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Fortuna Silver sees organic growth potential at San Jose

Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) expects its San Jose mine in Mexico will produce about 4 million ounces of silver and 30,400 ounces of gold this year, up from the 2.5 million oz. silver and 19,031 oz. gold it churned out in 2013.
Aug 29, 2014


Torex Gold plans large, low-cost mine in Mexico

When Torex Gold Resources’ (TSX: TXG) El Limon-Guajes open-pit gold mine in Mexico’s Guerrero gold belt ramps up to full production in 2017, the company expects it will be among the largest and lowest-cost gold mines in the world.
Aug 28, 2014


First Majestic deepens Mexican roots with new listing

After founding First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) in 1992 and putting together the early team that was responsible for the company’s first acquisitions in Africa, Keith Neumeyer felt it was time to move on.  
Aug 27, 2014


Strike prompts closure of Cameco's McArthur River mine

Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is closing down McArthur River, the world’s largest uranium mine, and its Key Lake mill, in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin, over a labour-management dispute.  
Aug 27, 2014


Rockhaven has high hopes for Klaza in Yukon  

CARMACKS, YUKON — Rockhaven Resources (TSXV: RK) is not the first, second, or even third company to explore the Klaza project in central Yukon, but it is the first company to find what the others had sought: epithermal gold and silver.
Aug 27, 2014


Mercator files for creditor protection

Financially troubled producer Mercator Minerals (TSX: ML; US-OTC: MLKKF) is nearing its end, as it filed for protection from its creditors in Canada and the United States.
Aug 26, 2014


Peregrine shares drop on dilutive $15M financing

Shares in Peregrine Diamonds (TSX: PGD) fell by more than 20% on news of a $15.1-million rights offering that could dilute the stock by 100%.
Aug 25, 2014


Atacama hits PFS milestone at Cerro Maricunga

VANCOUVER — According to president and CEO Carl Hansen, the scale of Atacama Pacific Gold's (TSXV: ATM; US-OTC: ACPGF) proposed heap-leach mine plan at its Cerro Maricunga project in Chile — located 140 km by road...
Aug 21, 2014


BHP plans spinoff to focus on 'four pillars' 

With a spinoff of its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its non-core coal assets, BHP Billiton (LSE: BLT; ASX: BHP; NYSE: BHP) is  driving to simplify its portfolio.
Aug 20, 2014


Editorial: Once more into the breach 

It was another week of major developments in the fast-moving story of Imperial Metals and the massive, 15-million-tonne tailings and waste-water breach at its Mount Polley copper–gold mine in central B.C.’s Cariboo region.
Aug 20, 2014


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