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Apollo will now hold 100% in Couflens project

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     8th March 2018 ASX-listed Apollo Minerals has entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 20% interest in the Couflens tungsten/copper/gold project in the Pyrenees region of southern France from ASX-listed Variscan Mines. Apollo would then own 100% of the Couflens project, which covers a 42 km2 licence... 

Santacruz discovers new vein crosscutting existing Membrillo structure

By: Henry Lazenby     20th June 2017 TSX-V-listed junior Santacruz Silver Mining has discovered a new mineralised vein crosscutting the Membrillo silver/zinc/lead/gold vein structure, located about 4 km from the company's Rosario mill located near Charcas, San Luis Potosi, in Mexico. Vancouver-based Santacruz on Monday said its... 

Santacruz Silver declares commercial production at Veta Grande

By: Henry Lazenby     10th November 2016 TSX-V-listed miner Santacruz Silver Mining has declared commercial production, effective from October 1, at the new cornerstone Veta Grande mine, in Zacatecas, Mexico. The Vancouver-based miner reported that the mill had achieved stable throughput of 395 t/d, or 80% of design capacity, over the... 

Santacruz subsidiary gets exclusive rights to develop Mexico-based silver mine

By: Samantha Herbst     7th September 2016 Mexico-focused silver miner Santacruz Silver Mining Impulsora Minera Santacruz, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mexico-focused silver miner Santacruz Silver Mining, has entered into an agreement that will see the company acquire the exclusive rights for 15 years to explore, develop and mine the... 

Santacruz Silver lifts Q1 output at Rosario, as Veta Grande ramps up

By: Henry Lazenby     14th April 2016 Mexico-focused miner Santacruz Silver Mining has reported a strong start to the year after Rosario mine, in San Luis Potosi, improved silver equivalent production by 8.3% over the previous quarter. The Vancouver-based miner on Thursday noted that the Rosario mine produced 290 569 oz of silver... 

New service solution improves productivity at Chilean copper mines

By: Ilan Solomons     2nd October 2015 The implementation of diversified engineering and mining group Metso’s integrated service and product offering has resulted in a significant efficiency boost for the minerals transportation process at mining company Doña Inés de Collahuasi’s mines in Chile. Doña Inés de Collahuasi produces copper... 

Mozambique plans more infrastructure to benefit coal miners and others

By: Keith Campbell     17th April 2015 The Mozambican government has confirmed its plan to construct a new port and railway for the export of coal from the Moatize coal basin in the inland Tete province. This was done by Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario when he presented the government’s programme for the five years... 

Endeavour Silver consolidates position in Mexican gold/silver district

By: Henry Lazenby     21st August 2014 TSX- and NYSE-listed Endeavour Silver on Thursday reported that it had agreed to buy the La Bufa exploration property, next to its existing exploration properties in the Guadalupe y Calvo gold/silver district, in Chihuahua, Mexico, from explorer Lincoln Mining. To consummate the deal, Endeavour... 

Oz-based container solutions in global demand

By: Dylan Slater     8th August 2014 Since its introduction to the Australian market in 2012, Australia-based container solutions company Intermodal Solutions Group’s (ISG’s) pit-to-ship materials handling solution has been implemented at various ports worldwide, owing to its efficient delivery of materials handling with minimal... 

Guanajuato mine, Mexico

By: Sheila Barradas     21st March 2014 A silver/gold mine situated underneath the city of Guanajuato, which is located 380 km north-west of Mexico City, in the central plateau mountains. 

San Martín mine

By: Sheila Barradas     7th February 2014 A silver mine, located 250 km north of Guadalajara city, in Jalisco state, Mexico. 

Wildcat Mining

By: Martin Creamer     20th April 2012 It is called many things in many different parts of the world but this month’s wildcat mining in Peru and last month’s illegal mining in South Africa amount to the same thing – mining without official authorisation. Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, who kept vigil at the wildcat Cabeza de Negro... 


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