Mining in Argentina

Articles and special features relating to the mining industry in Argentina.

At The Northern Miner's "Focus on Argentina" symposium at PwC Canada's offices in Toronto in September, from left: Ricardo Martinez, director and partner at Argentina Minera SA; Richard Spencer, president and CEO of U3O8 Corp.; Rob McEwen, chairman and CEO of McEwen Mining; France M. Tenaille, partner, co-Leader for Latin America at Gowling WLG; and John Cumming, editor-in-chief of The Northern Miner. Photo by Salma Tarikh.

Miner Moments #6: U308 CEO Richard Spencer warns of ‘North American arrogance’ in South America

In this clip from our “Focus on Argentina” symposium in Toronto in late September, Richard Spencer, president and CEO of ...
Drillers at Barrick Gold's Veladero project in Argentina. Credit: BarricK Gold

TNM Panel: Argentina a ‘playground for geologists’

Industry experts weighed in on Argentina’s Deseado Massif region, Barrick Gold’s (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) recent spill at the Veladero ...
From left: Mariano Ortego, a partner at PwC Canada; Pablo Breard, Scotiabank’s vice-president and head of international economics; Ignacio Celorrio, partner-in-charge of the Natural Resources Group at Quevedo Abogado; Andrew Cheatle, the executive director of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada; Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner’s senior staff writer.

TNM Panel: Industry leaders are ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Argentina

Diverse industry leaders shared their insights on Argentina’s renewed ties with the mining industry during a panel discussion, moderated by ...
Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announcing a mining tax cut in San Juan province last month. Credit: The Presidency of Argentina

Ross Beaty and Thomas Kaplan discuss Argentina, Macri

BEAVER CREEK, COLORADO — Founder and chairman of Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) Ross Beaty recently met with Mauricio Macri, ...
Diamond drillers working the night shift at Mirasol Resources and AngloGold Ashanti’s Claudia joint-venture gold-silver project in Argentina’s Santa Cruz province. Credit: Mirasol Resources.

Mirasol hunts for gold in Argentina, Chile

VANCOUVER — In a hallway at the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium in Vancouver in July, Mirasol Resources (TSXV: MRZ) president and ...
Looking northeast at a dacite target 4,700 metres above sea level beside a ridge of silicified breccias at Golden Arrow Resources’ Antofalla silver-lead-zinc project in Catamarca province, Argentina. Credit: Golden Arrow Resources.

Golden Arrow options Antofalla in Argentina’s Catamarca province

Golden Arrow Resources (TSXV: GRG; US-OTC: GARWF) is best known for its Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project in Argentina’s Jujuy province, but ...
Hunt Mining president and CEO Tim Hunt (second from right) and country manager Danilo Silva (centre) with colleagues in Argentina. Credit: Hunt Mining.

Hunt Mining acquires Martha mine in Argentina

Matthew Hughes found the Martha silver deposit while looking out the window of his pick-up truck. It had just rained ...

The Northern Miner podcast – episode 11: Special guest Trish Saywell on Argentina

Join Matt and very special guest Trish Saywell as they discuss the political and investment climate in Argentina. Trish is ...
Drilling at NGEx Resources' Los Helados property in Chile in 2014. Credit: NGEx Resources

Lower taxes in Argentina help NGEx Resources

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Argentina’s recent elimination of an export retention tax on copper concentrate exports improves the economics of NGEx ...
Landscape in the Salar de Antofalla region of Argentina's Catamarca province. Credit: YouTube screenshot.

Building confidence in Argentina will take time: Charles Koppel

For the last twenty-five years, Charles Koppel, a law student turned businessman born in South Africa and based in London, ...
Argentina’s Secretary of Mining Daniel Meilan.  Credit: Argentina’s Ministry of Energy and Mines

Argentina strives to make up for lost time, mines secretary says

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Argentina’s new centrist, business-oriented government has appointed Daniel Meilan as its new Secretary of Mining. The ...
Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri. Credit: The presidency of Argentina

Macri aims to shake up Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — In the two months since taking the helm of Argentina, President Mauricio Macri has moved quickly ...
A conveyor belt at McEwen Mining's San Jos mine in Argentina. Credit: McEwen Mining

Rob McEwen on gold, royalty companies and Argentina

In January 2013 Rob McEwen’s McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) opened its 100%-owned El Gallo 1 open-pit heap-leach mine ...


Focus on Argentina Mining: An Investors’ Guide

An investors’ guide to Argentina’s mining sector, featuring insider insights, interviews with key players and coverage of key projects. For more in-depth coverage, view and download The Northern Miner’s full 32-page symposium magazine.


‘Focus on Argentina Mining’ event

During an exclusive one-day event taking place at PwC Canada Offices, Downtown Toronto, participants had the opportunity to observe a diverse panel of Argentine and Canadian speakers and network with over 120 mining executives and investors in attendance.


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