Canadian Mining Journal

Mexico and Central America

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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…

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    COPPER-GOLD: First Quantum, Petaquilla reach $60M deal on Molejon and Cobre Panama

    May 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – Minera Panama, a subsidiary of Vancouver’s First Quantum Minerals, and Petaquilla Minerals have reached a deal worth $60 million to completely separate operations of Petaquilla’s Molejon gold mine and First Quantum’s Cobre Panama…

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    New zone shines for Fortuna Silver at San Jose

    April 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Fresh off an expansion that doubled throughput at the San Jose mine in Mexico, a steady stream of high grade drill results from the Trinidad North zone has Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) thinking about growing the…

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    Juan de Herrera shows all the right signs for Precipitate Gold

    April 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – “It’s been exciting – there are a lot of good things going on here that just all seem to be aligning,” said Precipitate Gold (TSXV: PRG) president and CEO Jeffery Wilson, in an interview in his Vancouver office.

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    Timmins Gold hits the right notes at San Francisco

    April 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Mexico-focused producer Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is riding positive momentum to start 2014 as the company continues to exceed analyst expectations and set production records at its San Francisco gold-silver…

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    DEAL: Yamana to buy 50% of Osisko

    April 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – In a deal worth $441.5 million in cash and 95.7 million common shares of Yamana Gold, that company and Osisko Mining Corp. have entered into a partnership. Yamana will acquire a 50% interest in Osisko’s mining and exploration…

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    NICKEL: Sherritt output up, earnings down for 2013

    February 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Sherritt International pledged to focus on its core nickel business last year as evidenced by its decision to get out of coal mining. A look at 2013 balance sheet, and readers will know why. Despite higher outputs of nickel and…