Mandalay Resources Corp (TSX: MND, MND.WT) has reported that it has begun mining operations at the Chilean mine Cerro Bayo.
Ascot Resources, a Canadian mining company is hoping to drill near Mount St. Helens to determine if it is a viable site for mining minerals. The site is about 12 miles from the volcano.
In a historic first, the government of British Columbia, Canada has agreed to share taxes collected from a new mine with the aboriginal people who are the traditional land owners of the region where the mine will be located.
Yukon government regulators have granted a water license to Alexco Resource Corp for its Bellekeno underground mine.
Kennecott Utah Copper Corp is hoping to extend the life of its Bingham Canyon mine to 2034 by a proposed expansion. The world's biggest mine may get bigger if they get the permission to increase the size of the mine by about 1,000 feet in width and 300 feet in depth.
The 19 day long protest in Bolivia's Potosi province was finally brought to an end with the protestors lifting the blockade of the airport and major roads.
Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM), Australia's leading gold mining company, has doubled year profits as if to prove the fact.
Hundreds of striking miners in Bolivia have occupied a hydro-electric station which supplies power to the San Cristobal mine. The mine is owned by Japanese company Sunitomo Corp and it is located in the southern Potosi region.
Ivanhoe Australia (ASX:IVA) is planning to raise up to $269 million for the acquisition of a project to be developed in Queensland and to repay current
Lincoln Mining Corporation, (TSX-V: LMG) a Canadian company exploring and developing prime gold and silver projects, has reported on progress at its La Bufa property in southwestern Chihuahua, Mexico.