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A portal at MAG Silver and Fresnillo's Juanicipo silver project in central Mexico. Credit: MAG Silver

MAG Silver, Fresnillo strengthen Juanicipio’s potential

VANCOUVER — MAG Silver (TSX: MAG; NYSE-MKT: MVG) and 56% joint-venture partner Fresnillo (LSE: FRES; US-OTC: FNLPF), have intersected wide intervals of high-grade silver mineralization beneath the existing resource at their Juanicipio…




Defiance Silver CEO Bruce Winfield (left) and vice-president of exploration Richard Tschauder in front of the surface trace of the Veta Grande vein at the San Acacio silver project in Mexico's Zacatecas state. Photo by Salma Tarikh.

Defiance Silver takes steady steps at San Acacio

ZACATECAS, MEXICO — Defiance Silver (TSXV: DEF; US-OTC: DNCVF) is determined to beat the odds and secure the funds it needs to bring the San Acacio project — containing the past-producing San Acacio silver mine and the Santa…


Soltoro staff discuss future plans (2009). Photo by John Cumming.

Mexico’s mining tax causes concern

A proposed 7.5% mining tax on companies in Mexico and as much as 8% on those extracting precious metals is creating uncertainty in the industry about investing in a country that until now has been thought of as one of the world’s most…


Riverside, Hochschild forge alliance

VANCOUVER — Vancouver-based project-generator Riverside Resources (RRI-V) is adding to its partnerships in Mexico with a $2.5-million alliance with London-based precious-metal producer Hochschild Mining (HOC-L).