Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    Defiance Silver hits high grades at San Acacio

    July 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Defiance Silver (TSXV: DEF) is having drilling success at its past-producing San Acacio silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

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    Canarc to acquire fully permitted project in Mexico

    July 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    … Canarc Resource has announced that it plans to purchase 100% of Oro Silver Resources, which owns the fully permitted El Compas gold-silver property in Mexico’s Zacatecas state. Oro Silver Resources is wholly owned by Marlin…

  • GOLD: Merger gets final court approval

    June 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO: Alamos Gold Inc. and AuRico Gold Inc. are pleased to announce that they have been granted final court approval from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) to combine the two companies.

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    GOLD: Thieves make off with 7,000 oz from El Gallo 1 mine

    April 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Thieves have made off with 900 kg of gold-bearing concentrate from the El Gallo 1 mine in Sinaloa, said owner McEwen Mining of Toronto. The concentrate contained about 7,000 oz of gold that at today’s price is worth upwards of…

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    SILVER: Endeavour to expand El Cubo by 40%

    March 18, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Endeavour Silver Corp. has begun a four-month project to increase ore production by 40% at its El Cubo silver mine in Guanajuato state. The mine output will be raised to 2,200 t/d from 1,550 t/d. The expansion is…

  • News

    Mining downturn a chance for governments to craft competitive policies: World Bank

    March 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Like other regions, Latin America has seen a slowdown in mining investment thanks to the global decline in commodities prices.

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    LEARNING: How to deal with artisanal and small scale miners

    March 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    COLOMBIA – On March 11, 2015, The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), launched its new e-learning platform offering online courses aimed at people who work or interact with the artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sector and want to…

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    Calibre gears up for a big year of exploration in Nicaragua

    March 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Explorer Calibre Mining (TSXV: CXB; US-OTC: CXBMF) is preparing for a busy field season across three separate gold-silver projects, and that’s become a rarity in a junior sector that’s finding it increasingly…

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    Primero eyes more production, lower costs in 2015

    February 18, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Primero Mining (TSX: P; NYSE: PPP) forecasts better prospects in 2015, following a troublesome 2014, where it recorded an 89% drop in adjusted profit, despite meeting its full year production guidance.

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    MERGER: Timmins Gold, Newstrike Capital to combine

    February 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Timmins Gold Corp. and Newstrike Capital have reached an agreement to allow Timmins gold to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Newstrike by way of a court approved plan of arrangement.

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    GOLD: Lundin wastes no time at Fruta del Norte, names engineering team

    February 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ECUADOR – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold is wasting no time since its acquisition of the Fruta del Norte large, high grade, undeveloped gold project late last year. The company has assembled a team of highly skilled engineering firms that will…

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    Baja Mining’s Boleo plant produces first copper

    February 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Tom Ogryzlo replaced John Greenslade as head of Baja Mining (TSXV: BAJ) in May 2012, the company and its then 70% owned copper-cobalt-zinc Boleo project in Mexico were in freefall – reeling from hundreds of millions of…