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Ur-Energy Starts Lost Creek Construction - More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Barrick Gold Announces Dividend - "Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)(ABX.TO) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US20 cents per share, payable on December 17, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2012." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Gold Mines Give Emergency Health Aid to Mali - "Gold mining companies in Mali will donate USD735000 in emergency funding to avert an interruption of the Mass Drug Administration (MDA) programme fighting a range of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) endemic to that country." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Gold Producers Climbing Off 28-Year Low Versus Metal - "Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) and other bullion producers are climbing from 28-year lows relative to the metal as they tame costs, raise cash flow and beat profit estimates.

Share-valuation measures have improved since mid-year, suggesting a return of optimism regarding the sector, Kenneth Hoffman, a Bloomberg Industries analyst, said in an Oct. 29 report. Goldcorp Inc. (G) and Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (AEM) rose the most in almost five months after their earnings last week beat analysts’ forecasts. Barrick, the world’s largest producer, reports results tomorrow." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Bannerman Releases September 2012 Quarterly Activities Report - More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Excellon announces Drill Campaign at DeSantis Project, Timmins - "We are very pleased with our technical progress at DeSantis since the completion of the last drilling campaign in April. The exploration team in Timmins has done a thorough job of compiling historical data and come up with several new target areas," stated John Sullivan, Vice-President of Exploration. "This regional approach has enabled the Company to see the project in a new light and we look forward to the results of this drilling program." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Gold Resource Corporation Declares October Monthly Dividend - "Gold Resource Corporation ( NYSE MKT : GORO ) declares its instituted monthly dividend of $0.06 per common share for October 2012 payable on November 23, 2012 to shareholders of record as of November 12, 2012. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Uranium Resources Announces Positive Results of Groundwater Study - More
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Keegan Announces Further Strengthening of Technical Team as It Prepares for Development of the Esaase Gold Project - "These new recruitments are an integral part of the ongoing process of building the capability within Keegan to drive our transition from explorer to developer and ultimately producer. Their skills will greatly enhance the already established skills base within Keegan. Hugo, Ed and Fausto have extensive and proven project and operational management experience within the resources industry in Africa. Most importantly both Hugo and Ed have operated the plants that they have built which brings the attention to detail and accountability that we consider critical for successful mine development of the project." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Buenaventura Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results - “Net income in the third quarter was US$185.6 million, 11% lower than the figure reported in 3Q11 (US$208.7 million). EBITDA from Buenaventura’s Direct Operations was US$158.5 million, 37% lower than the figure reported in 3Q11 (US$252.3 million), while EBITDA including Affiliates decreased 14%, from US$446.5 million in 3Q11 to US$384.4 million in 3Q12." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Buenaventura Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results - “Net income in the third quarter was US$185.6 million, 11% lower than the figure reported in 3Q11 (US$208.7 million). EBITDA from Buenaventura’s Direct Operations was US$158.5 million, 37% lower than the figure reported in 3Q11 (US$252.3 million), while EBITDA including Affiliates decreased 14%, from US$446.5 million in 3Q11 to US$384.4 million in 3Q12." More
- 10/31/12 | Item


Namibia: Maiden Uranium Shipment of Trekkopje Heading to France - More
- 10/30/12 | Item


First Uranium Mine Approved in WA - More
- 10/30/12 | Item


Eurasian Minerals Signs Agreement to Regain 100% Control of the Akarca Gold-Silver Project in Turkey - "Eurasian Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "EMX") (TSX VENTURE:EMX)(NYSE MKT:EMXX)(NYSE Amex:EMXX) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to regain 100% ownership of the Akarca gold-silver property in Turkey (the "Property"). Previously, EMX had signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Centerra Gold Inc. ("Centerra"), pursuant to which Centerra could earn up to a 70% interest in the Property under a joint venture arrangement. Earlier this year, Centerra earned an initial 50% interest in the Property as a result of investing over US $5 million in drilling, geological mapping, geochemical sampling, and geophysical surveys. In June, EMX entered into discussions with Centerra to regain control of the Property in return for relieving Centerra of certain exploration and payment obligations. Centerra and EMX have now signed an agreement pursuant to which EMX will again control 100% of the Akarca property." More
- 10/30/12 | Item


Brigus Gold Closes $30 Million Bought Deal Debt Financing - "Brigus Gold Corp. (NYSE MKT: BRD; TSX: BRD)(“Brigus” or the “Company”) has completed the previously announced $30 million bought deal debt financing (the “financing”). The financing was arranged by Casimir Capital for a finance structure fee of 2.77 percent. The $30 million in senior secured debt notes are secured by a lien against the Company's Black Fox Complex and the Goldfields properties with a three year term. Principle payments of $2 million will be paid quarterly, commencing on June 30, 2013. The Notes will bear interest at an annual rate as calculated below, which shall be paid monthly based on the closing Bloomberg Composite New York Gold Price from the prior month." More
- 10/30/12 | Item


SilverCrest Closes $34.5 Million Prospectus Offering, Over-Allotment Option Exercised in Full - "SilverCrest Mines Inc. (the "Company") (SVL.V)(SVLC)(SVLC) is pleased to announce the completion of its underwritten prospectus offering in Canada announced on October 5, 2012 for gross proceeds of CAD$30 million, together with exercise of the over-allotment option in full for an additional $4.5 million, resulting in total gross proceeds of $34.5 million." More
- 10/30/12 | Item


Congo Government Wants 35% of Mining Projects in Code Revisions - "The Democratic Republic of Congo may increase state participation in mining projects to 35 percent from 5 percent and raise royalties on mineral exports, according to a preparatory report obtained by the country’s business association." More
- 10/30/12 | Item


Yamana Gold Announces Results for the Third Quarter 2012 - "We delivered record revenue and production in the third quarter and year to date, which also resulted in strong cash flow. Our cash flow after changes in working capital reached record levels also. As production increases, and more production enters a commercial phase, that should translate into increasing cash flow. Our development projects continue to advance and delivery of additional future growth is in progress. We also realized on a further objective in the third quarter with the closing of our acquisition of Extorre Gold, which is now being evaluated for its exploration and development contribution to Yamana," commented Peter Marrone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are also confident that we will deliver production and costs within our guidance this year. We will continue our efforts at becoming a reliable precious metals company delivering growth and sustainability across all measures from production to cash flow." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Yamana Gold Announces Results for the Third Quarter 2012 - "We delivered record revenue and production in the third quarter and year to date, which also resulted in strong cash flow. Our cash flow after changes in working capital reached record levels also. As production increases, and more production enters a commercial phase, that should translate into increasing cash flow. Our development projects continue to advance and delivery of additional future growth is in progress. We also realized on a further objective in the third quarter with the closing of our acquisition of Extorre Gold, which is now being evaluated for its exploration and development contribution to Yamana," commented Peter Marrone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are also confident that we will deliver production and costs within our guidance this year. We will continue our efforts at becoming a reliable precious metals company delivering growth and sustainability across all measures from production to cash flow." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Miners take "rail-veyors" and robots to automated future - "In an office trailer parked outside a mine shaft in northern Ontario, operator Carolyn St-Jean leans back in her chair and monitors a machine loading nickel-rich ore into rail cars deep underground." More
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McEwen Mining Announces $60 Million Rights Offering Backstopped by Its Chief Owner, Rob McEwen - "McEwen Mining Inc. ("McEwen Mining") (MUX)(MUX.TO)announced today that McEwen Mining and its wholly-owned subsidiary, McEwen Mining - Minera Andes Acquisition Corp. ("Exchange Co.") (TSX:MAQ), will launch transferrable rights offerings (the "Rights Offerings")." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Newmont Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for Third Consecutive Year - "Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) announced that it was recognized for transparent climate change disclosure practices by the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Leadership Index for the third consecutive year." More
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Gold Reserve Announces Further Extension of Expiration Date of Offer for Remaining 5.50% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes Due 2022 - "Gold Reserve Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GRZ) (GRZ) (the “Company”) announced today that it is notifying holders of approximately 1.3% of its 5.50% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) (representing $1,080,000 in aggregate principal amount) of the further extension of the “Expiration Date” of its offer (“Offer”) to participate in a restructuring transaction that has been agreed to with its four largest Noteholders representing approximately 98.7% of the outstanding Notes. The Company has extended the “Expiration Date” for the Offer to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 5, 2012." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Entree Gold Reports First Resource Estimate for the Blue Hill Copper Deposit, Nevada - "Entrée Gold Inc. (ETG.TO)(NYSE Amex:EGI)(NYSE MKT:EGI)(EKA.F) ("Entrée" or the "Company") reports the first resource estimate for the Blue Hill copper deposit ("Blue Hill" or the "Deposit"), located 1.5 kilometres northwest of the Ann Mason copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit. Combined Inferred oxide and mixed resource categories total 72.13 million tonnes ("Mt") averaging 0.17% copper (at a base case 0.10% copper cut-off), or 277.5 million pounds of copper. The underlying Inferred sulphide resource is estimated to contain 49.86 Mt averaging 0.23% copper at a base case 0.15% copper cut-off." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Paladin Energy Ltd. Releases 2012 Annual Report - More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Jaguar Mining Inc. Announces the Arrangement of $30 Million Credit Facility with Renvest Mercantile Bancorp Inc. Global Resource Fund - "Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar" or the "Company") (JAG: TSX/NYSE) is pleased to announce that it has arranged a $30 million standby credit facility ("the Facility") with Renvest Mercantile Bancorp Inc. ("Renvest" or "the Lender") through its Global Resource Fund. The Facility is expected to close on or before November 28, 2012 subject to completion of requisite due diligence by the Lender and the finalization of the required loan documentation. Upon closing, Jaguar will draw down US $5,000,000 from the Facility ("the Initial Drawdown")." More
- 10/29/12 | Item


Solitario Files NI 43-101 Technical Report for Its Mt. Hamilton Gold Project, Nevada - "Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (“Solitario;” NYSE MKT: XPL; TSX: SLR) and Ely Gold & Minerals (“Ely Gold;” TSX.V: ELY) report that further to their joint press release dated September 10, 2012, a NI 43-101 technical report updating an Indicated and Inferred resource estimate for the Seligman and Centennial gold deposits have been filed under the Companies’ respective profiles on SEDAR, available at www.sedar.com. The study was prepared on behalf of Solitario by SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc., an independent and internationally recognized mining engineering firm, and serves to update the previously reported (February 22, 2012) Mt. Hamilton Feasibility Study." More
- 10/26/12 | Item


2012 Third Quarter Financial and Operating Results - "Eldorado Gold Corporation (ELD.TO)(EGO) ("Eldorado", the "Company" or "We"), reported profit attributable to shareholders of the Company of $75.8 million for the period, and generated $110.8 million in cash from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital." More
- 10/26/12 | Item


2012 Third Quarter Financial and Operating Results - "Eldorado Gold Corporation (ELD.TO)(EGO) ("Eldorado", the "Company" or "We"), reported profit attributable to shareholders of the Company of $75.8 million for the period, and generated $110.8 million in cash from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital." More
- 10/26/12 | Item


Paladin Energy Ltd. a Long Term Supplier of Yellowcake to Electricite de France S.A - More
- 10/26/12 | Item


AngloGold Ashanti West Wits Employees Start Return to Work - "AngloGold Ashanti ( NYSE : AU ) is pleased to report that most workers have started returning to the three West Wits mines this morning. These workers join their colleagues at the Vaal River operations who returned to work on Monday, 22 October and Tuesday, 23 October 2012." More
- 10/26/12 | Item


Brigus Gold ULC Holds 11.39% of Everton Resources Inc. - "Brigus Gold ULC (NYSE MKT: BRD; TSX: BRD)(the “Corporation”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brigus Gold Corp. ("Brigus"), has acquired ownership of 15,000,000 common shares (the “Common Shares”) of Everton Resources Inc. ("Everton"), representing approximately 11.39% of the issued and outstanding shares of Everton, in connection with an acquisition by Everton of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Linear Gold Caribe, S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation. Please see the press release of Everton and Brigus issued on October 23, 2012 for further details about the acquisition." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Eldorado Gold Corporation: New Drilling Results and Mineral Resource Update for Certej Deposit - "Paul N. Wright, Chief Executive Officer of Eldorado Gold Corporation ("Eldorado", the "Company" or "We") (ELD.TO)(EGO), is pleased to provide new results from the 2012 exploration drilling program at the Certej Deposit, Romania and a mineral resources update that represent an increase of 1.57 million gold ounces in Measured and Indicated resources categories from the previous resource model." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


IMPACT Silver Expands the Capire Deposit; Intersections Include 435 Grams Per Tonne Silver Across 4.6 Meters and 507 Grams Per Tonne Silver Across 2.05 Meters - "IMPACT Silver Corp. ("IMPACT" or "The Company") (TSX VENTURE:IPT) is pleased to announce additional drill results from the open pit Capire mine at the Capire Production Center. The Capire Production Center will initially host a 200 tonne-per-day (tpd) pilot plant, with plans to expand the operation up to 1,500 tpd in the future." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Excellon Appoints New Director - "Mr. Fernández is a recognized Mexican businessman and entrepreneur and serves as a manager or director of a number of Mexican and international companies. He is the founder and president of Grupo Empresarial Maestro, S.A. de C.V. (Credito Maestro), a company that offers microcredit loans to unionized government employees in Mexico. Additionally, he is a consultant to Oceanografía, S.A. de C.V., the leading oil services provider in Mexico and a major supplier of Pemex Petróleos Mexicano, Mexico's national oil company. He has previously acted as General Manager in Mexico of Grupo IBADESA (a Spanish financial services company), Vice President of Camil Group, and was the founder and President of FERDAM, which provides insurance products to unionized government employees." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Goldcorp achieves record revenues in the third quarter - "GOLDCORP INC. (G.TO) (GG) today reported record quarterly revenues of $1.5 billion, generating adjusted net earnings1 of $441 million, or $0.54 per share, compared to $450 million, or $0.56 per share, in the third quarter of 2011. Reported net earnings were $498 million compared to $336 million in the third quarter of 2011. Operating cash flow before working capital changes2 was $687 million." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Fission Expands High Grade Boulder Field by 2.35km at PLS: Assays Pending - More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Brigus Gold Provides Exploration Update - "Brigus Gold Corporation (“Brigus Gold” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: BRD; TSX: BRD) is pleased to release results from the first underground drilling at the Black Fox mine since the Company was formed in June 2010. The Company is also pleased to provide an update on its exploration drilling program at the Grey Fox property." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Keegan Resources Inc.: Metallurgical Test Work Commences on New Flowsheet for Esaase Gold Project - "Keegan Resources Inc. ("Keegan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that an integrated metallurgical test work program on the new Esaase flowsheet has commenced at Amdel Mineral Laboratories, Perth, Western Australia. The results from this program are integral to the final metallurgical design input parameters that will be needed for the completion of the recently commenced Pre-Feasibility Study ("PFS"). The PFS is due for completion in the first quarter of 2013." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Forum and Mega Commence Drill Program on the Northwest Athabasca Property, Saskatchewan - More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Crosshair to Acquire 2,600 Square Miles of Prospective Uranium Properties in Argentina - More
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Mega Uranium Ltd.: Drilling to Commence on the NW Athabasca Property, Saskatchewan - More
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Pretium Resources Inc.: Operating Rate of 2,700 Tonnes Per Day Established for Brucejack Project Feasibility Study - "Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG.TO)(PVG) ("Pretivm") is pleased to report that the feasibility study for an underground mine at its high-grade gold Brucejack Project in northern British Columbia is being advanced with an operating rate of 2,700 tonnes per day." More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Uranium One sees building of Tanzania mine in 2013 - More
- 10/25/12 | Item


Agnico-Eagle Reports Record Operating and Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2012; Increases Full Year 2012 Production Guidance - "Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM)(AEM) ("Agnico-Eagle" or the "Company") today reported quarterly net income of $106.3 million, or $0.62 per share, for the third quarter of 2012. These results include a non-cash foreign currency translation loss of $16.3 million, or $0.10 per share, stock option expense of $7.1 million, or $0.04 per share and other non-recurring items totaling a loss of $1.8 million, or $0.01 per share. Excluding these items would result in adjusted net income of $131.5 million, or $0.77 per share. In the third quarter of 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $81.6 million, or a loss of $0.48 per share." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Agnico-Eagle Reports Record Operating and Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2012; Increases Full Year 2012 Production Guidance - "Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM)(AEM) ("Agnico-Eagle" or the "Company") today reported quarterly net income of $106.3 million, or $0.62 per share, for the third quarter of 2012. These results include a non-cash foreign currency translation loss of $16.3 million, or $0.10 per share, stock option expense of $7.1 million, or $0.04 per share and other non-recurring items totaling a loss of $1.8 million, or $0.01 per share. Excluding these items would result in adjusted net income of $131.5 million, or $0.77 per share. In the third quarter of 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $81.6 million, or a loss of $0.48 per share." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


More Than 7,000 Workers Appeal Dismissal at Gold Fields' KDC East Mine - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) reports that more than 7,000 of the 8,100 employees that were dismissed at KDC East (formerly Kloof Gold Mine) yesterday, have today lodged appeals against their dismissal." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Mills head to Kibali as development progresses - "Indicative of the steady progress being made with the development of the Kibali gold project, two giant 7 megawatt mills are currently being trucked halfway across Africa, from the east coast port of Mombasa to the mine site at Doko in the north east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Kibali mine will be one of the largest of its kind in Africa when it pours its first gold, scheduled for the end of 2013." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Preliminary Economic Assessment of Entree Gold's Ann Mason Generates $1.11 Billion NPV Over 24 Year Initial Mine Life - "Entrée Gold Inc. (ETG.TO)(NYSE MKT:EGI)(EKA.F) ("Entrée" or the "Company") today announced that it has received the results of a positive Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") for its 100%-owned Ann Mason copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit in Nevada ("Ann Mason" or the "Project"). The Project is expected to yield a base case ("Base Case"), pre-tax, 7.5% net present value ("NPV7.5") of $1.11 billion and an internal rate of return ("IRR") of 14.8%, using assumed copper, molybdenum, gold and silver prices of $3.00/lb, $13.50/lb, $1,200/oz and $22/oz, respectively. Using October 15, 2012 spot commodity prices of $3.71/lb copper, $10.43/lb molybdenum, $1,736/oz gold and $33.22/oz silver ("Spot Case"), the pre-tax NPV7.5 and IRR increase to $2.54 billion and 22.9%, respectively." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Avino Operational Update & Q3 Production Report - "On October 1st, Avino began processing high grade San Gonzalo material using the 250 tonne per day ("TPD") circuit at the Avino milling complex. This development represents a significant milestone for the Company and is the successful outcome of five years of hard work and planning. It''s anticipated that in the coming years, mining and milling of San Gonzalo material will be ongoing." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Pele Mountain Achieves Processing Milestone: Mixed Rare Earth Concentrate and Yellow Cake Produced at Eco Ridge - More
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Excellon Intersects Additional Source-style Mineralization At Rincon Del Caido - "Excellon Resources Inc. (EXN.TO) ("Excellon" or "the Company"), Mexico's highest grade silver producer, is pleased to report results for diamond drill holes EX12LP1023A, LP1024 and LP1025 drilled in the Rincón del Caído ("Rincón") area, 1 km northwest of the Platosa Mine. All three holes encountered significant sulphide mineralization within "Source"-type geology. The holes are step-outs from drill hole LP1019 (see press release dated July 9, 2012) and six holes have now encountered encouraging results within an irregularly shaped area roughly 60 m from east to west and 35 m north to south that remains largely open. Assay results are shown in Table 1 below. Drilling continues with four rigs." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


AngloGold Ashanti Strike and Q3 Production Update - "AngloGold Ashanti ( NYSE : AU ) is pleased to report that the unprotected strike across the three mines at its Vaal River region has come to an end. Workers at the Kopanang, Great Noligwa and surface operations returned to work on Monday, 22 October 2012 and those at Moab Khotsong ended their unprotected work stoppage on Tuesday, 23 October 2012. All of these operations have begun the process of ramping up production levels and all returning workers will receive the recently improved wage offer made through the industry's Collective Bargaining framework." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Athabasca Uranium engages renowned USASK team to lead Keefe Lake phase 3 exploration - More
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Strathmore Reports Favourable Preliminary Economic Assessment & Updated Resource Estimate for Roca Honda Uranium Project - More
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Huldra Silver Announces Entry Into Lead and Zinc Concentrate Purchase Agreements - "Huldra Silver Inc. (HDA.V) (the "Company" or "Huldra") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Lead Concentrate Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") with a smelter whereby Huldra has agreed to sell approximately 1000-2000 dry metric tonnes until March 31, 2013 (initial term). The Company also wishes to announce that it has entered into a Zinc Purchase Agreement to sell approximately 1000-2000 dry metric tonnes until March 31, 2013 (initial term). Payments are tied to bi-monthly prices for lead, zinc and silver as published by the Metal Bulletin, less certain deductions." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Mega Uranium to expand resources at Queensland properties - More
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AngloGold, Gold Fields Start Firing 20,000 as Deadlines Pass - "AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AGL), the world’s third-largest gold producer, and Gold Fields Ltd. began firing more than 20,000 workers in South Africa as ultimatums passed for them to end unauthorized walkouts.

“The dismissal process begins” for 12,000 workers as talks continue with their representatives and the company, Alan Fine, an AngloGold (ANG) spokesman, said by phone from Johannesburg after today’s noon deadline for miners to report for work. Gold Fields (GFI), the fourth-largest miner of the metal, fired 8,500 workers at its KDC East mine yesterday and gave them 24 hours to dispute their dismissals." More
- 10/24/12 | Item


Uranerz Receives Deep Disposal Well Permit - More
- 10/23/12 | Item


Junior explorer jumps 33% on uranium ruling - More
- 10/23/12 | Item


Mega Uranium Limited Surges Up 52% In One Day - More
- 10/23/12 | Item


Hecla to Present at the Silver Summit - "Hecla Mining Company’s (NYSE:HL) President and CEO, Phillips S. Baker, Jr., will speak at the Silver Summit in Spokane, Washington, on Thursday, October 25, at 9:20 a.m. PT. Mr. Baker will present an overview of Hecla’s business strategy and its position as the largest North America-focused silver producer." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Almaden Drilling Hits 25.7 Meters of 3.4 g/t AuEq (0.86 g/t Au, 127.8 g/t Ag) on Northeast Extension, Hits on Ixtaca North Zone and Expands Main Ixtaca Zone - "Almaden Minerals Ltd. ("Almaden" or "the Company") (AMM.TO)(NYSE MKT:AAU) is pleased to announce further results from the on-going exploration drill program at the Company''s 100% owned Tuligtic project, Mexico with holes TU-12-176, 181, 186, 188 to 195, 197 to, 200, 203, 205, 206, 209 and 216. The holes were drilled as part of Almaden''s on-going four drill exploration program which has been designed to enable the calculation of a preliminary resource estimate." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Energy Metals first uranium shipment reaches Chinese shores - More
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Mega Uranium Ltd.: State Government Lifts Ban on Uranium Mining in Queensland - More
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Reports Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2012 Results - "Net income attributable to common stock for third-quarter 2012 was $824 million, $0.86 per share, compared with net income of $1.1 billion, $1.10 per share, for third-quarter 2011. Net income attributable to common stock for the first nine months of 2012 was $2.3 billion, $2.41 per share, compared with $3.9 billion, $4.10 per share, for the first nine months of 2011." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Reports Third-Quarter and Nine-Month 2012 Results - "Net income attributable to common stock for third-quarter 2012 was $824 million, $0.86 per share, compared with net income of $1.1 billion, $1.10 per share, for third-quarter 2011. Net income attributable to common stock for the first nine months of 2012 was $2.3 billion, $2.41 per share, compared with $3.9 billion, $4.10 per share, for the first nine months of 2011." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


AuRico Gold Provides an Update on the 2012 El Chanate Exploration Program - "AuRico Gold Inc. (AUQ.TO) (AUQ), ("AuRico" or "the Company") is pleased to provide an update on its exploration program at the El Chanate mine located in Sonora, Mexico." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Paladin Energy Ltd.-Queensland to Recommence Uranium Mining - More
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Vista Gold Corp. Announces Mt. Todd Development Strategy and Technical Report Schedule and Announces Upcoming Analyst Days - "Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed a comprehensive analysis focused on optimizing the development plans for the Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. After a thorough review, the Company has selected a two-phased strategy to achieve its development goals and economic objectives." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Met Test Results Highly Favorable for Paramount Gold and Silver's San Miguel Project - "Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSE MKT:PZG)(NYSE Amex:PZG)(PZG.TO)(P6G.F)(WKN:A0HGKQ) ("Paramount") announced today that it has received the final results from a large-scale, comprehensive metallurgical test program for its 100%-owned San Miguel Project in northern Mexico. The results predict high recoveries of gold and silver from either a milling/cyanide leach or conventional milling/flotation process. The data will now be evaluated by Scott E. Wilson Consulting for inclusion in their Preliminary Economic Assessment of the San Miguel Project scheduled for the end of this year." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


AngloGold Ashanti Ultimatum to Workers on Unprotected Strike - "AngloGold Ashanti ( NYSE : AU ) has done its utmost over the past month to work towards a mutually agreeable solution to the unprotected strike at the company's Vaal River and West Wits operating units. The strike has cost approximately 32,000oz a week in lost production." More
- 10/22/12 | Item


Tanzanian Royalty Has Retained Venmyn Rand Limited to Prepare Mineral Resource Block Models and Updated Mineral Resource Statements - "Venmyn Rand (Pty) Ltd. (Venmyn) has been retained by Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation to prepare Canadian National Instrument (NI 43-101) compliant Mineral Resource block models and Mineral Resource estimates for its Buckreef Project in Tanzania. Venmyn has previously prepared NI43-101 Independent Technical Reports (ITR) and a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) on the Buckreef Project, which have been published on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR). The PEA has formed the basis of a planned Preliminary Feasibility Study (PFS)." More
- 10/19/12 | Item


Final Ultimatum for Gold Fields' KDC East to Return to Work - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) regrets to advise that approximately 8,500 of the 12,500 employees at KDC East (formerly Kloof Gold Mine), on an unlawful strike since 14 October, 2012, have not yet returned to work." More
- 10/19/12 | Item


What strikes in South Africa really mean to metals - "As labor unrest in South Africa grows, so have concerns over the nation’s production of metals, including platinum, palladium and gold.

Metals traders have been closely watching the strikes at the country’s mining operations — blaming spikes in prices of platinum and palladium, in particular, on the mining disruptions that have spilled over into gold." More
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Nuclear fallout hurts uranium miners - More
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Energy Fuels to shift production to low cost Uranium - More
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Energia Minerals looks for uranium resource upgrade at Nyang - More
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Entree Gold Provides Corporate Update - "We are very disappointed in the recent decline in Entrée''s share price, and feel this does not reflect the underlying value of either of our two main projects. We are not aware of any material undisclosed information that may be contributing to the market activity, and are attributing it largely to the current political uncertainty in Mongolia." More
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90% of Gold Fields' KDC West Reports for Duty - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) confirms that approximately 11,000 striking employees at KDC West today reported for work before the deadline of 14h00.

Approximately 1,500 employees who did not report for work before the deadline are deemed dismissed. The dismissed workers have 24 hours within which to lodge appeals against their dismissals." More
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Silvercorp Reports Intercept of 2.12 Metres Grading 1,684 Grams Per Tonne Silver at the GC Project - "Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp" or the "Company") (SVM.TO)(SVM) is pleased to report results from the underground tunnelling component of its 2012 exploration program at the GC silver-lead-zinc project located in Guangdong Province, China. The GC project is in final mine development phase and is anticipated to commence initial production in early 2013." More
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Paladin Energy Files Notice of Meeting & Proxy Form - More
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Aurcana Reports: Record Quarter of Silver Production, Up 54% at La Negra Mine, Shafter Update and Appointment of Investor Communications Manager - "Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AUN)(AUNFF) is pleased to report a 54% increase in silver production from the La Negra mine for Q3 2012 of 376,687 ounces compared to 244,243 ounces in Q3 2011, making it the largest quarter for silver production in Aurcana''s history." More
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McEwen Mining Third Quarter 2012 Production Results and Discovery of New Vein System at the San Jose Mine in Argentina - "McEwen Mining Inc. (MUX)(MUX.TO) is pleased to announce Third Quarter production results and the discovery of a new vein system at the San José mine (49%) in Argentina. The San José mine had another solid quarter of production and El Gallo Phase I (100%) in Mexico achieved its first gold pour. Third Quarter production totaled 10,572 ounces gold and 760,670 ounces silver, representing 25,200 gold and gold equivalent ounces1. The Company remains on track to produce approximately 105,000 gold and gold equivalent ounces in 2012. Production costs will be announced with the Third Quarter financial results, which will be released in early November." More
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Silver Standard Provides Q3 2012 Operational Results - "Our team continues to deliver operationally at the Pirquitas mine, leaving us well positioned to meet our 2012 production guidance," said John Smith, President and CEO. "Sales of 2.8 million ounces demonstrate the success of our sales strategy and the demand for our product. We have diversified our customer base, developed direct relationships with smelters and improved the terms in our contracts." More
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Gold Resource Corporation Appoints New General Manager for Oaxaca Mining Unit - "Gold Resource Corporation ( NYSE MKT : GORO ) today announced that Mr. Jesus Rivera has been appointed General Manager of the Oaxaca Mining Unit, which is responsible for the Company's El Aguila Project in Oaxaca, Mexico. Mr. Rivera is replacing Mr. Juan Manuel Flores, who has decided to pursue other interests. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in southern Mexico. The Company has returned over $63 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since declaring commercial production July 1, 2010 and is the first Company offering shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold or silver." More
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Pretium Resources Inc.: Valley of the Kings 2012 Exploration Concludes With More High-Grade Gold - "Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG.TO)(PVG) ("Pretivm") is pleased to report the final assays from its high-grade Brucejack Project in northern British Columbia. Results continue to confirm the projection and continuity of high-grade gold, including more intervals grading over 1 kilogram per tonne gold." More
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Pretium Resources Inc.: Valley of the Kings 2012 Exploration Concludes With More High-Grade Gold - "Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG.TO)(PVG) ("Pretivm") is pleased to report the final assays from its high-grade Brucejack Project in northern British Columbia. Results continue to confirm the projection and continuity of high-grade gold, including more intervals grading over 1 kilogram per tonne gold." More
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Gold Fields Limited - Full Turn-Out at Gold Fields' Beatrix Gold Mine - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to report a full turnout at Beatrix 4 Shaft where the 2,800 striking workers this morning reported for work. This follows the return to work yesterday morning of all 6,200 employees at the 1, 2, 3 Shafts." More
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Strateco Resources Inc.: The CNSC Grants the Licence for the Matoush Exploration Project - More
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Gold Resource Corporation Reports Third Quarter Production; Revises Production Outlook - "Gold Resource Corporation ( NYSE MKT : GORO ) reported its preliminary production results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 of approximately 22,300 ounces precious metal gold equivalent (AuEq calculated at a 55:1 price ratio). Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. The Company has returned over $63 million to shareholders in monthly dividends since declaring commercial production July 1, 2010 and is the first Company offering shareholders the option to convert their cash dividends into physical gold or silver." More
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AngloGold, Gold Fields May Have Ratings Cut to Junk, S&P Says - "AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU) and Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) may have their credit ratings cut to junk, Standard & Poor’s said, as strikes halted as much as half of South Africa’s production of the metal.

Business risks “increased in light of continuing strike action in South Africa and the possible implications of increasing social tensions for the mining industry,” the company said in a statement today. It also revised its outlook on Anglo American Plc (AAL)’s rating to negative from stable." More
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AuRico Gold Sells Endeavour Silver Shares - "AuRico Gold Inc. (AUQ.TO) (AUQ), ("AuRico Gold" or "the Company") today announced that it has sold its approximate 11.1% equity interest in Endeavour Silver Corp. ("Endeavour"), consisting of approximately 11 million Endeavour common shares, on an underwritten block trade basis, for gross proceeds of C$95 million (approximately US$97 million). The syndicate was jointly led by CIBC, BMO Capital Markets and Dundee Securities Ltd." More
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Gold Reserve Announces Extension of Expiration Date of Offer for Remaining 5.50% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes Due 2022 - "Gold Reserve Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GRZ) (GRZ) (the “Company”) announced today that it is notifying holders of approximately 1.3% of its 5.50% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) (representing $1,080,000 in aggregate principal amount) of the extension of the “Expiration Date” of its offer (“Offer”) to participate in a restructuring transaction that has been agreed to with its four largest Noteholders representing approximately 98.7% of the outstanding Notes. The Company has extended the “Expiration Date” for the Offer to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Friday, October 26, 2012." More
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Macusani Yellowcake Reports New Near-Surface High-Grade Uranium Intercepts at the Quebrada Blanca Anomaly on the Kihitian Property - More
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U3O8 Corp. Further Optimizes Metallurgical Process on the Berlin Project, Colombia - More
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Strike Ends at Beatrix 1, 2 and 3 Shafts - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to report that there has been a full turn-out of the 6,200 employees at the number 1, 2, and 3 shafts at the Beatrix Gold Mine in the Free State today." More
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Newmont Announces Attributable Third Quarter Gold and Copper Production and Sales - "Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") today reported preliminary third quarter attributable gold and copper production of 1.24 million ounces and 35 million pounds, respectively. Preliminary attributable gold and copper sales were 1.21 million ounces and 38 million pounds, respectively, at average realized prices of approximately $1,659 per ounce of gold and $3.54 per pound of copper. The London PM Fix average gold price for the quarter was $1,652 per ounce. Third quarter production was impacted by lower mill availability and recoveries at Boddington, and lower ore tonnes and grade mined at Tanami in Australia." More
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Pele Mountain Begins 6,500-Metre Drill Program at Its Eco Ridge Mine Rare Earth and Uranium Project - More
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Paladin Energy Ltd.-Quarterly Activities Report for Period Ending-30 September 2012 - More
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SilverCrest Announces Q3 Production 151,368 Ounces Silver & 7,184 Ounces Gold - "SilverCrest Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SVL)(NYSE MKT:SVLC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce production figures for the third quarter of 2012 from its 100% owned Santa Elena Mine located in Sonora, Mexico." More
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Fission Drills 16.5m Grading 1.07% U3O8 Including 1.5m of 8.24% U3O8 at J Zone - More
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Excellon Resumes Production at La Platosa - "Excellon Resources Inc. (EXN.TO) ("Excellon" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has resumed production at the La Platosa mine in the state of Durango, Mexico. The Company expects to release an updated production forecast in due course." More
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Seabridge's Walsh Lake Discovery Delivers More High-Grade Gold Intercepts - "Seabridge Gold (SEA.TO)(SA) reported today that assay results from the next eight holes drilled on the Walsh Lake target at its 100%-owned Courageous Lake Project in Canada's Northwest Territories have substantially increased the size of this high-grade discovery. The Walsh Lake high grade zone now has a strike length of nearly 900 meters and remains open to the north, up dip and at depth. Results from another 10 holes drilled in this year's program are expected over the next several weeks." More
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Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. Employee Stock Options Amended - More
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Golden Star Resources Continues to Generate Encouraging Intercepts at Wassa Mine Site - "The addition of three contractor rigs at the end of July 2012 enabled Golden Star to accelerate drilling beneath the current Wassa pit designs. The Company completed an additional 49 drill holes in the third quarter of 2012 totaling 16,485 meters comprising approximately 67% HQ sized drill core and 33% RC (reverse circulation)." More
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8,500 KDC East Employees Join Unlawful Strike - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) regrets to announce that approximately 8,500 of the 12,400 employees at its KDC East operation (formerly Kloof Gold Mine) have started an unlawful strike, commencing with the night shift last night, 14 October, 2012." More
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Keegan Welcomes Highland Park Group as Strategic Investor and Recruits Highly Experienced Management Team for Development of Esaase Gold Project - "Keegan Resources Inc. (KGN.TO)(NYSE MKT:KGN)(NYSE Amex:KGN) ("Keegan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has arranged a private placement with Highland Park S.A. ("Highland Park") of Johannesburg, South Africa and some other investors. Highland Park will become a major strategic investor in the Company but is not expected to materially affect control. The placement will involve an equity issue of a targeted 9,443,500 Units at C$3.44 per Unit, the five-day volume weighted average market price based on the date of signing of the principle subscription agreement, resulting in a targeted total of $32.5 million raised." More
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Endeavour Silver Production Growth Continues in Third Quarter, 2012; Produces 1,137,883 oz Silver (Up 33%) and 11,754 oz Gold (Up 139%) - "Endeavour Silver Corp. (EDR.TO)(EXK)(EJD.F) announces that the Company's silver and gold production from the Company's three operating silver mines in Mexico, the Guanacevi Mine in Durango State and the Bolanitos and El Cubo Mines in Guanajuato State, continued to climb in the Third Quarter, 2012." More
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AuRico Reports Third Quarter Production Results and Update on Young-Davidson - "The third quarter has been successful in further strengthening our portfolio of long-life, low-cost assets to deliver reliable, consistent and stable production going forward. We declared commercial production at our cornerstone Young-Davidson mine effective September 1st with third quarter results that are well in-line with expectations. Production in the fourth quarter is expected to increase as the underground mine comes into production providing additional higher grade feed for the mill." More
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Turquoise Hill Resources Rejects Request From Mongolian Government to Renegotiate Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement - "Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ.TO)(TRQ)(TRQ.TO) today announced that the company, together with Rio Tinto and Oyu Tolgoi LLC, have rejected a request from the Government of Mongolia to renegotiate the Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement. This comes following receipt of a letter from the Minister of Mining requesting the parties renegotiate the landmark agreement that was signed in October 2009 and became fully effective in March 2010." More
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Revett Reports Q3 2012 Production - "Our third quarter operating results were very positive, with notable increases in silver production of 25% and copper production of 22% over the second quarter. Net cash from operations continues to strengthen our balance sheet and provide a solid basis for the Company as we continue development and explorations activities at the Troy Mine to open more working areas and extend mine life." More
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Exeter Provides Update on Water Exploration and Environmental Studies for Caspiche Gold Project, Chile - "Exeter Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT:XRA)(NYSE Amex:XRA)(XRC.TO)(EXB.F) ("Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a further update on studies in support of the potential staged development of the Caspiche gold-copper project located in the Maricunga region of Chile." More
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Uranium Energy Corp Reports Fiscal 2012 Production Results and Provides Operations Update - More
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Alexco Reports 12% Increase in Silver Production for Third Quarter 2012 - "Alexco Resource Corp. (AXR.TO)(NYSE MKT:AXU)(NYSE Amex:AXU) today reports silver production of 514,879 ounces during the third quarter of 2012, an approximate 12% increase over the previous quarter. During the first nine months of the year, Alexco has produced 1,555,136 ounces of silver. Lead and zinc production in the third quarter were 4.5 million and 1.2 million pounds, respectively, with 13.1 million and 4.1 million pounds produced during the first three quarters, as the Bellekeno mine in the Keno Hill Silver District, Yukon continues its second full year of commercial production. Mill throughput increased to a record 270 tonnes per day (tpd) average for the third quarter, 11% improved over the previous quarter, and 10% better than any previous operating quarter." More
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Buenaventura says strike suspended at Peru mine - "Peruvian precious-metals miner Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN, BUENAVC1.VL) said Monday a strike at its Orcopampa gold mine has been suspended.

Buenaventura said operations at the mine, located in the region of Arequipa, resumed Monday. Last week, Buenaventura said workers from the contractor's union had walked off the job during annual negotiations with the company." More
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Gold Fields suspends all KDC output due to strike - "Bullion producer Gold Fields has suspended all output at its KDC operations in South Africa after 8,500 more workers had joined an illegal strike, the company said on Monday." More
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South Africa police arrest 72 Gold Fields miners - "South African police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to break up a sit-in by protesters at a police station over the weekend and arrested more than 70 miners from a nearby Gold Fields mine, police said." More
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Agnico-Eagle Files Technical Report on La India Project - "Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) (AEM) ("Agnico-Eagle" or the "Company") today announced the filing of a technical report in respect of the La India mine project. In a news release dated September 4, 2012, the Company announced its approval of the development and construction of the La India open pit mine and heap leach operation in Sonora, Mexico." More
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Buenaventura Announces Contractors Strike at Orcopampa Mine - "Compañia de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (“the Company” or “Buenaventura”) (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), announced today that the Orcopampa Contractors Union began a strike within the frame of the annual negotiations. This work stoppage started to affect production on Tuesday, October 9, 2012." More
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Gold Fields Guidance Update for Q3 2012 - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production for the September 2012 quarter (Q3 2012) is expected to be 810,000 gold equivalent ounces compared to 862,000 ounces in the June quarter (Q2 2012) and 900,000 ounces in the corresponding quarter one year ago (Q3 2011)." More
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Areva delays $1bn Namibia uranium mine - More
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Niger warns Areva on uranium mine delays - More
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Royal Gold Prices 5.25 Million Share Common Stock Offering - "Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD) (RGL.TO) announced today that it has priced its underwritten at-the-market public offering of 5.25 million shares of common stock. Shares of common stock were initially reoffered by the underwriters at a price of $91.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on October 15, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering, and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. are acting as lead managers." More
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Energy Fuels Announces Settlement with Telluride and San Miguel County in Pinon Ridge Mill Challenge - More
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Toro brushes off uranium project opponents - More
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Uranium Energy Corp Reports an NI 43-101 Exploration Target of 23 to 56 Million Pounds U3O8 at the Company's Oviedo Uranium Project in Paraguay - More
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Cameco Corporation Close to a Bottom - More
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Uranium mine acquisition complete - More
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Goldcorp Completes Sale of Primero Mining Shares - "GOLDCORP INC. is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced secondary offering of 8,422,460 common shares of Primero Mining Corp. at a price of C$5.25 per share for gross proceeds to Goldcorp of C$44,217,915." More
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Pebble Project Drill Program Achieves Million Foot Milestone - "Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") (NDM.TO) (NYSE Amex: NAK) reports that on September 20, 2012 , the Pebble Limited Partnership (the "Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") surpassed one million feet of core drilled at the Pebble Project, one of the most important concentrations of copper, gold, molybdenum and silver in the world." More
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Aurcana Files Technical Report on Updated Resource Estimate for La Negra Mine - "Aurcana Corporation ("Aurcana" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AUN)(AUNFF)(AUNFF) is pleased to announce that it has filed a technical report on SEDAR updating the resource estimate for La Negra Mine, the Company''s silver, zinc, lead, and copper mining operation in the State of Queretaro, Mexico (see AUN news release dated August 28, 2012). The updated mineral resource has been completed to NI 43-101 ("NI 43-101") standards." More
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McEwen Mining Inc.: More Drilling Success at El Gallo Phase 1 Production Area Plus Additional Zinc, Silver & Lead Intercept - "Drilling at El Gallo continues to return positive results as we look to extend the life of Phase 1. Also, intriguing poly-metallic mineralization is being encountered in an area southeast of the open pit. With production scheduled to ramp up during the Fourth Quarter and three drills operating, we look forward to growing this asset," stated Rob McEwen, Chief Owner. More
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Golden Minerals Reports Production Increases of 28% for Silver and 27% for Gold - "Payable production for the third quarter was approximately 120,000 ounces of silver and 1,900 ounces of gold, 28% higher for silver and 27% for gold, as compared to the second quarter, and 18% and 19% higher for silver and gold, respectively, as compared to the average quarterly payable production for the first half of 2012. For the first three quarters payable production was approximately 325,000 ounces of silver and 5,100 ounces of gold. Additionally, Velardena produced approximately 290,000 pounds of payable lead and 320,000 pounds of payable zinc in the third quarter and 700,000 pounds of lead and 930,000 pounds of zinc for the the first three quarters of 2012." More
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NOVAGOLD Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Permitting Progress at Donlin Gold - "NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (NG.TO)(NYSE MKT:NG)(NYSE Amex:NG) ("NOVAGOLD" or "the Company") today announced results for the third quarter ended August 31, 2012 along with an update on the advancement of its flagship 50%-owned Donlin Gold project ("Donlin Gold") in Alaska and its 50%-owned Galore Creek project ("Galore Creek") in British Columbia. The most significant milestone in the third quarter was the commencement of permitting at Donlin Gold with the submission of the Plan of Operations and Permit Application, under Section 404 of the U.S. Clean Water Act which was announced on August 7, 2012. Donlin Gold is owned equally by a wholly-owned subsidiary of NOVAGOLD and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick")." More
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NOVAGOLD Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Permitting Progress at Donlin Gold - "NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (NG.TO)(NYSE MKT:NG)(NYSE Amex:NG) ("NOVAGOLD" or "the Company") today announced results for the third quarter ended August 31, 2012 along with an update on the advancement of its flagship 50%-owned Donlin Gold project ("Donlin Gold") in Alaska and its 50%-owned Galore Creek project ("Galore Creek") in British Columbia. The most significant milestone in the third quarter was the commencement of permitting at Donlin Gold with the submission of the Plan of Operations and Permit Application, under Section 404 of the U.S. Clean Water Act which was announced on August 7, 2012. Donlin Gold is owned equally by a wholly-owned subsidiary of NOVAGOLD and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick")." More
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S. Africa union: gold miners reject pay proposal - "The union representing workers on strike at mines owned by South Africa's three top gold producers said Thursday that the miners had rejected a package of pay rises and would continue their strike.

"The offer has been rejected by the members," said Lesiba Seshoka, spokesman for the National Union of Mine Workers, a body that he said represents the majority of workers on strike at mines owned by Gold Fields Ltd /quotes/zigman/203422/quotes/nls/gfi GFI +0.90% , AngloGold Ashanti Ltd and Harmony Gold Mining (HMS.JO)." More
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Fortuna reports record production of 1,027,741 ounces of silver and 5,348 ounces of gold for the third quarter 2012 - "For the third quarter of 2012, the company produced 1,027,741 ounces of silver and 5,348 ounces of gold plus significant base metal by-product. Silver and gold productions for the first nine months of the year totaled 2,977,025 ounces and 16,331 ounces respectively; reflecting 80% and 94% of the company's 2012 annual production guidance (see Fortuna news release dated January 26 , 2012). At this rate of production, Fortuna is on track to exceed its 2012 forecast of 3.7 million ounces of silver and 17,400 ounces of gold." More
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Lake Shore Gold Reports Third Quarter 2012 Production of 20,939 Ounces of Gold, Company Remains on Track to Achieve 2012 Production Guidance - "Lake Shore Gold Corp. ("Lake Shore Gold" or the "Company") today announced details of the Company''s operating results for the third quarter of 2012. A total of 20,939 ounces of gold was processed, an 11% increase from the 18,833 ounces processed during the third quarter of 2011. Mill throughput during the third quarter of 2012 totaled 193,999 tonnes at an average grade of 3.5 grams per tonne. The Company''s milling facility continued to perform well, with record average mill throughput of 2,108 tonnes per day and average recoveries of 97.1%. Total gold poured for the third quarter 2012 totaled 20,665 ounces, while gold sales totaled 20,450 ounces at an average price of US$1,665 per ounce." More
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Royal Gold Announces 5.25 Million Share Common Stock Offering - "Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLD; TSX:RGL) announced today that it has agreed to sell 5.25 million shares of common stock of Royal Gold to a group of underwriters led by Goldman, Sachs & Co. in an underwritten at-the-market public offering. To the extent the underwriters sell more than 5.25 million shares, the underwriters will have the option to purchase up to 750,000 additional shares from Royal Gold. The last reported sale price of Royal Gold’s common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on October 9, 2012 was $94.16 per share. The offering is expected to close on October 15, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering, and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. are acting as lead managers." More
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AngloGold, Gold Fields Propose Higher Wages for Worst Paid - "AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (ANG), Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) and Harmony Gold Mining Co., Africa’s largest producers of the metal, offered to raise the wages of their lowest-paid workers to try to curb wildcat strikes.

Terms for entry-level workers and other job categories have been reviewed, South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, an industry body that represents the three Johannesburg-based companies in wage talks, said in a statement yesterday. “It has recognized there are certain anomalies that need to be addressed,” it said." More
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Slim’s Frisco Buys AuRico Mining Assets for $750 Million - "Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Minera Frisco SAB agreed to acquire mining assets in Mexico from AuRico Gold Inc. (AUQ) for $750 million in what would be the largest gold deal involving a Mexican company.

AuRico will sell properties including the Ocampo mine and Venus and Los Jarros projects in northern Chihuahua state and a 50 percent stake in the Orion project in Nayarit state, the companies said yesterday in separate statements." More
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Endeavour Resolves Illegal Work Stoppage at El Cubo Lease Facilities - "Endeavour Silver Corp. (EDR.TO)(EXK)(EJD.F) announces that the illegal work stoppage that blocked Company management and subsidiaries personnel from accessing certain facilities held under lease near the El Cubo mine located in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico has now been resolved." More
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Nevsun Closes Acquisition of Mogoraib Exploration License Near Bisha Mine - "Nevsun Resources Ltd. ("Nevsun") today is pleased to announce that the Bisha Mining Share Company ("Bisha"), a 60% owned subsidiary of Nevsun, has closed its previously announced agreement to acquire the Mogoraib River exploration license in Eritrea. Pursuant to the Agreement announced August 1, 2012, Bisha has paid Sanu Resources, a subsidiary of NGEx Resources Inc. of Vancouver, US$5 million." More
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Kinross Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer - "Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K)(KGC) today announced that Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer Paul H. Barry will be leaving the Company and pursuing other interests. The Company is conducting a full search for a suitable replacement. Mr. Barry will remain in his role until a new Chief Financial Officer is appointed and will assist the new CFO during an agreed transition period." More
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Great Panther Silver Reports Third Quarter 2012 Production Results - "The Guanajuato operation processed 43,714 tonnes (up 6% from Q3 2011) at ore grades of 188g/t Ag and 2.22g/t Au, or 321g/t Ag eq (up 32% from Q3 2011). Metal production included 239,992 Ag oz and 2,866 Au oz or 411,959 Ag eq oz, up 44% from Q3 2011." More
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Paramount Gold and Silver Files Final Resource Estimate Report on Sedar for San Miguel Project - "The new estimate reports 639,000 ounces of gold in the indicated category and another 830,000 ounces of gold classified as inferred. For silver, indicated resources are now estimated at 53.6 million ounces plus an additional 46.2 million ounces of inferred. Based on the long term gold-to-silver price ratio used by MDA of 1-to-60, the San Miguel estimated resource now equates to 1.53 million indicated gold equivalent (AuEq) ounces and 1.60 million inferred gold equivalent ounces (see table below for details)." More
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First Majestic Produces a Record 2.44 Million Silver Equivalent Ounces in Third Quarter - "First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the "Company") (FR.TO)(AG)(FMV.F)(WKN:A0LHKJ) is pleased to announce that total production at its four operating mines in Mexico for the third quarter ending September 30, 2012, reached 2,438,085 equivalent ounces of silver, representing a 36% increase compared to the same quarter in 2011. Total silver production for the quarter consisted of 2,205,237 ounces of silver, representing a 29% increase compared to the same quarter in 2011. In addition, 3,307,944 pounds of lead and 844,953 pounds of zinc were produced representing increases of 75% and 100%, respectively, compared to the same quarter in the previous year. Also, 1,537 ounces of gold was produced, representing an increase of 276% compared to the third quarter of 2011." More
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Keegan Provides Revised Resource Estimate For Esaase Gold Project - "Keegan Resources Inc. (KGN.TO)(NYSE MKT:KGN)(NYSE Amex:KGN) ("Keegan" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of a revised mineral resource estimate for its Esaase gold project in Ghana, West Africa. The resource estimate is based upon approximately 200,000 metres of RC drilling and 78,000 metres of diamond drilling carried out over the past five years at Esaase." More
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Gold Producers Propose Higher South African Wages for Worst Paid - "AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (ANG), Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) and Harmony Gold Mining Co., Africa’s largest producers of the metal, offered to raise the wages of lowest-paid workers by reorganizing job categories, in a bid to curb wildcat strikes.

Terms for entry-level workers and other job categories have been reviewed, South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, an industry body that represents the three Johannesburg-based companies in wage negotiations, said in a statement yesterday. “It has recognized that there are certain anomalies that need to be addressed,” the producers’ body said." More
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Gold Producers Propose Higher South African Wages for Worst Paid - "AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (ANG), Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) and Harmony Gold Mining Co., Africa’s largest producers of the metal, offered to raise the wages of lowest-paid workers by reorganizing job categories, in a bid to curb wildcat strikes.

Terms for entry-level workers and other job categories have been reviewed, South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, an industry body that represents the three Johannesburg-based companies in wage negotiations, said in a statement yesterday. “It has recognized that there are certain anomalies that need to be addressed,” the producers’ body said." More
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Alexco Expands Flame & Moth Deposit: Reports Grades Up to 71 Ounces per Ton Silver Over 2.9 Meters, Mineralized Intervals to 7.4 Meters - "Alexco Resource Corp. (AXR.TO)(NYSE MKT:AXU) today announced successful preliminary results from the initial 2012 shallow drilling campaign at its Flame & Moth deposit. Flame & Moth currently contains an Indicated resource of 11.054 million ounces of silver and an Inferred resource of 3.882 million ounces of silver (see news release dated June 28, 2012 entitled "Alexco Announces Initial Resource Estimates for Flame & Moth and Bermingham"). The drilling campaign, comprising 23 drill holes, has extended silver mineralization approximately 100 meters up dip to the shallow subsurface immediately adjacent to Alexco''s milling complex within the Keno Hill Silver District in Canada''s Yukon Territory. Initial holes drilled in this upper portion of the deposit have identified two mineralized structures up to 10 meters apart with each zone averaging about 3 to 3.4 meters true width containing average silver grades of 13 to 20 ounces per ton (opt), accompanied by gold (ranging from 0.1 grams per tonne (gpt) to more than 6 gpt over select intervals) as well as lead and zinc." More
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AuRico Gold to Sell the Ocampo Mine and Enters into a Joint Venture Agreement on the Orion Project for $750 Million in Cash - "AuRico Gold Inc. (AUQ.TO) (AUQ), ("AuRico Gold" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Minera Frisco, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Minera Frisco") will acquire the Ocampo mine and the adjacent exploration projects "Venus" and "Los Jarros" all located in Chihuahua State, Mexico and a 50% interest in the Orion advanced development project located in Nayarit State, Mexico from AuRico Gold, for a total cash consideration of $750 million (the "Transaction"). Minera Frisco (BMV: MFRISCO, OTC: MSNFY) is a leading Mexican mining company that was spun out of Grupo Carso S.A. de C.V. (BMV: GCARSO, OTC: GPOVY) in November 2010 and is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange with a current market capitalization of approximately $10.7 billion. The transaction is expected to close in December 2012." More
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Centerra Gold Reports Independent International Assessment of the June 2012 Parliamentary Commission's Report on Kumtor Published - "Centerra Gold Inc. (CG.TO) announced today that independent environmental experts with U.S.-based Prizma LLC analyzed the June 2012 Parliamentary Commission Report ("Report") about the Kumtor Mine, located in the Kyrgyz Republic. Prizma's findings focused on seven key environmental issues discussed in the Report and confirm that the Report's allegations are unfounded and that it ignores results of numerous inspections and independent audits, published data and published government reports." More
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Santacruz Amends Terms of San Felipe Agreement - "Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. ("Santacruz" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SCZ) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Impulsora Minera Santacruz S.A. de C.V. ("Impulsora") has been successful in negotiating improved payment terms with Minera Hochschild Mexico S.A. de C.V. ("MHM") allowing Impulsora to extend out payments to acquire a 100% interest in the San Felipe project located near Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico." More
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Fission to Resume Drilling Near PLS High Grade Uranium Boulder Field - More
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Endeavour Silver Corp.: Illegal Work Stoppage at El Cubo Lease Facilities - "Endeavour Silver Corp. (EDR.TO)(EXK)(EJD.F) announces that an illegal work stoppage is now underway that is currently blocking Company management and subsidiaries personnel from accessing certain facilities held under lease near the El Cubo mine located in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico. To date, the blockade has been relatively peaceful." More
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First Pour Commemorative Bar Sells At Record Pace! - "Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Comstock") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today that the Company's First Pour Commemorative Dore Bar was over subscribed, at 250 bars, within days of its introduction into the market." More
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Turquoise Hill Resources Provides Update on Oyu Tolgoi Project - "As construction at the Oyu Tolgoi Project is essentially complete and initial production is anticipated in the near term, Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ.TO)(TRQ.TO)(TRQ) today provided investors an update on key elements of the project''s development." More
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Nevsun Announces Q3 Gold Production of 98,000 Ounces - "Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU.TO)(NYSE MKT:NSU)(NYSE Amex:NSU) is pleased to announce strong production results of 98,000 ounces of gold for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Gold production in the quarter was again above expectations due to higher than anticipated grades in the transitional oxide zone. However, Nevsun does not expect this level of production to continue as the transitional oxide zone is nearly exhausted and the mill will start processing lower grade Harena ore in Q4. Bisha is expected to meet or exceed the top end of full year 2012 production guidance of 280,000 to 300,000 ounces of gold." More
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Timmins Gold Reports Record Production of 25,153 Ounces of Gold and 13,857 Ounces of Silver During Q3 2012 - "Timmins Gold Corp. (TMM.TO)(NYSE MKT:TGD)(NYSE Amex:TGD) is pleased to report record production of 25,153 ounces of gold for its Q3 2012 fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012. Timmins Gold also produced 13,857 ounces of silver during the quarter." More
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Ur-Energy to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Present Updates on Recent Developments - More
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Mine Explorers See Cost Rising From 2013 Rules - "Changes to century-old mining rules in Ontario signal delays and added costs for hundreds of explorers in a $1 billion industry that provides a crucial source of new deposits for global metal producers.

Prospectors such as Northern Shield Resources Inc. (NRN) and Mistango River Resources Inc. (MIS), which are accustomed to drilling without permission in the Canadian province, will need to submit details of almost every stage of their exploration plans and consult with native groups under rules published last week that become mandatory April 1." More
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Golden Star Resources Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2012 Production Results - "The Company produced a total of 83,340 ounces of gold in the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, approximately 2% below guidance of 85,000 ounces. Gold sold totaled 80,849 ounces. For the first nine months of 2012, the Company produced 246,248 ounces of gold, up 7% from 230,309 ounces in the comparable nine-month period of 2011." More
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MAG Silver Reports Results of the Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders - "MAG Silver Corp. (MAG.TO)(NYSE MKT:MVG)(NYSE Amex:MVG) ("MAG" or the "Company") announced today that at its annual general and special meeting (the "Meeting") held on October 5, 2012, MAG''s shareholders increased the size of the board to nine, elected all nine directors standing for election, re-appointed Deloitte and Touche LLP as the Company''s auditor and approved the Company''s Advance Notice Policy." More
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Tanzanian Royalty Announces New Drilling Results from the Buckreef Project Continue to Intersect Wider Mineralization Zone with 19.0 Metres @ 2.46g/t Au - "Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation is pleased to announce that new assay results from its ongoing deep diamond drill program at the Buckreef Gold Project in Tanzania have been received and confirm continuity of the wide, higher-grade gold mineralization." More
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Ur-Energy's Lost Creek Project Now Fully Permitted Receives Record of Decision from BLM - More
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SilverCrest Mines Announces Increase in Bought Deal to $30 Million - "SilverCrest Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SVL)(NYSE MKT:SVLC)(NYSE Amex:SVLC) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into an amended agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Dundee Securities Ltd., and including Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the "Underwriters"), to purchase 11,765,000 common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares") at a price of $2.55 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $30,000,750 on a bought deal basis (the "Amended Offering")." More
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IAMGOLD reports 274% increase in Indicated Resource at Côté Gold with updated mineral resource estimate - "IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") announced today an updated resource estimate in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 for its recently acquired Côté Gold Project, located halfway between Timmins and Sudbury in northern Ontario. The mineral resource estimate incorporates assay results from an additional 79 holes (44,856 metres) since the February 24, 2012 estimate announced by Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. ("Trelawney")." More
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SilverCrest Mines Announces $26.1 Million Bought Deal - "SilverCrest Mines Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SVL)(NYSE MKT:SVLC)(NYSE Amex:SVLC) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Dundee Securities Ltd., and including Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the "Underwriters"), to purchase 10,235,000 common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares") at a price of $2.55 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $26,099,250 on a bought deal basis (the "Offering")." More
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Great Basin Gold Updates Insolvency Proceedings and DIP Loan Status - "Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin Gold"), (TSX: GBG; NYSE MKT: GBG; JSE: GBG) announces that further to its news release of September 20, 2012, the $35 million debtor-in-possession loan from its current lenders ("Lender DIP Loan") authorized by the Supreme Court of British Columbia on September 19, 2012 and reaffirmed on September 27 with amendments, closed on October 3, 2012. An initial utilisation of US$14,235,000 under the Lender DIP Loan has now been advanced of which approximately US$9,235,000 was used to pay down the emergency loan advanced by the lenders on September 20 as an amendment of the existing 2010 Burnstone $150 million secured credit facility ("the 2010 Burnstone Facility")." More
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Macusani Yellowcake Announces Cancellation of Shares - More
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Tanzanian Royalty Reports Significant New Intersection of High Grade Gold Mineralization at Eastern Porphyry Prospect, intersects 11m @ 9.82g/t Au - "Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation is pleased to report that diamond drilling at Eastern Porphyry prospect at the Buckreef Gold Project in Tanzania has recorded a significant new intersection of gold mineralization in drill hole BMDD202. This drill hole intersected four new mineralization zones on the target area." More
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Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. - Athabasca Basin Exploration Update - More
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Crosshair Energy Corporation: Metallurgy Results Indicate Uranium Recoveries of Up to 94% at Juniper Ridge - More
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Uranium Energy Corp Announces Initial Drill Results From the Burke Hollow Project in South Texas - More
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MAG Silver Reports Initial Mineral Resource Estimate at Cinco de Mayo - "MAG Silver Corp. (MAG.TO)(NYSE MKT:MVG)(NYSE Amex:MAG) ("MAG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. ("RPA") has completed the first independent mineral resource estimate for the Bridge Zone/Jose Manto on its 100% owned Cinco de Mayo Property in northern Chihuahua, Mexico. Inferred Mineral Resources are estimated to be 12.45 million tonnes at 132 grams per tonne ("g/t") ( 3.9 ounces per ton ("opt")) silver, 0.24 g/t gold, 2.86% lead, and 6.47% zinc (9.33% lead plus zinc) (see Table 1)." More
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Paramount Gold and Silver Reports Exceptional Drill Results From Its San Miguel Project in Mexico Including Intercepts up to 59.4 g/T Gold And 1,665.8 g/T Silve - "Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (NYSE MKT:PZG)(NYSE Amex:PZG)(PZG.TO)(P6G.F)(WKN:A0HGKQ) ("Paramount") today reported outstanding new drill results from extensions to the La Union deposit which sits within the 7.5 km. long Guazapares Megastructure at its 100% owned San Miguel Project in northern Mexico. Of 13 new core holes drilled, 10 intersected significant gold and silver values which are expected to improve the size and grade of San Miguel''s estimated resources." More
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Exeter Provides Update on the Caspiche Oxide Gold Heapleach Project - "Exeter Resource Corporation (NYSE MKT:XRA) (NYSE Amex:XRA) (XRC.TO) (EXB.F) ("Exeter" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on the Caspiche gold-copper project in the Maricunga region of Chile. Recent activities have focused on enhancing and advancing the necessary engineering studies for the potential development of the extensive, near-surface, copper-free, oxide blanket at Caspiche as a relatively simple heap leach operation." More
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Pretium Resources Inc.: High-Grade Gold Intercepts Continue to Confirm Valley of the Kings Continuity - "Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG.TO)(PVG) ("Pretivm") is pleased to report that drilling in Brucejack''s Valley of the Kings continues to confirm the projection and continuity of high-grade gold, with numerous intervals grading over 1 kilogram per tonne gold." More
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Russia Gold-Mining Industry ‘Shackled’ by Regulation, Nesis Says - "Russia’s gold-mining industry is “shackled” by poor regulation, limiting its development, according to Polymetal International Plc (POLY) Chief Executive Officer Vitaly Nesis.

“Russia has the best prospects globally for gold mining,” Nesis said today at the Minex Russia Forum in Moscow. While it’s politically stable and has “good” resources, state rules hamper efforts to expand production, he said." More
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Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at September 30, 2012 - More
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Kimber Announces 2012 Year End Results - "Kimber''s net loss for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 was $3,566,641 or $0.04 per common share compared with a net loss of $2,967,411 or $0.04 loss per share for the year ended June 30, 2011. The principal reasons for the increase in net loss were increases in salaries and benefits, including share-based compensation charges, and increased legal and consulting fees." More
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Kimber Announces 2012 Year End Results - "Kimber''s net loss for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 was $3,566,641 or $0.04 per common share compared with a net loss of $2,967,411 or $0.04 loss per share for the year ended June 30, 2011. The principal reasons for the increase in net loss were increases in salaries and benefits, including share-based compensation charges, and increased legal and consulting fees." More
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Gold Fields and NUM Reach Agreement on South Deep Operating Model - "Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has reached a formal agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers ("NUM") to implement a new operating model at its developing South Deep Gold Mine ("South Deep") near Johannesburg in South Africa." More
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Eurasian Minerals Reports Drill Results of 18.0 Meters Averaging 13.83% Lead, 4.68% Zinc, and 110.0 g/t Silver for the Balya Royalty Property in Turkey - "Eurasian Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EMX)(NYSE MKT:EMXX)(NYSE Amex:EMXX) (the "Company" or "EMX") is pleased to announce recent drill results from the Balya royalty property in Turkey. The owner and operator of Balya, Dedeman Madencilik San ve Tic. A.S. ("Dedeman"), reports intercepts that include 18.0 meters averaging 13.83% lead, 4.68% zinc, and 110.0 g/t silver, and 22.3 meters averaging 6.95% lead, 5.65% zinc, and 95.68 g/t silver with a 7.9 meter sub-interval of 15.42% lead, 12.33% zinc and 219.94 g/t silver. Dedeman also reports that the property has been successfully converted to an exploitation license and underground development is planned for late 2012 or early 2013." More
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Claude Resources Inc. 2012 Production Guidance Remains On Track with Strong Third Quarter Results - "Claude Resources Inc. (CRJ.TO) (NYSE MKT: CGR) ("Claude" and or the "Company") has announced preliminary production results from its 100 percent owned and operated Seabee Gold Operation. During the third quarter the Seabee Gold Operation produced approximately 15,100 ounces of gold representing a 24 percent increase over the second quarter 2012 production of 12,166 ounces of gold. During the quarter, the Company milled 66,173 tonnes at a grade of 7.27 grams per tonne." More
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Paladin Energy Ltd.-Long Term Off-Take Contract With a US$200M Prepayment - More
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Vista Gold Corp. Advises Warrant Holders of Second Year Exercise Price Expiration - "Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT Equities: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Corporation") is advising warrant holders today that the second year exercise price of US$4.00 per share for the warrants issued pursuant to the Corporation's October 2010 private placement (TSX: VGZ.WT.U) will expire at 4:30 p.m. (Vancouver time) on October 22, 2012. After such time, the exercise price will automatically increase to US$4.50 per share for the following one-year period. The exercise prices and expiration dates were established as part of the private placement of Special Warrants of the Corporation that closed on October 22, 2010." More
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Cameco Provides Date for Q3 Results and Conference Call - More
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Forsys Metals updates Namibia resource, to consolidate projects - More
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Virginia Energy and Anthem Resources Complete Plan of Arrangement - More
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Goldcorp Declares Tenth Monthly Dividend Payment for 2012 - "GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) is pleased to declare its tenth monthly dividend payment for 2012 of $0.045 per share. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Friday, October 12, 2012 will be entitled to receive payment of this dividend on Monday, October 22, 2012. Goldcorp has paid a monthly dividend to its shareholders since 2003. Canadian resident individuals who receive dividends from Goldcorp after 2005 are entitled to an enhanced gross-up and dividend tax credit on such dividends." More
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AngloGold Ashanti Update on Unprotected Strike at SA Mines - "AngloGold Ashanti ( NYSE : AU ) confirms that its mines in South Africa remain at a standstill amid the unprotected strike which began on 20 September 2012 at the Kopanang operation and spread to the remaining five operations on 25 September 2012. Our priority remains to protect the safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate and we continue to work with the authorities to that end. AngloGold Ashanti has safeguarded its own rights in relation to the strike by obtaining a court interdict to formally declare the work stoppage unprotected." More
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Denison Announces 2012 Phase 1 Drilling Results at Mutanga Project, Zambia - More
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Solitario Reports Continued Drilling Success on Its Bongará High-Grade Zinc Project, Peru - "Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. (NYSE MKT: XPL; TSX: SLR) announced continued outstanding drilling results on its high-grade Bongará zinc project in Peru. Included in these results are core holes V-287, that intersected 7.9 meters grading 24.6% zinc, 2.7% lead and 30.5 gpt silver and hole V-351 that intersected 13.0 meters grading 12.9% zinc, 4.3% lead and 32.4 gpt silver." More
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Comstock Mining Pours First Gold and Silver Dore - "Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "Comstock") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced that it commenced smelting its Merrill Crowe precipitate on Friday, September 28th and continued through the weekend, pouring six Dore bars totaling 3,743 ounces of gold and silver. The pour successfully concludes the Company's "March to Production" project and establishes the Company's first revenue stream. The Dore was sold in September for over $700,000, representing a gold price of $1,777.25 per ounce and a silver price of $34.61 per ounce, with one bar to be held in reserve to produce commemoratives celebrating the event." More
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