Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


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    El Tigre pushes to process historic tailings to create cash for new exploration

    April 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Most junior explorers face the same quandary. They own a prospective project, or perhaps several, but have no sources of income, which means finding the funds to explore their prospective lands is a constant struggle.

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    COPPER: SNC-Lavalin debooks Cobre Panama project

    April 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin Group has been informed that since First Quantum Minerals’ takeover of Inmet Mining, the joint venture headed by SNC is no longer needed at the Cobre Panama development project. Inmet subsidiary Mineral Panama SA…

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    GOLD: McEwen drills new, high grade discovery at El Gallo

    April 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXCO – McEwen Mining of Toronto reports that it has made a new, high grade gold discovery near its El Gallo complex in Sinaloa. The company says the new Twin Domes has grades reminiscent of those mined between 1800 and 1950.

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    El Chanate write-down surprises AuRico shareholders

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Despite a $127 million write-down of the El Chanate mine in Sonora, Mexico, Canaccord Genuity analyst Rahul Paul says he isn’t changing his investment thesis on AuRico Gold (AUQ-T, AUQ-N) and is maintaining his US$11 price target on the stock….

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    Argonaut’s commitment to cost control drives success

    March 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — As many gold producers are plagued by rising operating costs and shrinking profit margins, Reno-based producer Argonaut Gold (AR-T) has proven to be an exception to the norm. Though the company boosted year-on-year gold…

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    Unigold works to connect the golden dots at Neita

    March 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Drills continue to hit near-surface gold mineralization at Unigold’s Neita project in the Dominican Republic.

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    Silvercrest continues to beef up Santa Elena

    February 28, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Three important bits of information came out of Silvercrest Mines latest drill results from its Santa Elena project in Mexico.

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    Excalibur looks to build on Catanava’s rich past

    February 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cylindrical brick stacks poking out of the barren hill sides can be seen from miles away. But curiously, they don’t attach at the base to any grand warehouse or factory.

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    COPPER: Inmet, Petaquilla reach commercial agreement

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – Inmet Mining Corp. of Toronto and Petaquilla Minerals of Vancouver have reached a commercial agreement covering their adjacent copper projects. The deal relates to aggregate procurement, land access and use, settlement of certain…

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    GOLD: High grades drilled near Platosa silver mine

    January 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Excellon Resources of Toronto, perhaps the highest grade silver producer in the country, is having considerable success drilling for gold only a kilometre from its Platosa silver mine in Durango state. Hole LP1038 intersected…

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    Santacruz Silver on the fast track to production

    January 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — For Mexico-focused Santacruz Silver Mining 2013 may well be the year where well laid plans take root and begin to grow. The Vancouver-based company is working on a trio of advanced stage silver projects with the goal of…

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    South American Silver invests closer to home

    January 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    After taking a bruising in Bolivia earlier this year when the government revoked its Malku Khota concession, South American Silver is sticking a little closer to home.