General 2015-05-10Barrick decided to close the mine in 2014 due to low gold prices. Pierina is an open-pit, truck-and-loader operation. Ore is crushed and transported through an overland conveyor to the leach pad area. Run-of-mine ore is trucked directly to a classic valley-fill type of leach pad.
Nearby Location News
Soledad, Peru: 290m grading 1.04g/t Au, 33.5g/t Ag, 0.47% Cu, 0.15% Pb, 0.23% Zn from surface (SDH-016) 2016-07-08
Condor Resources Inc.: Soledad Drilling Returns 2.1 g/t AuEq Over 290m From Surface 2016-07-06
and a further 200m of 1.0g/t AuEq from 290m to 490m
Condor Resources Inc.: Results From the First Two Holes of the Soledad 2016 Drill Program 2016-06-02
SDH-013: 2.1 g/t AuEq, from surface to 119m
SDH-014: 1.5 g/t AuEq, from surface to 164m
Comprehensive Agreement Concluded With CompaÃ±ia Minera Casapalca S.A. for Ocros Earn-In; Soledad Drill Program Update 2016-04-20
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2016) - Condor Resources Inc. - ("Condor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CN) Further to the Company's news release of November 17, 2015, Condor is pleased to announce that it has concluded the comprehensive agreement (the "Agreement") with Compañia Minera Casapalca S.A. ("Casapalca") on the Ocros project in Ancash, Peru. Under the Agreement, Casapalca may earn a 51% interest in the Ocros project by completing 6,000m of diamond drilling and making cash payments totalling US$250,000, over the next 3 years. Condor received US$7,500 on signing the MOU, and US$17,500 on signing the Agreement. Casapalca has the option to increase their interest at Ocros to 70% by completing an additional 4,000m of diamond drilling (or work equivalent) and by making a further payment of US$300,000 within one year of earning their 51% interest. Condor and Casapalca have been working together to secure community and government approvals for an initial drill program at Ocros, and are progressing on schedule.
Phase II Drill Program Underway at Soledad 2016-03-28
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2016) - Condor Resources Inc. ("Condor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CN) - Further to the Company's news release of February 23, 2015, Compañia Minera Casapalca S.A. ("Casapalca") has advised Condor that a drill rig arrived at the Company's Soledad project in Ancash, Peru, last week, and started operations earlier today. A second rig is currently on site, and is expected to begin drilling in the next few days. Permitting is currently in place for up to eight holes, as a follow up to the initial twelve holes drilled in 2014. Casapalca have contracted with GeoDrill S.A.C. to conduct the program.
Barrick Achieves 2015 Production Guidance 2016-01-22
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 21, 2016) -
Skeena Intersects 24 g/t Gold Over 3.2 Metres at Snip 2016-11-01
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - November 01, 2016) - Skeena Resources Limited (
TSX VENTURE: SKE) ("Skeena" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the final assay results from the recently completed drill program at the past-producing Snip high-grade gold project ("Snip") located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia. Highlights include 24.44 g/t Au over 3.2 metres, including 38.3 g/t Au over 1.9 metres in hole S-16-16 which, along with hole S-16-17, were targeted to further extend the newly discovered Twin West Structural Corridor.
Barrickâs $1bn Super Pit stake said to draw Kinross, Zijin 2016-10-07Barrick Gold’s stake in the Kalgoorlie Super Pit mine has drawn interest from Kinross Gold and Zijin Mining Group in a sale that could fetch as much as $1-billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. Australian producers Newcrest Mining, Northern Star Resources and Evolution Mining are also reviewing data on the mine ahead of possible indicative bids, which are due by the end of October, according to the people.
Argentina approves restart of Barrickâs Veladero mine 2016-10-04The world’s largest gold miner by output Barrick Gold has been given permission to restart operations at its Veladero mine – one of its cornerstone mines – in San Juan, Argentina. Operations at the mine were suspended on September 15, a week after falling ice damaged a pipe carrying cyanide-saturated process solution in the leach pad area of the high-latitude mine, causing some material to leave the leach pad.
Barrick Announces Resumption of Operations at Veladero Mine 2016-10-04
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All amounts expressed in US dollars
Skeena Intersects 16 g/t Gold Over 4.7 Metres at Snip 2016-10-03
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) - Skeena Resources Limited (
TSX VENTURE: SKE) ("Skeena" or the "Company") is pleased to announce assay results from 6 new holes drilled at the past-producing Snip high-grade gold project ("Snip") located in the Golden Triangle of northwest British Columbia. Highlights include 16.01 g/t Au over 4.7 metres, including 37.7 g/t Au over 1.65 metres in hole S-16-11 which, along with hole S-16-12, were targeted in an area below the Twin West underground workings, where limited historic production totaled approximately 10,000 tonnes at an average grade of 18.8 g/t gold (see Section 3600E below). Intercepts on these new holes indicate continuity with several historical intersections including 57.3 g/t Au over 1.3 metres, 34.7 g/t Au over 3.7 metres, and 34.8 g/t Au over 2.1 metres.