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    GOLD: Yamana meets production guidance

    January 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Miner Yamana Gold has released 2019 production results with 1.02 million of gold-equivalent oz. slightly exceeding the company’s guidance for 1.01 gold-equivalent oz. Three underground mines in South America: Jacobina, El Penon and Minera Florida appear as outperformers

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    LITHIUM: Court grants Millennial Lithium mining licenses in Argentina

    January 14, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ARGENTINA – The Mining Court of Salta, Argentina, granted Millennial Lithium’s subsidiary, Proyecto Pastos Grandes, four of the five mining licenses that comprised the properties owned by state company Remsa. The land tenements are located within the Pastos Grandes project.

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    GOLD: Fruta del Norte ramp up on track, says Lundin Gold

    January 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lundin Gold has reported that the ramp up of its Fruta del Norte gold mine and plant is on schedule and within budget. The mine – Ecuador’s first large-scale gold mine – produced 28,678 oz. of gold last

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    GOLD: Para purchases Colombian company for $5.5M

    January 13, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLOMBIA – Para Resources announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Colombia Milling, entered into a binding letter of intent with Mineros to acquire 100% of the shares of Operadora Mineras for $5.5 million in cash. In a press release, Para said

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    ORE SORTER: Tomra’s ore sorting technology improves productivity at San Rafael

    January 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Minsur, a Peruvian mining company, operates the San Rafael underground tin mine in Peru.  In 2015, the mine contributed an estimated 6% of the world’s total tin production. That year, Minsur initiated activities to safeguard the future value

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    GOLD: Newmont Goldcorp ups dividend by 79%

    January 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – In line with its commitment to return cash to shareholders, Newmont Goldcorp has announced a hefty 79% increase to its dividend to US$1.00 annually, effective upon approval in April. Alongside this increase, in December, the company announced plans

  • A look back at CMJ’s top stories of 2019

    January 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    To start off 2020, we’ve compiled some of our most popular stories of 2019, as well as highlighting our choices for most interesting or important articles for the year. Top 5 most read 1. No. 1 Nutrien heads Top 40 list

  • COPPER-GOLD: China’s JCHX takes stake in Cordoba Minerals

    January 6, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – Cordoba Minerals says a strategic investment from China’s JCHX Mining Management, which specializes in underground mine development and construction, should close before the end of January. JCHX is currently completing underground development work in the Democratic Republic of

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    State-owned Codelco struggles to maintain output

    December 18, 2019 by Tom Azzopardi

    In October, the wheels started turning on one of the world’s largest conveyor systems. Once in full operation, 14 km of belts will bring 140,000 tonnes of ore a day to surface from huge tunnels carved out beneath Codelco’s giant

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    PERMITTING: Gold Fields receives EIS approval for Salares Norte

    December 18, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    CHILE – The Atacama Environmental Assessment Commission has approved the environmental impact study on Gold Fields’ Salares Norte project in northern Chile — paving the way for the company to proceed with a construction decision in the first half of 2020.

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    CRUSHER: Metso to provide crushing and handling equipment for Venetia mine

    December 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Metso will deliver high performance crushing and material handling equipment to the Venetia diamond mine held by De Beers. The Venetia mine is reported to produce about 4 million carats per year, making it one of South

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    GOLD: Lundin Gold exports first gold concentrate and doré from Ecuador

    December 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Lundin Gold has announced the first export of gold concentrate and doré from Ecuador with the first shipment of 180 tonnes of concentrate departing the port on Dec. 8. “Our first shipment to Boliden’s smelting facility in Harjavalta,