Apex Silver Mines Limited

Hauling ore out from underground at Apogee Minerals' La Solucion silver-zinc-lead mine north of La Paz, Bolivia. Depressed metal prices, lower grades and higher taxes have forced the company to close the mine.

Apogee’s La Solucion Mine Goes Under

Declining metal prices and lower grades combined with higher smelting costs and taxes have forced Apogee Minerals (APE-V, AGEEF-O) to close its La Solucion silver- zinc-lead mine north of La Paz in Bo…

Road to nowhere: New equipment is transported to Apex Silver Mines' San Cristobal zinc and silver project in Bolivia, under construction in 2005. Apex is selling its 65% stake in San Cristobal to its joint-venture partner Sumitomo for US$22.5 million.

Apex Silver Forced Into Fire Sale Of San Cristobal

Apex Silver Mines (SIL-x) has been forced to sell its 65% stake in the massive San Cristobal zinc and silver mine to its minority partner, Japan-based Sumitomo Corp. (SSUMY-o) for US$22.5 million.

Editorial: Teck teeters, Apex falls

Falling commodity prices took deep bites out of another group of zinc miners during the week ended Nov. 15, the 46th trading week of 2008.

Emerging from gold’s shadow

Metals analyst Jeffrey Christian of the CPM Group in New York started his silver forecast at the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto with a bit of flag…

Apogee cuts silver-zinc at Pulacayo

VANCOUVER — Shares of Bolivian-focused junior Apogee Minerals (APE-V, AGEEF-O) jumped as much as 67% on strong volume in recent trading, on the results of a pair of drill holes that returned wide, hi…

Apex ships concentrate

Apex Silver Mines’ (SIL-X) has completed the first two shipments of concentrate from its San Cristobal property in southwestern Bolivia.

Trish Saywell

Mexico Capitalizes on Silver’s Rise

As the second-largest silver-producing country in the world, Mexico is enjoying historic price levels for silver, and that’s good news for the economy.

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