BNamericas presents a roundup of the week's top Mining & Metals stories.
The global silver market is on track for a 35Moz physical surplus in 2018, according to the Silver Institute, reflecting weaker demand and rising mine production.
Companies operating in Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Argentina provide updates on their projects.
Canadian companies issue appointment, stock exchange and asset acquisition updates relating to zinc, lead, silver, copper and gold properties in Peru, Chile and Ecuador.
The recent slump in metals prices undermined Peru's exports in September, as copper, zinc, lead, tin, iron ore and precious metals all posted disappointing results.