Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • MERGER: Metso closes acquisition of HighService Service in Chile

    May 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AMERICA – Metso has successfully completed its acquisition of HighService Service, the service division of the Chilean mining engineering, construction and technology company HighService Corp. HighService Service offers its customers a variety of services from maintenance to commissioning and remote

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    Iamgold on path to production at Saramacca in Suriname

    May 22, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) has announced that it plans to begin production at its Saramacca open pit gold deposit in the second half of 2019. The mine is located 18 km from the company’s Rosebel mine in Suriname. Ore is

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    EXCAVATORS: Komatsu introduces two new hydraulic versions

    May 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS –  Komatsu America recently introduced the new PC1250SP-11 and PC1250LC-11 Tier 4 final (T4F) emissions certified hydraulic excavators.  These new models have SAA6D170E-7 engines with two Komatsu diesel particulate filters (KDPF) that do not require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)

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    Iamgold on path to production at Saramacca in Suriname

    May 15, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) has announced that it plans to begin production at its Saramacca open-pit gold deposit in the second half of 2019. The mine is located 18 km from the company’s Rosebel mine in Suriname. Ore is

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    Equinox Gold completes construction of Aurizona mine

    May 14, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    When Equinox Gold (TSXV: EQX; US-OTC: EQXFF) was formed in December 2017 as a three-way merger of Trek Mining, Newcastle Gold and Anfield Gold, it launched with a development asset in Brazil, a couple of non-core assets elsewhere in South America and

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    COPPER-GOLD: Gold Fields takes 16% stake in Chakana Copper

    May 1, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    PERU – One of the largest gold mining companies in the world has taken a shine to Vancouver-based Chakana Copper and its Soledad project in Peru. South African Gold Fields is spending $8 million to buy 15.69 million Chakana shares at $0.51 per

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    CRUSHER: Metso to deliver comminution and material handling equipment for Codelco El Teniente expansion

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Metso has been awarded with an order to supply crushing and material handling equipment for the first stage of Codelco‘s El Teniente copper mine expansion project located in Cachapoal province. The order was booked in Metso’s first-quarter 2019

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    GOLD: Keith Barron loans $3 million to Aurania Resources

    April 22, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – Keith Barron, who owns 53% of the outstanding common shares of Aurania Resources, has agreed to loan the company up to $3 million to support exploration at its 100% owned Los Cities gold project. The chairman and CEO also

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    PUMPS: Quellaveco copper mill chooses GIW cyclone feed units

    April 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GIW Industries has been selected for the delivery of four MDX 600 cyclone feed pumps for the Quellaveco copper project in Peru. The mine is owned 60% by Anglo American and 40% by Mitsubishi. GIW won the order

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    Sigma Lithium forms strategic alliance with Japan’s Mitsui

    April 17, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    In 2012, A10, a leading Brazilian M&A and private equity firm, used its personal capital and partners’ funds to back Sigma Lithium Resources (TSXV: SGMA; US-OTC: SGMLF) and its hard rock lithium project. A10 took the company public and raised its stake from

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    GOLD-COPPER: Lumina extends Gran Bestia in Ecuador

    April 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold has drilled its longest continuous section of mineralization at its Gran Bestia copper-gold deposit in Ecuador, part of its Cangrejos copper-gold project. The company cut 0.62 g/t gold and 0.11% copper over 626 metres from surface including

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX-7 series has next level fuel efficiency

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi’s