The mine was located on a 2,800-metre high mountain.
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Fura Gems aims to resume production at the mine within six months of the deal closure.
Marmato underground gold mine is expected to have a minimum 12-year productive life, generating over 1.5 million ounces of the precious metal during that time.
The cooperation agreement aims at identifying and exploring gold and copper targets in the areas covered by both companies’ existing licenses
While production in August was below normal due to the ongoing disruptions to the company’s operations, Gran Colombia expects to meet its annual production guidance for 2017 of 150,000 to 160,000 ounces of gold.
Wayuu leaders traveled to Bogotá to protest against El Cerrejón, the thermal coal open-pit mine owned by Glencore, BHP Billiton and Anglo American
They are protesting against expansion plans by Zandor Capital, a subsidiary of Canadian-based Gran Colombia Gold, and also in opposition to Bill 169
The Indigenous groups demand urgent action against 160 mines whose activities -they say- are contaminating rivers, ravines, and the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta
An explosion at an illegal gold mine in Colombia has killed six security contractors who were working for Continental Gold (TSX:CNL).
Local businesses have joined a general strike started six days ago by at least 10,000 artisanal and ancestral miners
The junior miner claims the Department of Antioquia's mining authority did not process its exploration application in accordance with the country’s mining code.
Thirteen coal miners have died in Colombia after an explosion at an illegal coal mine on Friday.
Company called Pallinghurst Resources' bid “derisory”, adding it "clearly undervalues" the firm.
Companies are pressing the government to better regulate public consultations and votes on mining projects, as they see legal uncertainty as the industry's main current challenge.
World number two gold miner Newmont takes 20% stake and private equity giant Red Kite 5% in Toronto junior.
The country has taken a page out of the diamond industry’s books by calling for international regulations aimed at cutting the amount of illegally-mined gold entering mainstream markets.
Antioquia has been the heartland of the Colombian gold trade since colonial times, when Spanish conquerors came in search of the mythical El Dorado.
$2 billion La Colosa project boasts reserves of over 25m ounces of gold.
The lawsuit is against the government's order to Gran Colombia Gold to halt its Marmato project until it has further consulted with local residents.
Miranda announces that IAMGOLD corporation signs option agreement to earn an interest in Mirandas Antares Project in Colombia
The Antares Project consists of ten primarily contiguous exploration applications.
The Canadian junior explorer argues its exploration application was not processed in accordance with the country’s mining code.
Despite hosting three mountain ranges (cordilleras) which belong to the Andes system- a prolific mineral terrain - Colombia is not a mining nation.
Volkmar Guido Hable, ex Samaranta Mining CEO, will be hauled before a BC Securities Commission panel later this month.
I came to Colombia primarily to answer one question: this country may offer immense mineral potential but is it a good place to spend some investment dollars?
The auction of emeralds from the miner's Kagem operation in Zambia will now be in February.