Canadian Mining Journal


Sierra Metals Inc


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    Sierra looks to expand mines in Peru, Mexico; grows resources

    November 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    South American-focused miner Sierra Metals has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an expansion of its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru’s Yauyos province. The early-stage study suggests a throughput increase to 5,500 t/d, up from 3,150 t/d currently –

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    Sierra Metals increases resource at Bolivar mine

    January 7, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Sierra Metals has updated the resource for its Bolivar underground mine in Chihuahua state, Mexico based on 13,698 metres of infill drilling and 41,553 metres of exploration drilling between November 2017 and September 2019. Bolivar’s indicated resources now stand at 11.63

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    EXPLORATION: South America Snapshot: Eight companies advancing assets

    May 27, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    With its vast mineral potential and pro-mining business environment, South America has long been a home away from home for North American listed mineral explorers, developers and miners. Here is a look at eight such companies that are active at

  • COPPER-LEAD-ZINC: Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – SENACE, the Peruvian National Environmental Certification Service, has rejected Toronto-based Sierra Metals’ environmental impact assessment for the expansion of the tailings management facility at the Yauricocha polymetallic mine in the Yauyos province.   Sierra Metals has 15 business

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    Snapshot: Juniors in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    For mineral explorers and developers, the northern Andean countries of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru are a potent combination of richly endowed metal mineralization and under-explored terrain, all hosted in relatively mining-friendly jurisdictions. Here’s a look at eight juniors with active

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    COPPER: Sierra updates resources, reserves for Bolivar mine

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Sierra Metals has updated the resource and reserve numbers for its Bolivar copper mine in Chihuahua state. The estimate is based on drilling and production reports between January 2013 and September 2016. The updated information includes a

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    MINING PEOPLE: Broadway Gold, Genius Properties, Power Metals, Rupert Resources, and Sierra Metals

    April 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Broadway Gold Mining has  named Duane Parnham as president and CEO. Effective immediately, founder and former president/CEO Steve Hanson will become chairman of the board. The new president and CEO at Genius Properties of Montreal is Guy Goulet, former

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    Sierra Metals sees exploration growth at its three underground mines

    August 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) shares gained momentum after the company outlined its commitment to increase high grade tonnage at its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru and Bolivar and Cusi mines in Mexico through brownfield programs. “Sierra Metals is now on track

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    COPPER-ZINC: Drilling at Yauricocha mine yields thickest ever high grade intercepts

    January 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Sierra Metals of Toronto has discovered a new, high grade sulphide zone 400 metres north of the central Yauricocha mine area 150 km southeast of Lima. With widths of nearly 70 metres, this is the thickest such zone

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    MINING PEOPLE: Apogee Silver, Energizer, Excellon, Red Pine, and Sierra Metals

    July 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There have been two significant management changes at Apogee Silver of Toronto. Fred Leigh is now CEO, and Neil Said is corporate secretary.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Lakeside, Lundin Gold, Sierra Metals, and SNC-Lavalin

    April 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Lakeside Minerals of Toronto has named Peter Cashin, a director, to the role of president and CEO. He replaces Yannis Banks who resigned from the positions but will remain chairman of the company. Cashin is also president, CEO and a director of…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Castle Mountain, CEMI, Goldeye, Kombat Copper, and Sierra Metals

    July 31, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dr. Matthew Pierce is the new director for the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s (CEMI) Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mines Construction in Sudbury, ON. Dr. Erick Eberhardt takes up the role of associate director. Pierce replaces…