Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    Mexico Snapshot: Precious metals from coast to coast

    September 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Mineral companies large and small are active throughout Mexico. Precious metals remain the target of choice for explorers, developers and mine operators alike. Here are eight firms advancing assets in Mexico. Continue reading at The Northern Miner.

  • News

    Argonaut Gold to hedge production at El Castillo mine

    September 9, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    After a challenging second quarter at its El Castillo complex in Mexico, Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR) will hedge a portion of the operation’s remaining life-of-mine production. The company told shareholders late last month that  it had entered into a series of “zer0-cost

  • President of Mexico says ‘no new mining concessions’

    September 3, 2019 by Brenda Bouw

    Global mining companies operating in Mexico are working with the country’s mining chamber, Camimex, to determine the impact of Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s statement earlier this month that no new mining concessions will be handed out in the

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    Silvercrest pushes ahead with Las Chispas in Mexico

    August 28, 2019 by Jean Lian

      Three years into exploring the Las Chispas district in Sonora, Mexico, Silvercrest Metals‘ (TSXV: SIL) Las Chispas project is picking up speed. The company has secured financing shortly after Mexico’s environment ministry gave Silvercrest the green light to develop the

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    Premier Gold hits exploration hard at Mercedes mine

    August 21, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) is convinced it can add years to the mine life at its 2,000-tonne-per day Mercedes gold-silver mine in Mexico’s Sonora state. “We’ve got about a 4 to 5-year mine life based on current reserves, and that

  • DRONES: New Kespry partnership expands services to mining sector

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MENLO PARK, Calif. – Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, and DroneBase, the leading global drone services company, have formed a partnership aimed at benefitting the mining, aggregates and insurance sector enterprises across North America. The combination of

  • News

    B2Gold sells Nicaraguan assets to Calibre Mining

    July 8, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE: BTG) is selling its El Limon and La Libertad mines, Nicaragua’s largest gold exporters, along with its Pavon project and other mineral concessions in the country, to Calibre Mining (TSXV: CXB) in a deal worth US$100 million. Calibre Mining,

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    Orla completes study on Camino Rojo in Mexico

    July 4, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Orla Mining’s (TSX: OLA) Camino Rojo open pit project in Zacatecas, Mexico, would produce 97,000 oz. gold annually over seven years and could be built for US$123 million, a new feasibility study concludes. The study envisions a simple heap leach

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    GOLD-COPPER: Ridgestone to expand Rebeico project

    June 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Ridgestone Mining entered into an agreement to purchase a 100% interest in 10 mining concessions adjacent to its Rebeico gold-copper project in Sonora. The project sits on the Sierra Madre gold belt, credited with the production of over

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    COPPER: First Quantum ships first concentrate from Cobre Panama

    June 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Toronto said the first shipment of copper concentrate from the $6.3-billion Cobre Panama project has left port. The open pit mine and mill, located 120 km west of Panama City, is owned 90% by

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    COPPER-GOLD: Orestone to start exploring copper-gold project

    June 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Orestone Mining has started exploration work on its Resguardo copper-gold porphyry project in northern Chile. In a press release, Orestone said that a geophysical contractor has been mobilized to conduct a 10 line-kilometre induced polarization and resistivity geophysical survey

  • ENVIRONMENT: BQE Water to supply SART plant for GoGold’s Parral project

    June 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – BQE Water, a leader in the management of mine wastewater and metallurgical bleed streams, has been retained by GoGold Resources to supply a SART plant at the Parral tailings project in Chihuahua. The contract comes after on site testing and