Yamana Gold Mining News

Lundin Mining grabs Brazilian mine from Yamana in $1B deal

The Chapada copper-gold mine, in the northwest Brazilian state of Goiás, began production in 2007 and is expected to churn out about 54,500 tonnes of the red metal and 100,000 ounces of the precious one this year.

Global Exploration Snapshot: The Americas, West Africa and Australasia remain popular

A look at eight majors and juniors exploring for gold worldwide.

Glencore, Goldcorp and Yamana ink agreement to integrate Argentina mines

The Agua Rica mineral reserve is estimated to contain 4.5 million tonnes of copper and 6.5 million ounces of gold contained in approximately 910 million tonnes of ore.

Investors applaud Yamana Gold’s Q4 results

Yamana Gold’s stock was up 4.65% in after hours trading.

Yamana will continue to invest in Argentina: exec

Earlier this year, Yamana announced a hike in its exploration budget to $11.2 million from the previous $9 million.

Yamana warns Argentina’s looming tax on exports could hit bottom line

Miner is mulling ways to mitigate the impact of Argentine President Mauricio Macri's surprise decision to impose a temporary tax on all exports to strengthen the country’s ailing economy.

Yamana Gold names new CEO, creates executive chairman role

Founder gives up CEO role.

Copper trains ransacked by ‘Moles’ in full-moon desert heists

A common target for the thieves is Antofagasta Plc’s logistics unit Grupo FCAB, which owns and operates about 700 kilometers of railway lines used to transport cathode and semi-processed copper.

The odds are stacked against gold juniors like never before: Abitibi Royalties CEO

"As much talk as there has been about technology, we have not seen a game-changing technology since the 80s such as heap leach or autoclave," says Ball.

Yamana kicks off production at Argentina’s gold-silver mine

The miner, which has set an exploration objective of adding one million gold equivalent ounces to Cerro Moro's mineral inventory, has hiked its exploration budget for 2018 to $11.2 million from $9 million.

Brazilian President changes decades-old mining laws to lure investment, protect environment

The two separate decrees aim at making the local industry more competitive and sustainable, while while implementing rules on the collection of higher mining royalties.

Brazil’s President to change mining regulations as early as next week

Michel Temer is expected to issue a decree next week introducing key changes to mining rules that date back to the 1960s.

Yamana begins gold and silver production at Cerro Moro mine in Argentina

Commercial production is expected in the second quarter of the year.

Yamana exceeds gold production plans in Q1

The Toronto-based miner expects to stay in line with its 900,000 ounces production guidance for 2018.

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.