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Topia mine, Mexico

By: Sheila Barradas A silver/lead/zinc mine, located in the heart of the Topia mining district, in west-central Durango state, Mexico. 

Pakrut mine, Tajikistan

By: Sheila Barradas A gold mine project located in the Vahdat region, in Tajikistan. 

SilverCrest secures $40m Scotiabank credit facility

By: Henry Lazenby Vancouver-based precious metals producer SilverCrest Mines on Friday announced that it had secured a three-year $40-million secured corporate credit facility to be used to complete the Santa Elena mine expansion, in Sonora state, Mexico, and for general corporate purposes. The credit limit... 

New mine to add sheen to silver producer’s future

By: Janice Healing The start of construction work at Impact Silver’s openpit Capire mine in Mexico is set to position the company as a multimillion ounce silver producer when it enters production in late 2012. 

Barrick 'cautious' on Pakistan copper/gold project

By: Liezel Hill Barrick Gold will be “very cautious” in its plans for the Reko Diq copper/gold project in Pakistan, but still views the asset as attractive, CEO Aaron Regent said on Wednesday. “This is an outstanding deposit, and also technically fairly straightforward. It just happens to be located in a very... 


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