Canadian Mining Journal

South America

  • Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors step up to meet the tech-metal challenge

    July 18, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    The wider use globally of advanced technologies such as electric vehicles has led to a boom in juniors developing technology-metal assets, with an emphasis on lithium, cobalt, vanadium and rare earths. Here is a look at eight such juniors active

  • GOLD: Lundin closes $350M debt facility, announces offtake deal

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lundin Gold of Vancouver has closed a $350-million (all amounts are U.S. dollars) senior secured project finance debt facility with a syndicate of seven lenders. The funds will go toward development and construction of the Fruta del Norte

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    TRANSPARENCY: Glencore subpoenaed by U.S. Dept. of Justice

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice issued a subpoena on July 2, 2018, for a subsidiary of Glencore plc of Baar, Switzerland. The department is seeking documents and other records with respect to compliance with The Foreign Corrupt

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    Mexican Gold’s Las Minas project draws big backers

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It all started with a cup of coffee in Zacatecas. Brian Robertson was swapping stories with a fellow engineer when he learned about 30 historical mines in the cliffs and ravines near the small village of Las Minas, about 177

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    GOLD-COPPER: Equinox to spin out copper assets as Solaris Copper

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold Corp. has plans to transfer all its copper assets to a newly incorporated company named Solaris Copper. The new company will continue to advance the copper projects that belong to Equinox. These include the exploration stage

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: Canada, Argentina pledge co-operation on mines, energy

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BARILOCHE, Argentina – Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Jim Carr, and Juan Jose Aranguren, Argentina’s Minister of Energy and Mines, signed a memorandum of understanding on June 14 agreeing to combine their countries’ expertise to deliver clean energy

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    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

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    Altius spins out copper play Aethon Minerals

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly formed copper explorer Aethon Minerals (TSXV: AET) is adding to its already large Chilean land package with an option agreement to acquire full interest in the Llanos de Llahuin copper-gold project, located in Chile’s Region IV, close to the city of

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    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania establishes literacy, numeracy foundation

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Dr. Keith Barron, chairman and CEO of Aurania Resources in Toronto, has registered a charitable foundation for communities near its Lost Cities-Cutucu gold and silver project. The foundation and the company are domiciled in Bermuda. The Fundacion Dar

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    Leagold pursues new resource at Los Filos gold mine

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Leagold (TSX: LMC) has tabled new step-out drill results from the underground portion of its Los Filos gold mine, 230 km south of Mexico City. The company has drilled 12,000 metres so far this year at Los Filos and will look

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    GOLD: Yamana produces first gold and silver at Cerro Moro

    May 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Toronto-based Yamana Gold made the first gold-silver doré pour at its Cerro Moro mine in the Santa Cruz province on May 15, 2018. The high grade project is being mined by both underground and open pit means. As

  • Feature

    Teck looks to unleash culture shift in innovation

    May 8, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    How to approach digital technologies