Coeur Secures San Miguel, Paramount to Spin Off Nevada Assets

Coeur Secures San Miguel, Paramount to Spin Off Nevada Assets

This month's rumors that Coeur Mining was planning to acquire Paramount Gold and Silver turned out to be true on Wednesday morning. The companies announced that Coeur will acquire all outstanding shares of Paramount in an all-stock deal valued at $146 million, securing Paramount's San Miguel project and the Don Ese deposit.

Osisko Buying Copper to Get to Silver?

Roughly one month after acquiring Virginia Mines to become the fourth-largest company in the royalty space, Osisko Gold Royalties has secured another agreement — for a copper royalty.

Silver Industrial Demand Set to Rise 27 Percent

A report prepared for the Silver Institute by CRU Consulting states that total silver industrial demand is set to grow 27 percent through to 2018 from 2013 levels.

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El Tigre Silver: Tailings Recovery Project “at a Tipping Point”

Stuart Ross, president and CEO of El Tigre Silver, spoke with Silver Investing News at the recent Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. He said that the company's tailings recovery project "is at a tipping point, it's ready to go forward with production."

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Avrupa Minerals Posts Assay Detailed Results for SLV004

Avrupa Minerals Posts Assay Detailed Results for SLV004

Avrupa Minerals (TSXV:AVU) has posted detailed sample by sample assay results from its Slivovo JV project at under the section on Projects, Kosovo, then titled “Slivovo Gossan” project.

Trevali Mining Provides Update on Caribou Restart

Trevali Mining Provides Update on Caribou Restart

Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV) provided an update on construction and mine re-start activities at its Caribou polymetallic mine and mill complex in New Brunswick. The new SAG mill major components have been installed and the mill will be commissioned in the first quarter of next year. The company also provided an update on exploration work at the property.

Fortuna Silver Mines Plans San Jose Mill Expansion

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX:FVI,NYSE:FSM) announced that in 2015 it will be expanding the mill at its San Jose mine from 2,000 to 3,000 tonnes per day. It will also be building a dry stack tailings deposit and filter facility.

Coeur Mining Confirms Acquisition of Paramount Gold and Silver

Further to rumors that were circulating at the start of this month, Coeur Mining Inc. (NYSE:CDE) has confirmed that will acquire Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSEMKT:PZG) in an all-stock deal valued at $146 million.

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Endeavour Silver: CEO Brad Cooke Says, “Be Patient”

Brad Cooke, founder and CEO of Mexico-focused silver and gold miner Endeavour Silver, told Silver Investing News, "if anybody's afraid of the current downdraft in the metal prices, just be patient."

Swissmetal: Next Few Years to Bring Silver Price Rise

Discussing silver, Knut Anderson, general manager of Swissmetal, said, "I think the prices will go up. I think by the end of this year we’re probably going to see $20 to low $20s. I think by next year maybe high $20s, low $30s."

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Silver Price Perks Up Following Fed Statement reported that during Thursday trading silver was able to recover some of the losses it incurred earlier in the week. Analysts believe the white metal has perked up on the back of a "more-dovish-than-anticipated Federal Reserve statement."

Silver Rises to $15.84 Per Ounce

Whereas gold was heading toward a decline in the face of the US Federal Reserve's last monetary policy meeting of the year, silver has recorded gains.

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