Mexico

Canada’s Alamos Gold, AuRico merging in $1.5 billion deal

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 13, 2015
Canada’s Alamos Gold, AuRico merging in $1.5 billion deal

The deal will also result in a spinoff company called AuRico Metals, which will hold the Kemess Property in northern British Columbia and three royalty assets.

Agnico Eagle acquires Mexico-focused silver explorer

Andrew Topf | April 12, 2015
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Shares climb 40 percent on take-over announcement.

Southern Copper’s Tia Maria safe for the environment — Peru minister

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 10, 2015
Southern Copper’s Tia Maria safe for the environment — Peru minister

Minister of the Environment Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said the debated and long-delayed copper mine won’t hurt water supplies as opponents claim.

Robbers grab gold worth $8m from Mexico mine

Frik Els | April 7, 2015
Robbers grab gold worth $20m from Mexico mine

McEwen Mining's El Gallo mine in Sinaloa hit by armed robbers stealing 7,000 ounces of gold in concentrate.

Goldcorp’s Eleonore mine in Quebec reaches commercial production

Cecilia Jamasmie | April 1, 2015
Goldcorp’s Eleonore mine in Quebec reaches commercial production

Eleonore is expected to eventually become Canada’s largest gold producing mine.

Evrim Resources PDAC interview, a Mexican prospect generator investors should follow

CEO.CA | March 21, 2015

The mining exploration business is very risky, with about 3 out of a 1000 good looking prospects becoming mines.

Mexico’s New Energy Projects Aim to Draw Foreign Investment: Bentek Energy

Platts | March 20, 2015

Gulf of Mexico Reserves Open to Private Exploration & Production for First Time Since 1938

Gold reserves dip at Primero's Mexico mine

Marketwired | March 19, 2015

Toronto-based Primero Mining reported Wednesday lower gold reserves at its San Dimas operation, impacted by lower price assumptions, while silver reserves rose.

Kidnapped Goldcorp miners found dead in Mexico

Cecilia Jamasmie | March 16, 2015
Kidnapped Goldcorp miners found dead in Mexico

Three corpses were found on Friday in a mass grave in southwestern Mexico's Guerrero state.

Goldcorp disappearances raise Mexican mining safety fears

Frik Els | March 9, 2015
Goldcorp disappearances raise Mexican mining safety fears

The probable kidnapping of 4 workers at Goldcorp's Los Filos mine is just the latest in a string of mine incidents in Guerrero, Mexico's most violent state.

Gold companies consolidate in Mexico; source exploration drill program aims to join 3 gold zones

Market One Media Group | February 27, 2015

Takeover targets in the Mexican gold space are becoming thin on the ground after Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM) announced that it is acquiring Newstrike Capital (TSX-V: NES) in a transaction valued at $140 million.

Going for Mexican gold

Adam Hamilton - Zeal Intelligence | February 27, 2015
Goldcorp says El Sauzal may not be restarted

Mexico’s massive precious-metals belts are some of the world’s finest.

Reopening of controversial Spanish copper mine sparks heated debate

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 26, 2015
Reopening of controversial Spanish copper mine sparks heated debate

The contract has been awarded to a consortium headed by Grupo Mexico, the same company responsible of a major toxic spill in Sonora last year.

Union claims Canada did nothing to stop mining abuses in Mexico

MINING.com News | February 25, 2015
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Allegations are based on internal documents obtained from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).

Timmins Gold acquires Newstrike Capital

Andrew Topf | February 17, 2015
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Investors in Mexico-focused Newstrike Capital (TSXV:NES) enjoyed a small bump today with the announcement of a takeover by Vancouver-focused Timmins Gold (TSX:TMM).

Mexico kidnapping: President of mining operation denies reports company’s employees were abducted in Guerrero

Armed men in Mexico have kidnapped at least 12 people in the southern state of Guerrero where 43 students were abducted last year.

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VIDEO: Father and son team develop Mexico’s newest gold district

Tommy Humphreys | February 6, 2015
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"It’s newness and the grade in a brand new area is what is exciting."

Baja Mining's long-delayed and almost dead El Boleo finally reaches production

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 23, 2015
Baja Mining's long-delayed and almost dead El Boleo finally reaches production

Red metal output at the mine, over 18 months behind schedule and $750 million over budget, is expected to ramp-up by July.

Fortuna Silver slumps 9% despite impressive drilling in Mexico

Frik Els | January 21, 2015
Fortuna Silver slumps 9% despite impressive drilling in Mexico

Analyst downgrade sinks shares of Vancouver-based owner of fast-expanding polymetallic mines in Peru and Mexico.

McEwen Mining reports record production in 2014

McEwen Mining | January 15, 2015

McEwen Mining Inc. is pleased to announce Q4 and 2014 full-year production results.

Oil price debacle likely to drive Alberta into recession: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 13, 2015
Oil price debacle likely to drive Alberta into recession: report

According to the Conference Board of Canada, the province faces more than just a slowdown.

First Majestic Silver logs record production in last quarter of 2014

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 13, 2015
First Majestic Silver logs record production in last quarter of 2014

It produced over 4 million silver equiv. oz. in Q4, hitting an annual record of 15.25 million silver equiv. oz. for the year.

Timmins Gold picks up Goldgroup Mining's Caballo Blanco project

Northern Miner | December 21, 2014

Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE: TGD) has been looking at Goldgroup Mining’s (TSX: GGA) Caballo Blanco project in Mexico for a couple of years now, and has finally inked a deal to acquire 100% of the asset.

Coeur Mining acquires Paramount Gold and Silver for $146 million

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 17, 2014
Coeur Mining acquires Paramount Gold and Silver for $146 million

As part of the agreement, Paramount will spin off its non-Mexican assets into a standalone publicly listed company— Paramount Nevada Gold Corp.

Two countries you might be surprised to find Hallgarten's Chris Ecclestone likes now

The Gold Report | December 15, 2014
Canadian juniors regain allure: GoGold floats offer for B.C. firm

In this interview with The Gold Report, Ecclestone explains that canny juniors are choosing past-producing properties, which boast dependable resources estimated by majors and already existing infrastructure. And he names two current gold producers he believes are woefully undervalued.

Coeur Mining rumoured to take over Paramount Gold

Andrew Topf | December 14, 2014
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Takeover rumours are swirling about a proposed buyout of Paramount Gold (TSX:PZG) by the United States' largest silver producer.

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