Category: Exploration and Development

Vizsla Recommences Drilling at Panuco Silver Project, Mexico

CEO Michael Konnert stated “Vizsla is very pleased to have the drill turning again at the Panuco project. In the month of May 2020, the Company announced the extension of the exploration period of the options, returned its exploration team to the Project and announced a bought deal financing for gross proceeds of approximately C$4 million. The Company is now in a position to execute its exploration program at the underexplored district-scale project and create shareholder value.”

Great Panther Announces Restart of Mexican Operations

Great Panther Mining Limited reports the restart of mining operations in Mexico following a government order adding mining to the list of essential services. The restart is following a phased approach to accommodate new protocols in response to COVID-19. The Company’s operating and health plans for both mines, in alignment with most recent government regulations, received approval from the Mexican Institute of Social Security. Mining and processing operations have commenced at the Topia Mine in Durango, and processing at the Guanajuato Mine Complex in Guanajuato is expected to start next week.

Premier Expands High-Grade at Diluvio West and Marianas

“Our recent drilling from Diluvio West and Marianas confirm that these zones are emerging as important contributors to the future of Mercedes,” commented Stephen McGibbon, Executive Vice-President. “The results of our Q1 program have provided some of the best intercepts realized over the past several years with grades well exceeding current reserves. We look forward to expanding on these now that drilling has been reactivated.”

VanGold Completes Bulk Sample at Endeavour Silver’s Bolanitos Mill

By conducting this large test, the Company will gain valuable metallurgical and precious metal recovery information pertaining to the mineralized material on the El Pinguico property. As well, the Company will gather critical economic data regarding the potential for direct shipping of this material, as well as higher-grade material stockpiled underground within old mine workings of the El Pinguico mine, to one of several operating mills in the Guanajuato area.

Pan American Silver Announces Resumption of Operations Previously Suspended by COVID-19 Restrictions

“We are proceeding with a careful approach to restarting operations, as we work towards restoring full production levels at our operations while protecting the health and safety of our people,” said Michael Steinmann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pan American. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause hardship in many of the communities near our operations. We are expanding the humanitarian assistance we have been providing from donations of food and medical supplies to include assistance in sanitation efforts and facilitating access to education.”

Advance Gold Provides Update on Exploration at Tabasquena Project in Zacatecas, Mexico

Allan Barry Laboucan, President and CEO of Advance Gold Corp. commented: “We are excited to have hit what appears to be a very big sulphide system, with our first three holes into a 3200 metre continuous chargeability anomaly. The first three holes into the anomaly are at the outer edge of the anomaly, where it comes closest to the surface. Now we have a geophysical anomaly that has been hit with drill holes that match up perfectly.”

Argonaut Gold Announces Resumption of Full Operations at All Mines

Pete Dougherty, President & CEO stated: “We will continue to implement strict protocols for all employees in an effort to protect both our workforce and the communities near our mines. Recognizing that mining operations are deemed an essential business in Mexico, we have restarted full operations at all of our mines.”

Excellon Provides Update on Restart of Operations

“We are pleased that the Government of Mexico has confirmed mining as an essential service, facilitating the restart of our operations,” stated Brendan Cahill, President and CEO. “Our operations and those of the mining industry throughout Mexico are critical to economic activity in the country and to the well-being of our employees and the communities that rely on our presence.”

Mammoth Provides Update on Exploration Activities at its Tenoriba Gold Property, Announces Private Placement Financing and Advises Employing OSC Filing Exemption

Mammoth Resources Corp. is pleased to announce that following a suspension of exploration activities due to COVID-19 related social restrictions, Centerra Gold Inc. personnel have returned to Mammoth’s Tenoriba gold-silver property located in the prolific Sierra Madre precious metal belt in southwestern Chihuahua State, Mexico.

Fresnillo Plc – Donan Equipo al Hospital General

Frente a la epidemia de coronavirus, Fresnillo PLC, a través del Proyecto Juanicipio, donó equipo médico para que los trabajadores de Salud tengan equipo de protección para mitigar el riesgo de contagio.

Defiance Outlines New Targets at San Acacio Silver Project and Provides Update

Defiance’s technical advisors, OreQuest Consultants have spent the past 6 months executing a work program focused on property-scale mapping, 3D modeling and drill core re-logging at the San Acacio project. As a result of this program, OreQuest and Defiance have generated novel targets in previously overlooked portions of the property. The recent work highlights the potential for composite vein systems at depth and suggests the presence of a long-lived mineralizing system at San Acacio.

Candente Gold Advances New Growth Strategy

Candente Gold Corp. is pleased to advise that the Company is continuing to use the current slowdown in field activities in Mexico to advance our growth strategy by planning underground work on the El Dorado project in Las Minitas, Nayarit while also evaluating and negotiating for additional properties with potential mill feed for the San Dieguito de Arriba plant in Nayarit.

Dona Fresnillo plc Equipo de Protección a Clínica No. 2 del IMSS

Fernando Magallanes Luján, director de la institución hospitalaria, reconoció la labor extraordinaria de Fresnillo PLC: “no es la primera vez que nos apoyan. Siempre aportan su granito de arena para que prevalezca el bienestar en la región y, bajo la alerta en la que nos encontramos, seguimos contando con su participación para atender las necesidades más apremiantes de la comunidad”.

Endeavour Silver Restarts Mining Operations in Mexico

Bradford Cooke, Endeavour Director and CEO, commented, “Following the recent government decree that mining is now an essential activity, we are efficiently ramping up our mining operations in a safe and timely manner. Everyone is happy to be returning to work where our strict health and safety measures take care of our people and their communities.”

Se Reactiva la Minería en Zacatecas

El Gobernador Alejandro Tello encabezó la Firma de Compromisos y el Plan de Reactivación Económica con Seguridad Sanitaria con los representantes del Sector Minero asentado en el territorio zacatecano, de cara a la reanudación de las operaciones en la Nueva Normalidad.

Axora Launches Smart Mining Resource Centre To Help Mining Companies Recover From Covid-19

“The Covid-19 pandemic is causing an acceleration of digital transformation across the mining sector, as the need to be safer, more sustainable and more efficient has never been greater,” added Dr. Mayhew. “We’re seeing very specific technology themes emerging as key priorities, such as tech-enabled ore sorting, autonomous machinery and remote monitoring for health and safety, which are attracting urgent and significant investments, all enabling the so-called ‘Smart Mining.”

Dan Positivo a COVID 51 Empleados de Mina en Guerrero

“Aunque ninguna persona presentaba síntomas, se detectó a 51 portadoras de Covid-19 entre 605 resultados obtenidos. Todos los casos asintomáticos detectados fueron inmediatamente retornados a sus hogares para mantener el aislamiento individual”, aseguró la empresa.

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