Canadian Mining Journal

Mexico and Central America

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    Goldcorp unveils five-year growth plan

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) has outlined an ambitious five-year growth plan, targeting a 20% increase in both gold reserves and annual production and a 20% reduction in all-in sustaining costs, after spending 2016 restructuring its business, strengthening its management team

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    COPPER: Capstone offers 2017 operating and capital guidance

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. has provided its operating and capital expenditure guidance for 2017. It foresees production of 94,000 tonnes (±5%) from its three copper mines – Minto in the Yukon, Pinto Valley in Arizona, and Cozamin in Mexico.

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    GOLD: Goldcorp unloads mines in Guatemala and Mexico

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp is bolstering its balance sheet by selling two of its projects in Latin America. Both the Cerro Blanco advanced gold-silver project in Guatemala and the Los Filos producing gold-silver mine in Mexico are changing hands. Bluestone Resources

  • Mexico denies permit for Argonaut Gold’s San Antonio project

    December 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Mexican Environmental Authority has given Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR) a lump of coal for Christmas. The regulatory body known as SEMARNAT has denied the mining company the EIA (Manifiesto de Impacto Ambiental [MIA]) for its San Antonio project in Baja California

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    GOLD: Timmins Gold raises $20M for Ana Paula project

    November 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Timmins Gold Corp. has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial and RBC Capital Markets. Under terms of the agreement, the underwriters will purchase, on a bought deal basis, 36.4 million

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    NICKEL: Sherritt’s Moa survives hurricane Matthew

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CUBA – Toronto’s Sherritt International Corp. has provided an update on its Moa joint venture nickel project following hurricane Matthew earlier this month. The category 4 storm made landfall and swept across the eastern part late on Oct.3 and remained

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    Companies need to take a ‘granular’ view of Mexico

    October 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A new report by the Eurasia Group says the government of Mexico will remain ineffective in its fight against crime. The political risk analysis and consulting group noted that homicides in August rose 24% year-on-year to 1,938, while extortions were

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    GOLD: Yamana raises $178M on sale of Mercedes mine, warrants

    October 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Yamana Gold has fattened its treasury by $178 million with the sale of its Mercedes gold-silver mine in Sonora, Mexico, and the sale of Sandstorm Gold warrants. About $156 million is earmarked for debt reduction. The company continues

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    Avino Silver and Gold hits milestones in Durango

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The start of commercial production at Avino Silver and Gold Mines’ (TSXV: ASM; NYSE: ASM) Avino ET mine – the second and largest mine on the company’s Avino property in Mexico – signals better times ahead for the junior precious metals producer.

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    Electrum Group sees merit in Southern Silver’s Mexican project

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV; US-OTC: SSVFF) likes to think that its Cerro Las Minitas silver-lead-zinc project in Durango, Mexico, has a lot going for it. Not only is it close to a number of significant deposits – some of them producing

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    Cyprium picks up momentum at Potosi

    August 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cyprium Mining (TSXV: CUG) recently started small scale mining at the past producing underground Potosi silver-lead-zinc mine in northern Mexico, with plans to further increase throughput. Potosi is in Chihuahua’s historic Santa Eulalia district. Discovered in the 1500s, Santa Eulalia ranks

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    Excellon swings back into profit as costs fall

    August 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Excellon Resources (TSX: EXN) is back in the black, after more than two years of losses. The operator of the high grade Platosa silver-lead-zinc mine in Mexico reported a second quarter adjusted profit of US$900,000, or a penny per share, up