Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    SolGold steps up drilling campaign in Ecuador

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      With about US$90 million in the bank and plenty of ground still to explore, Brisbane-based SolGold (TSX: SOLG; US-OTC: SLGGF) has embarked on a 120,000 metre, 12-drill program at its Cascabel copper-gold project in northern Ecuador. The main purpose of the

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    Iamgold turns around Rosebel in Suriname

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PARAMARIBO, SURINAME — Only a few years ago during the depths of the mining industry downturn, Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) had on its hands with its Rosebel open-pit gold mine in Suriname an aging, high-cost operation that faced closure in 2018, as

  • POTASH: Nutrien names retail business Nutrien Ag

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LOVELAND, Colo. – Nutrien Ltd. has launched its new retail business under the banner of Nutrien Ag Solutions from this city. The name allows the company – the merger of PotashCorp and Agrium – to align all its global retail

  • COPPER: Teck raises Quebrada Blanca interest to 90%

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Teck Resources of Vancouver has raised its interest in the Quebrada Blanca copper mine to 90%. Teck recently purchased Inversiones Mineras S.A., a private Chilean company, that held a 13.5% interest in the operating company, Compania Minera Teck

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    Jaguar production remains static despite progress

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Jaguar Mining (TSX: JAG; US-OTC: JAGGF) says gold production at the company’s underground Pilar gold mine in Minas Gerais, 50 km east of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, will nearly double over the next three years to 60,000 oz. gold per year. Overall

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

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    Discovery-takeover cycle continues in Deseado Massif

    April 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Mirasol Resources (TSXV: MRZ), a precious metals explorer using the prospect generator model, says prospecting along the Resolution trend at its wholly owned Nico property in the Deseado Massif region of Santa Cruz province, Argentina, has yielded rock chip assays of

  • DRILLING: Boart Longyear adds new rigs to meet the demand of expanding exploration budgets

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY — Boart Longyear announces it is adding new exploration drill rigs to its Drilling Services fleet around the world to meet the demand of expanding exploration budgets. Latin America In Chile, a brand new LF™160 top-drive coring

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    Antioquia Gold seeks cash for Cisneros

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Antioquia Gold (TSXV: AGD; US-OTC: AGDFX) recently published a positive National Instrument 43-101 compliant preliminary economic assessment (PEA) and a revised resource estimate for its high-grade Cisneros gold project in Colombia. Now the company is hunting for the cash to reach

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    Snapshot: Juniors in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

    March 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    For mineral explorers and developers, the northern Andean countries of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru are a potent combination of richly endowed metal mineralization and under-explored terrain, all hosted in relatively mining-friendly jurisdictions. Here’s a look at eight juniors with active

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    Lupaka nears production at Invicta

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Lupaka Gold (TSXV: LPK) has tabled a positive preliminary economic assessment of its fully funded, 316 sq. km Invicta underground gold-copper project in Peru, 120 km north of Lima. It aims to begin production by the end of 2018 with low

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    Dynacor’s artisanal mining strategy pays dividends

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The company buys ore from registered artisanal miners in Peru and processes it into doré at its Veta Dorada plant, 600 km south of Lima. The processing plant poured its first gold in October 2016 and last year produced 79,897