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SILVER: Teck, Franco-Nevada strike streaming deal

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-07
PERU – Teck Resources and Franco-Nevada Corp. have struck a streaming deal for Teck’s share of silver produced at the Antamina copper-zinc mine 270 km north of Lima. Teck owns a 22.50% interest in the Antamina joint venture along...

Silver Standard considers JV on Chinchillas project

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-06
Silver Standard Resources’ (TSX: SSO; NASDAQ: SSRI) Pirquitas silver mine in northern Argentina’s Jujuy province is 35 km from Golden Arrow Resources’ (TSXV: GRG) 100% owned Chinchillas silver-lead-zinc project, and the...

COPPER-GOLD: Atico drills 5.78% Cu and 2 g/t Au at El Roble

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-30
COLOMBIA – Atico Mining Corp. of Vancouver has intersected high grades during drilling at its El Roble copper-gold mine 145 km east of Medellin. The find continues to extend mineralization at Zeus.

Amerigo processes new tailings source in Chile

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-30
Amerigo Resources (TSX: ARG; US-OTC: ARREF) hasn’t lost much time since it cut a deal with Codelco in April 2014 to treat a new source of tailings from the miner’s El Teniente mine, the world’s largest underground copper...

GOLD: Veladero mine resumes full production

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-28
ARGENTINA – An Argentine judge has lifted the stop work order at the Veladero gold mine high in the Andes Mountains. The order banned the addition of reagents to the heap leach circuit following a cyanide spill caused by a faulty valve on...

Latin American miners unhappy with costs, survey says

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-21
Latin American miners gave low grades to equipment manufacturers in a recent survey by data and intelligence firm Timetric.

GOLD: Barrick updates reserves, resources at Lagunas Norte

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-14
PERU – Barrick Gold of Toronto has filed an updated 43-101 report for its Lagunas Norte gold mine in the Alto Chicama district. This operation began production in 2005, producing 582,000 oz of gold in 2014 at an all-in sustaining cost of...

COPPER: Poor markets force Capstone to cut spending

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-09
VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. says poor market conditions are to blame for its decision to cut site operating costs by US$20 million over the second half of 2015 and to suspend work on the Santo Domingo copper project in Chile.

EDUCATION: Ivanhoe, Laurentian U, South Africans team up for geoscience training

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-09
SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver is teaming up with Laurentian University of Sudbury, ON, and the University of Limpopo to provide skills training for tomorrow’s South African explorer and miners. Representatives of the two...

COPPER: Codelco investment plans hit hard by lack of financing

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-08
CHILE – Times are tough for financing expansion and investment plans in the mining industry, and Codelco, Chile’s state run copper producer is no exception. The company had hoped to invest US$25 billion in expand aging mines and...