Surging metals prices and rising output helped Newmont Mining reduce losses in 2017 as costs rose.
Canadian companies in Chile, Argentina and Mexico reported 2017 financial results.
Vancouver-based mining exploration companies Centenera Mining, Almaden Minerals and Chakana Copper provide project updates.
Chile returns to the top 10 in the latest edition of Fraser Institute's annual survey on mining investment attractiveness, while Peru's score also improves.
Junior gold companies with projects in Colombia and Honduras announced results of their drilling programs.