Sam Williams

Mining and Metals Reporter, Mexico Bureau  in BNamericas

Sam Williams is BNamericas’ Mexico mining and metals reporter, a role he started in 2012. He is a journalist with more than 10 years’ experience, including regional business reporting in the UK. He has a BA in English literature and philosophy from the University of Sheffield and journalism qualifications from the National Council for the Training of Journalists (UK).

3777 articles written by Sam Williams:

Gold mining costs to rise in 2017 - CPM Group

Production costs in the gold mining sector will increase in 2017 after bottoming out last year, according to CPM Group. All-in sustaining costs (AISCs) probably reached their lowest point in 2016, following cost-cutting after...

Gold to accelerate amid economic, political concerns - CPM Group

Gold price rises will begin to accelerate in H2 as investors flock to the metal amid global economic and political concerns, according to CPM Group. "Our expectation is that the price of gold will rise modestly in H1 and begin to...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT: Cobre Panamá

First Quantum Minerals' US$5.48bn Cobre Panamá project will be one of the world's biggest copper producers, as well as generating significant gold and molybdenum by-products. This year will also be a key one for the...

Agnico Eagle sells shares for US$220mn

PRESS RELEASE (All amounts expressed in United States dollars unless otherwise noted) TORONTO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM, TSX: AEM) ("Agnico Eagle") announced today that it has agreed to ...

Gold surges as Trump stumbles

Gold surged Monday in the wake of US President Donald Trump's failure to pass healthcare reforms. The yellow metal ended up with a US$10.05 gain to US$1,257.55/oz in London, its highest level since November 10, as the greenback...