Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • MERGER: Glass Lewis likes Barrick-Randgold combo

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – A second independent proxy advisory firm, Glass Lewis, has recommended that shareholders of Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources for the proposed merger of the two companies. The recommendation from Glass Lewis comes in addition to an earlier report

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    PUMPS: GIW introduces safer solution for automated maintenance

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries recently announced the Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner (RAMSL) product enhancement for the GIW Minerals MDX Pump. The RAMSL is the next phase of a continuous improvement plan between GIW and Escondida, the largest copper mine

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    GOLD: Chilean court orders Barrick to close Pascua-Lama permanently

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Last week the Chilean environmental court ordered Toronto-based Barrick Gold to permanently close its Pascua-Lama gold project that lies within the country. The company was told in January 2018 to close the project and fined US$11.5 million by

  • GOLD: Court rules against Kinross mine in Chile

    October 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – The supreme court of Chile has maintained the closure of the water pumping wells at the Maricunga gold mine owned by Toronto’s Kinross Gold. This is the latest chapter in a long dispute between the company and the

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    Three Continental Gold geologists killed in Colombia

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Three exploration geologists working on Continental Gold’s (TSX: CNL; US-OTC: CGOOF) Berlin project in Colombia were killed during an attack on their residence in the middle of the night. The residence houses exploration geologists and contractors working on the project and is

  • GOLD: Barrick to buy Randgold creating $18B company

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has made an all-share offer worth US$6 billion for Randgold Resources. The merger, subject to the approval of both companies’ shareholders, will create an industry leading gold miner with a combined market cap of US$18 billion.

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    GOLD: Lundin cuts AISC estimate to $583 per oz at Fruta

    September 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold has updated all aspects of the Fruta del Norte gold project in the Cordillera del Condor region. One of the best aspects of the review is that the all-in sustaining cost has been trimmed to

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    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