Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    Teck advances QB2 copper project in Chile

    July 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    If all goes according to plan in northern Chile, Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.A, TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) and its partners Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo will start commissioning and ramping up their Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2) copper project in the fourth quarter of 2021, with full

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    GOLD: Altamira to update resource at Cajueiro project

    July 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRAZIL – Altamira Gold announced that it is working towards completing an updated resource estimate for its flagship Cajueiro gold project located in the northern part of Mato Grosso state in western Brazil. To move ahead, the Canadian miner hired

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    GOLD: Reunion makes new high grade find at Boulanger project

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRENCH GUIANA – Reunion Gold Corp. announced the discovery of new high grade gold mineralization at the Saint-Michel prospect, part of its Boulanger project in the north-central part of the country. The company sampled 42 dumps located near artisanal shafts

  • GOLD: Continental closes $25M private placement with Eric Sprott

    July 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Continental Gold of Toronto has closed a $25-million non-brokered private placement with Eric Sprott. The company issued approximately 10.6 new common shares. Continental says that Newmont Goldcorp has until July 12, 2019, to exercise its right to maintain

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    COPPER-GOLD: Cordoba Minerals optimistic after resource update at San Matias project

    July 4, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLUMBIA – Cordoba Minerals published an updated mineral resource estimate this week for the San Matias project, including the Alacran replacement copper-gold deposit, in Colombia. With this update, total mineral resources for San Matias are estimated in 94.9 million tonnes of indicated

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    GOLD: Orvana completes study on Taguas in Argentina

    July 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of Orvana Minerals’ Taguas gold project, 25 km north of Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina, envisions a conventional open pit, heap leach operation, which would produce for a decade. Orvana announced in May it

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    GOLD-BASE METALS: Lundin begins mining of first production stope at Fruta del Norte

    June 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold has begun mining the first production stope at its Fruta del Norte gold project near the village of San Antonio. Underground mining has begun although it will be Q3 this year before the processing plant

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    Los Andes Copper envisions big project at Vizcachitas

    June 19, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Los Andes Copper (TSXV: LA) says its Vizcachitas project — a copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit 150 km northeast of Santiago, in central Chile — will be the South American country’s next major copper mine. The project, which would produce copper and molybdenum concentrates

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    Sandspring completes study on Toroparu in Guyana

    June 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    When American businessmen Rich Munson and John Adams made their first trip to Guyana as private investors in 1999 and picked up the rights to the 626-sq.-km. Toroparu concession in a remote part of the Upper Puruni River region, the

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    TAILINGS: Inmarsat to monitor dams for Minas Gerais government

    June 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Inmarsat, a leading global supplier of mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Minas Gerais state government to explore the potential of internet of things (IoT) solutions for monitoring the integrity of mine tailings dams

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    TECHNOLOGY: Wenco moves into Brazil with TecWise partnership

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems has created a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçãon, a leading provider of technology and communications systems to the Latin American mining industry. This new agreement makes TecWise the exclusive distributor of Wenco

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    Columbus Gold broadens footprint in French Guiana

    May 29, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Columbus Gold (TSX: CGT; US-OTC: CGTFF) wants to become a dominant player in the fledgling gold mining industry in French Guiana, an overseas department of France on the northeast coast of South America, which is made up mainly of tropical rainforest.