Upcoming Cyanide Code Training Workshops

The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has scheduled two training workshops on implementing and auditing the International Cyanide Management Code in Mexico and the U.S. in November.

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Hudbay Extends Stracon GyM’s Constancia Contract

Stracon GyM S.A. has reached an agreement with Hudbay Perú S.A.C. to extend its construction contract for the Constancia mine for an additional two years until the end of 2019. Under the extension of this agreement valued at $40 million, Stracon GyM will continue to provide Hudbay with the earthmoving services necessary for the regrowth of the tailings dam and other projects.

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Freeport Receives CORESafety Certification

The U.S. National Mining Association (NMA) this week recognized Freeport-McMoRan’s achievement of independent certification under its CORESafety system. Freeport-McMoRan joins six other companies in receiving independent certification under NMA’s signature safety initiative. “We congratulate Freeport-McMoRan on this laudable safety milestone,” said Hal Quinn, president and CEO of NMA. “This certification demonstrates Freeport-McMoRan’s commitment to putting worker safety and health at the forefront of all of its operations and to continuously improving its safety performance year after year.”

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Leagold Commences Development of Bermejal Underground

Leagold Mining Corp. recently completed the surface preparation and has commenced portal development for the 1,325-meter-long exploration ramp that will provide access to the high-grade mineralization of the Bermejal Underground deposit in Mexico. The portal is located in a carbonate formation on the north side of the mined-out portion of the open pit. The $13 million capital budget includes a total of 3,136 m of ramp and cross-cut development and two ventilation raises totaling 560 vertical m that will be developed using a raise bore. A spur at the 650-m point of the main ramp will provide access to a test mining area on the southeastern part of the Bermejal Underground deposit and the mineralized body will be intersected in middle of half-year 2018.

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