Canadian Mining Journal

South America

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Mirasol Resources expands in southern Argentina

    January 28, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – Canada’s Mirasol Resources announced that it has signed an option to purchase agreement which would allow it to complete the consolidation of the Sascha-Marcelina low sulphidation epithermal gold-silver district in the Santa Cruz province of southern Argentina. In

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    Auryn finds copper zone at Sombrero in Peru

    January 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Auryn Resources (TSX: AUG; NYSE-AM: AUG) has found a zone of oxide copper mineralization at the Milpoc prospect, 12 km south of the Sombrero Main target on its Sombrero North copper property in Peru. Rock samples it collected at the 1.2

  • ENVIRONMENT: BQE Water signs contract for new SART project

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – BQE Water, a leader in the management of mine wastewater and metallurgical bleed streams, has entered into a services agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of a Canadian mining company for the staged implementation of the SART process

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    LITHIUM: Millennial nears feasibility at Pastos Grandes

    January 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – Millennial Lithium is nearing an updated resource estimate and feasibility study at its 86 km2 Pastos Grandes lithium project in Salta. The company is aiming for a 25,000-t/y lithium carbonate equivalent operation at Pastos Grandes. It expects to table

  • PLANT SERVICES: Metso makes Chilean acquisition

    January 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Metso has agreed to acquire HighService Service, the service business of the Chilean mining technology and maintenance provider HighService Corp. HighService Service is a high-quality service provider for the mining industry, with operations in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Its sales in the fiscal

  • TECHNOLOGY: Bechtel opens mining innovation centre in Chile

    January 2, 2019 by staff

    American engineering company Bechtel, ranked #11 on Forbes’ America’s private company list for 2018,  announced this week that it opened the Bechtel Mining & Metals Innovation Center  in Chile with the goal of developing new technologies that boost productivity, promote environmental

  • Feature

    Lithium Americas poised to tap into EV revolution

    January 1, 2019 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Potential at Thacker Pass is huge

  • News

    PUMPS: GIW Minerals introduces new MDX RAMSL

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries Inc., continuously strives to make their customers’ jobs easier and more efficient. After several months of advanced testing and prototyping, the company is introducing the new remotely adjusted mechanical suction liner (RAMSL). Read on to discover

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    Outlook Snapshot: Eight juniors with plans for a busy 2019

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The junior exploration and development scene is still in high gear in North America, with many juniors planning for extensive work programs in 2019 at precious and base metal projects across the Americas. Here is a look at eight such

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    VANADIUM: Largo doubles strike length of NAN vanadium deposit in Brazil

    December 20, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRAZIL – Largo Resources drilled 24 holes totalling 4,223 metres during phase two drilling at its Novo Amparo Norte (NAN) vanadium deposit. The deposit lies 6.5 km north of Largo’s Campbell pit at its Maracas Menchen vanadium mine in Bahia State.

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    EMERALDS: Fura Gems completes maiden resource for Coscuez project

    December 17, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – Less than a year after acquiring a 76% stake in the Coscuez emerald mine, Fura Gems has completed a maiden resource estimate that puts the potential mine life of the project at 30 years. The company mapped more than 20

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    Sandy Lake’s Sheridan targets Guyana

    December 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Less than two weeks after being appointed executive chairman and CEO of Sandy Lake Gold (TSXV: SLAU), Patrick Sheridan has steered the Red Lake-focused junior towards several strategic acquisitions in Guyana. Sheridan has been credited with the discovery, financing and development of