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  • Fenix mine Wikipedia

    The Fenix nickel project is a nickel resource in eastern Guatemala first developed by Inco, a Canadian mining company, beginning in 1960. In 1965 the firm was granted a 40-year lease to operate an open pit mine on 385 square kilometers by the Guatemalan government. The mine is located in El Estor in Izabal Department. The mine has reserves amounting to 36.1 million tonnes of ore grading 1.86% nickel.

  • The Guatemalans who pay the price for the west’s need for

    Jun 19, 2019· The road to Guatemala’s biggest nickel mine is barely visible through a cloud of red dust, churned up by the 25-tonne trucks that thunder past loaded with ore. From the choking haze a cyclist

  • Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge

    Jul 19, 2019· Guatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a request from indigenous campaigners to suspend operations at one of the largest nickel mines in Central America, in a battle over the facility’s

  • NICKEL SALE: HudBay unloads Guatemalan ferro-nickel

    Aug 08, 2011· GUATEMALA Toronto-based HudBay Minerals announced the sale of its Fenix ferro-nickel project to the Russians. The Solway Group has agreed to pay US$140 million in cash at closing and US$30 million upon the satisfaction of certain conditions during development.. HudBay president and CEO David Garofalo explained that Fenix was sold because it does not

  • Nickel Mines In Guatemala The Diggings™

    Nickel Mines In Guatemala Total Prospects Occurrences Plants Producers. Alta Verapaz 1 1 - Chiquimula 2 2 - Guatemala 1 - 1 Izabal 4 3 1 Peten 3 - 3 Quiche 1 1 - Mining Claim News From The Diggings™

  • Mineral industry of Guatemala Wikipedia

    The mineral industry of Guatemala includes: . The Marlin Mine, a gold mine owned by Montana Exploradora de Guatemala, S.A (Montana), a subsidiary of Canadian company Goldcorp.; The El Estor mine, one of the largest nickel mines in Guatemala.The mine is located in El Estor in Izabal Department.The mine has reserves amounting to 50 million tonnes of ore grading 1.5% nickel.

  • Nickel mines in Guatemala CentralAmericaData :: The

    nickel mines and Guatemala in Central America. Guatemala: Mining Exports Down 20%. Monday, August 8, 2016. The decline in production and lower international prices explain the 20% drop in sales abroad in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2015.

  • Recent Killings Linked to Canadian-owned Nickel Mine in

    Sep 30, 2009· Two Qeqchi leaders were shot and killed and over a dozen wounded this week near the site of a shuttered nickel mine in Guatemala. The first shooting took place on Sunday, September 27 on land claimed by the community of Las Nubes, which Compañia Guatemalteca de Niquel (CGN), a subsidiary of Manitoba’s HudBay Minerals, also claims to own.

  • Voices from the Edge Cultural Survival

    A Mayan community shares stories of its struggle to avoid forced eviction by a nickel mine. A Contested Land It was the middle of May, just days into the rainy season when we made the trip to Lote 8, one of the dozens of Maya-Q’eqchi’ villages scattered within, and against, the steep and perennially green Sierra de Santa Cruz in far eastern Guatemala.

  • NICKEL SALE: HudBay unloads Guatemalan ferro-nickel

    Aug 08, 2011· GUATEMALA Toronto-based HudBay Minerals announced the sale of its Fenix ferro-nickel project to the Russians. The Solway Group has agreed to pay US$140 million in cash at closing and US$30 million upon the satisfaction of certain conditions during development.. HudBay president and CEO David Garofalo explained that Fenix was sold because it does not

  • Top Nickel Producing Countries WorldAtlas

    Jan 29, 2019· The country produces 210,000 metric tons of nickel annually. In particular, the Sudbury Basin produces an estimated 65,000 metric tons of the compound. Vale Canada, a subsidiary of Brazilian metal and mining company, Vale S.A., which is the largest nickel mining company in the world, and Glencore, are the largest nickel mining companies in Canada.

  • Nickel Mines In Guatemala The Diggings™

    Nickel Mines In Guatemala Total Prospects Occurrences Plants Producers. Alta Verapaz 1 1 - Chiquimula 2 2 - Guatemala 1 - 1 Izabal 4 3 1 Peten 3 - 3 Quiche 1 1 - Mining Claim News From The Diggings™

  • MAYANS FIGHT CONQUISTADORS OVER GUATEMALAN NICKEL MINE

    The Fenix (Phoenix in English) mine in central Guatemala has been the site of conflict for decades. Initial production by a Canadian mining concern lasted for just four years before the mine was shut down in 1981. Until the Solway takeover in 2011, the Mayan Q’eqchi’ had been driven off their traditional land and forcibly resettled.

  • ABOUT US

    About Us. La Compañía Procesadora de Níquel de Izabal (PRONICO) is a subsidiary of Solway Investment Group which created the company in September 2013 after purchasing the rights for the mining projects of FeNix and Montúfar in September 2011 with the acquisition of La Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel (CGN) which develops its activity in the department of Izabal.

  • Guatemala: Mayaniquel Mine has Good Economic Potential

    Anfield Nickel Corp. exploration company focused on exploration and development of nickel resources. Guatemala: Nickel Mine Duplicates Production Estimate. September 2010. A new study on the Mining Nickel Project “Mayaniquel”, owned by Anfield Nickel Corp., duplicates the estimated capacity of the mine.

  • Background on Nickel Mining in El Estor Under-Mining Guate

    May 18, 2010· The mine was quickly sold to Skye resources, a company formed by former Inco employees. They proceeded to set up CGN (la Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel) a local, wholly owned, subsidiary. Hudbay later acquired the subsidiary (and the mine) when it combined with Skye Resources in late 2008. CGN is the Guatemalan subsidiary of Hudbay.

  • CENTRAL AMERICA NICKEL INC. GoldmanResearch

    Barrick Gold, GE and NASA. These nickel powders are sold at more than three to five times the price of refined nickel. Central America Nickel Inc. (“CAN”) is a Canadian corporation focused on the development and production of gold and refined nickel from nickeliferous laterite mines located in the Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Guatemala.

  • Is Canada to Blame for Human Rights Abuses in Guatemala

    Jun 30, 2017· Coc Ich’s community of Lote Ocho, a small farming village about a six-hour drive northeast of Guatemala City, had been targeted. Those lands, the communities had come to understand, purportedly belonged to the Guatemala Nickel Company (CGN), a subsidiary of Canadian mining company Skye Resources, which amalgamated with Hudbay Minerals in 2010.

  • Nickel Mines For Sale MineListings

    Complete List of Nickel Mines For Sale. Includes Claims, Mineral Properties, Tenures, Tenements, Projects, & Deposits for Lease, Option, Joint Venture.

  • A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in

    A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala. selling the alloy of iron and nickel internationally to various steel manufacturing companies. before

  • Army Killings in Indian Village Shock Guatemala The

    But rather than bringing a promise for change, Panzos has served to illustrate the spiral of violence in which Guatemala is caught. Last week, a mine

  • Law firm hopes to keep suits against Hudbay alive Reuters

    Aug 16, 2011· However, on Aug. 5, HudBay announced it had sold the Fenix ferro-nickel mining project in Guatemala to the Solway Group, a