project in Uruguay. B2Gold is earning an 80% interest in the property.