MINING PEOPLE: Barrick, Fjordland, GoldMining, Marathon Gold, Minera Alamos, Superior Gold

Management appointments announced this week include: Carmen Amezquita has been named CFO of Amerigo Resources. Barrick Gold has announced appointments to its exploration team: Aoife McGrath has been named VP of exploration for Africa and Middle East and Leandro Sastre

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GOLD-SILVER: Inomin Mines acquires La Gitana and Pena Blanca

MEXICO – Inomin Mines has announced an agreement to acquire Gunpoint Exploration’s La Gitana and Pena Blanca gold-silver properties, located about 100 km east of Oaxaca City in Mexico. Under the agreement, Inomin will acquire a 100% interest in the properties in exchange for 1

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Barrick, Skeena reach deal on Eskay Creek

Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: GOLD), the world’s second-largest bullion miner, said today that Canadian junior Skeena Resources (TSX-V: SKE) has decided to exercise an option to acquire a 100% interest in the past-producing Eskay Creek property. Discovered in 1988, the Eskay Creek

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ENERGY: Chilean government backs renewable hydrogen project for mining vehicles

CHILE – The country’s economic development agency, CORFO, announced that it will provide approximately US$324,000 to help finance the Hydra project, advanced by low-carbon energy company Engie and research organization Mining3.  The project aims to design and supply a new powertrain

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SUSTAINABILITY: New global tailings standard guidelines aim for zero harm

The Global Tailings Review (GTR) has released the first ever Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management, aimed at strengthening current best practices around tailings dams in the mining sector, with the goal of zero harm to people and the environment.

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MINERAL PROCESSING: Metso Outotec acquires Davies Wear Plate Systems

FINLAND – Newly formed Metso Outotec announced that it has closed the acquisition of Davies Wear Plate Systems, an Australia-based fastener and wear monitoring technology provider, which extends the company’s wear lining portfolio and capabilities. The acquired technology includes fasteners featuring a unique locking mechanism that does

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