Canadian Mining Journal

South America

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    EQUIPMENT: Finning secures contract for Lundin’s Candelaria

    December 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –  Finning International of Vancouver announced last week that its South American operation has been awarded a multi-year mining contract by Lundin Mining Corp. to deliver new equipment and product support to the Candelaria copper mining complex in the

  • Pan American Silver confirms ‘minor’ tailings spill at Huaron in Peru

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) has confirmed that a small tailings spill at its Huaron underground mine in central Peru, first reported in the local press, occurred earlier this week. “The Huaron mine experienced an unintended release of tailings

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    MILLING: GE to supply harmonic filter for Southern Copper mill expansion

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GE Power was chosen by Southern Copper Corp. (SCC) to provide the harmonic filter for its Toquepala concentrator located in southern Tacna. The filter will be integrated into the copper concentrator’s power system to improve the power quality.

  • Measuring public support for mining in Ecuador

    December 1, 2017 by Patrick Luciani

    Ecuador’s government is trying to woo miners back, but is the public onside?

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    Tinka doubles zinc and tin resources at Ayawilca

    November 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Tinka Resources (TSXV: TK) has doubled the resource at its 100% owned Ayawilca polymetallic sulphide project, located 200 km northeast of Lima in Peru’s Department of Pasco. The four zinc zones and one tin zone are located on the larger Ayawilca

  • GOLD-COPPER: Lumina closes $20M deal for projects in Ecuador

    November 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold Corp. of Vancouver has closed a private placement for gross proceeds of about $20 million. The company issued 32.3 million common shares that sold at a price of $0.62 each. The net proceeds will be used

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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