Month: May 2017

Americas Silver Corporation Provides an Exploration Update at its Galena Complex and Cosalá Operations

“The 2017 exploration program is off to a fantastic start,” said Americas Silver Chief Operating Officer Daren Dell. “Only five months into the year and we have new discoveries at the Galena Complex which will positively impact the mine plan in the near term and provide optimism for future resource growth. At Cosalá, a significant extension of the San Rafael Zone 120 mineralization combined with our existing El Cajón mine points toward a new development scenario where our silver-copper resource could support a production centre.”

Minera Alamos Announces Strategic Partnership With Osisko Gold Royalties, Concurrent Private Placement and Corporate Update

Darren Koningen, President of Minera Alamos, commented: “this is a transformative announcement for Minera Alamos and marks the beginning of the next phase of our Mexican production and growth strategy. We are pleased to welcome Osisko as a significant shareholder of the Company and a strong partner to pursue near-term gold production at La Fortuna. We look forward to working with Osisko to fast-track La Fortuna toward production and expand our presence in Mexico organically and through additional acquisitions.”

Jaw Crusher arrives at the Santa Elena mine

Mexus Gold US. CEO Paul Thompson visited the Santa Elena mine on May 26th. During the visit he was able to witness the much anticipated arrival of the 4230 jaw crusher. As previously announced, this jaw crusher will enable the mine to increase production to 10,000 tons per day when operating at full capacity. It is expected that this increase in production will occur gradually as the machines performance is perfected. “Getting the jaw crusher on site is big deal to our mine operator and our shareholder base. I was thrilled to see the machine up close and getting readied for production,” added CEO Paul Thompson.

Prospero Provides Drill Update

Prospero has selected a drill contractor for its planned 6,000m program on three projects. Drilling is scheduled to begin in late June. Prospero will first drill 4 holes at its Matorral project in the Santa Maria del Oro camp. The plan is then to drill 8 holes at its Petate project followed by 8 holes at Pachuca SE- project descriptions below. This drilling program is under the terms of Prospero’s strategic agreement with Fortuna Silver Mines. Drill collar maps for Matorral will be available shortly on Prospero’s website.

IMPACT Silver Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial and Production Results

Fred Davidson, President and CEO, stated, “We started 2017 with a clean balance sheet and no debt along with news that IMPACT was named to the 2017 TSX Venture 50. Operationally, revenues increased by 22% to $4.6 million in Q1-2017 from $3.8 million. The Company continues to improve its mine operating earnings, achieving income of $0.5 million in Q1-2017 compared to $0.3 million in Q1-2016. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) improved to $0.3 million in Q1-2017 from $0.2 million in Q1-2016. While we cannot control the price of silver, we are committed to maximizing efficiencies and cost control through managing our operations in a disciplined manner. Building on a successful 2016, we have ongoing exploration plans at high potential targets and continue to evaluate strategic transactions to continue growing value for our shareholders.”

Avino Files Technical Report On Sedar

Highlights of the Oxide Tailings Preliminary Economic Assessment

Significant pre-tax NPV8% of US$40.5 million
Attractive pre-tax IRR of 48.4%
2 year pay-back period
Total capital expenditures of US$28.5 million
7 year mine life with LOM of 3.12 million tonnes of oxide tailings material

Santacruz Silver Acquires Five-Year Exclusive Right to Explore, Develop and Mine the Membrillo Silver-Zinc Vein from Grupo Mexico

Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Impulsora Minera Santacruz S.A. de C.V., has entered into an agreement with Grupo Mexico pursuant to which the Company has acquired the exclusive right for five years to explore, develop and mine the Membrillo silver-zinc-lead-gold vein structure situated approximately four km from the Company’s Rosario Project mill facility located near Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The Exclusive Mining Right covers an area of approximately 500 hectares situated within the San Rafael concession. This brings the total area of the Company’s exploration and exploitation rights to approximately 958 hectares of the 2912 hectares comprising the San Rafael concession.

Vienen nuevos proyectos mineros este año

Para 2017, se prevé el arranque de al menos 8 proyectos mineros, cuatro de ellos son de oro, tres por plata, y uno de cobre, de acuerdo con datos de la Cámara Minera de México (Camimex).

Mexican Gold Announces Board Changes

MEXICAN GOLD CORP. is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Ali Zamani as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. John Anderson as Director, effective immediately. Mr. Zamani replaces Mr. Brian Robertson who continues in his role as President and CEO.

Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world’s largest drilling services companies primarily serving the mining industry. Established in 1980, Major Drilling has over 1,000 years of combined experience and expertise within its management team alone.

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Maza Drilling is a Mexican company established in 2007 in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. Our Canadian founder, Mr. Guy de Launiere, has over 20 years of international experience managing diverse drilling operations. Maza Drilling strives to compete at the highest levels in terms of recovery, effectiveness, efficiency, and affordability at every project while keeping at the forefront of technology to meet our customer’s needs in this demanding market.