Canadian Mining Journal


Primero Mining 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

  • GOLD: Argonaut Gold completes acquisition of Cerro del Gallo

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto – Argonaut Gold Inc. is pleased to announce it has closed the previously announced acquisition of the Cerro del Gallo through the purchase of all of the issued and outstanding shares of San Anton Resource Corporation, a subsidiary of Primero

  • GOLD: McEwen raises $40M for purchase of Black Fox mine

    September 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – McEwen Mining has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters for the purchase of 18 million common shares at a price of $2.25 each and 18 million warrants. Each warrant allows the holder to purchase a

  • Primero’s future uncertain after San Dimas strike actions

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Primero Mining‘s (TSX: P) future hangs in the balance following 18 months of operational inefficiencies and labour-related work stoppages at its flagship San Dimas operation, 125 km northeast of Mazatlán, Mexico. … Primero has been dealing with sociopolitical issues

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    GOLD: McEwen Mining to acquire Black Fox mine from Primero

    August 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – McEwen Mining of Toronto has announced plans to purchase the operating Black Fox gold mine 60 km north of Timmins from current owner Primero Mining Corp. The $35-million deal includes the mine, Black Fox mill, Grey Fox development

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    WRAP UP: Miners offer production and cost guidance

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the time of year that many mining companies release their preliminary 2016 production numbers and guidance for 2017. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon, SK, said it delivered 13.5 million lb of uranium at an average realized price of US$54.46/lb

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    GOLD: Sage signs milling contract with Primero

    November 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Sage Gold of Toronto has signed a toll milling agreement with Primero Mining Corp. for the treatment of up to 200,000 t/y of ore from Sage’s Clavos gold mine located 46 km northeast of Timmins. A total of

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    MINING PEOPLE: Explorex Resources, Northern Vertex, Osisko Mining, and Primero

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Jim Mustard is now VP exploration and a director of Explorex Resources in Vancouver. He is a veteran capital markets and mining professional with more than 20 years of experience. Vancouver-based Northern Vertex chairman has been re-appointed as president and

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    GOLD: Primero expects maiden Froome zone resource to grow

    March 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Primero Mining Corp. has released the maiden resource estimate for the Froome zone 800 metres west of the Black Fox gold mine near Matheson. Indicated resources of 200,000 tonnes grading 5.8 g/t Au have been outlined, plus

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    EDUCATION: First indigenous students graduate from Northern’s Common Core program

    December 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HAILEYBURY, Ontario – Northern College, in partnership with Wahgoshig First Nation and Primero Mining Corp. held a celebration in Wahgoshig First Nation on Friday, Dec. 18, for the first of two groups of indigenous students who graduated from the Haileybury

  • Feature

    Primero Mining employs and cares for Mexican workers

    December 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    When a mining company employs nearly 15 per cent of the entire population from a local community, that company understandably becomes a welcomed and valued neighbour. In fact, that’s exactly what Primero Mining Corporation of Toronto has become since it

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    Primero can look forward to ‘better times ahead,’ says BMO

    August 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Primero Mining (TSX: P; NYSE: PPP) is a favoured mid-tier gold producer amongst analysts, and it isn’t hard to see why following a strong second quarter marked by competitive operating costs and signs of operational…