Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    COPPER-GOLD: Altiplano begins development, bulk sampling at former Farellon mine

    November 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Altiplano Minerals of Edmonton, Alta., and joint venture partner with Comet Exploration have advanced plans at the historic Farellon copper-gold mine near the town of La Serena. The project is located in the coastal iron-ore-copper-gold belt that hosts

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    GOLD: Lundin orders long lead time processing equipment for Fruta del Norte project

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold says it has ordered long lead time grinding equipment for the Fruta del Norte gold mill. The package includes the SAG and ball mills complete with motors to be supplied by Outotec Chile. Outotec was

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    COPPER: Altiplano cuts 10%+ Cu at Farellon

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – If there is such a thing as bonanza copper grades, Altiplano Minerals of Edmonton has hit it at the Farellon project near La Serena. Here are some highlights: Hole 20: 10.29% copper over 0.76 metres and 9.45% over

  • GOLD: Dynacor, PX Precinox launch responsible supply program

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Dynacor Gold Mines and PX Precinox have set up a strategic alliance to jointly develop “a business for business” responsible gold program. PX Precinox is a privately held Swiss refinery and manufacturer of finished and semi-finished precious metals.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Geoscience BC, LeadFX, and Northern Dynasty (Pebble)

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Gavin C. Dirom is joining Geoscience BC in Vancouver as the organization’s president and CEO, effective Oct. 16, 2017. He has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industry with a focus on government policies,

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    Fortuna Silver approves construction at Lindero

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) has greenlit construction of an open pit, heap leach mine at its 100% owned Lindero porphyry gold project located 260 km west of the city of Salta, in northwestern Argentina’s Salta Province. Fortuna acquired

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    GOLD: The Goldcorp pipeline examined

    September 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp recently took a close look at its project pipeline that forms the basis of the company’s five-year 20/20/20 plan. This plan will see gold production and reserves rise by 20%, while all-in sustaining costs will fall by

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    McEwen to proceed with Los Azules permitting and prefeasibility study

    September 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Reforms introduced by the Argentine government to encourage mining investment by eliminating taxes on exported mineral concentrates prompted McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) to revise a 2013 preliminary economic assessment of the Los Azules project. The PEA includes an updated resource estimate

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    BOOK: Keevil pens memoir, “Never Rest on Your Ores”

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources and McGill-Queen’s University Press are jointly publishing a new book, “Never Rest on Your Ores: Building a Mining Company One stone at a Time”. Written by Teck chairman Norman B. Keevil, the book is a lively

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    GOLD: Iamgold files 43-101 report for Rosebel mine

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SURINAME – Toronto’s Iamgold Corp. has filed a 43-101 report detailing an updated resource estimate for its Rosebel gold mine. Contained gold in proven and probable reserves increased 80% to 3.7 million oz. at the end of June 2017. The

  • LEAD-ZINC: Trevali buys African property portfolio from Glencore

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. has agreed to pay US$417.9 million for Glencore’s portfolio of zinc assets in Africa. The deal includes an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 90% interest in the Perkoa mine in

  • MINING: Brazilian judge blocks decree to mine in reserve

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – It seems the plan to open up a 42,000-km2 area of the Amazon Basin to exploration and mining has stumbled into a roadblock. Wednesday a federal judge signed an order preventing the plan. The court suspended