Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • News

    Panoro to drill new zone at Cotabambas in Peru’s Apurimac region

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Now that Peru has approved Panoro Minerals’ (TSXV: PML; US-OTC: POROF) request for an expanded environmental impact assessment at its Cotabambas copper project in southern Peru’s Apurimac region, the company can start drilling Cluster 2 — a target it’s spent two

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    SILVER-GOLD: Tahoe’s Escobal mine remains suspended by court order

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – Guatemala’s highest court has ordered that Tahoe Resources’ Escobal silver-gold mine remain suspended. The decision reaffirms a lower court decision from July 2017 to halt work at Escobal and the Juan Bosco exploration licence because of what locals

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    COPPER: Teck seeking partner for Quebrada Blanca expansion

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –Teck Resources of Vancouver is looking for a partner to share in the $4.8 billion phase two expansion at its Quebrada Blanca copper mine. Teck plans to offer up to 30% or 40% of the project to a partner

  • GOLD: Attempted robbery at Tahoe’s La Arena mine

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – These would-be thieves should get maybe a point for originality. In the end they caused a toxic spill and never did get any richer. Tahoe Resources operates the La Arena gold-copper mine in the northern part of the

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    AngloGold terminates JV with Equinox

    August 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) has terminated the earn-in joint venture at Equinox Gold’s (TSXV: EQX; US-OTC: EQXGF) Aurizona gold mine project in northeastern Brazil. Equinox now has a 100% interest in the project. AngloGold spent US$9 million on exploration activities at Aurizona

  • COPPER: Strike averted at Escondida

    August 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – BHP  has averted a strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida. A deal has been struck between the operator and the union representing most of the workforce. The terms of the offer will now go to union

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    PRECIOUS METALS: San Dimas sale pushes Wheaton Q2 earnings to $318M

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals reports that it had net earnings of $318 million (all U.S. dollars)  in Q2 2018, including the $246 million gain on the sale of the San Dimas silver stream. The company reported record gold production

  • EDITORIAL: Expect copper price rise

    August 13, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Recent events are conspiring to push up the price of copper significantly. Lack of new discoveries and labour action at the world’s largest copper mine make both the short and long term outlook for copper prices rosy. First is the

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    COPPER-GOLD: Filo del Sol project ups resources

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Vancouver’s Filo Mining Corp. says the recent successful exploration drill program at its Filo del Sol copper-gold-silver project has allowed it to boost the resource numbers. The company saw a significant increase in the indicated tonnage and contained

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    GOLD: Yamana celebrates 15 years since IPO

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On July 31, 2018, Yamana Gold celebrated its 15th anniversary since launching itself as a public company using a reverse takeover. The company’s early portfolio of properties included the Chapada copper-gold mine in Brazil. Yamana commissioned the project

  • Ecuador eases rules on early-stage exploration drilling

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ecuador’s Minister of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources says holders of mining concessions can now drill on early-phase exploration projects in the country. Previously, drilling was only permitted during the advanced exploration phase and required an environmental licence. Under the

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    GOLD: Equinox begins stockpiling ore at Aurizona mine

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Equinox Gold of Vancouver has begun stockpiling ore from the open pit Aurizona gold mine in the Maranhao state in preparation to resume production. Construction at the project is on time and on budget to pour gold by