Canadian Mining Journal

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    AWARD: Lundin Gold wins second UN sustainability honour

    November 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold has won a second award from the United Nations Global Compact Canada and was recognized at the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals leadership awards held on Nov. 14. The award recognizes Lundin Gold’s and the Lundin

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    GOLD: Lundin reports first FDN gold poured

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold held the inauguration ceremony of its Fruta del Norte gold project on Nov. 14. The event was attended by all levels of government authorities, representatives from the Canadian embassy, major shareholders, financiers, community representatives, partner

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    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania continues to advance Lost Cities-Cutucu project

    November 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ECUADOR – Aurania Resources announced that it completed scout drilling for epithermal gold and silver at the first hole at the Yawi Target A, located at its Lost Cities-Cutucu project in Ecuador. “The first drill hole in Target A, YW-001,

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    GOLD: Lundin receives key permits for Fruta del Norte

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold has received the Industrial Water Permit and the Administrative Act permit for its Fruta del Norte gold project 9 km northeast of the village of San Antonio. The permits were issued by La Secretaría Nacional

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    COPPER-ZINC: Hudbay Q3 results on track to meet 2019 production guidance

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals reported Q3 operating and financial results which put it on track to meet its 2019 production guidance. Company wide Q3 copper production came in at 36,422 tonnes with an additional 28,639 tonnes of zinc as well

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    GOLD: Lumina grows its Cangrejos project in Ecuador

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold’s Cangrejos porphyry gold-copper project in Ecuador is growing, thanks to a 40,000-metre drill program that has upgraded and expanded resources at the Cangrejos deposit and resulted in a first time resource at the Gran Bestia deposit.

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    ZINC-LEAD-SILVER: Trevali reports record quarterly zinc production

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. released Q3 financial and operating results from its operations located in Canada, South America and Africa. Q3 zinc production came in at 106.8 million pounds payable, a new record for the company and a slight

  • Chile in turmoil as tensions boil over

    November 6, 2019 by Tom Azzopardi

    The worst unrest in Chile in a generation threatens to overturn assumptions about one of South America’s most stable countries and the world’s leading copper producer. All it took was a US4¢ rise in the peak hour fares on the

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    GOLD: Newmont Goldcorp’s Quecher Main project begins commercial production

    November 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    PERU – The Quecher Main project at Newmont Goldcorp’s Yanacocha gold mine has achieved commercial production ahead of schedule and under budget. The project will extend the life of the Yanacocha operation to 2027. Quecher Main, 800 km northeast of Lima, is expected to

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    SILVER-COPPER: Pan American hits high grade at La Colorada

    October 31, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MEXICO – A 14,300-metre drill program completed during the third quarter at the La Colorada skarn discovery has returned high grade intercepts for Pan American Silver. Drill highlights include 379 metres grading 54 g/t silver, 0.5% copper, 1.96% lead and 3.73%

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    GOLD: Eric Sprott invests $15M in Gran Colombia

    October 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Gran Colombia Gold says Eric Sprott will invest $15 million in the company that has two producing mines in Colombia. The company will issue approximately 3.3 million units at a price of $4.60 per unit. The price represents

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    Wealth Minerals and Rosatom partner up in Chile

    October 30, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Russia’s state nuclear group Rosatom and Canada’s Wealth Minerals (TSXV: WML) are working towards a partnership at the junior’s Atacama lithium project in northern Chile. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which Rosatom, through its subsidiary Uranium One Group,