Category Archives: Mining

Mining exec apologizes for statement about cartels

National Post – The head of a mining company robbed of $8.5 million in gold in Mexico is apologizing for a statement he made in a television interview following the theft. Rob McEwen, president and chairman of McEwen Mining Inc. said that the company has had “a good relationship” with the cartels in the region.

Robbers loot $8.5 million in gold from Canadian mine

The Globe and Mail – Armed robbers have looted about $8.5-million worth of gold from a Canadian mining company in Mexico. Toronto-based McEwen Mining Inc. said the robbers escaped with an estimated 900 kilograms of gold-bearing concentrate, which contained some 7,000 ounces of gold, from the refinery at its El Gallo 1 mine in Sinaloa.