Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    Primero’s star rises over western Mexico

    August 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The industry expected big things from Toronto-based Primero Mining when it acquired the San Dimas gold-silver mine from major player Goldcorp just over two years ago to the tune of US$500 million, but things do not always go…

  • News

    Northair finds more to draw on from La Cigarra

    July 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    International Northair Mines continues to pull stellar core out of its La Cigarra silver project in Mexico.

  • News

    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Inmet partners with Right To Play

    July 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Inmet Mining has made a contribution of $1 million to Right To Play’s sustainable programs. The donation, payable over four years, makes Inmet Right To Play’s newest national corporate partner.

  • News

    EXPANSION: Sandvik Mining launches offices in Mexico

    June 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Sandvik Mining has officially opened a new corporate building in Guadalajara. The new US$7.5-million building includes offices and service workshops covering a total surface of 4,900 m2.

  • Louis Dreyfus to litigate against Baja Mining

    June 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Nearly two months after Baja Mining initially disclosed cost overruns of US$246 million at its Boleo copper-cobalt-zinc project in Baja California Sur, Mexico, one of the company’s largest shareholders, Louis Dreyfus Commodities Metals…

  • News

    COPPER MINING: Red Tiger makes first copper at Luz del Cobre

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Red Tiger Mining of Toronto says its Luz del Cobre heap leach project has produced its first copper cathodes in Sonora state. The deposit is a near surface, blanket-type oxidized copper occurrence with measured resources of 2.0…

  • News

    CONTRACT AWARD: SNC-Lavalin to lead team at Cobre Panama

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – A joint venture led by SNC-Lavalin (70%) of Montreal, and including GyM SA (15%) and Techint International Construction (15%) will be providing detailed engineering, procurement and construction management for Inmet…

  • News

    Inmet finances Cobre Panama under majority ownership

    May 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based major Inmet Mining has opted to retain its majority interest in the world-class Cobre Panama copper-gold project through development financing, as the company announced a hybrid plan that would see it shoulder…

  • News

    COPPER DEAL: Inmet closes sale of 20% of Panamanian project

    April 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Inmet Mining has closed the deal selling 20% of Minera Panama SA to Korea Panama Mining Corp for US$169 million. KPMC previously made a US$30-million option payment. Together the two amounts represent KPMC’s 20% of…

  • News

    SILVER-GOLD MINING: San Jose mine reports strong results, more exploration planned

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARGENTINA – After a banner year at the underground San Jose silver and gold mine in Santa Cruz state, 49% owner McEwen Mining of Toronto says that this year’s exploration budget will be double last year’s or US$14 million. The…

  • News

    RECOGNITION: Petaquilla Gold largest exporter in Panama for second consecutive year

    February 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – For the second consecutive year Petaquilla Gold, a subsidiary of Petaquilla Minerals of Vancouver, has received public recognition for being the largest exporter in Panama in 2011. The designation commemorated at an event in…

  • Feature

    Minefinders: The Name Says it All

    August 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    With a name like Minefinders., there’s little doubt what the company is all about. It’s a name that leaves nothing to question because, quite frankly, Vancouver-based Minefinders Corporation Ltd. is a company on a mission to find mines and…