R/€ = 16.27 Change: 0.01
R/$ = 14.39 Change: 0.01
Au 1238.58 $/oz Change: 0.51
Pt 783.50 $/oz Change: -9.03


Azure exploration returns strong zinc, lead anomolies

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     2nd March 2018 ASX-listed Azure Minerals' regional exploration programme over the western half of the Oposura project area, near Hermosillo, Mexico, has identified areas of strong zinc and lead anomalism and high-grade gold, silver and base metals mineralisation on the Mina Blanca Ranch prospect. The company is... 

Event heads back to Swakopmund, Namibia

13th May 2016 The African leg of mining software developer and provider Hexagon Mining’s MineQuest 2016, the company’s global user event series, will be hosted by Namibia in Swakopmund from June 22 to 24.  

Hexagon Mining Opens Minequest 2016

19th April 2016 Hexagon Mining today opens MineQuest 2016, its global user event series, in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Shaping the Digital Mine is the theme of the event and featured prominently in President, Hélio Samora’s opening address to attendees. “Shaping the Digital Mine embodies our goal of creating safer,... 

Illegal blockade of Argonaut’s El Castillo mine ends

By: Henry Lazenby     3rd November 2015 An illegal blockade at TSX-listed Argonaut Gold's El Castillo mine, in Durango, Mexico, has ended after the company and local community leaders struck an accord. Mining activities at the mine stopped on October 21, when a group representing local landowners blocked access to the mine. 

Argonaut’s El Castillo stops mining as locals seek to renegotiate land-use agreement

By: Henry Lazenby     23rd October 2015 Road access to TSX-listed Argonaut Gold's  El Castillo mine, in Durango, Mexico, has been blocked by a group representing local landowners since Wednesday morning, causing all mining activities to stop. Argonaut said on Thursday that the blockade was illegal, advising that the group was seeking... 

Miners report first-quarter output ahead of financials

By: Henry Lazenby     18th April 2015 Several miners reported production results this week ahead of publishing financial results for the three months ended March 31. NYSE- and TSX-listed McEwen Mining reported 23% increased gold output to 24 696 oz and a decline in silver production of 10% to 655 339 oz in the period when compared... 


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