Canadian Mining Journal


First Majestic Silver Corp


  • First Majestic bids for Primero in friendly deal

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Majestic Silver’s (TSX: FR; NYSE: AG) proposed acquisition of Primero Mining (TSX: P) and its San Dimas silver-gold mine would bring the number of its operating silver mines in Mexico to seven. Keith Neumeyer, First Majestic’s president and CEO, said

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    MINING PEOPLE: First Cobalt, First Majestic Silver, Goldcorp, Harte Gold, Highland Copper, and Stratton Resources

    March 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based First Cobalt Corp. has named Trent Mell its president and CEO. His team at PearTree Securities raised $300 million in equity investments and became the largest provider of flow-through capital in Canada in 2016. Prior to that he worked

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    SILVER: First Majestic scoops up $57.5M for Mexican projects

    May 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based First Majestic Silver Corp. has closed a bought deal financing that grossed almost $57.5 million including the over-allotment. The private placement was taken up by a syndicate co-led by Cormark Securities and BMO Capital Markets. First Majestic

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    First Majestic looks to snatch SilverCrest

    July 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    First Majestic Silver (TSX: FR; NYSE: AG) is buying SilverCrest Mines (TSX: SVL) in a largely all-share, $154-million deal to bulk up its treasury and asset base. 

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    MINING PEOPLE: Castle Mountain, First Majestic, and Gold Reach

    April 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    David Adamson has joined Toronto-based Castle Mountain Mining Co. as its CEO and director. He is a former CEO of Rubicon Minerals. Also at Castle Mountain, Ian Cunningham-Dunlop has joined the company as VP exploration. He has a successful…

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    First Majestic Silver deepens Mexican roots with new listing

    August 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    After founding First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) in 1992 and putting together the early team that was responsible for the company’s first acquisitions in Africa, Keith Neumeyer felt it was time to move on.

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    LEAD: First Majestic makes US$30M forward sale

    April 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – First Majestic Silver Corp. has entered into a US$30-million forward sale contract for 35% of the company’s future lead production. The Bank of America Merrill Lynch will pay US$0.945/lb and take delivery of 15,911.3 tonnes of…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Copper North, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, First Majestic, and Majestic Gold

    March 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Copper North Mining Corp. of Vancouver has named Dr. Harlan Meade as president, CEO and director. He is the holder of a doctorate in geology and a MBA. He was the former president and CEO of Selwyn Resources.

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    AWARD: First Majestic wins fifth Responsible Business Distinction

    April 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – First Majestic Silver Corp. has won the 2012 Socially Responsible Business Distinction Award presented by the Mexican Centre for Philanthropy. This is the fifth time the company has been recognized for its corporate ethics and…

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    First Majestic Buys Orko Silver for La Preciosa

    December 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “To add the amount of ounces we’re adding there are simply not a lot of opportunities. It was almost a must-have for us to add this asset to our portfolio,” said Keith Neumeyer, president and CEO of First Majestic Silver. He was describing Orko…

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    CSR AWARD: First Majestic wins second Mexican honour

    May 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – First Majestic Silver of Vancouver has again been awarded the “Socially Responsible Business Distinct…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Money flowing again for best projects

    March 11, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    There is light at the end of the ramp. There have been several financings in the hundreds-of-million-dollar range s…