September 2020

TROUBLE IN PERU: Silver Production Recovery Stalls As Mine Supply Falls In July

Peru was on track to ramp up its silver production in the summer and early fall after the mine closures during April and May, stemming from the global pandemic.  But, something must have changed as Peru’s silver production recovery has stalled as the country’s mine supply fell in July…

Continue Reading

INFLATIONARY 1970s DECADE: 40-Year Silver Mine Production Cost Study

What did it cost to produce silver during the 1970s Inflationary Decade?  Good question.  Unfortunately, we don’t really know because most analysts focus on the price charts of the precious metals during that period rather than what it cost to produce them.  So, with some data collected from Homestake Mining’s 1979 Annual…

Continue Reading