Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • 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…

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    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…

  • News

    MERGER: Inmet, Lundin deal to create new company named Symterra

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Executives at Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp. have decided to merge their companies creating a new entity, Symterra Corp., that will join the ranks of senior copper producers. Symterra is expected to produce over 600,000…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Leaked CSR report flawed

    October 19, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If words such as “suppressed report” and “international violations by Canadian mining companies” were not writ…

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    CYANIDE CODE: Los Filos mine certified, Cyanco applies

    August 29, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WASHINGTON, DC – The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has certified the Los Filos gold mine i…

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Second Penasquito sulphide line complete ahead of schedule

    June 27, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Goldcorp says the second sulphide processing line at its Penasquito project in Zacate…