http://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 15.63 Change: -0.03
R/$ = 13.73 Change: -0.04
Au 1291.45 $/oz Change: 1.16
Pt 804.18 $/oz Change: 2.03
 

Topic

Court-ordered Escobal consultation to begin

By: Mariaan Webb     11th October 2018 The court-ordered ILO 169 consultation process with the Xinka communities over the Escobal mine is set to begin, precious metals miner Tahoe Resources reported on Wednesday, adding that Stage 1 of the consultation process could be concluded in one month. On Tuesday, the Guatemala Constitutional... 

Tahoe Resources' Guatemalan unit announces new round of layoffs

By: Reuters     18th September 2018 The Guatemalan unit of US miner Tahoe Resources laid off an additional 169 workers on Monday, two weeks after the country's top court kept in place a more than 14-month suspension of operations at the company's Escobal silver mine. The layoffs at Minera San Rafael, Tahoe's local unit, now total... 

Tahoe aims to work 'in good faith' to restart Guatemala mine 

By: Reuters     10th September 2018 Tahoe Resources will work closely with Guatemalan officials and locals to resolve a dispute and resume operations at its flagship Escobal silver mine, one of the world's largest, CEO Jim Voorhees said on Monday. Guatemala's Constitutional Court last week upheld the suspension of licenses at... 

Constitutional Court reverses Escobal reinstatement

By: Mariaan Webb     4th September 2018 Precious metals miner Tahoe Resources’ troubles in Gautemala deepened on Monday after the Constitutional Court reversed a Supreme Court decision to reinstate the Escobal mine's licence and ordered that nearby communities be consulted. The Ministry of Energy and Mines has to complete an ILO 169... 

Tahoe’s Clayton passes baton to James Voorhees

By: Mariaan Webb     12th June 2018 Precious metals miner Tahoe Resources has appointed mining engineer and founding director James Voorhees as its new president and CEO, succeeding Ronald Clayton, who is retiring on Friday. Voorhees has been a director of the company since its inception in 2010 and he will remain on the board... 

Tahoe breathes sigh of relief as La Arena strike settles; Escobal remains shuttered

By: Henry Lazenby     3rd May 2018 TSX- and NYSE-quoted Canadian precious metals producer Tahoe Resources expects operations at its La Arena mine, in Peru, to return to normal within 48 hours, following a wildcat strike by about 65% of the mine's workforce that started on April 22. The good news was enough to give the TSX-listed... 

Tahoe says La Arena fuel spill fully contained

By: Henry Lazenby     10th April 2018 Dual-listed precious metals producer Tahoe Resources reported on Monday that it had fully contained a fuel spill at the La Arena mine, in Peru. According to a company statement, a contractor overfilled a diesel storage tank on Friday evening, spilling diesel into the containment facilities. 

Tahoe suffers $18m Q4 loss as Escobal shutdown saga drags on 

By: Henry Lazenby     24th February 2018 Precious metals producer Tahoe Resources has recorded an $18-million loss for the fourth quarter ended December 31, as its flagship Escobal silver mine, in Guatemala, lingers on care and maintenance. The TSX- and NYSE-listed miner reported an adjusted comparative loss of $17.7-million, or $0.06 a... 

Tahoe burnishes CSR profile in undertaking to develop indigenous peoples policy

By: Henry Lazenby     14th February 2018 Embattled Canadian miner Tahoe Resources has given itself until the end of the year to formalise a comprehensive new indigenous peoples policy as it deals with community protests in Guatemala, that has shuttered operations at its flagship Escobal silver mine for months. The policy is aimed at... 

Tahoe joins UNGC corporate sustainability initiative

By: Henry Lazenby     6th February 2018 Precious metals miner Tahoe Resources has signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. As an official participant of the UNGC, Tahoe joins other international businesses, including a number of industry-leading mining companies, in... 

Canadian miners welcome new federal business ethics ombudsman

By: Henry Lazenby     18th January 2018 Canada’s Liberal government has introduced a new federally mandated Ombudsman for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) to investigate human rights complaints about the overseas operations of Canadian companies. The watchdog will investigate complaints and, if warranted, will make recommendations to... 

Tahoe fires 25% of Escobal workforce as Guatemala court process dawdles

By: Henry Lazenby     15th January 2018 TSX- and NYSE-listed Tahoe Resources, whose flagship Escobal mine, in Guatemala, continues to languish in care and maintenance following a court-ordered suspension of its mining permit in July 2017, has moved to reduce the mine’s workforce by 25%, the miner announced on Monday. The... 

Guatemala court clarifies consultation area, denies action on export permit

By: Henry Lazenby     27th September 2017 The TSX-listed stock of beleaguered miner Tahoe Resources fell as much as 13.5% on Wednesday, after the Guatemalan Supreme Court issued a ruling clarifying the specific geographical areas that needs to be included in a fresh round of indigenous consultations; the court also denied action to force... 

Tahoe dials up gold guidance as Escobal impasse drags on

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd September 2017 Precious metals miner Tahoe Resources has increased its guidance for expected gold output while its flagship Escobal mine, in Guatemala, continues to languish in care and maintenance, despite holding a valid licence to mine. The Vancouver-headquartered company announced after market close on... 

Tahoe’s woes deepen in Guatemala as road blockade, permit suspension drag on

By: Henry Lazenby     10th August 2017 Precious metals producer Tahoe Resources has moved to suspend its quarterly dividend of $0.02 a share and has deferred its full-year production guidance on the back of the Guatemala Supreme Court provisionally suspending the mining licence on its Escobal operation, the third-largest silver mine... 

Tahoe goes into damage control after flagship mine suspended

By: Bloomberg     14th July 2017 Tahoe Resources, whose flagship Guatemalan mine has been suspended, is taking steps to cut costs, including possibly slowing an expansion of a project in Peru and trimming exploration. The Reno, Nevada-based company may also discuss halting its dividend at an August board meeting and might slow... 

Guatemala suspends Tahoe’s flagship Escobal mining licence

By: Henry Lazenby     6th July 2017 Canadian miner Tahoe Resources says it will approach Guatemala’s Constitutional Court after the Guatemala Supreme Court provisionally suspended the mining licence on its Escobal operation, the third-largest silver mine in the world. The court issued a temporary licence suspension after... 

Guatemala police clear access to Tahoe’s blocked Escobal mine

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd June 2017 Police have used teargas to clear a public road near the town of Casillas, in south-east Guatemala, of protesters blocking access to Canadian miner Tahoe Resources’ controversial Escobal mine, the third-largest silver mine in the world. The TSX- and NYSE-listed miner said in a statement on Friday... 

Access to Tahoe’s Escobal mine blocked, guidance remains unaffected

By: Henry Lazenby     20th June 2017 Protestors near the town of Casillas, in south-east Guatemala, have blocked access to precious metals miner Tahoe Resources’ flagship Escobal mine, the third-largest silver mine in the world. The protests appear to relate to a variety of issues, including claims that mining at Escobal is causing... 

NGO sues Guatemala mining Ministry for issuing Escobal licence

By: Henry Lazenby     24th May 2017 TSX- and NYSE-listed Tahoe Resources reported Wednesday that a Guatemala-based nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has filed a claim against the Guatemalan Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM), alleging that the Ministry failed to consult with a local indigenous group before granting the mining... 

Tahoe and Lake Shore announce business tie-up

By: Henry Lazenby     8th February 2016 Canadian precious metals producers Tahoe Resources and Lake Shore Gold have agreed to combine their businesses, paving the way for the establishment of one Americas-focused miner with a strong diversified production platform, anchored by growing low-cost operations in Peru and Ontario and the... 

Escobal mine, Guatemala

By: Sheila Barradas     29th May 2015 A lead/zinc concentrate mine located in south-east Guatemala. 

Tahoe Resources to appeal employee detention

By: Henry Lazenby     16th April 2015 Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources this week said Guatemala subsidiary Minera San Rafael (MSR) would appeal the court-ordered confinement of an employee pending the investigation of a 2012 environmental claim. The TSX- and NYSE-listed miner said the employee was in charge of regulatory issues,... 

Arguments start on whether BC Supreme Court has say in Guatemalan violence suit

By: Henry Lazenby     9th April 2015 Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources on Wednesday argued in the British Columbia Supreme Court to dismiss a civil suit launched last year by seven Guatemalan protesters who were shot during a peaceful protest outside the Escobal silver/lead/zinc mine, in south-eastern Guatemala. The seven men were... 

Continental Gold appoints new COO, confident in ability to advance Buriticá

By: Tracy Hancock     22nd January 2015 TSX-listed advanced-stage exploration and development company Continental Gold has appointed Donald Gray COO of the company, effective February 23. The company said on Wednesday that its president and COO, Mark Moseley-Williams, would step down immediately as a senior officer for personal... 

Tahoe Resources laments potential 5% Guatemalan royalty rate hike

By: Henry Lazenby     2nd December 2014 Silver producer Tahoe Resources, which declared commercial production at its flagship Escobal silver/lead/zinc mine, in south-eastern Guatemala, in January, lamented a potential 5% rise in the country’s royalty rate after Congress passed legislation on Friday aimed at increasing statutory... 

Tahoe Resources declares maiden dividend

By: Henry Lazenby     13th November 2014 After declaring commercial production at its flagship Escobal silver/lead/zinc mine, in south-eastern Guatemala in January, TSX- and NYSE-listed miner Tahoe Resources has declared a maiden dividend of $0.02 a share. The Vancouver-based company said its board had on Monday approved a monthly... 

Tahoe turns a profit in Escobal’s first quarter of commercial ops

By: Henry Lazenby     8th May 2014 Silver miner Tahoe Resources has turned a profit during the first quarter of commercial operations at its flagship Escobal mine, in Guatemala. The Vancouver-based firm on Thursday announced a net profit of $24.8-million or $0.17 a share, after declaring commercial production at the operation in... 

Tahoe Resources to focus on fine-tuning Guatemala flagship in 2014

By: Henry Lazenby     20th January 2014 fter last week declaring commercial production at its Guatemala flagship Escobal silver mine, Tahoe Resources is now focusing on ramping up output to 3 500 t/d, while optimising the operation to achieve a consistent run rate. On the sidelines of the 2014 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference,... 

Tahoe Resources declares commercial production at Guatemala flagship

By: Henry Lazenby     14th January 2014 TSX- and NYSE-listed Tahoe Resources on Tuesday announced that it had declared commercial production at its Guatemala flagship Escobal mine. Operations at the mine started in late September, when production had been ramping up towards the 3 500 t/d target level. 

Tahoe Resources storm ahead with flagship Guatemala project

By: Henry Lazenby     15th November 2013 TSX- and NYSE-listed Tahoe Resources this week said it was on schedule to ramp up production at its flagship Escobal silver project, in Guatemala, to 3 500 t/d by the first quarter of 2014. The Vancouver-based firm in October said it had started shipping silver concentrate to smelters from its... 

Tahoe Resources ships first ore from Guatemala flagship

By: Henry Lazenby     16th October 2013 TSX- and NYSE-listed Tahoe Resources has started shipping silver concentrates to smelters from its Escobal mine, in Guatemala, saying the first container of bagged concentrate was placed on a ship on Tuesday. The company’s announcement was significant owing to the low current silver prices having... 

First
Prev
1
Next
Last

Latest News

more

Latest Videos

more

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Close