Guatemala: Nickel Deposit Found

Anfield Nickel Corp. discovered a nickel deposit in Tres Juanes Sur, in Izabal.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

The Tres Juanes field is owned by Guatemalan Mayaníquel, SA, a subsidiary of Anfield Nickel Corp.

The site is located at a depth of 18.4 meters, grading 3.05% nickel.

Anfield Nickel Corp. exploration company focused on exploration and development of nickel resources. The company owns Mayaniquel, SA, a Guatemalan company which controls approximately 80,000 hectares of mining rights in the district around Lake Izabal.

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Mining Operation in Guatemala Suspended

November 2015

The Constitutional Court cited damages to the environment and illegality in the process of granting the concession of the Sechol mine in Alta Verapaz, owned by Mayaniquel SA.

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The Constitutional Court (CC) ruled in favor of the Environmental and Social Legal Action Center in Guatemala (CALAS) and ordered Mayaníquel SA to suspend the Sechol mining project, between the towns of Senahú and Panzós, Alta Verapaz.

Investment in Nickel Production in Guatemala

November 2011

Russian firm Solway Investment Corporation plans to invest about $1.5 billion in the FeNix ferronickel mining project.

The project is operated by the Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel (CGN), which was purchased by Solway from its former owner HudBay Minerals Inc.

Dimitry Kudryakov, new president of CGN, detailed the company’s three stage investment plan.

Guatemala: Mayaniquel Mine has Good Economic Potential

July 2011

An economic feasibility study by Anfield Nickerson Corp has estimated average annual production 19,900 tons of ferronickel and a net present value of $606 million.

The Canadian company engaged in exploration and extraction, announced the conclusion of the economic feasibility study on the Mayaniquel project, a nickel mine in the northeast of Guatemala.

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.

The company reported that contained nickel in the Indicated resource category has increased by 16%, while contained nickel in the Inferred resource category has increased by 175%

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