Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


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    Tahoe set to expand Escobal

    November 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) has expanded resources and tabled an updated feasibility study at its high grade Escobal silver mine in southeast Guatemala, setting the stage for expanded silver production starting next…

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    NICKEL: Despite record Q3 production, Sherritt cuts head office staff

    October 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Sherritt International has restructured and cut approximately 10% of its salaried workforce, excluding Ambatovy. As part of the plan the number of employees in the head office has been reduced by approximately 25% and cuts were…

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    Yamana aims to unlock value by drilling in core assets

    October 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Producer Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) has determined the best return on its exploration capital will be realized through brownfield initiatives at its existing operations. The company is in the midst of a $75 million…

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    Precipitate Gold team talks discovery at Ginger Ridge

    September 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It took junior Precipitate Gold (TSXV: PRG; US-OTC: PREIF) roughly two years of sociopolitical wrangling to get its drills turning, but only a fraction of that time to make a discovery at its 125 km2 Juan de Herrera concession…

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    GOLD: Agnico Eagle to purchase Cayden Resources

    September 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines has announced its intention to acquire all the shares, options and warrants of Vancouver-based Cayden Resources. Agnico is offering $205 million in cash and shares. Each Cayden share would be exchanged for…

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    Levon touts ‘large-scale’ discovery in Mexico’s Cordero district

    September 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The silver market has declined since cash rich explorer Levon Resources (TSX: LVN; US-OTC LVNVF) last released a resource estimate at its wholly owned Cordero silver-zinc-lead project in Chihuahua, Mexico, but lower metal…

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    Almaden’s father-son team builds success in Mexico

    September 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Almaden Minerals (TSX: AMM; NYSE-MKT: AAU) has recently found new volcanic hosted mineralization beside its Ixtaca gold-silver deposit on its 100%-owned Tuligtic project in Puebla state, adding to the prospecting success it has had over the…

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    Santacruz Silver ramps up production at the Rosario mine

    September 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Santacruz Silver Mining (TSXV: SCZ; OTCQX: SZSMF) is eyeing production growth in Mexico with a ramp up at its Rosario silver-gold-zinc-lead mine.

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    SILVER: Avino re-opens Avino mine

    August 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Avino Silver & Gold Mines of Vancouver has re-started mining at its Avino silver mine 80 km northeast of Durango. The mine originally opened in the 1500s and operated sporadically, finally passing into the hands of Avino in…

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    GOLD -SILVER: Santa Elena mill commissioned

    August 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Vancouver’s SilverCrest Mines has successfully commissioned the new 3,000-t/d Merrill Crowe mill at its Santa Elena gold-silver mine 150 km northeast of Hermosillo. The mine is transitioning from and open pit and heap leach…

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    Primero to expand San Dimas

    August 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Primero Mining (TSX: P; PPP: NYSE) has given the green light to an expansion of its San Dimas gold-silver mine in Durango, Mexico, a move that will increase production by 25% at a cost of only $26.4 million.

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    Coeur renegotiates royalty agreement with Franco-Nevada

    June 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    An amended royalty agreement with Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) has led Coeur Mining (NYSE:CDE) to consider completing the Guadalupe underground mine at its Mexico-based Palmarejo silver-gold operation, with initial production set for…