Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    COPPER: Revelo looking to create JV at Arrieros copper project

    August 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Canada’s Revelo Resources separated its 14,000-hectare Arrieros copper project from the 30,000-hectare Montezuma project with the idea of making the former available for option and joint venture agreements. The projects are located in northern Chile between the giant

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    LITHIUM: Orocobre, partner to build hydroxide plant in Japan

    August 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Orocobre with Toyota Tsusho Corp. and Toyotsu Lithium Corp. have broken ground and begun  construction at the Naraha lithium hydroxide plant. The plant is the first of its kind to be built in this

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    GOLD: Barrick outlines plans for growth projects in Latin America

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Toronto-based Barrick Gold says it remains committed to Latin American, outlining its plans for the next generation of new mine projects. President and CEO Mark Bristow addressed local community leaders and media in the town of San Juan.

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    GOLD: Great Panther optimistic after exploration campaign at Tucano project

    July 31, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRAZIL – Great Panther Mining reported that the first results from in-mine exploration since its acquisition of the Tucano gold mine back in March are returning high gold grades over notable widths below the existing TAP AB3 open pit. In

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    LITHIUM: Millennial shares positive FS for Pastos Grandes

    July 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Millennial Lithium of Vancouver says the feasibility study for its Pastos Grandes project in the province of Salta is positive. The project will produce battery grade lithium carbonate. The Pastos Grandes lithium project has a life of 40

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    COPPER: Revelo sells three properties in Chile to Atacama

    July 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Revelo Resources and Atacama Copper Exploration signed this week the documents related the sale of a 100% interest in three of Revelo’s copper focused projects in northern Chile. Namely, Atacama acquired the San Valentino, T4 and Las Animas

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    Teck advances QB2 copper project in Chile

    July 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    If all goes according to plan in northern Chile, Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.A, TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) and its partners Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo will start commissioning and ramping up their Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2) copper project in the fourth quarter of 2021, with full

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    GOLD: Altamira to update resource at Cajueiro project

    July 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRAZIL – Altamira Gold announced that it is working towards completing an updated resource estimate for its flagship Cajueiro gold project located in the northern part of Mato Grosso state in western Brazil. To move ahead, the Canadian miner hired

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    GOLD: Reunion makes new high grade find at Boulanger project

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRENCH GUIANA – Reunion Gold Corp. announced the discovery of new high grade gold mineralization at the Saint-Michel prospect, part of its Boulanger project in the north-central part of the country. The company sampled 42 dumps located near artisanal shafts

  • GOLD: Continental closes $25M private placement with Eric Sprott

    July 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Continental Gold of Toronto has closed a $25-million non-brokered private placement with Eric Sprott. The company issued approximately 10.6 new common shares. Continental says that Newmont Goldcorp has until July 12, 2019, to exercise its right to maintain

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    COPPER-GOLD: Cordoba Minerals optimistic after resource update at San Matias project

    July 4, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLUMBIA – Cordoba Minerals published an updated mineral resource estimate this week for the San Matias project, including the Alacran replacement copper-gold deposit, in Colombia. With this update, total mineral resources for San Matias are estimated in 94.9 million tonnes of indicated

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    GOLD: Orvana completes study on Taguas in Argentina

    July 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of Orvana Minerals’ Taguas gold project, 25 km north of Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina, envisions a conventional open pit, heap leach operation, which would produce for a decade. Orvana announced in May it