Canadian Mining Journal

Mexico and Central America

  • News

    Almaden reveals new strategy at Ixtaca after mill agreement

    December 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — It’s been a busy 12 months for Almaden Minerals (TSX: AMM; NYSE-MKT: AAU) and it wrapped up 2015 by unveiling a freshly signed option agreement for mill infrastructure that could significantly decrease development costs at its Ixtaca epithermal gold-silver deposit 95

  • Feature

    Capstone Mining goes beyond Canadian border to work in Mexico and U.S.

    December 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    Owning and working two mines in two countries outside of Canada obviously poses challenges from a logistical perspective, but for Capstone Mining Corporation of Vancouver, its mines in the United States and Mexico are no different than what’s happening at

  • Feature

    Primero Mining employs and cares for Mexican workers

    December 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    When a mining company employs nearly 15 per cent of the entire population from a local community, that company understandably becomes a welcomed and valued neighbour. In fact, that’s exactly what Primero Mining Corporation of Toronto has become since it

  • Feature

    Sensor-based sorters enable Minera Alamos to process ore faster and safer

    December 1, 2015 by Staff Report

    Throughout history, miners have continually sought to improve the efficiency of extracting ore, and thankfully today, advancements in computerized and automated-mining techniques are allowing the industry to keep pace with an ever-increasing demand for the world’s resources. One of these

  • News

    GOLD: Pueblo Viejo output cut by motor failures

    November 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Operator Barrick Gold (60%) of Toronto has advised partner Goldcorp (40%) of Vancouver (and by extension the public) that mechanical issues will cut production at the Pueblo Viejo gold mine until mid-January 2016. The autoclave will be

  • News

    COPPER: First Quantum cuts costs at Cobre Panama development

    October 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Weak metal prices are causing another copper producer to tighten its purse strings. First Quantum Minerals says its focus will continue to be on profitability and cash flow from its mining operations.

  • News

    Ana Paula is ‘great downside insurance,’ says Timmins CEO

    October 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is one step closer to production its high grade Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero, Mexico, following an opportune deal with Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) for a mill and…

  • News

    GOLD: Barrick streaming deal and debt tender offer

    September 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has closed a gold streaming transaction with a subsidiary of Royal Gold involving production from the Pueblo Viejo gold mine in which Barrick holds a 60% interest in the Dominican Republic. Vancouver-based Goldcorp…

  • News

    GOLD: Agnico updates Mexican exploration success

    September 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Agnico Eagle Mines is enjoying continued exploration success at three of its Mexican gold properties.

  • News

    Latin American miners unhappy with costs, survey says

    September 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Latin American miners gave low grades to equipment manufacturers in a recent survey by data and intelligence firm Timetric.

  • News

    COPPER: Poor markets force Capstone to cut spending

    September 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. says poor market conditions are to blame for its decision to cut site operating costs by US$20 million over the second half of 2015 and to suspend work on the Santo Domingo copper project in Chile.

  • News

    Argonaut aims to balance expansion and cost control

    September 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) is attempting to walk a fine line by expanding its production profile while simultaneously controlling operating costs in a bid to maximize free cash flow. The company’s goal is to…