Argentina Mining News

Minera Andes announces outstanding 2010 exploration drill results at the San Jose mine

Minera Andes Inc. (the "Corporation" or "Minera Andes") (TSX:MAI)(OTCBB:MNEAF) is pleased to provide a summary of the exploration results achieved during 2010 at the San José Mine. A total of 7.5 kilometers of new high-grade […]

Yamana advances Agua Rica strategy through agreement with Xstrata and Goldcorp

Yamana Gold today announced an arrangement, subject to formal documentation, with Xstrata Queensland Limited and Goldcorp Inc. that would see the ultimate integration of Agua Rica into Minera Alumbrera. Agua Rica is a 100% Yamana-owned, development-stage project in the province of Catamarca, Argentina and is located approximately 35 kilometres from the currently operating Alumbrera mine

Sean Rakhimov: Silver Going Mainstream in 2011

Never mind the correction in the price of silver, says Silver Strategies Editor Sean Rakhimov; better things are ahead. "It may be volatile; it may be steep; but it should be short-lived," he says, adding that he expects silver to rise well above its 2010 high at some point in 2011. Some of that price support could come from governments entering the silver market. Find out all the reasons for this and read about some of Sean's favorite silver plays in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report.

Barrick selects Maptek™ technology for Pascua-Lama project

Barrick has selected the Maptek Vulcan™ mine planning and scheduling tools for implementation at the new Pascua-Lama project in South America. The open pit gold–silver project, straddling the border between Chile and Argentina, is the […]

SKM Wins Lithium Project in Argentina

Global engineering, project delivery and sciences firm Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has been appointed by Orocobre to undertake the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS)for the Salar de Olaroz lithium project in Argentina. Read more

Vale signs railroad concession agreement for Rio Colorado

Vale S.A. has signed an agreement with Ferrosur Roca S.A. a general cargo railroad operator in Argentina, for the transference of the concession of a 756-kilometer railroad stretch connecting Zapala, in the province of Neuquén, […]

Argentine Judge halts work at Yamana mine after violence erupts during protests

Protests by anti-mining activists at the Canadian gold diggers Acua Rica project in Argentina's Catamarca province turned ugly Wednesday and a ruling was made to suspend work done locally

Barrick Gold Corp. gives go-ahead to Pascua-Lama project

Barrick Gold Corp. gave the go-ahead Thursday to start construction of its Pascua-Lama project on the border of Chile and Argentina.