Canadian Mining Journal


South America


  • News

    Mexican Gold’s Las Minas project draws big backers

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It all started with a cup of coffee in Zacatecas. Brian Robertson was swapping stories with a fellow engineer when he learned about 30 historical mines in the cliffs and ravines near the small village of Las Minas, about 177

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: Equinox to spin out copper assets as Solaris Copper

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold Corp. has plans to transfer all its copper assets to a newly incorporated company named Solaris Copper. The new company will continue to advance the copper projects that belong to Equinox. These include the exploration stage

  • CLIMATE CHANGE: Canada, Argentina pledge co-operation on mines, energy

    June 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BARILOCHE, Argentina – Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Jim Carr, and Juan Jose Aranguren, Argentina’s Minister of Energy and Mines, signed a memorandum of understanding on June 14 agreeing to combine their countries’ expertise to deliver clean energy

  • News

    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

  • News

    Altius spins out copper play Aethon Minerals

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly formed copper explorer Aethon Minerals (TSXV: AET) is adding to its already large Chilean land package with an option agreement to acquire full interest in the Llanos de Llahuin copper-gold project, located in Chile’s Region IV, close to the city of

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    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania establishes literacy, numeracy foundation

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Dr. Keith Barron, chairman and CEO of Aurania Resources in Toronto, has registered a charitable foundation for communities near its Lost Cities-Cutucu gold and silver project. The foundation and the company are domiciled in Bermuda. The Fundacion Dar

  • News

    Leagold pursues new resource at Los Filos gold mine

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Leagold (TSX: LMC) has tabled new step-out drill results from the underground portion of its Los Filos gold mine, 230 km south of Mexico City. The company has drilled 12,000 metres so far this year at Los Filos and will look

  • News

    GOLD: Yamana produces first gold and silver at Cerro Moro

    May 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Toronto-based Yamana Gold made the first gold-silver doré pour at its Cerro Moro mine in the Santa Cruz province on May 15, 2018. The high grade project is being mined by both underground and open pit means. As

  • Feature

    Teck looks to unleash culture shift in innovation

    May 8, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    How to approach digital technologies

  • News

    Gold Fields bets big on South America

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since discovering Salares Norte in the Atacama region of northern Chile in 2011, Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has carved out a resource from the project’s two orebodies of 3.66 million oz. of gold and 49.46 million oz. of silver. The South

  • GOLD: Work resumes at Tahoe’s La Arena mine

    May 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Tahoe Resources of Vancouver announced on May 3, 2018, that the local labour strike at its La arena gold mine 480 km northwest of Lima has been resolved. The strike began on April 20 as the local union

  • Agnico Eagle slashes stake in Belo Sun

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) has sold 44.55 million common shares it owned in Belo Sun Mining (TSX: BSX), slashing its stake in the company from 19.14% to about 9.57%. The gold major announced on April 20 that it had completed