Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    GOLD: Torex upgrades Media Luna resource

    January 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Torex Gold has released an updated resource for its Media Luna deposit at the Morelos project with 12.6 million tonnes at 5.55 g/t gold-equivalent in the indicated category for a total of 2.24 million oz. and 33.5 million

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    DISTRIBUTION: TES expands reach of SPARTA utility vehicles into Mexico

    January 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – Total Equipment Services (TES) has entered into a distribution agreement with Minero Diesel where the company will be the exclusive distributor of SPARTA utility vehicles in Mexico. The SPARTA range includes scissor lifts, boom trucks, ammonium nitrate fuel

  • SILVER: Discovery Metals focuses on high grade at Cordero

    January 8, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    TORONTO – Discovery Metals is homing in on high-grade zones at its Cordero silver project in Chihuahua State, Mexico, with the results from its first drill program at the advanced exploration project returning some encouraging results. The company released assays

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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

  • A look back at CMJ’s top stories of 2019

    January 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    To start off 2020, we’ve compiled some of our most popular stories of 2019, as well as highlighting our choices for most interesting or important articles for the year. Top 5 most read 1. No. 1 Nutrien heads Top 40 list

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    GOLD: Positive PFS for Argonaut’s Cerro del Gallo

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Argonaut Gold has released the results of a prefeasibility study (PFS) on its Cerro del Gallo project in Guanajuato. The study outlines an open pit heap-leach mine producing an average of 64,000 oz. of gold annually with additional

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    POWER: Barrick plans conversion to natural gas at Pueblo Viejo in Q1 2020

    December 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Barrick Gold has announced that the power plant at its 60% owned Pueblo Viejo open pit is expected to receive its first natural gas in the first quarter of next year, leading to lower greenhouse gas emissions

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    MILLS: Outotec receives grinding mill order from Mexico

    December 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of two grinding mills to a zinc concentrator plant in Mexico. The contract price is not disclosed, but deliveries with similar scope are typically worth approximately €20 million. The

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    GOLD: Young-Davidson expansion to come online in 2020: Alamos Gold

    December 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Alamos Gold has released 2020 production guidance for its three operating mines in Ontario and Mexico. Next year, total production is forecast at 425,000 oz. to 465,000 oz. at all in sustaining costs of US$1,020 to US$1,060 per

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    SILVER: Pan American outlines initial resource for La Colorada skarn

    December 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Pan American Silver has reported an initial resource estimate for its La Colorada Skarn deposit, outlining 102 million-oz. silver. The deposit was discovered last year east of the mine workings at its La Colorada mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

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    GOLD: Radius Gold’s Amalia returns long intercept

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Radius Gold has released the first results from phase three drilling being conducted by Pan American Silver at its Amalia gold-silver project in Mexico’s Chihuahua state. Hole 16 returned 1.53 g/t gold and 21 g/t silver over 120

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    GOLD: Argonaut confirms high grades below planned Magino pit

    December 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Argonaut Gold has released exploration results for its Magino gold exploration project in Ontario and provided an update on permitting the San Antonio project in Mexico. At Magino, drilling targeting mineralization below and adjacent to the current open