Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora,

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    Alio Gold halts work on Ana Paula, misses guidance

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Raymond James has cut its target price on Alio Gold (TSX: ALO; NYSE: ALO) from $4.50 to $1.00 per share and downgraded the company from market perform to underperform due to operating challenges, debt and declining gold prices. The company has temporarily

  • Torex Gold recovers after blockade in Mexico

    August 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Despite a blockade of its El Limon Guajes mine complex in southwestern Mexico from November 2017 until early April 2018, Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TXG) managed to put out solid quarterly results over the last six months. The company reported 75 days of

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    Condor receives La India permit in Nicaragua

    August 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Condor Gold (TSX: COG; LON: CNR) has received an environmental permit to build and operate a 2,800 tonnes per day processing plant at its 100% owned La India gold project in Nicaragua. The news comes after what company CEO Mark Child

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    GOLD: B2Gold doubles Q2 production to 240,000 oz, revenue jumps to $285M

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold Corp. has delivered what it says are “very strong” second quarter and first half results this year. Gold production doubled to 240,000 oz., and revenues  jumped by $121 million (all U.S. dollars) to $285 million for the

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    Bluestone’s Cerro Blanco project takes shape in Guatemala

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    When John Robins, founder and chairman of Kaminak Gold, sold the junior to Goldcorp (TSX: GG; NYSE: GG) for $560 million in 2016, the exploration geologist and entrepreneur let it be known that if at some point the gold major

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    GOLD-SILVER: McEwen files Fenix PEA, adds to El Gallo life of mine

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based McEwen Mining  has filed a preliminary economic assessment for project Fenix at its El Gallo complex in Sinaloa state. The study says the annual production rate can be boosted to 47,000 oz. of gold equivalent with a

  • South32 offers US$1.3B for Arizona Mining

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After taking an initial 15% stake in junior zinc developer Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ) in April 2017 for US$81 million and boosting it to 17% over the next year for another US$23 million, South32 (LON: S32) is now offering US$1.3 billion in cash

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    GOLD-COPPER: Equinox to spin out copper assets as Solaris Copper

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold Corp. has plans to transfer all its copper assets to a newly incorporated company named Solaris Copper. The new company will continue to advance the copper projects that belong to Equinox. These include the exploration stage

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    SILVER-GOLD: Avino commissions fourth mill circuit

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Avino Silver and Gold Mines has commissioned the fourth mill circuit as part of the expansion at the Avino silver-gold mine in Durango State. The addition of the new circuit increased mill capacity by 70%. Commissioning began

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    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in

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    Orla Mining drills Cerro Quema in Panama

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With shareholders like Goldcorp (19.9%), Pierre Lassonde (11.1%) and Agnico Eagle Mines(9.9%), Orla Mining (TSXV: OLA) isn’t your typical Toronto Venture Exchange listed junior. Management and insiders own another 7.1% of the company, and Orla’s directors, like Chuck Jeannes, Richard Hall and Jean Robitaille, among