Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • GOLD: Zijin Mining to acquire Continental Gold for $1.4B

    December 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    COLOMBIA – In the latest mega-deal sweeping the gold sector, Zijin Mining Group is buying Continental Gold for $1.4 billion in cash. The cash-rich Chinese gold miner is on an acquisition spree. In early November it said it would buy copper-gold assets

  • Feature

    Lundin Gold prepares to bite into Fruta del Norte

    December 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Ecuador’s first large-scale gold mine on track for first production in Q4

  • FORUM: Miners look for suppliers who can commit

    November 27, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    In an increasingly complex business environment, what do mining companies want from suppliers? It turns out, they’re looking for much more than just technology. At MSTA Canada’s two-day annual forum in Toronto this week, miners emphasized the desire for a

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Orestone kicks off exploration campaign at Resguardo

    November 27, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Orestone Mining just kicked off an exploration program on the Resguardo property in northern Chile. In a press release, the miner said the program will further define the potential for porphyry and manto-style copper-gold mineralization at a shallow

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    ZINC: Tinka cuts high grade at Ayawilca

    November 27, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    PERU – Vancouver-based Tinka Resources has intersected several zones of high grade zinc mineralization in the final hole of this year’s drill program at its 100% owned Ayawilca zinc project, 200 km northeast of Lima in the Pasco region. Drill hole A19-168,

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    GOLD: BHP increases stake in SolGold

    November 25, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – BHP Billiton is spending US$22 million to boost its stake in Australian junior SolGold to 14.7% from 11.1%, making it one of the two largest shareholders in the Ecuador-focused company. Newcrest Mining owns about 14.8%. BHP is acquiring 77 million shares

  • News

    AWARD: Lundin Gold wins second UN sustainability honour

    November 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold has won a second award from the United Nations Global Compact Canada and was recognized at the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals leadership awards held on Nov. 14. The award recognizes Lundin Gold’s and the Lundin

  • News

    GOLD: Lundin reports first FDN gold poured

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold held the inauguration ceremony of its Fruta del Norte gold project on Nov. 14. The event was attended by all levels of government authorities, representatives from the Canadian embassy, major shareholders, financiers, community representatives, partner

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania continues to advance Lost Cities-Cutucu project

    November 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ECUADOR – Aurania Resources announced that it completed scout drilling for epithermal gold and silver at the first hole at the Yawi Target A, located at its Lost Cities-Cutucu project in Ecuador. “The first drill hole in Target A, YW-001,

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    GOLD: Lundin receives key permits for Fruta del Norte

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold has received the Industrial Water Permit and the Administrative Act permit for its Fruta del Norte gold project 9 km northeast of the village of San Antonio. The permits were issued by La Secretaría Nacional

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Hudbay Q3 results on track to meet 2019 production guidance

    November 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Hudbay Minerals reported Q3 operating and financial results which put it on track to meet its 2019 production guidance. Company wide Q3 copper production came in at 36,422 tonnes with an additional 28,639 tonnes of zinc as well

  • News

    GOLD: Lumina grows its Cangrejos project in Ecuador

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold’s Cangrejos porphyry gold-copper project in Ecuador is growing, thanks to a 40,000-metre drill program that has upgraded and expanded resources at the Cangrejos deposit and resulted in a first time resource at the Gran Bestia deposit.