Canuc Announces Agreement with the Ejido of San Javier

Canuc Resources Corporation (“Canuc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: CDA) is pleased to advise that the Company has signed a comprehensive agreement (“The Agreement”) with the Ejido(1) of San Javier for lands around the San Javier Project.
The Agreement calls for exploration on 300 hectares of land and also provides binding terms for exploitation (mining) on an area of up to 1,000 hectares. The Agreement requires Canuc to pay $35,000 USD per year during exploration activities and up to $135,000 USD per year during the exploitation phase. The Agreement is binding and has a 25 year term with an additional 5 years provided under Agrarian Laws.

Avino Mourns Death of Founder and Former CEO Louis Wolfin

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 6, 2017) – British Columbia mining and exploration icon Louis Wolfin, who founded Avino Silver & Gold Mines (TSX VENTURE:ASM)(NYSE MKT:ASM)(FRANKFURT:GV6) in 1968 and ran the company for over 30 years, died peacefully at his home on Friday, March 3. He was 85 years old.

Mr. Wolfin enjoyed an active, successful career in finance, exploration and mining and was highly respected in the industry. He began his career in Toronto in the early 1950s, working in the brokerage industry and learning from the ground up. He later moved to Vancouver to become an arbitrage trader and then a broker. In 1960 he purchased a seat on the Vancouver Stock Exchange and opened his own brokerage house. In the mid-1960s he helped fund a number of exploration companies and eventually opened Avino Silver in 1968, putting the Avino Silver Mine into production in 1974. The mine operated continuously for 27 years. He retired from the Company in 2003.

“Lou was a pioneer and a driving force in the Vancouver mining scene through the Sixties, Seventies and Eighties,” said Wolfin’s son David Wolfin who now serves as Avino’s President and CEO. “He built his business on close relationships, bringing together a rich network of friends and associates in Mexico, Canada and the United States. He will be missed by many, many people.”

Excellon Appoints Craig Ford as Vice-President Corporate Responsibility

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – January 10, 2017) – Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) (TSX: EXN.WT) (OTC: EXLLF) (“Excellon” or the “Company”), Mexico’s highest grade silver producer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Craig Ford as Vice-President Corporate Responsibility. In this newly created consulting role, Dr. Ford will be responsible for enhancing the Company’s corporate responsibility policies and initiatives, instilling a culture of excellence, enhancing operational performance and improving relationships with all key stakeholders in the areas of safety, health, security, environment, community relations and development, and human rights.

Minera australiana se encuentra en exploración en el municipio de Loreto; están tomando muestreo de tierra

El yacimiento de Loreto, adquirido en febrero, tiene un extensión de 9, 571 hectáreas y está situado en la costa este de la península de Baja California, a 6 kilómetros al norte de la ciudad de Loreto.

La Paz, Baja California Sur (BCS). Según el portal de la Coordinación General de Minería de la Secretaría de Economía (SE) el proyecto australiano Azure Minerals LTD se encuentra en exploración  en el municipio de Loreto; sin embargo, a la empresa aún le faltan una serie de pasos para que ésta pueda operar en la zona.

En ese sentido trascendió una serie de fotografías que constara la presencia de empleados de la empresa australiana en Loreto, con muestras materiales del terreno, al parecer, para cumplir con los trámites que el gobierno mexicano solicita, lo cual desembocó en una preocupación latente entre los loretanos.

El documento Proyectos mineros operados por compañías de capital extranjero 2015 de la Coordinación General de Minería cataloga al proyecto minero en exploración; por otra parte, en el año 2013 Tony Rovira, presidente de Azure Minerals mencionó que: “el muestreo de superficie fue todo un éxito, con 24 % de las muestras que presentaron leyes de cobre superiores al 1%, con algunas notas muy altas de cobre y metales preciosos, entre ellos oro y plata”.

Excellon Announces Resolution of Action with Ejido La Sierrita

Toronto, Ontario – November 16, 2016 – Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX:EXN; OTC:EXLLF) (“Excellon” or the “Company”), Mexico’s highest grade silver producer, is pleased to report the delivery of a resolution (the “Resolution”) by the Tribunal Unitario Agrario del Distrito Sexto in Torreón, Coahuila (the “Agrarian Tribunal”) on the Company’s agrarian legal suit against the Ejido La Sierrita (the “Ejido”) in respect of a surface rights agreement (the “SRA”) on 1,100 hectares of mountainous and non-arable surface rights west of the Platosa Mine.

Torex Gold Reports Fatal Accident at Guajes Pit Mexico

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2016) – Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Torex”) (TSX:TXG) regretfully announces that an accident occurred at its Guajes pit on the afternoon of October 28th in which Mr. Jose Manuel Martinez Martinez, an employee of Equipos y Maquinarias del Sureste S.A de C.V, was seriously injured by falling rock. The mine’s emergency response team transported Mr. Martinez to the hospital in Iguala where, despite the best efforts by the hospital medical staff, he passed away during surgery.

Fred Stanford, President & CEO of Torex stated: “Our thoughts, prayers, and support, are with Jose Manuel’s family through the difficult days ahead. Support for employees has also been provided. All mining activities were suspended during the internal investigations, and the area of the rock slide remains secured until corrective actions can be designed and completed.”

Goldcorp resumes operations at Peñasquito gold mine, Mexico

VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2016 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced it has commenced ramp up of mining operations at Peñasquito following the removal of an illegal blockade which started on September 26, 2016. The workforce has begun mobilizing and planned operating levels are expected to resume over the weekend.

The Company is expected to meet its overall production and cost guidance for 2016 of between 2.8 and 3.1 million ounces of gold at all-in sustaining costs of between $850 and $925 per ounce.

Policías desalojan plantón de minera Peñasquito-Goldcorp

ZACATECAS, Zac., (apro).- Tras ocho días de permanecer en plantón bloqueando el acceso a las instalaciones de la minera Peñasquito-Goldcorp en el municipio de Mazapil en demanda del cumplimiento de acuerdos que la empresa asumió con los pobladores y transportistas locales, la mañana de este martes los manifestantes fueron desalojados por fuerzas de seguridad estatales.

El lunes, el director de asuntos corporativos y de seguridad de Goldcorp en Latinoamérica, Michael Harvey, había anunciado que la minera cerraría temporalmente las operaciones de Peñasquito, alegando la falta de condiciones para realizar sus actividades por el bloqueo de los camioneros e integrantes del Frente Popular de Lucha por Zacatecas y comunidades afectadas por la minería.

Seguirá operando Minera San Xavier

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí.- El delegado federal de la Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS), Edgar Durón Puente, señaló que la empresa canadiense Minera San Xavier (MSX) continuará operando tres años más en Cerro de San Pedro, período contemplado para cerrar de manera definitiva, actualmente permanecen trabajando 187 personas y son quienes realizan los trabajos de remediación del sitio.

Goldcorp Announces Controlled Shutdown of Operations at its Peñasquito Mine Following an Illegal Blockade

VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced a controlled shutdown of operations at its Peñasquito mine, following an illegal blockade by a trucking contractor that began September 26, 2016. Goldcorp recently undertook efforts to diversify its local transportation supply chain and distribute economic benefits to more local suppliers, while realizing cost efficiencies at the mine.

Goldcorp remains committed to respectful negotiations with the trucking contractor’s representatives. The Company has taken all necessary legal steps, including filing criminal charges against the protest leaders and awaits legal enforcement to ensure a swift and orderly end to the illegal blockade.