TBT: Inauguration of the Casposo gold mine ⛰⛏ in San Juan, Argentina in 2011

It was a brilliant sunny day. Dad and I drove from Mendoza to San Juan super early. Troy (ASX listed) had organised buses to take us up to the project so we parked at the designated meeting point and got on one of the buses. After a short ride we arrived at the mine's camp … Continue reading TBT: Inauguration of the Casposo gold mine ⛰⛏ in San Juan, Argentina in 2011

The Argentinean conundrum: Is it time to go back?

It’s been only 70 days since Mauricio Macri took office, Argentina’s 53rd president, and already the mining industry can celebrate pro-business policies being put forward boldly and without hesitation, as promised during his campaign. The currency controls were lifted swiftly –as I always said they would, but frankly I never thought it would take so … Continue reading The Argentinean conundrum: Is it time to go back?

Repercussions of National Mining Day in Argentina

Originally published in May 2009, on Argentina Mining's monthly Newsletter By Paola Rojas Barrick’s Pascua Lama will begin construction in 3Q 2009 and Troy´s Casposo to follow in 4Q. May 7 was declared National Mining Day in the country in 1813 with the passing of the first law to encourage the development of Mining. Throughout … Continue reading Repercussions of National Mining Day in Argentina