Yamana Gold Mining News

Two die in Yamana Gold mine accident in Argentina

The accident at Gualcamayo mine involved two employees of a local contractor traveling in a light truck on an access road at the Las Vacas exploration site.

Yamana Gold shares jump 5% on asset sale

Agnico-Eagle, the Toronto-based company's partner in giant Canadian Malartic mine, buys the JV's exploration assets for $162m.

Brazil mining code unchanged as Senate fails to vote on bill

Brazil’s lower house of Congress removed from the agenda the discussion of a transitory presidential decree, which modified the country’s current mining law.

Brazilian miners up in arms as lawmakers hike iron ore, gold royalties

They claim it won’t be possible to cut costs enough to offset the higher levies, and warn that some miners may need to pass on this new cost increase to the industrial production chain.

Malartic gold mine class-action lawsuit trial begins

People living close to the large open pit mine in Quebec’s Abitibi region, want to be compensated for damages related to dust, noise and explosions they claim to have been exposed to for many years.

INTERACTIVE: Top 10 gold mining companies

The 10 largest gold mining companies produce 30% of the world's gold and enjoy some of the sector's fattest margins.

Gold price at 1-month low brings more pain for mining stocks

As 2017 gold price rally begins to look shaky, top listed gold producers are being punished disproportionately.

Gold price correction sinks mining stocks

Heavy losses across the board – Barrick down 4.6% in massive volumes and second tier Canadian miners hardest hit.

Yamana Gold resumes operations at mine in Chile after deal with unions

The strike has not had a significant impact on mine and consolidated production, the company said.

Strike at Yamana Gold mine in Chile enters ninth day, shares fall

Operations have been halted since Friday, when one of the two unions blocked all access to El Peñón as a way to press management.

Yamana Gold set to spin off Brazilian unit as separate public company

The miner plans using proceeds from the exercise of the purchase rights and any direct sales of Brio shares to reduce debt.

Yamana Gold announces sale of its Mercedes mine in Mexico

Yamana will receive consideration in the form of cash and equity securities, the value of which was $140 million at the time of negotiations.

Wave of deals to shake the global gold industry in 2016 — report

Gold miners to keep cutting cost, team up amid unusual market conditions that will continue boosting deals, says BMI Research.

Yamana Gold decides not to divest Brazilian operations after all

The miner said current market conditions are not supportive of a private placement on terms the company would find acceptable.

AngloGold, Newmont in talks over sale of Colorado mine

The sale would be one of the largest of a U.S. gold mine since the price of the precious metal began falling in 2013.

Goldcorp posts loss on lower margins, higher tax

The company's stock is being ripped apart on both, the New York and the Toronto Stock Exchanges as a result.

Yamana green-lights Cerro Moro

Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY, TSX:YRI) will start construction of its Cerro Moro gold-silver project in the southern Argentine province of Santa Cruz, the Toronto-based gold producer announced last week.

Yamana Gold raising Can$260 million

Proceeds will be used for debt reduction and "general corporate purposes."

Samco to share in spoils after Argentinian arbitrator quantifies damages against Yamana

Latin America-focused explorer Samco Gold on Friday announced that it would receive $88.4-million under a participation-and-option agreement, after an Argentinean court-appointed expert arbitrator had quantified damages in the matter between one of Samco’s directors and Northern Orion Resources (GNOR), now named 0805346 BC and owned by Yamana Gold.

The top mining mergers and acquisitions of 2014

The deals that were and those that failed. Here is MINING.com’s shortlist.

Yamana Gold to group Brazil mines under new unit

The miner became the latest company to spin off non-core, underperforming assets.

Yamana Gold signs important agreement with Argentine local government

Agreement with the government of Catamarca ensures a smooth permitting process for the miner’s 6.5 million ounce Agua Rica Gold project.

Yamana Gold reaches record quarterly production in Q3

Yamana Gold achieves record quarterly production in Q3 of over 390,000 ounces.

Goldcorp mulled buying Newmont Africa mines: Bloomberg

Move signifies departure for Vancouver-based miner.

Five mining stocks billionaire George Soros is buying

In 2010 at the World Economic Forum, legendary investor George Soros called gold “the ultimate asset bubble.” He failed to mention, however, that his hedge fund had just doubled the size of its position in the yellow metal.