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April 22, 2015

The Mobile ProIxtaca Information Module is up and running and will be operating every Sunday.  We will be visiting communities all over Ixtacamaxtitlán (the municipality surrounding the Ixtaca Project) to keep them informed on the project and how we are progressing.








April 15th, 2015

Almaden has been using highly portable drill rigs on the Ixtaca property.  The drills are small and can be broken down into pieces and easily moved in to steep or difficult terrain.  Smaller, man-portable drills also have a very low environmental impact, as we rarely need to build access roads or drill pads.

We have four Hydracore 2000 drills that can go 660+ meters with NQ, and 300+ meters with HQ.  We also have a Zynex A5, which is bigger and skid-mounted but can go 2,000 meters HQ. We have a full inventory of spare parts and an excellent, full-time all-around hydraulic and diesel mechanic on staff. 

The Ixtaca project is quite mountainous, and the drilling conditions have been challenging.  Our drill team has dealt with the terrain very successfully and drilled nearly 150,000 meters in the last four years. 

We really value the competence and professionalism of our drillers and support staff.  All are Mexican nationals and have been with us for years.  We appreciate all their hard work and dedication to the Ixtaca project.   



April 5th, 2015

Almaden has helped the local soccer team purchase their uniforms. They called themselves Atlético Mineiro Minera Gorrión. 

Ixtaca Soccer TeamIxtaca Soccer Team



January 22nd, 2015

In December 2014, The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) announced the 2014 recipients of its annual awards presented to individuals or teams for significant contributions to the mineral exploration and development industry.

We are pleased to write that Duane and Morgan Poliquin were awarded the Colin Spence Award for excellence in global mineral exploration. Almaden's father and son team is being recognized particularly for its roles in the recent discovery and advancement of the Ixtaca gold-silver deposit for Almaden Minerals Ltd. at its Tuligtic property in eastern Mexico. This is one of the most significant greenfield discoveries of recent times, following several years of diligent research and exploration efforts focused on an underexplored area.

The AME BC Awards Celebration of Excellence Gala will be held at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 during Mineral Exploration Roundup in Ballroom C/D at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. Tickets are available through registration at




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