Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    Altamira cuts high-grade gold structures in Brazil

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Altamira Gold (TSXV: ALTA; US-OTC: EQTRF) wrapped up this year’s trenching program at its Cajueiro gold project in Brazil by discovering two new gold-bearing structures on the northern end of its Matrincha target, just south of its Baldo target. Until the

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    LITHIUM: Plateau drills over 330 metres of mineralization at Falchani

    November 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Plateau Energy Metals of Toronto has shared new drill results from the Falchani lithium property on the in the Puno District. Expansion drilling to both the west and east have returned good grades. At Falchani West the company

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    TAXES: Colombian mining group says tax bill will attract foreign investment

    November 20, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    BOGOTA – Colombia’s main mining industry group said on Monday it was optimistic a new tax bill that includes a cut to corporate taxes will help attract more foreign investment, allowing companies to boost exploration and output in the coming

  • Golden Reign and Marlin Gold merge into Mako Mining

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Golden Reign Resources (TSXV: GRR; US-OTC: GRGNF) and Marlin Gold Mining (TSXV: MLN; US-OTC: MLNZF) have merged to form Mako Mining, which will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, under the symbol ‘MKO’, on Nov. 14, 2018. Under the terms of the deal,

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    COPPER: Rio Tinto wants a piece of Teck’s copper project in Chile

    November 15, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – The world’s second largest miner, Rio Tinto, is said to be preparing an offer for a minority stake in Teck Resources’ Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Canada’s largest diversified miner, which in August received regulatory approval for a $4.8 billion

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    LITHIUM: Chilean regulators reject Albemarle’s plans to boost lithium output

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SANTIAGO – Chilean environmental regulators have rejected plans by Albemarle Corp., the world’s top lithium producer, to expand output from the Salar de Atacama salt flat, according to filings with Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service (SEA). SEA said in a resolution

  • COPPER: Top copper miner’s output slump adds to worry on metal shortfall

    November 12, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    A tight copper market may be set to get a lot tighter, if a report this week from the world’s biggest miner of the metal is any indication. Santiago-based Codelco posted the lowest quarterly copper production this year in the

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    GOLD: Lundin Gold completes one third of construction at Fruta del Norte

    November 12, 2018 by The Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – Underground mine development is on schedule and, at planned rates, Lundin Gold expects to reach the orebody at its Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador during the first quarter of 2019, and pour first gold at around this time next

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    GOLD: Kinross on track for 2018 production and costs

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold has released its third quarter results that indicate the company achieved solid production and generated a cash flow. Operations in Nevada, Brazil, Ghana and Russia all performed well, said the company. On the production side, the

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    Guyana Goldfields cuts production guidance at Aurora

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Shares of Guyana Goldfields (TSX: GUY; US-OTC: GUYFF) plunged 46% to $1.62 on news that the company has cut its 2018 production guidance and launched a review of the underlying resource model at its Aurora gold mine. The company has hired engineering

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    Horizonte completes feasibility on Araguaia nickel project in Brazil

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Araguaia, one of the largest undeveloped ferro-nickel projects in the world, could produce about 52,000 tonnes of ferronickel a year over a mine life of 28 years, Horizonte Minerals says. A feasibility study of the open pit nickel laterite mining project, in

  • SUPPLIERS: STRACON Acquires Canadian Underground Mining Contractor Dumas Holdings

    October 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto – STRACON S.A., a majority owned subsidiary of Ashmore Group, announced that it acquired, through its wholly owned subsidiary STRACON International S.A.C., a 60% controlling interest in Dumas Holdings Inc.. Dumas is a leading, full-service, underground mining contractor, focused