Columbia Mining News

Sex trafficking 'staggering' in illegal Latin American gold mines-researchers

Thousands of people working there are prey to labour exploitation by organised crime groups, a think-tank said on Wednesday.

Major milestone reached for Red Eagle Mining and Colombia’s gold sector

The South American nation has a long and storied history of gold mining, but no modern gold mine has been permitted in the country.

Cordoba drills Colombia’s next copper-gold porphyry belt

It's early, but all indications show evidence of multiple copper-gold porphyrys on the 26,000 hectare San Matias property.

Guerrillas bomb Cerrejon coal railway in Colombia

It is the third such attack on Cerrejon infrastructure — a joint venture between Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Xstrata — this year and follows seven incidents in 2012.

Giant coal miner Cerrejon bombed in Colombia

Military suspects rebels attacked railway with explosives.

Samaranta acquires rights to re-process Segovia gold mine tailings

The company has announced it has entered into an agreement with Sociedad Minera, to evaluate, and if deemed economic, re-process certain mine tailings located in Segovia, Antioquia, Colombia

Batero Gold commences drill program at La Cumbre deposit

The drill program is planned to include a minimum 2,000 meters and up to 6,000 meters of diamond drilling at the La Cumbre deposit in Columbia.

Calvista announces C$1,500,000 non-brokered private placement

The placement involved the sale of 3,750,000 units at a price of C$0.40 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,500,000.

Batero Gold adopts shareholder rights plan

The Rights Plan is being adopted to ensure the fair treatment of all Batero shareholders in connection with any possible future take-over bids for the outstanding common shares of Batero.

Tolima Gold Inc. Identifies Gold Porphyry Mineralization on Its Orofino Property, Middle Cauca Gold Belt, Colombia

Current findings identify gold porphyry mineralization on the company's Orofino Property in Columbia.

Continental Gold announces appointment of new director

Dr. Kenneth Thomas, with over 45 years of mining sector experience in operations, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective today.

Colombia gold mining accident kills three workers

The accident occurred at the Cien Puertas mine in the municipality of Puerto Berrio in north-central Colombia, Ingeominas said. The agency said that while investigations continue into the exact causes of the accident, it appears the miners didn't h...

AuRo Granted Titles to Three Key Concessions at Arboledas Gold Project, Colombia

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2011) - AuRo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARU)(FRANKFURT:NXP3) is pleased to announce that it has been granted titles to three key properties by the Secretary of Mines, at its 14,077 hectare Arb...

20 feet prehistoric crocodile found in Columbian Coal Mine

The remains of a previously-undiscovered prehistoric crocodile measuring 20 feet long has been discovered by U.S. researchers in a Columbian coal mine. The creature, known as Acherontisuchus guajiraensis, is believed to have lived around 60m years ago

AuRo Resources closes White Gold transaction in Columbia

AuRo Resources is a mineral exploration company with major land positions in Colombia's leading gold camps. The Company holds property interests in three of the country's most prolific gold regions in Antioquia, Tolima-Quindio, and Santander-Norte de Santander. AuRo shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Colombia: Cerrejon says coal exports remain normal after railway bomb

Coal exports from major Colombian producer Cerrejon remained on track after a bombing of a rail line in the second attack on its operations in around a month, police and the company said on Thursday.

Philippines hoping for a Colombia-like repeat in its mining sector

There are more than a few explorations companies drilling holes in the Philippines these days, all with the quiet hope that the country soon finds favour with serious resource investors in the much the same way that Ventana Gold and others became overnight rock stars, if you will, with their projects in Colombia.