Canadian Mining Journal


Mexico and Central America


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    GOLD: Pueblo Viejo output cut by motor failures

    November 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Operator Barrick Gold (60%) of Toronto has advised partner Goldcorp (40%) of Vancouver (and by extension the public) that mechanical issues will cut production at the Pueblo Viejo gold mine until mid-January 2016. The autoclave will be

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    COPPER: First Quantum cuts costs at Cobre Panama development

    October 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Weak metal prices are causing another copper producer to tighten its purse strings. First Quantum Minerals says its focus will continue to be on profitability and cash flow from its mining operations.

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    Ana Paula is ‘great downside insurance,’ says Timmins CEO

    October 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is one step closer to production its high grade Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero, Mexico, following an opportune deal with Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) for a mill and…

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    GOLD: Barrick streaming deal and debt tender offer

    September 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has closed a gold streaming transaction with a subsidiary of Royal Gold involving production from the Pueblo Viejo gold mine in which Barrick holds a 60% interest in the Dominican Republic. Vancouver-based Goldcorp…

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    GOLD: Agnico updates Mexican exploration success

    September 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Agnico Eagle Mines is enjoying continued exploration success at three of its Mexican gold properties.

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    Latin American miners unhappy with costs, survey says

    September 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Latin American miners gave low grades to equipment manufacturers in a recent survey by data and intelligence firm Timetric.

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    COPPER: Poor markets force Capstone to cut spending

    September 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. says poor market conditions are to blame for its decision to cut site operating costs by US$20 million over the second half of 2015 and to suspend work on the Santo Domingo copper project in Chile.

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    Argonaut aims to balance expansion and cost control

    September 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) is attempting to walk a fine line by expanding its production profile while simultaneously controlling operating costs in a bid to maximize free cash flow. The company’s goal is to…

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    COPPER: First Quantum amends Cobre Panama technical report

    July 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals has filed an amended 43-101 for its Cobre Panama copper project in Colón Province. Small clarifications were added, but the basic outline remains the same.

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    Calibre Mining advances Nicaraguan projects

    July 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    For a junior exploration company with shares trading at just 12¢, Calibre Mining (TSXV: CXB; US-OTC: CXBMF) is making pretty decent headway at its projects in Nicaragua.

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    Defiance Silver hits high grades at San Acacio

    July 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Defiance Silver (TSXV: DEF) is having drilling success at its past-producing San Acacio silver mine in Zacatecas, Mexico.

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    Canarc to acquire fully permitted project in Mexico

    July 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    … Canarc Resource has announced that it plans to purchase 100% of Oro Silver Resources, which owns the fully permitted El Compas gold-silver property in Mexico’s Zacatecas state. Oro Silver Resources is wholly owned by Marlin…