Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    GOLD: Leagold describes Los Filos expansion

    March 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Leagold Mining Corp. has filed the feasibility study for expanded facilities at the Los Filos gold complex 180 km south of Mexico City. The project currently consists of the Los Filos and Bermejal pits and the Los

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    GOLD-SILVER: Snapshot: Drills turn across the Americas in search of precious metals

    March 6, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Gold and silver remain the preferred targets for North American mineral explorers, with thousands of campaigns ongoing across the globe. Here is a look at eight such companies. ALAMOS GOLD Alamos Gold is a Toronto-headquartered intermediate gold producer with four operating

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    EXPLORATION: The Americas, West Africa and Australasia remain popular

    March 5, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While gold miners have been making substantial profits in recent quarters thanks to rising gold prices and better operational and financial discipline, they continue to seek new ounces via the drill bit to fill their production pipeline. Below is look

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies fosters growth in North America

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – The installed base of Immersive Technologies mining simulators in North America has seen consistent growth since the deployment of the first generation units in the early 2000’s. Today, early adopters are upgrading their technology to the latest models

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    COPPER: First ore fed to First Quantum’s Cobre Panama concentrator

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Toronto-based First Quantum Minerals reports that it introduced ore to the concentrator earlier this month at its 90% owned Cobre Panama project. The open pit copper mine and mill are located about 120 km west of Panama City.

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    SILVER-GOLD: Silvercrest finds another vein at Las Chispas

    February 14, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MEXICO – Silvercrest Metals has discovered the Babi Sur silver-gold vein on its Las Chispas property in Sonora through recent drilling. The company intersected high grade silver and gold mineralization along a 1.5 km strike length at Babi Sur. The vein

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    SILVER: Goldplay counts 47M equivalent oz. at San Marcial

    February 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Goldplay Exploration has released the  maiden resource estimate for its San Marcial silver project in Sinaloa. The resource contains 36 million oz. silver equivalent in the indicated category plus 11 million oz. silver equivalent in the inferred

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    GOLD: Gainey confirms strike length at Las Margaritas

    February 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MEXICO – Gainey Capital’s first pass sampling at its newly optioned Las Margaritas gold project in Durango has sampled up to 40 g/t gold and confirmed the project’s previously reported 1.5 to 1.6 km strike length. Peter Megaw leads the

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    Bluestone tables feasibility study at Cerro Blanco

    February 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bluestone Resources (TSXV: BSR; US-OTC: BBSRF) has tabled a feasibility study for its Cerro Blanco gold project in Guatemala that states the project would produce 902,000 oz. of gold over an eight-year mine life. It would cost an initial US$196 million

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    SILVER-GOLD: Minaurum to acquire Aura’s East Taviche property

    January 30, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Ontario-based Aura Resources announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vancouver-based Minaurum Gold and its Mexican subsidiary to acquire an interest in the East Taviche property located in Oaxaca, southeastern Mexico. To acquire an initial 80%

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    Prospero begins phase 2 drilling at Pachuca

    January 29, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Prospero Silver (TSXV: PSL; US-OTC: PSRVF) has begun phase two drilling at its Pachuca SE project in Hidalgo State, Mexico, shortly after Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) exercised its option to acquire up to 70% of the project in late

  • NICKEL: Sherritt’s year end and 2019 guidance

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International Corp. has published its 2018 year end production numbers, some of which outstripped guidance and some of which fell short. The company also supplied guidance numbers for 2019. At the Moa joint venture in Cuba, 2018