Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • GOLD: Alio raises $50M for Ana Paula project

    July 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Thanks to a bought deal, Alio Gold (formerly Timmins Gold) of Vancouver has raised approximately C$50.4 million for its Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero. The financing was underwritten by a syndicate led by Cormark Securities and Clarus

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    SILVER: Guatemala pulls licence for Tahoe’s Escobal mine

    July 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources is taking its case to the Guatemalan constitutional court after that country’s supreme court temporarily suspended the mining licence for its Escobal silver mine. The mine, the third-largest silver producer in the world, had 2016

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    FLOTATION: Jameson cells chosen for Cobre Panama project

    July 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The second installation in South America of Jameson cells in the past six months has been announced  by Glencore Technology – the latest one at the Cobre Panama copper project of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals. First Quantum is

  • Copper-Zinc: Teck to purchase Goldcorp’s San Nicolás interest

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teck Resources today announced that its Mexican subsidiary has entered into a binding agreement with a subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. to purchase its 21% minority interest in the San Nicolás Project located in Zacatecas, Mexico for cash consideration of US$50

  • Gold: Orla Mining buys Camino Rojo project in Mexico

    June 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia – Goldcorp has agreed to sell its Camino Rojo project in Zacatecas, Mexico, to Vancouver-based Orla Mining. The gold and silver oxide heap leach project holds historic reserves of 1.7 million oz. gold and historic resources of 4

  • Tailings: FLSmidth, Goldcorp partner on EcoTails

    June 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FLSmidth will be working with Goldcorp to develop EcoTails, a new system to dramatically improve tailings and waste rock disposal while economically processing mine waste and increasing water recovery and reuse by as much as 90–95%. Together with the world’s

  • Protest: Tahoe Resources reports roadblock at Escobal

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia — Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources has reported that a group of protesters near the town of Casillas in Guatemala has been blocking the road between its Escobal mine, near Minera San Rafael, and Guatemala City. The company says the

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    URANIUM: Pele Mountain sells Eco Ridge and focus on lithium

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has sold its Eco Ridge uranium project near Elliot Lake and will concentrate instead on lithium. Weak uranium and rare earth prices are responsible for the decision. Pele sold the Eco Ridge claims,

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    GOLD: Alio (aka Timmins Gold) releases Ana Paula PFS

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Alio Gold Inc. (formerly Timmins Gold) of Vancouver has released the pre-feasibility study for its Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero state. The project is 100% owned by Alio. Ana Paula will be an open pit project based

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    Riverside, Centerra see promise at Glor in Mexico

    May 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prospect generator Riverside Resources (TSXV: RRI) has launched into a 2,000-metre drill campaign with partner Centerra Gold (TSX: CG; US-OTC: CAGDF) at their Glor gold project, 8 km west of Alamos Gold’s (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) El Chanate gold mine in Sonora, Mexico. The

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    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies ups reliability, lowers fuel use at Mexican mines

    April 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – At an accelerating rate, Mexican mines are taking advantage of advanced simulation technology along with skilled people and proven process from Immersive Technologies to optimize their equipment operator workforce. Mine sites are measuring significant improvements in reliability and

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    CONVEYOR: Doppelmayr RopeCon starts up at cement plant

    April 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – The successful start-up of Doppelmayr RopeCon aerial conveyor system which will transport limestone from the quarry to the area where it will be processed has recently taken place in Guatemala, about 35 km from the capital. The installation,