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Avino restarts Durango mine, shares up

The Avino mine produced a record 262,238 silver ounces in…

FenixOro to restart Colombia exploration campaign

The Canadian miner received an exemption from the Antioquia government…

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Unions left out of Newmont’s negotiations in Peru

Negotiations among Peruvian authorities, Newmont Mining and the local communities with the intent to end the seven-month conflict over the $5 billion Conga project in the northern region of Cajamarca, are leaving out one key piece: the workers.

Ousted Vale CEO back with a bang

Brazilian billionaire André Esteves has teamed up with Roger Agnelli, kicked out of iron ore giant Vale by government shareholders last year, to create their own mining company with an initial investment of $520 million.

Chile’s largest open pit copper mine goes underground

Chile’s largest open pit copper mine, Chuquicamata, has officially started its conversion towards underground mining. The project will cost Codelco over $2 billion in the preliminary phase but will substantially increase production and extend the mine's lifespan.