Canadian Mining Journal


Capstone Mining Corp


  • News

    COPPER: Capstone extends Pinto Valley mine life to 2039

    January 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Vancouver-based Capstone Mining Corp. has completed the pre-feasibility study to extend the life of its Pinto Valley copper mine 125 km east of Phoenix, saying that reserves are sufficient to support production to 2039. The PFS increases proven

  • Feature

    Capstone Mining goes beyond Canadian border to work in Mexico and U.S.

    December 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    Owning and working two mines in two countries outside of Canada obviously poses challenges from a logistical perspective, but for Capstone Mining Corporation of Vancouver, its mines in the United States and Mexico are no different than what’s happening at

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    COPPER: Poor markets force Capstone to cut spending

    September 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. says poor market conditions are to blame for its decision to cut site operating costs by US$20 million over the second half of 2015 and to suspend work on the Santo Domingo copper project in Chile.

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    COPPER-GOLD: Capstone receives water use licence for Minto mine

    August 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver has been granted the new water use licence at its Minto copper-gold mine 240 km northwest of Whitehorse. The licence is valid for all of the mineral reserves in phase 4.

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

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    Capstone’s copper mines produce at an impressive pace

    December 1, 2014 by Russell Noble

    When you talk about a contrast in temperatures, Capstone Mining of Vancouver knows all about it thanks to its projects in Yukon, Arizona, and Mexico. Those locations provide the company, but more accurately its employees, with three very…

  • Feature

    About the cover

    December 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    This month’s cover shows a fleet of off highway haulers working at Capstone Minerals’ open pit Pinto Valley minenear Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

  • News

    IOCG: Positive feasibility for Capstone’s Santo Domingo project

    June 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CHILE – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver says results of the feasibility study are positive for the Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold project in Region III. The project is owned 70% by Capstone and 30% by Korea Resources Corp.

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    Capstone more than doubles Pinto Valley mine life

    March 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – Six months after buying the Pinto Valley mine, Capstone Mining (TSX: CS) has shown that the copper-molybdenum-silver mine can operate for at least eight extra years and produce a billion more pounds of copper than previously…

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    AWARDS: PDAC to honour six leaders in March

    January 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has selected six industry leaders to receive its highest honours at the annual award banquet on March 4, 2014.

  • Feature

    Minto Mine Steps out in Productive Fashion

    January 1, 2014 by Gwen Preston

    When Sherwood Copper of Vancouver started the Minto mine in 2007, it was an open-pit copper-gold-silver operation with a projected four-year mine life and a 1,600-tonne-per-day throughput.