Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


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    Endeavour gets El Cubo back on track

    June 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Endeavour Silver (EDR-T, EXK-N) has its El Cubo mine in Guanajuato, Mexico, up and running again.

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    Kootenay adds gold to Promontorio resource

    May 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Kootenay Silver (KTN-V) always knew there was gold alongside the silver at its flagship Promontorio project in Sonora, Mexico, but without proof the gold was recoverable the company had always excluded the yellow metal from…

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    GOLD: Agreement near on Pueblo Viejo lease

    May 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corp. and the government of the Dominican Republic have reached an agreement in princple concerning a special lease agreement for the Pueblo Viejo gold mine. PVDC is a joint venture of…

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    Sean Boyd goes shopping … again

    April 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    For the second time this month Agnico-Eagle Mines (AEM-T, AEM-N) has taken a strategic stake in a junior exploration company with promising assets.

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    AWARD: First Majestic wins fifth Responsible Business Distinction

    April 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – First Majestic Silver Corp. has won the 2012 Socially Responsible Business Distinction Award presented by the Mexican Centre for Philanthropy. This is the fifth time the company has been recognized for its corporate ethics and…

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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.