Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • News

    Barrick undeterred by latest Argentinian court ruling

    July 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Despite an unfavorable court ruling, Barrick Gold is confident that its Pascua Lama project will push ahead.

  • McEwen doubles resource at Los Azules

    July 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Indicated resources have more than doubled to 4.6 billion pounds of lb at McEwen Mining’s Los Azules project in Argentina, while inferred resources have jumped 4% to 10.8 billion lb of copper.

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    Bolivia seizes Glencore mine

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Bolivia’s recent decision to nationalize Glencore’s Colquiri [zinc-tin] mine “will pose a number of serious questions relating to the government’s future policy towards foreign investment in the mining sector,” the…

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    RCMP looks at Cardero’s activities in Ghana

    June 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Despite promising early results from its Sheini iron ore project in Ghana, Cardero Resources could be facing some legal headaches over the project.

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    IamGold to sell Quimsacocha

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Shares of INV Metals surged 46% to 16¢ on news the Toronto-based company plans to acquire the Quimsacocha gold project in Ecuador from IamGold in a move INV hopes will take it from a junior exploration company to an advanced stage…

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    PATENT PENDING: U3O8 files application for recovery of uranium, phosphate, vanadium and rare earths

    June 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – U3O8 Corp. and its associate, Sulphide Resource Processing, have filed an international patent application for a two-step metallurgical process using an initial ferric iron leach followed by an acid wash that was developed for…

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    Chile, Peru must meet energy challenges as mining booms

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The Andean nations of Chile and Peru are firmly established as the top copper producing locales in the world. Chile holds the number one spot with annual production clocking in at roughly 4.9 million tonnes, while Peru sits in…

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    Mid-tier producers grapple with Peru’s growing pains

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Peru is undoubtedly experiencing a mining boom of global proportions thanks to years of growth and increasing production. The country is currently the world’s No.2 copper producer, No.2 silver producer, No.6 gold producer,…

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    Panoro continues to show promise in Peru

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Panoro Minerals has over a dozen properties in Peru, but is putting its resources into exploring and developing two projects in the country’s southeastern corner.

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    COPPER MINING: Quebrada Blanca expansion costs to top US5.5B

    June 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHILE – Vancouver-based Teck Resources, 76.5% owner of the Quebrada Blanca copper-molybdenum  mine 165 km southeast of Iquique in Region I, has filed the latest 43-101 technical report for a project to build a concentrator at the…

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    Sunward grows the resource in Colombia

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Sunward Resources [of Vancouver] believes it could be sitting on top of Colombia’s next gold district and its latest resource estimate lends some credit to the notion.

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Gallery of Pascua-Lama photos

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – As Barrick Gold works feverishly to ready the Pascua-Lama gold mine for production in 2013, the company has released a gallery of photographs from the site that straddles the Chile-Argentina border.