Canadian Mining Journal

Mexico and Central America

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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,

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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