Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Equinox to spin out copper assets as Solaris Copper

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold Corp. has plans to transfer all its copper assets to a newly incorporated company named Solaris Copper. The new company will continue to advance the copper projects that belong to Equinox. These include the exploration stage

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    SILVER-GOLD: Avino commissions fourth mill circuit

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Avino Silver and Gold Mines has commissioned the fourth mill circuit as part of the expansion at the Avino silver-gold mine in Durango State. The addition of the new circuit increased mill capacity by 70%. Commissioning began

  • News

    Ascendant turns around El Mochito

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) acquired the El Mochito zinc-lead-silver mine from Nyrstar for just US$500,000 in December 2016, the company has increased production 81% and cut costs 30%. The junior zinc miner also started generating free cash flow in

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    Orla Mining drills Cerro Quema in Panama

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With shareholders like Goldcorp (19.9%), Pierre Lassonde (11.1%) and Agnico Eagle Mines(9.9%), Orla Mining (TSXV: OLA) isn’t your typical Toronto Venture Exchange listed junior. Management and insiders own another 7.1% of the company, and Orla’s directors, like Chuck Jeannes, Richard Hall and Jean Robitaille, among

  • ENVIRONMENT: Barrick to convert Pueblo Viejo power plant to natural gas

    May 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Barrick Gold of Toronto has signed a 10-year natural gas supply contact with a local company to fuel the Quisqueya power generation plant that supplies the Pueblo Viejo gold mine 100 km northwest of Santo Domingo. The

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    Discovery Metals samples historic Zaragosa mine

    May 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Discovery Metals (TSXV: DSV) has fielded results for 100 new channel samples taken from the historic Zaragosa zinc-silver-lead mine on its 300 sq. km Puerto Rico polymetallic property in northern Coahuila, Mexico. Discovery has taken 600 samples at Puerto Rico to

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    GOLD: Agnico ups Q1 revenue to $578.5M

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines has reported Q1 2018 revenues from mining of $578.4 million (all figures U.S. dollars), up roughly 5% from $547.5 million during the same period a year earlier. The company was left with a net income

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    Southern Silver dropping first holes into CLM West claims

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the coming months, Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV; US-OTC: SSVFF) will drill up to 13,000 metres at its 265 sq. km Cerro Las Minitas (CLM) polymetallic silver project, 70 km northeast of Durango, Mexico. Drilling will begin soon with up to

  • COMMENT: Tracking North American industrial pollution

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – With Earth Day fresh in our memories, the Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) has released its 15th report Taking Stock: North American Pollutant Releases and Transfers. The organization represents Canada, the United States and Mexico pulling the entire

  • GOLD: Goldcorp reports Q1 net earnings down to $67M

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp reports net earnings of $67 million (all figures are U.S. dollars), or $0.08 per share, for the first quarter of 2018. Earnings were down substantially from the $170 million, or $0.20 per share, for the same quarter

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

  • M&A: Alio Gold to acquire Rye Patch Gold in all-share deal

    March 26, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    In an effort to diversify geopolitical risk and transform itself from a single-asset producer, Mexico-focused Alio Gold is buying Rye Patch Gold and its Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, one of two acquisitions announced this week of companies with projects in the mining friendly