Alamos Gold starts production at La Yaqui Grande

Alamos Gold has begun initial gold production at its La Yaqui Grande mine in Mexico, following the completion of construction earlier this month – ahead of schedule.  The Canadian-based gold producer said a total of 991 ounces of gold were produced from the initial pour. La Yaqui Grande is expected to produce approximately 3,000 oz. in June, which Alamos said…

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Mining Briefs

ICMM appoints Adkerson – Richard Adkerson, who serves as president, CEO and vice chairperson of Freeport McMoRan, was recently tapped to be chairperson of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). An ICMM member since 2005, he previously served as chairperson from 2008 to 2011. ICMM is overseen by 27 elected company member CEOs.

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