Tag Archives: Rio Grande Mining

Shafter without water after a fire burns down local pumphouse

Over the weekend, Shafter residents lost running water after an electrical fire burned down a pump house that provided the majority of the town’s water. Officials are working to restore the supply, but that might not happen for at least … Continue reading

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Revenues for Shafter Mine Owners Down; Production at Aurcana’s Mexican Mine Up

This week the Canadian mining company Aurcana Corporation released its 2013 financials. The company owns the Shafter Silver Mine in Presidio County and La Negra Mine in the Mexican State of Querétaro. Silver production at the two mines dropped from about … Continue reading

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Settlement Proposed in Lawsuit between Presidio County and Shafter Mine

The Presidio County Appraisal District has agreed to propose a settlement in the legal dispute between the Shafter Silver Mine and the county over the mine’s appraised tax value. As we’ve reported, the appraisal district and Rio Grande Mining Company/Aurcana … Continue reading

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