Canadian Mining Journal

Mexico and Central America

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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,

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    COPPER: Sierra updates resources, reserves for Bolivar mine

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Sierra Metals has updated the resource and reserve numbers for its Bolivar copper mine in Chihuahua state. The estimate is based on drilling and production reports between January 2013 and September 2016. The updated information includes a

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    Endeavour Silver green-lights construction at El Compas

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Endeavour Silver (TSX: EDR; NYSE: EXK) plans to add a fourth mine to its Mexican operations, following an encouraging preliminary economic assessment (PEA) at its El Compas gold-silver project in Zacatecas state. The miner currently operates three underground silver-gold mines: Guanacevi

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    SILVER-GOLD: Endeavour updates 43-101 and PFS for Terronera project

    April 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Endeavour Silver Corp. has released an updated 43-101 report and positive preliminary feasib ility study for its Terronera silver-gold project 40 km northeast of Puerto Vallarta, in Jalisco. The main mineralized zone includes a shallow, steeply dipping,

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    GOLD-SILVER: Argonaut to consider expanding pit at La Colorada

    March 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Good drill results from the El Creston deposit at the La Colorada gold-silver mine and heap leach operation in Sonora has Argonaut Gold considering an expansion of the pit. The company has completed a 22-hole, 5,139-metre reverse circulation

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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