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Anglo American restarts Chile Los Bronces mine after protest

Anglo American is restarting operations at its Los Bronces copper mine in central Chile following a brief but violent protest by contract workers, a spokesperson told Reuters early Tuesday. "Shift workers are already going up to the mine to be...
25th March 2014
 
Mine Profile

Ollachea mine, Peru

A gold mine project, located in southern Peru.
6th September 2013
 
Mine Profile

Coricancha mine, Peru

A multimetal mine, located in the Central Peruvian Andes, about 90 km east of Lima, Peru.
14th June 2013
 
GOLD

McEwen Mining poised for production increase

McEwen Mining this week said it was prepared for a 24% increase in gold-equivalent production this year, as an optimisation plan was completed at its 49% owned San Jose mine, in Argentina, that would increase processing capacity by 10% from 1 500...
12th March 2013
 
URANIUM

Peru to become significant uranium producer in five to six years

Peru has the potential to become a significant uranium supplier within five to six years, when exploration junior Macusani Yellowcake (YEL) starts production from its 900 km2 complex of properties, located on the uranium-rich Macusani Plateau, in...
7th March 2013
 
Mine Profile

Santander mine, Peru

A silver/lead mine, located on the western edge of the Altiplano, in the Central Peruvian polymetallic belt.
15th February 2013
 
URANIUM

Macusani Yellowcake completes data review, says big potential in Peru

Uranium exploration and development company Macusani Yellowcake (YEL) on Wednesday said it had completed its review and interpretation of the Southern Andes Energy database and believes that significant uranium mineralisation targets could be...
28th November 2012
 
GOLD

Sulliden Gold plans 87 700 oz gold-equivalent Peruvian operation

Canada-based project development company Sulliden Gold on Monday said it planned an 87 700 oz/y gold-equivalent operation in the Peruvian Andes. The company reported the results of a feasibility study for its Shahuindo gold/silver project, which...
26th September 2012
 
Mine Profile

San Vicente mine, Bolivia

A zinc mine, situated in Bolivia
21st September 2012
 
EXPLORATION

Oz junior signs farm-in with Codelco

A subsidiary of ASX-listed Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources has signed a farm-in agreement with the world’s largest copper producer Codelco to explore the Sulfatos property in northern Chile. Under the farm-in agreement, Chinalco Yunnan Copper...
13th August 2012
 
MINERAL TITLE

Sinchao loses mineral resources at Peru copper-gold project

For Sinchao Metals Corp, the bad news is that its Peruvian copper/gold project, located 30 km from Newmont Mining’s giant Yanacocha mine, has been stripped of its mineral resources. The good news? The TSX-V-listed firm’s imminent merger with...
25th May 2012
 
GOLD/SILVER

McEwen Mining gold, silver output dip

TSX- and NYSE-listed McEwen Mining on Wednesday said first-quarter production at the San Jose mine totalled 1.36-million ounces of silver and 20 357 oz of gold – down from production in the same period last year. The San Jose mine, in which...
19th April 2012
 
 
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